A tour to the rainy east, with a visit of the Perinet Nationalpark, then along the Pangalanes canal, at the end relaxing on Sainte Marie island. Extension on Sainte Marie possible.
A tour to the rainy east, with a visit of the Perinet Nationalpark, then along the Pangalanes canal, at the end relaxing on Sainte Marie island
Day 1: Antananarivo
Meeting at Ivato international airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel
Day 2: Antananarivo – Andasibe (140 Km about 3,5 hour –drive)
After breakfast, drive east by car, through a landscape characterized by its nested rice fields and wooded hills. In Marozevo visit the Exotic Park (also called Peyrieras Park after its founder), where you can see many chameleons from close up, as well as butterflies, frogs and other amphibians. Then on to Andasibe, the place looks more like a poor wooden shack village, it is the starting point for the visit of the national park, the realm of the legendary Indris. Once the only hotel in Andasibe was in the mighty train station building with a few bungalows opposite on the hillside. But in the course of the years, thanks to the visitors from all over the world, numerous new hotel complexes were opened, in which a lot of jobs were created. Possibility to walk with a local guide along the road near the National Park Perinet-Analamazaotra in search of nocturnal animals before dinner. With a little luck you will see wool and mouse makis, chameleons etc. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Andasibe – Manambato - Akanin'ny Nofy (125 km of ordinary road, then 7 km of earth road (about 4 to 5 hours drive in total), then about one and a half hours by boat on the canal)
A whole day to discover the surroundings of the hotel on the shores of Lake Ampitabe. Among other things, you can visit the private Palmarium Park with a great variety of lemurs during a hike lasting several hours, or you can explore the area by canoe or on foot. A nocturnal excursion is planned, partly by boat, in search of the rare and endangered Aye Aye lemurs (Daubentonia madagascariensis) with their unusual appearance. These strange lemurs have been settled on the island and are guarded around the clock. In the evening during the Aye Aye stalking, coconuts are clamped between two tree trunks, and one can watch how they are opened by this creatures with the beaver-like teeth and spooned out with the long middle finger. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Akanin'ny Nofy - Tamatave - Sainte Marie (03 hours/60 km by boat on the canal. Flight only once or twice a week, so tour must be adjusted accordingly)
Transfer early morning by motor boat along the Pangalanes canal until Tamatave (if the flight to Sainte Marie should be early morning, the transfer to Tamatave has to happen the afternoon before). Pick up at the port and transfer to the airport for the flight to Sainte Marie. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6-7: Sainte - Marie
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Antananarivo. Pick up at the airport and transfer to the city. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: Antananarivo
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