Travel East to Saint Marie Island

This tour will allow you to explore the central east of Madagascar. We start from the Rain Forest of Perinet to see more than 6 species of lemurs, the rarest plants, many species of lemurs, reptiles, amphibians … this exceptional nature can be explored on foot between waterfalls, rivers, and rainforests. Then cross to Palmarium Reserve (dream nest) to see the rarest lemur called AYE-AYE, have contact with lemur before heading on the Pangalane canal to the big city of the East. From Tamatave, the paradise island of Sainte Marie welcomes us. Beaches, coconut palms but also very cheerful people, the island is perfect for sea and land excursions. Its lush vegetation and various crops such as vanilla, cloves, coffee,… give it a fresh and unique flavor.
Humpback whales passing from mid-June to September makes it even more attractive.

per adult from

$4,276

NZD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Park entrance &Local guide fees
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Midrange Hotel
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Analakely Market
    • Entry/Admission - Analamazaotra Special Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Vakona Private Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Palmarium Hotel Ankanin'Nofy
    What's excluded :
    • Meals, Drinks, Souvenirs.
    • National Flight (Saint Marie- Antananarivo)
    • Vehicle Gas during whole trip -(14 liters/100km)
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Manda

  • Day 1: Arrival meet at Ivato Airport -Antananarivo

    Stop At: Ivato, Ivato, Fianarantsoa Province
    You can find me once you have passed customs formality, I will bring your name with my Logo. It my job to assist you to through the rest of the arrival process. Changing Money, Getting a SIM card for your phone, getting some data set up on your SIM and anything else you need. Transfer you to your hôtel in the center of Antananarivo.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Analakely Market, Antananarivo Madagascar
    If arrive earlier at the day . We are happy to Guide you to visit the city center including the Queen Palace.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at recommended Hotel:
    -Tamboho Boutique Hotel
    - Green Palace Hotel
    -Lokanga Hotel

    Day 2: ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE

    Stop At: Analamazaotra Special Reserve, Perinet II, Andasibe 514 Madagascar
    Today, after your morning breakfast,then meet you at your hotel to drive you out to Andasibe (Perinet village) to the east of the capital on national Road N°2 for 4hours drive.
    Stop at Mandrake Park at the place named Peryras exotic reserve where you can spot the reptiles, chameleons, bats, snacks, and tenrecs.

    Upon arrival and after quick fresh up . We will start to catch the Indri-Indri and the Diadem Sifaka in their Forest Home. The visit will takes about 2-4 hours, depending on how you will enjoy it.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Vakona Private Reserve, 165 Km From Antanarivo, Andasibe Madagascar
    Night walk can be doing at VO IMM Community Park to see the smallest lemur also the other wonder night active animal.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at recomended Hotel:
    -Lemur's Lodge Hotel
    -Grace lodge
    -Mantandia Lodge

    Day 3: VAKONA RESERVE - MANAMBATO -PALMARIUM

    Stop At: Vakona Private Reserve, 165 Km From Antanarivo, Andasibe Madagascar
    Head to Vakona reserve after breakfast to where you will enjoy an amazing up close and personal experience with lemurs on the private lemur island, canoe excursion.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Manambato, Manambato, Toliara Province
    After Vakona area visit. We will drive your smoothly to Manambato village where you can have your lunch before taking the speed boat for 1hr on Lake to get the hotel
    Night at Ankanin’ny nofy hôtel.(Palmarium)

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at :
    -Palmarium Hotel Reserve


    Day 4: ANKANIN’NY NOFY BEACH

    Stop At: Palmarium Hotel Ankanin'Nofy, Madagascar
    Today your free relax day on your private quite and white sand beach. The guide from the hotel will join us then guide us around this amazing place as it named « Dream nest ». Here the lemurs are friendly and domestic in private forests belong to the Hotel. There are more than 5 species including the Black named MACACO. We will visit the fisherman Village next of your Hotel to learn and practic local life.

    6:00Pm - Aye-Aye Lemur visit by the motorboat to have unique picture for this rarest lemur that only active at night.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Night at the same Hotel.

    Day 5: PALMARIUM -TAMATAVE -FOULPOINTE

    Stop At: Palmarium Hotel Ankanin'Nofy, Madagascar
    After your morning breakfast ,we will leave the Hotel to Toamasina city with the speed boat belong the Pangalane canal for 4 hours.
    Have lunch at Tamatave then continious to Fullpointe village on good road.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Fort Manda, Foulpointe, Toamasina (Tamatave) 501 Madagascar
    Here you will have chance to learn the local story at Manda Fort, where the Malagasy encestor hide from the colonisation and see how they build a good protaction during that diffucult time.
    -You can do sea excurcion to discover the sea fruits.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at La cigal Hotel or similar

    Day 6: FOULPOINT – MAHAMBO –SAINT MARIE ISLAND.

    Stop At: Mahambo, Mahambo, Toamasina Province
    Today, we will leave the Hotel from Foulpoint village to Mahambo for Lunch at the Restaurant and take a ferryboat to Island Saint Marie. The boat ride here will take 4hours with many people in and safe.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: Nosy Boraha, Nosy Boraha, Toamasina Province
    Once arrive at Saint Marie island,you are free for the rest of your Holiday. The hotel can propose to you the sea activity like (snorkeling, diving, fishing, see the whales as here is the best place to spot them easier by speed boat also explore the primary forest Saint Marienne to discover the medicinal plants, endemic animals and enjoy the relief of the island.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lakana Hotel or similar
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    I will find you at any place as you mention even from the Airport.Airports
    • Ivato International Airport, N52, Antananarivo, Madagascar
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/31/2020 - 12/5/2021
    Monday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Tuesday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Wednesday:08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Thursday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Friday:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Saturday:06:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sunday:02:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    1/31/2020 - 12/5/2021
    Monday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Tuesday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Wednesday:08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Thursday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Friday:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Saturday:06:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sunday:02:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by FRIENDLY TOUR GUIDE MADAGASCAR

Activity ID: V-127637P4

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