Nature greatness - Indri Indri
11 days—Wildlife particularly the Indri Indri,rainforest,culture,bird watching,orchids,landscape,local life style,beaches,whale watching from July to Sept
This tour will take you to enjoy the reserve of INDRI of Analamazaotra, the Pangalanes channel, the Ankanin’ny Nofy (Nest of dream) and the Paradisiac Island of Sainte Marie famous for its humpback whales.
About this tour
Best months:January, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December
DAY 1: Arrive in Antananarivo Arrival at Ivato airport, where our team will meet you and get transferred to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 2: Antananarivo – Perinet (distance: 145 Km, roughly 3h drive) After breakfast, small city tour before heading to Peyreiras Reptile Reserve. Here, you will find chameleons, snakes and other reptiles and also lemurs. Stop at Moramanga for lunch and visit the Museum of the Gendarmerie Nationale. Continue on to Andasibe, the gateway of Perinet Rainforest Reserve. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: Perinet Today you might be woken by the beautiful songs and sounds of the Indri from the Perinet Reserve. The Indris are one of the wolrd`s largest lemurs. Have an early breakfast before visiting the Indris in the Analamazaotra Reserve. There you will also have a chance to see other lemur species and different wildlife. In the afternoon, visit the Private reserve of Vakona Forest Lodge to see and feed habituated lemurs. You can take the chance for a memorable photo opportunity with these friendly creatures.Overnight at your hotel.
DAY 4: Perinet – Manambato (distance: 155 Km, roughly 3h drive) – Ankanin’ny Nofy After breakfast, visit of Mitsinjo Community Reserve. Then continue to Manambato where you will take a boat to Ankanin`ny Nofy (Nest of dream), using the Pangalane Channel waterway. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 5: Ankanin’ny nofy Have breakfast in your hotel, and then Visit the Palmarium reserve. In this unique area, you will find an exceptional flora including orchids, carnivorous plants and palm trees and also different species of lemurs and other wildlife. Rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the view of crystal clear waters ebbing sandy beaches. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 6: Ankanin’ny nofy – Tamatave (distance: 60 km) After breakfast, embark for a few hour cruise on a speedboat or dugout along the Pangalane Channel to reach Tamatave. Lunch box will be provided. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 7: Tamatave After breakfast visit the zoological and botanical parc of Ivoloina. There, you will see parrots, tortoises, chameleons, insects, and lemurs. You will also find fruit trees and medicinal plants specific to the region. Back to tamatave for lunch. Then enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour around the city. Tamatave is the largest city of the east coast in Madagascar. During the city tour discover the second largest harbor of the Island and stroll through the colorful big market of the city. Rickshaw ride to end your day. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 8: Tamatave – Sainte Marie Enjoy breakfast and transfer to the airport for the short flight to the paradisiacal Sainte Marie Island. Located at 7km off the east coast of Madagascar, the Island offers a tropical landscape with primary forest, coconut trees, beautiful beaches, and idyllic places. Hotel will offer you a large number of choices of sea and land activities. You will not forget the exceptional sighting of humpback whales playfully surfacing and blowing spouts in the air during their migration season near the Eastern coast of Madagascar from July till September. Overnight at your hotel.
DAY 10: Sainte Marie Enjoy the stay at your leisure and your choice. You may spend the days relaxing by the Indian Ocean under coconut trees, or choose among the activities proposed on site. Overnight at your hotel.
DAY 11: Depart from Sainte Marie to Antananarivo – fly home After breakfast, transfer to Sainte Marie airport for your flight to Antananarivo. At Ivato airport, you will do the transit to your flight back home. End of our Services!
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