2.260 € /personne
You are a passionate diver, experienced or intermediate, you travel alone, as a couple, with family or friends, live your journey under the water but also on the ground, to discover Madagascar, their culture, their people and their most beautiful landscapes, seems to you indispensable … So choose our safari formula dive in unknown land in the archipelagos of the Radama Islands.
Duration: 12 days and 11 nights
Period: APRIL to DECEMBER
LEVEL OF PHYSICAL DIFFICULTY
GOOD PHYSICAL CONDITION PROVIDER: SUDMADATREK VOYAGES 2 * OR 3 * HOTEL ACCOMMODATION (Local standards), basic double or twin room
HALF BOARD and FULL BOARD during the Cruise
Minimum: 4 persons – Maximum: 16 persons.
D1: TANA – NOSY BE
Meet and greet at the airoport then Flight to Nosy be. Receipt and transfer to the hotel by the sea. Free afternoon and relaxation. Night at the hotel
D2: NOSY TANIKELY – NOSY CEMETERY – NOSY KOMBA
Boarding with the crew to the Tanikely Marine Park followed by a swim and your first dive on this natural aquarium. We then go to the island cemetery where it will also be possible swimming. We arrive later on the island of Nosy Komba to visit the lemur island. Mooring, dinner and overnight on board.
D 3: NOSY KOMBA – NOSY MAMOKO – RUSSIAN BAY
Nosy Mamoko is off Nosy Be, it is an authentic island still rich and what to preserve its authenticity, discovery of Baobabs. The landscape is breathtaking. Where the land, the sea, the vegetation and the beauty of the site take us into our dreams of lost paradise. We continue to the Bay of Russians. The site is called because it refers to the First World War. According to local legend, there are Russian shipwrecks that are at the bottom of the bay. Beautiful diving to discover the coral reefs. The place and the beaches are beautiful.
D4 to D7: ARCHIPEL NOSY RADAMA
We are going this time to discover the islands that make up the archipelago of the Radama Islands. NOSY ANTANIMORA: After breakfast, head to Nosy Antanimora which is 10 miles south of Nosy Kalakajoro. It is a nesting place of hundreds of birds present all year round. A beautiful and long beach. The place is best known for being the favorite shark fisherman’s camp. There is a superb plantation of coconut trees on the island, most of the time for the consumption of the inhabitants on the other islands and Nosy Be. NOSY BERAFIA: (2,500 ha) it is the largest island of the archipelago of the Radama Islands. An island rich in its spice plantations: peppers, cloves, vanilla, arabica coffee, ylang-ylang. The Sakalava have always lived on the island. Discovery of a traditional culture that until then is traditional and well preserved by the island population. Mooring and dinner. NOSY KALAKAJORO: located 50 miles south of Nosy Be, is an island formed by an idyllic landscape, very fine white sands and wild beach. The island is uninhabited however this site offers a Great Barrier Reef ideal for diving. BARAMAMAY BAY: 7 miles from Nosy-Iranja. Ambariomena is the main village located at the mouth of the Baramamay River and surrounded by mangroves; it is the paradise of mangrove crabs. The landscapes are really fantastic. It’s a paradise for mangrove crabs. A walk on the river surrounded by mangroves will be on the menu of the day.
D8: NOSY IRANJA – NOSY BE
Nosy Iranja is formed by two separate islands of which Nosy Iranja Kely is 13 ha surface and Nosy Iranja Be of 200 ha, both linked by a sandbar of 1,200 m accessible to feet with the low tide. It is an island paradise of colors of crystal clear water and emerald. Back to Nosy be. Transfer to the hotel.
D9 to J11: NOSY BE
Nosy Be is nicknamed “the island of perfumes”, for its Ylang-Ylang culture, flowers with unforgettable scent, necessary for the production of perfumes and for its culture of vanilla, orchid with wild origin, known as the one of the best in the world … Discover the cultures of Ylang-Ylang and Vanille that really deserve a visit. The Hell-Ville market is the place of daily life. You will find the Malagasy atmosphere, fruits, spices, basketry, smells and colors will remain impregnated in your memory …
A small archipelago in the north of the island is a place to discover, “the Mitsios” are a group of islands, one, the great Mitsio, is inhabited, these isolated islands of the world are a real paradise in the middle of the ocean, you can see volcanic formations such as basaltic organs, blue footed boobies (seabirds whose feet are incredibly colorful) and the underwater depths are full of surprises in this transparent turquoise water with multicolored corals. Overnights at the hotel.
Relaxation and idleness are on the program of your stay on the perfume island.
To do on NosyBe
- The Lokobe reserve:
By private car: 30 min to go to the village of Ambatozavavy, from where you will sail 35 minutes by canoe while staying on the coast to the village of Ampasipohy. Crossing this village to go to the reserve you will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful local crafts. During an hour of walking, you will immerse yourself in the company of your guide in the wonderful protected ecosystem of the reserve: pepper, ginger, palm and other endemic plants, chameleons, small amphibians, Lemur Macaco, Lemur Microcèbe, boïdés (snake of the family boas, harmless) and a multitude of original insects.
- “Domaine de Florette” departure by car from the hotel:
Near the village of Andrafiamena, “the place where red raffia grow”, in the heart of the island, the Domaine de Florette welcomes you in the countryside. You can discover the interior of an unknown island and dive into its tropical vegetation: forest, plantations, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, bamboo. The opportunity to learn about the fauna and flora of Madagascar to participate in the picking of flowers and fruits by listening to the anecdotes of the guides on the legends and mysteries of the island of Nosy Be. A still distilling Ylang-ylang flowers will introduce you to the manufacture of essential oils. A visit of the permanent exhibition on the history of the royal family of Nosy Be, the sakalava people and its traditions will enlighten you on the culture of Madagascar and give you an overview of the use of medicinal plants.
– Tour of the island and Mont Passot departure by car from the hotel: Starting from your hotel by car with your guide, Tour Nosy Be is dedicated to making you discover Nosy Be through the history and culture of its people “the Sakalava” starting with the visit of its sacred sites (sacred tree Sacred Sacred Lake Resort). Then continuing to Hell-City the capital with the frenetic pace of its population, their shops and is large market of spices that are the particularity of local cuisine without forgetting the vestiges and history left by the colonial era. You will also know the island through the visit of the ylang-ylang distilleries which will show you the different stages of essential oil manufacture. A nice lunch will be proposed to you then to the beach of Andilana while enjoying in front of your eyes a turquoise sea for your moments of relax of midday. Then head to Mount Passot, a highlight of Nosy Be, which offers you a 360 ° panoramic view not only of Nosy Be but also the neighboring small islands, while waiting for the sunset which marks the end of this superb ballad.
D12: NOSY BE – TANA – FLIGHT RETURN
Transfer to the airport and flight to Antananarivo. Welcome and transfer to the hotel for Day Use. Visit of the Queen Palace of Tana and the largest craft market of Madagascar according to flight schedule and transfer to the international airport and return flight.
HIGH LIGHT TOUR
– Nosy Be beaches
– The Cruises
– The most of the beautiful and wild corals
– The Archipelagos of the Radama Islands.
PRICE PER PERSON SHARING from 2370 € TTC
The indicated price is per person, for a package stay of 12 days / 11 nights. Non-contractual program that can be modified at any time.
Circuit of 12 days / 11 nights
– Bed and Breakfast per person and full board during the trek and during the cruis
– Accommodation based on a double or twin room
– Catamaran and skipper
– Visits and excursions mentioned in the program
– All transfers by private car
– 10 dives at some of the best dive spots in the Nosy Be archipelago including the famous Tanikely Marine Reserve.
– Marine park fees
– All flights coast and visa fee
– The single room supplement (230 €)
– All drinks.
– Extra and other expenses than those proposed by the formula.
– Personal expenses Tips.
– Cancellation, assistance and repatriation insurance
Passport (children included) valid at least 6 months after returning to home country. Out of European Union, consult your consulate
We strongly recommend the classic vaccines for Madagascar.