Heading East

8 Days / 7 Nights | xxx € per person on a 2 people basis (excluding flights) |

Explore the East of the Big Island where encounters are authentic and unprecedented. Chameleons of the Pereyras Reserve  will amaze you. Your guide will teach you several cries of the Indri Indri, the largest known living lemur … Unique experiences when crossing down the Pangalanes Canal and enjoying the beautiful lagoon of Sainte Marie.

STRENGTHS
  • Private reserve Pereyras in Marozevo
  • Perinet’s Great lemurs
  • Palmarium’s private reserve
  • Pangalanes Canal
  • Relaxing stay in Sainte Marie
DAY 1: ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE

Early morning we leave the Highlands. Heading to the full East by a winding road to reach Andasibe. Short stop at Marozevo to visit the Pereyras reserve and its endemic chameleons then continuing to Perinet. Arrival by late afternoon and settling in nice bungalows.

DAY 2: ANDASIBE

A day to visit the national park of Analamazaotra with a guide to observe the largest living lemur in the world, the Indri Indri in its natural environment. The park is also home to other animals such as reptiles and well as very beautiful plants.

DAY 3: ANDASIBE – MANAMBATO – Akanin’ny NOFY

After breakfast, back on the road, still eastwards to Manambato. After lunch, boat transfer to Akanin’ny Nofy. Free afternoon.

DAY 4: Akanin’ny NOFY

Palmarium reserve morning visit. You will discover several endemic species, both animal (including the rare lemur Aye-Aye, amphibians, reptiles …) and plant (orchids, carnivorous plants).

DAY 5: Akanin’ny NOFY – TAMATAVE

Boat transfer to Tamatave in this meandering channels dotted with typical east coast small villages. You’ll get another perspective of the Great Island: encounter with an amazing flora, river inhabitants herons … In the afternoon, walking tour of the market and the city port.

DAY 6: TAMATAVE – SAINTE MARIE

Transfer to airport and flight to Sainte Marie. Welcome by hotel staff. The rest of the day is free.

DAY 7: SAINTE MARIE.

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day.

DAY 8: SAINTE MARIE – ANTANANARIVO

Free morning after breakfast. Transfer to airport and flight to Antananarivo.

INCLUDED
  • Car rental for the following: Antananarivo – Manambato trip and ride in Antananarivo
  • French speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the entire circuit
  • Accommodation in single or double or triple room in hotels
  • Breakfast, lunches or dinners as mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees and compulsory local guides in Andasibe National Park
  • Manambato – Ankanin’ny Nofy – Tamatave boat transfers
  • Receptions and ground transfers as provided
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned in the program
  • Tourist tax in hotels
EXCLUDED
  • Domestic flights and relevant airport taxes
  • “Free” activities and services
  • Drinks, tips and extra
  • Visits written in italics or with the marking “opportunities to”
  • Casualty