General

DAY 1: ANTANANARIVO (TANA) – MORONDAVA

10 min short transfer / 1h20 min – Private charter flight / 20 min transfer to the hotel

Welcome on your arrival from abroad

Assistance and private transfer to the light and private aircraft zone. Boarding your private plane and fly to Morondava. Meet your English speaking driver/guide and transfer to the hotel

Half board accommodation at Palissandre cote Ouest Resort & Spa

DAY 2: MORONDAVA – KIRINDY FOREST – MORONDAVA

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65Km X 02 / Track (From Morondava to Kirindy and return) – 6h drive in total

3 to 4h of private visit with a Kirindy special and local guide

Start early after having breakfast and we drive northern of Morondava, passing the Baobab Avenue and along strange dry landscape of deciduous vegetation then we arrive at the Kirindy forest in the middle of the morning.

The time to get refreshed and we will explore the forest – This place is ruled by various wild animals and plant life, the right place to have rare encounter. It is here you will find 3 remarkable baobab trees, in the tree canopy you could spot for group of “Dancing Sifaka” (the white furry Verreauxi Sifaka), the red-fronted sporting lemur…the giant coua (peacock-like bird), the paradise fly catcher… but it is also known as the best place to spot the “Fosa” the largest carnivore and lemur predator Lunch on site and we will drive back to Morondava and being on time for the sunset at the Baobab Avenue with cocktail appetizer before settling to the hotel

Half board accommodation at Palissandre cote Ouest Resort & Spa

DAY 3: MORONDAVA – ANTANANARIVO (TANA) – ANDASIBE

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1h20 min – Private charter flight /  145Km, paved road – 3h30 drive

Breakfast at the hotel and we proceed to the airport of Morondava

Boarding your private plane and fly back to Tana

Welcome on your arrival and we will drive to Andasibe Perinet, in the Eastern rainforest and could be called the Lemur Kingdom. Lunch in a local restaurant on the way, or in Andasibe, and we arrive there in the earlier or middle of the afternoon

Get settle to the hotel and we will have a night stroll in a reserve that ran by the local community and guides. It is here we will encounter stunning creature like mouse lemur, chameleons, frogs and flat-tailed lizard

Half board accommodation at Mantadia Lodge

DAY 4: ANDASIBE (MANTADIA NATIONAL PARK AND PERINET SPECIAL RESERVE)

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17Km X 02 / Track (From Andasibe to Analamazaotra) – 3h drive in total

2h30 to 3h guided visit in Mantadia National park

1h30 to 2h guided visit of the Perinet Reserve

Early in the morning we will drive northern of Andasibe village and will explore the Mantadia National Park – Home to the “Diademed Sifaka” the most beautiful lemur specie and also the rare place to spot for ground roller bird species

Back to Andasibe and lunch at the hotel

In the afternoon, we will get in the Perinet Special reserve and spot for the “Indri Indri”, the largest lemur specie apart from other lemur species and the rainforest plant life curiosities

The remainder of the day free and for retirement

Half board accommodation at Mantadia Lodge

DAY 5: ANDASIBE – ANTANANARIVO – DIEGO SUAREZ (ANTSIRANANA) – NOSY ANKAO 

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145Km, paved road – 3h30 drive

2h35 – Private charter flight to Diego Suarez

30mn helicopter transfer from Diego Suarez to Miavana Island Sanctuary

Start early and drive back to Tana for your private charter to Diego Suarez

Arrive in Tana at the end of the morning and fly to Diego after getting refreshed and “Day Room” use in a hotel close to the airport

On your arrival in Diego Suarez, you will be transferred by helicopter to Miavana and accommodation at Miavana Lodge for 2 nights

All inclusive accomodation at Miavana Island Sanctuary

Included: accommodation, all meals, selected premium wine, spirits and bar drinks, laundry and service charges, conservation levy and all FOC activities below

Excluded: high end premium wines, Champaign on the reserve list, deep sea fishing, PADI qualifications, spa treatments and any guided activities or lessons 

 

Check in time is 14:00 -If your Villa is available on arrival, early check in is allowed at no extra cost. Check out time is 10:00 – if the Villa is available on departure a late check out is available at no extra cost.

If early or late check in has to be guaranteed in advance, the full nightly rate for the night before or after will be added to the invoice

DAY 6: NOSY ANKAO

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Day at leisure in Nosy Ankao. Lunch, Dinner at the Lodge

*FOC activities

  • Guided lemur trek (and boat transfers to the adjacent mainland)
  • Walks in the forest
  • Scuba diving around Miavana and resort diving lessons
  • Snorkeling
  • Cultural visit on Miavana
  • Boat cruises
  • Shore based fishing and half day fishing trip
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Kite surf
  • Bicycle and electric buggy, per villa
  • 1 helicopter excursion (only for 5 nights stay and more)

All inclusive accomodation at Miavana Island Sanctuary

DAY 7: NOSY ANKAO – DIEGO SUAREZ – ANTANANARIVO (TANA) 

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30mn helicopter transfer from Miavana to Diego Suarez

2h35 – Private charter flight to Tana

Helicopter transfer to Diego Suarez and then boarding your private charter to Tana. Welcome at your arrival and assistance to your homeward flight.

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment

Highlights

  • The interesting contrast between the West and East biodiversity
  • A comprehensive wildlife discovery: more than 10 species of lemurs, reptiles and frogs
  • Ultra luxury stay in the Madagascar’s first 5 star eco-luxury accommodation
  • Breathtaking natural scenery, unusual activities, unique and thrilling experiences

Overview

Let yourself be seduced by the contrasts of the West and the East outstanding biodiversity. Explore their beautiful landscapes and endemic wildlife. Every day offers its share of unique adventures, from walks in the dry forest of Kirindy Reserve, walks in the Andasibe rainforest, to the discovery of the underwater world of Nosy Ankao. You will end the tour on the north-east coast of Madagascar. Stay in the heart of the unique 5 star eco luxury lodge, and island-hotel, Miavana Island Sanctuary, Enjoy a stay that you can organize to satisfy your desires: scuba diving, snorkeling, safari in the heart of the ocean to find marine mammals, lazing on the beach… A lot of emotions ahead.