~ Madagascar: Highlights of the North ~
3 Bays, Emerald Sea, National Parks & Whales
Day 1

Arrive Antananarivo.
Meet and transfer to hotel. Welcome dinner.
Overnight Au Bois Vert Hotel (or similar). (D)

Day 2

FLY Antananarivo to Antsiranana (Diego Saurez).
Meet Remote River Expd guide.
Exploring Diego Saurez.
Overnight Hotel Allamanda. (B,D)

Day 3  

Pigeons Bay, and Dunes Bay
Overnight Ramena at Lakana Lodge. (B,D)

Day 4

Morning excursion to
Emerald Sea snorkeling and lunch.
Sakalava Bay. Visit great baobab, trek, kite surfing.
Overnight Ramena at Lakana Lodge. (B,D)

Day 5

Overland west to Joffreville
Option: Afternoon visit to d’
Ambre Mountain N.P.
Overnight Nature Lodge. (B,D)

Day 6

Morning walk in
Montagne d'Ambre National Park.
Continue west to Ankarana.
Overnight Chez Laurent.  (B,L,D) 

Day 7

Full day exploring
Ankarana Special Reserve.
Overnight Chez Laurent. (B,D)

Day 8 

Early-morning overland west to Ambanja and
Millot Plantation vanilla, coco plantation...
Lunch at the plantation farmhouse.
Continue to north Ankify.
Overnight Baobab Hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 9  

Morning boat transfer and excursion to
Nosy Tanikely.
Snorkeling, beach, lunch… 
Boat transfer to Nosy Komba.
Afternoon relax and ‘sundowners’ on the beach.
Overnight 293 on Komba. (B,L,D)

Day 10

Nosy Komba - Island Tour: fishermen’s village with its traditional boat.
Visit black lemurs sanctuary, artists, carvers and textile market.
Overnight 293 on Komba. (B,D)

Day 11

Full day boat excursion to
Nosy Iranja - “Turtle Island”.
Buffet lunch. Transfer to Nosy Be.
Overnight Maison Ylang. (B,D)

Day 12  

Excursion Options:
Humpback whale viewing or
snorkeling with
whale sharks (according to the season)
Farewell dinner.
Overnight Maison Ylang. (B,D)

Day 13  

Transfer and return flight to Antananarivo.
Connecting outbound international flight or overnight. (B)

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13-Day sample itinerary
There are many great options and variations possible. We’re happy to discuss, modify and arrange for any and all special interests, budgets and according to the amount of time available.

Please contact us for more information, options and costs.
Special requests are always welcome.

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For those with more time there are many great options. Just a few examples:

Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park: A World Heritage Site

Belo sur Mer & Kirindy Mitea National Park:
Where the West and South ecosystems meet!

A Taste of Madagascar - Tsiribihina River:
Multi-activity adventures, camping along the River

Nosy Be, Madagascar's fragrant island, beckons with pristine beaches and vibrant coral reefs. Explore Nosy Be and its neighboring national parks for an unforgettable tropical adventure.

Discover Lokobe National Park's unique wildlife, or trek through Mont Passot for panoramic views. Dive into the charm of Nosy Tanikely Marine Reserve and experience the biodiversity of Nosy Komba.

Seasonal highlights include the annual humpback whale migration and snorkeling with whale sharks.
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