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Luc Rabearison - Private Guide in Antananarivo

 Member Since 2013 

Classical tour in North of Madagascar

Safari in Antananarivo

Tour Price : 1500 Duration : 12 days & 11 nights Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Malagasy, Portuguese, Russian

Day 1: Arrival at the International Airport of Antananarivo Arrival at Antananarivo the Capital of Madagascar. A person will take care of you & will assist you while transfering to the Hotel.

Day 2: Flight Tana – Diego If you have time your driver and Tour manager will take you around the Tana to discover it otherwise direct flight to Diego. You'll be taken to the Northern part which is in the highest top of Madagascar's map, the capital of the Antakarana ethnic group mixed with the descendent of French colonizers that have inherited residences in the Area. Transfer & over night in Hotel. Excursion with private guide in Antsirabe.

Day 3: Diego - Joffre ville - National Park of Amber Mountain After an early breakfast, will go to Joffre ville, about 36 km away southern from the town of Diego. Joffre ville takes the name of a famous french Marshall during the First World War that took the Place to put his garison. After 20 minutes drive will reach the entrance of the Nation Park of the Amber Mountain. Visit of the Park, which a volcanic area that has been ricovered by green & rain forest after many year of inactivation. Its altitude between 800 & 1500 metres makes this place rather humide. 7 species of lemurs are dwelling in the park such as the "Eulemur Coronatus" that makes the fame of the place, more tha 75 specioes of birds such as the "Ibis Crestato" and about 25 species of Amphibes. Other attraction as Water fall, lakes, volcanic craterium are quoted into. Lunch at "Mamabe" or in english "Grand Ma", in the ghost city of Joffre. Back to Diego & overnight there.

Day 4: Diego - Ankarana After breakfast, departure to the Ankarana Reserve passing by Anivorano, a little village, where exsists a sacred lake & where sacrifice fo Zebu is performed to worhisp Crocodiles which are believed to be the ancestors of the local inhabitant. Ankarana, a wonderful geological discovery; Cave & cathedrales and aspecially the famous "Tsingy" lamestone formation, erosion & solidification some 200 million of years ago due to the sun, wind & rain pressures. The Park owns such a variegata vegetation & an exceptional flora where lemures, mangustan, snakes & birds are living in. Overnight in a local Ecolodge.

Day 5: Ankarana Reserve The park of Ankarana spreads over 18,225 ha. Ankarana is the western extension of a chalky massif of the medium Jurassic that emerges from a basaltic plain located above 50m over the sea level. Tour in Antsirabe. The plateau, that is a greatly eroded karst formation in surface, is constituted by a lapiaz of Tsingy.

Day 6: Ankarana - Ankify Before leaving the Park, another visit shall be done in the morning to observe the "Big Tsingy". After lunch, departure to Ankify, passing by Ambilobe. All along the route the landscape will be generally noticed by the Ylang Ylang, coffee, cacao & pepper plantation. Booking & overnight in Hotel.

Day 7: Ankify - Nosy Be Transfer in motor boat to Nosy Be. Arrival at the port of the 'Nosy Manitra" or "Parfumed Isle", you'll be welcomed by an warmful salutation like in hawaï, with a nicklace made by parfumed flowers, the Ylan Ylang.

Day 8, 9 & 10: Nosy Be Lots of activities can be done in Nosy Be. Your hotel proposes lots of interesting excursions such as: Snorkeling, diving, fishing, trekking and hiking, visit of the surrounding little islands: Nosy Komba (island of lemurs), Nosy Tany kely, Nosy Iranja…

Day 11: Nosy Be - Antananarivo Transfer to the airport of Nosy Be & flight back to Tana.

Day 12: Antananarivo – Lemur’s Park – Home Time allowing, you will be taken on another city highlight the Prime Minister's Palace & the Queen’s Palace where a local cultural guide will take you back in time to malagasy kingdom in the 19th century. Then you drive on to the Lemur’s Park, where you are going to see and discover another kind of lemurs you’ve not seen during the tour.

On your way to the airport stop at the art craft market, a wide range of wonderful souvenirs is available, including locally made clothing, musical instruments, semi precious gemstones, spices and interesting artifacts. Transfer to the airport to check in for your onward flight & BYE BYE MADAGASCAR.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 1500
Duration: 12 days & 11 nights
Group Size: flexible
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Malagasy, Portuguese, Russian
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :YES
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES