Do not hesitate to call us. We are a team of experts and we will be happy to talk to you.
+261 20 22 317 61
ANTANANARIVO – AKARAFANTSIKA – MAJUNGA – LAC KINKONY – BAY Boeny – ANTANANARIVO
AVAILABILITY: Available all year
PRICE: 1588 €
WEST, NEW HORIZON SANCTUAIRES, SECRETS & SACRES
guaranteed departure 02 people
SUBJECT TO CHANGE INLAND AIR FLIGHTS MADAGASCAR, RISING FUEL,
THE VAT, MONETARY FLUCTUATIONS AND THE AVAILABILITY OF ROOMS AT THE TIME OF BOOKING
NET RATES IN EURO PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM SHARING THE SAME VEHICLE
Arrival in Antananarivo - Welcome by our guide Transfer and night at the Royal Hotel Rosewood
Breakfast - Departure to the West through the magnificent vastness of the "Tampoketsa" (450km / road 7heures) - Arrêt à Maevatanana, a distance Majunga, historic capital of Gold and old basis of French troops during the colonial expedition to the capital - Continuation of the road to the mythical Betsiboka River and its impressive waterfalls, tinted red lateritic earth - To better feel the river, we enjamberons the colonial bridge walk - Lunch - Arrival in the afternoon. Likely welcome by lemurs. Installation cottage Ankarafantsika. This National Park, a protected area of 136 000 he has, Ecotourism is the essential site of the West Malagasy. There is also a water reservoir for the rice fields out of sight of the plain of Marovoay second rice bowl of the country - Dinner and overnight at the park house.
Breakfast - Day dedicated to the discovery of the park. Your tour starts with the crossing of several habitats of different species of lemurs in the amazing rainforest on sand. You will discover many species of birds and chameleons, but also precious woods such as rosewood, Ebony and many medicinal plants. Lunch at the park restaurant.
Boat ride : around the lake is the perfect part to reconnect with nature. The lush vegetation, paradise of many species of birds and perhaps encounter crocodiles will call you cross a wild territory that will lead you to "Doany", place of worship and symbol of the sacred lake. Dinner and overnight at the park house in the gentle musical atmosphere of nocturnal wildlife.
Breakfast - Continue on road 120 km to Mahajanga, about 2 hours 30 minute drive. Arrival town, in the program : Mahajanga city tour and visit the Cirque Rouge Amborovy.
Dive into the atmosphere of the vibrant port city of Mahajanga (called in Madagascar Mahajanga).The city breathes an obvious colonial atmosphere, but what characterizes the city is its multicultural mix, which combines Malagasy, Comorians, Indians and Arabs. True, it was once the first commercial center of the Big Island.
City tour by rickshaw, stroll in the Old Port area where you can still see dhows, Traditional sailing boats. We will see the Baobab, old 7 centuries, symbol of the city, shaded streets with colonnades, the Seaside or "Walk the Malagasy", the Corniche and his love of garden and beautiful little rich markets spices and handicrafts.
Continue to Cirque Rouge : this site stretches north from the beach Amborovy. natural erosion circus crowned outcrops deposited at a major marine regression Pliocene. Observation of several natural sources to different rate, sands of different colors ; Do not miss the sunset !! The set also reveals a rich paleontological - Dinner and overnight at the hotel or similar red rocks.
Breakfast - Transfer by car to the port of Mahajanga, crossing on board a motorized tray peninsula Katsepy. Departure heading south on the slopes of 100km for about 4:30 minutes to quietly join the Lake Kinkony which is the second largest lake in Madagascar. A true inner sea extended 15 000 hectares. Along the trail, the landscape is dominated by palm lantaniers.Déjeuner Picnic. Arriving at the site late in the day, installation Bivouac - Dinner and night in Bivouac.
Breakfast - Departure for the visit of the forest TSIOMBIKIBO where wildlife is dominated by reptiles such as chameleons, but especially by some lemur species especially Eulemur Mongoz. There are also many varieties of birds - Back for lunch at Bivouac.
The afternoon will be spent visiting several fishing villages around the lake and bird watching. The Kinkony lake houses the largest colonies of birds endemic to Madagascar which are unfortunately threatened by environmental degradation. He studied for the promotion of ecotourism combined with adventure. Bird Life International, Madagascar program, in fact a privileged site conservation. The teal Bernier is considered extinct until its rediscovery by Bird Life, around the lake. With a bit of luck, you may see the only eagle species in Madagascar, l'Agony. This specific species of Madagascar's endangered - Overnight BIVOUACKING.
Direction historic Bay of Boeny (120km / 2h30min route). Arrive at a place called Boeny Ampasy : installation of the camp.
Crossing to Antsoheribory canoe. Antsoheribory, a former Arab counter was the stronghold of the sultans and Kabamba Manafy in the first half of the sixteenth century. According to archaeological excavations, the island was occupied between 1580 and 1750 - You can still see the remains of the mosque, ancient tombs and royal residence.
The whole eastern part of the island is sacred : it is forbidden to toileting or to consume pork. Visit ruins of Arab mosque, ancient tomb and the princely residence - Picnic lunch.
Coral reefs, seagrasses and shoals north of the island are particularly fish (Cabots, goatfish, sardines, moray, exocets, parrotfish, rays, etc.) and therefore suitable for diving. Bathing, opportunity to go diving (optional). Back at camp - Overnight BIVOUACKING.
Breakfast - Departure in motorized canoe to Katsepy. Visit the lighthouse built in 1901, superb view 360 ° around Katsepy including Mahajanga, l'ile Makamby et l'embouchure du fleuve Betsiboka; it is also an opportunity to appreciate the beautiful sifaka lemurs - Picnic lunch - Tour of Circus Katsepy where you have the opportunity to see up close beautiful fairy chimneys. Re crossing Mozambique channel to Majunga. Transfer to hotel Mahajanga - Dinner and overnight at the hotel THE RED ROCKS.
Breakfast - Next flight schedule transfer to the airport and flight to Antananarivo from - Lunch in Antananarivo or Mahajanga following flight schedule. Transfer to hotel The ROSEWOOD ROYAL - Continuation of the visit of the city of Antananarivo. The capital of Madagascar : Antananarivo owes its special character to its landscape and its history.
The origin, the city was being built on one of 12 sacred hills, each of which is owned by a different wren. Today, the great Tana spans 18 Hills. Antananarivo, tiled roofs, its beautiful brick houses, the lower town and uptown, is the custodian of the Malagasy history. There we discover the cobbled streets to the old s, Eglis of art made of stone and places where ancient rulers have left their mark. And especially the Palace of the Queen whose towers still watch over the city of Miles ... - Dinner and overnight at Le ROYAL ROSEWOOD.
Breakfast - Departure for the visit of the Palace of Ambohimanga or blue hill, ranked Heritage, one of the twelve sacred hills of Imerina. This cradle of the Merina monarchy, guard relics of the past, was converted into 1700, under the reign of the Great King Andrianampoinimerina (1787 – 1810). The latter launched his conquest of the region in his palace and opened the way for the unification of the country - Lunch.
Continue to the traditional market of the dam for a final shoping. Transfer to airport. Assistance with formalities and flight to France - Overnight on board.