Explore the beautiful Ile Sainte Marie by bicycle.
Dance with the Antandroy people in Ifotaka.
Search for ring-tailed lemurs in the Sacred Forest.
Unwind on the beautiful rugged coast at Anjajavy.
Seek out the wildlife in the Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve.
- Île Sainte-Marie
- Fort Dauphin
- Ifotaka Community Forest
- Fort Dauphin
- Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Antananarivo.
Day 2 Antananarivo
Day 3 Île Sainte-Marie
This morning you will head back to the airport for your flight to the beautiful Ile Sainte Marie. Upon landing, you be taken to Princesse Bora Lodge by Zebu cart. The afternoon is then yours to settle in and start exploring.
Day 4 Île Sainte-Marie
Today you may like to explore some of the stunning coastline. The lodge runs a number of excursions to some of the smaller surrounding islands including Ile aux Nattes, at the southern tip of the main island. Here you can snorkel amongst the colourful fish, stroll along the white sandy beaches and visit the lighthouse for some great views over the entire island.
Day 5 Île Sainte-Marie
Day 6 Antananarivo
This afternoon you will head back to the airport for your flight to Tana. This evening you may like to enjoy dinner in one of the many lovely restaurants in the city.
Day 7 Ifotaka Community Forest
You will leave the capital today and fly to Fort Dauphin in the south. You will be met by a driver from Mandrare River Camp. He will drive you to camp, a journey that takes around four hours. You will visit magnificent sand dunes on your way having lunch. On arrival you'll be able to relax with a cold drink and enjoy some of the superb food the chef conjures up.
Day 8 Ifotaka Community Forest
Day 9 Ifotaka Community Forest
Today you can choose to spend the day either on further forest walks or immersing yourself in the Antandroy culture. You can visit the local village and meet with the ombiasy or get involved with learning how to use a zebu-hide slingshot! The Antandroy tribe are a fascinating people and you will gain a unique insight into their culture.
Day 10 Antananarivo
This morning you will have a chance to enjoy a leisurely breakfast before being taken back to Fort Dauphin. You will then catch your flight back to Antananarivo and will have the evening to relax at your hotel.
Day 11 Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve
Early this morning you will be taken to Ivato Airport to meet your flight to Anjajavy. Once you have landed you will be driven to the hotel where a late breakfast will be waiting for you on the lawn. This afternoon you may wish to relax by the pool to recover from your flight before enjoying tea in the Oasis in the early evening.
Day 12 Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve
We suggest today that you explore some of the nature that Anjajavy is home to, the dry reserve is home to numerous lemur species as well as lots of crabs, reptiles and different flora. You may also like to go out on a night walk this evening enjoying the nocturnal wildlife and hopefully spotting some tiny mouse lemurs.
Day 13 Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve
Day 14 Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve
Day 15 Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve
Day 16 International return flight
Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve , International return flight
Day 17 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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