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ANTANANARIVO – MANAMBATO – ANKANIN’NY NOFY – TAMATAVE – MAHAMBO
– SOANERENA IVONGO – SAINTE MARIE
-7 days diving
– Discovery of fauna and flora like the chameleon and other animal and plant species
– Dolphin observaon on the island of Sainte Marie
– Observaon of the beauful landscape during the trip
– Discovery of lemurs, the most famous animals of the island.
– Discover the culture of the Betsimisaraka ethnic group of Madagascar
– Relaxaon on various beauful beaches with sunset
– Tingue Bay of Sainte-Marie Island
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Day 1: Welcome to Ivato airport – transfer to the hotel
Transfer to the hotel. In the aernoon you can visit the capital of the island and explore the island. In the
evening we return to the hotel.
Aer a long flight you can relax at the Hôtel Restaurant La Ribaudière Antananarivo, 4-star hotel
Day 2: Antananarivo – Manambato
Aer breakfast we drive to Manambato. On the way you can experience the beauty of the green
mountain and the greeng of the plants. Overnight stay at the Hotel Les acacias Bungalow Manambato ,
Day 3: Manambato – Ankanin’ny Nofy
Aer breakfast you will visit the town of Manambato. You will have lunch at the hotel. In the aernoon
you can relax at the hotel. In the late aernoon you will be transported by motorboat on
the Pangalane Canal to the Hotel Pangalanes Jungle Nofy near Ankanin’ny Nofy.
The nice thing is that on the way you will discover the different architectures from the house of the
inhabitants of the Betsimisaraka ethnic group of Madagascar and of course the beauful landscapes with
mountains and nature. Overnight stay in Pangalanes Jungle Nofy Hotel, 4-star hotel.
Enjoy the warm climate by the sea with the so beach of Manambato. Short boat trip to the Rasoabe
Lake. Manambato is primarily an access point to the Pangalanes Lakes, but it is also home to a beauful
white sand beach on the shores of Lac Rasobe.
This lake has a very special history, starng with the naming aer the first wife. The man would have
installed her on the lake to make rice fields, but in her absence she would have betrayed him. The
husband, mad with rage, would then have drowned her in the lake.
Day 4: Visit the Palmarium Reserve – Ankanin’ny Nofy
Aer breakfast, you will visit the Palmarium Reserve with a nature reserve on a peninsula of 50 hectares.
There you will observe different species of lemurs, who live in natural freedom. Addionally you have
the opportunity to see other endemic species. The flora is not to be surpassed, there are magnificent
plants that you will only see in Madagascar, such as the Madagascar palm, various orchids, carnivorous
plants. You will have lunch in the local restaurant and return to the hotel in the late aernoon. Overnight
stay at the Hotel Pangalanes Jungle Nofy, 4-star hotel.
The Palmarium Reserve is called Ankanin’ny Nofy (The Nest of Dreams)It’s located on the east coast of
Madagascar on 50 hectares at the edge of the Ampitabe Sea and the Indian Ocean on the Pangalanes
Channel. During your visit to the Palmaruim Reserves, you can discover the famous fauna and ten
species of lemurs, including the Indri-Indri, the Aye-Aye Sifaka species.
About ten species of lemurs develop in complete freedom in the reserve: Indri-Indri , Sifaka, Coronatus,
Varécia, Variegata, Sifaka. A rare and endemic terrestrial and arboreal fauna and a splendid flora
(orchids, carnivorous plants, ebony, mahogany, rice trees), the most beauful palm trees of Madagascar,
including the rarest variees (Dypsis, Ravenea, Orania, but also Voanioala and Lemurophoenix)
Day 5: Pangalanes Jungle Nofy – Tamatave – Mahambo (133 Km ca. 6hours)
After breakfast you take the boat from Pangalanes Jungle nofy to Tamatave. This boat trip takes about 4
hours on the Pangalane Canal. During the trip you will enjoy the beauful green landscape of the this
Canal. When you arrive in Tamatave, you will drive to Mahambo. The distance from Tamatave to
Mahambo is 80 km and the drive along the coast takes about 2 hours. Overnight stay at La cigale
Mahambo Hotel, 4 star hotel.
Day 6. Beach of Mahambo – Soanierana Ivongo – Sainte Marie (82 km about 3 hours)
Aer breakfast we will take a short walk like on the beach in the village Mahambo. Then we will go to
Soanierana Ivongo, from where we will take a boat to the island of Sainte-Marie, where you will discover
the beauful landscape. In arrival, you will relax in the Sainte Marie hotel. Overnight stay at the
Soanambo Hotel Sainte Marie, 4 star hotel.
Mahambo has a beach and a large lagoon and vegetaon. It is a small village between Tamatave and
Sainte-Marie.It is expressed by its own beach suitable for surfing, one of the most famous Grand Island
dedicated to these sports facilies, that makes this village special.
Day 7 to 13: Diving in Sainte Marie
Today is the day of diving. Aer breakfast we went diving. A diving mask can be used for diving. Under
the sea there is a natural aquarium where you can admire a wonderful spectacle of corals and
anemones, myriads of colorful fish, shells, perches, morays and sea turtles. To discover, it is also possible
to swim and the beach invites you to lie down. We will have lunch at the hotel. In the aernoon,
relaxaon at the hotel. In the evening, you will spend the night at the Soanambo Hotel Sainte-Marie,
Day 14 : Sainte Marie- Antananarivo
The unforgeable journey is over. The flight to Antananarivo departs at 15.00 hrs. Aer breakfast you
will have the opportunity to visit the center of the small island of Sainte Marie. Aerwards you will be
accompanied to Antananarivo airport. Then you fly on to Europe from Antananarivo
– Hotel during the tour
– Diving equipment (wetsuit, mask, diving apparatus) and diving course
– Transport during the tour
– Internet in the car during the tour
– Domesc flight cket
– Dinner during your stay in Sainte Marie
– An English speaking tour guide during the tour
– Recepon in English by a Malagasy tour guide at the airport
– Welcome gis
– 24/7 telephone support in English in Ifanadiana Madagascar during the tour
– 24-hour emergency service in English for family members during the tour
– Map of Madagascar
-Detailed travel informaon in English
– Flight cket to Antananarivo
– Admission to the park
– Travel Insurance
– Lunch and dinner
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