Day 01: Arrival in Antananarivo.
Arrival at Ivato International Airport. Reception by MERCURE VOYAGES, briefing, travel documentation delivery. Transfer to town. Installation and a night at the hotel.
Day 02: Antananarivo / Andasibe (140 km).
Continental breakfast at the hotel. On the way to the kingdom of lemurs, Andasibe. Discovering the Eastern dense forest on the road. A tour at the museum of gendarmerie in Moramanga, the insurrection town of 1947. Installation in half board at the hotel.
Day 03: Andasibe.
Continental breakfast at the hotel. A guided tour at the reserve of Analamazoatra to surprise at an early day the biggest of lemurs (72 cm), the Indri Indri. Discover other diurnal species of lemurs, birds and various plants of therapeutic virtue on walk. Lunch on their own. Tour at the national Parc of Mantadia in the afternoon (more dense forest, cascade, and discovering eventually the verreaux’s prophitecs, lemur « dancer »). Back at the hotel at the end of the afternoon. Diner and a night at the hotel.
Day 04: Andasibe / Manambato (110 km) / Ankanin’ ny Nofy.
Continental breakfast at the hotel. On the way to Manambato, crossing a very green landscape. Arrival at the end of the morning at the lake Rasoabe, a part of Pangalanes channel. Lunch on their own. Transfer by boat to Ankanin’ ny Nofy. Installation in half board at the hotel.
Day 05: Ankanin’ ny Nofy.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day. A possibility to visit the private reserve le Palmarium : luxuriant vegetation, plants typical of the region but also botanical garden sheltering vegetal species from south such as aloes, the pachypodium, and different didierace species, and euphorbe… A possibility to take lunch at Palmarium or back to the hotel. Relaxing in the afternoon or swimming at the hotel swimming pool. A possibility to visit a typical village of Betsimisaraka near by. Installation in half board at the hotel.
Day 06: Ankanin’ ny Nofy / Tamatave (on boat).
Breakfast at the hotel and then transfer by boat to the first port of the Great Island: Tamatave. You will pass through lake after lake, and discover some typical scenery of Betsimisaraka during the trip (nomadic on bamboo raft …). Reception by your hotel at the port, transfer to town for installation in half board at the hotel.
Day 07: Tamatave / Sainte Marie (by plane).
Continental breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Tamatave airport for Sainte Marie. Reception by your hotel and transfer. Installation in half board at the hotel.
Day 08 to 13 : Sainte Marie.
Free day at the hotel SOANAMBO. Half board at the hotel.
Villages avoisinants, typiques de l’île.
Une plantation de girofle, de café et de vanille (se renseigner à l’hôtel).
Depending on your endurance and your speed, you can have a possibility to go by the hotel V.T.T until the Capital Ambodifotatraby passing by the pirates cemetery , the small island Madame (the old Palace of the Queen Betty and and its aquarium) and the first church in Madagascar (1837).
• A possibility to do excursion at the famous small island of straws.
• A possibility to do excursion at the Creek.
• A possibility to do excursion at the sand Islet.
• A possibility to do excursion at Ampanihy forest.
• A possibility to do excursion at the northern point of the isle.
• A possibility to go to the ocean to watch the humpback whales in mid June to Mid September.
Day 14: Sainte Marie / Antananarivo.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Sainte Marie airport and take-off bound to Tana. Reception by Mercure Voyages. Transfer in town. Installation in half board at the hotel.
Day 15: Antananarivo / Paris.
Continental breakfast at the hotel. A car is at your disposal until the departure at night. Transfer to Ivato International Airport in the evening for a take off to Paris. End of our services.