Meet and assist upon arrival to the airport. Transfer to your hotel. According to flight schedule, could enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city. Overnight at RELAIS DES PLATEAUX.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for Diégo flight as per schedule. Meet and assist upon arrival. With your driver sightseeing to appreciate this beautiful coastal town. Overnight at ALLAMANDA HOTEL.
Breakfast. Drive to the red tsingy, those spectacular eroded red soil made of sandstone, marl and limestone, right at the feet of great canyons carved by erosion and gives beautiful colors, from red to ocher through white and pink. Then drive to “Montagne d’Ambre” National Park, which covers about 18,200 ha of mid altitude rainforest a prominent volcanic massif. It offers a cool, refreshing contrast to the hot plains surrounding mountain. Countless waterfalls and streams cascade down the park’s slopes into its five lakes, providing drinking water for the region. The park is considered as a biological treasure for it is home to over 1,000 plant species : canarium ficus, orchids, ferns …, numerous lemur : Eulemur coronatus, Eulemur fulvus sanfordi, Hapalemur griseus, Phaner furcifer…., amphibian and reptile species. There are many species of chameleons and birds as well.
Back to Diego by the afternoon.
Overnight at ALLAMANDA HOTEL.
Breakfast. Drive to Ramena beach, a day excursion by motorboat to explore the emerald sea, the visit of Diégo is not full without this boat trip. Beautiful turquoise water, best for swimming !!! White sand beaches, deserted island and a cloud free sky, a real discovery to shine your day !!!! Beside sunbathing and swimming, this place is perfect for snorkelling or fishing. The lunch will be served on the beach with a simple menu : fresh catches fishes and seafood, plenty of rice, vegetable dishes and fruits for dessert.
Back to Diégo after lunch.
Drive to explore the 3 bays of Diégo : Dunes, Sakalava, Pigeon, all beautiful the one another.
Overnight at ALLAMANDA HOTEL.
Breakfast. Depart to Ankarana for a full day visit, a definite must on the itinerary for Northern Madagascar - a huge highlight of the trip. Phenomenal scenery, incredible wildlife - lemurs, geckos, chameleons, ring-tailed mongoose - and fantastic hiking . Ankarana National Park is known for its canyons covered with forests, caves, underground river and the famous Tsingy ; limestone razor sharp pinnacles which have been sculpted by erosion. Underneath the Tsingy are miles of caves, passages and rivers, where you can find crocodiles and blind fish. There’s even an option to descend into one of the bats’ caves. Some of the largest caves have collapsed, forming isolated pockets of river-fed forest with their own perfectly protected flora and fauna. Crowned and Sanford’s brown lemur are commonly seen as well as the fossa – one of Madagascar’s few carnivores – and the striped civet and ring-tailed mongoose. Indeed Ankarana has the greatest density of lemurs of any park in Madagascar due to these pockets of rich forest.
Overnight at RELAIS DE L’ANKARANA.
Breakfast. Drive southward to reach Ankify. On the way visit of vanilla and cocoa plantations and the small fishing village of Ankify. Transfer by boat to Nosy Be. Overnight at VANILA HOTEL.
Days for leisure by the seaside.
Optional activities : fishing, snorkeling, cruise, city tour, diving ...
Breakfast. According to flight schedule, transfer to the airport. Flight to Tana. Meet and assist. Transfer to a hotel near the airport.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport and depart Tana for Europe.