Northern Tour 8 days - 7 nights

Visit the North of Madagascar in 4X4 and relax on the catamaran.

  • Day 1Nosy Be – Mitsio/Ankarea

    Our team will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the crater, the port of embarkation, aboard the catamaran. Departure for the Mitsio Islands, the archipelago north of Nosy Be. Lunch on board. The place is perfect for swimming in crystal clear waters. You will be seduced by the spectacle offered by the organs of basalt that throw themselves into the sea.
    In the afternoon head for Grande Mitsio and anchorage for the night.
  • Day 2Ankarea – Nosy Lava - Cap Saint Sebastien

    We will drive you to Ankarea, the highest island of the Mitsio Archipelago. It has basaltic cliffs and a magnificent white sandy beach. Ballade on the bottom of the island in the middle of the pachypodiums, discovery of the highest peak of the archipelago reaching 283m (almost inaccessible). Lunch on board.
    In the afternoon, head for Nosy Lava, two volcanic islands bordered by steep cliffs, connected by a tongue of white sand. Possible meeting of shark fishermen (harmless to humans).
    At the end of the day, anchorage at Cap San Sebastian. Possible swimming on the islets of the entrance of the bay.
  • Day 3Cap Saint Sebastien – Nosy Hara – Ampasindava Bay – Diego Suarez

    We go to the Nosy Hara Archipelago: the wildest islands on the North-West coast composed for some of Tsingy diving into the sea. Intact and preserved coral reefs: swimming, snorkeling, ballad on the islets ... Lunch on board.
    You will arrive in the afternoon in the bay of Ampasindava, located at the northern entrance of the Mozambique Canal, opposite Nosy Hara. End of cruise.
    The land team will welcome you and drive you in 4X4 to Diego. This transfer allows passage from the west coast of the Mozambique Channel to the opposite coast that overlooks the Indian Ocean.
    At the end of the afternoon, our team will drop you off at the hotel of your choice for dinner and overnight.
  • Day 4Visit of the 3 Berries - Visit of Diego

    Our team will pick you up at your hotel and will lead you to discover the 3 bays. It is the open coast on the Indian Ocean, wild and very little frequented. The three bays are ideal for their quiet paradise. Beaches of white sand, turquoise sea, the three bays are chained from the Bay of the Sakalava, the Bay of the Dunes to the Bay of the Pigeons: they are all as beautiful as the others! The ocean bordered by long beaches will offer you its freshness for a good swimming. Often vaunted, the bay of Sakalava is the place of predilection of the local "fun boarder" which bursts in good waves. You will pass by the military camp of Orangea, dotted with military vestiges of another era. This place inherited by the French was destined to protect the entrance of the access pass to Diego Suarez.
    Lunch at the fishing village of Ramena
    In the afternoon, a small discovery tour of the city of Diego Suarez.
    At the end of the afternoon, our team will drop you off at your hotel for dinner and overnight.
    We offer you the possibility to carry out this day in our 4x4 or quad (supplement of tariff)
  • Day 5Excursion Emerald Sea

    Our team will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Ramena, the boarding village to the Emerald Sea aboard a traditional dhow. This magnificent lagoon located north of Diégo is open to the ocean but sheltered from coral reefs. We will join a small island to enjoy the white sandy beach and lunch of delicious products of the Ocean. You will have the day for swimming, snorkeling, squid fishing and siesta ...
    At the end of the afternoon, our team will drop you off at your hotel for dinner and overnight.
  • Day 6Diego - Red Tsingy - Lake Anivorano - Ankarana Mahamasina

    You leave your hotel after breakfast, with your luggage for a touring itinerary.
    Our team will come to look for you in order to guide you towards the red tsingy, characterized by their composition of agglomerated sands in various colors.
    Then you will continue through the villages of Sapphire researcher from Ambondromifehy to the sacred lake of Anivorano. This lake is distinguished by its frequent traditional celebrations but also by its wild crocodiles, but not very fierce, that you can try to approach.
    Lunch will be taken in a restaurant in Anivorano.
    Continue your drive towards Ankarana Park, reach the hotel of your choice for dinner and overnight.
  • Day 7Visit of the Ankarana Mountains - Transfer to Ankarana / Ambanja

    Our car will take you to your hotel to take you to visit all the morning the reserve and its peculiarities in the company of a specialized guide of this park.
    Ankarana: This karstic massif has a relief of rocky outcrop in peak (tsingy), with caves, gorges and dolines (canyons) quite original. This reserve with an area of 18255 ha forms a set of eroded limestone rocks and hides within its underground network, an important part of the socio-cultural treasure Antakarana. There are 10 species of lemurs. 92 species of birds, 54 of which are endemic to Madagascar. There are also 13 species of bats, chameleons, and crocodiles. Vegetable endemic species such as the Adansonia family abound there. Pachypodium, Euphorbia, Adansonia perrieri, H. Voyroni and Hildegardia are found.
    Choice of the itinerary commonly agreed with the guide following your desire of the day (several levels of difficulty depending on the specificities to be visited)
    Lunch at Mahamasina.
    Departure early afternoon to Ambanja. Small passage to the local market of Ambilobe.
    At the end of the afternoon, our team will drop you in Ambanja at the hotel of your choice for dinner and overnight.
  • Day 8Visit of the cocoa plantation CHEZ MILLOT and transfer Ankify / Nosy Be

    Our team will pick you up at your hotel to visit the MILLOT farm. Visit to the cocoa bean processing plant, perfume plant distillers and the many varieties of the plantation.
    Lunch on site, in the garden of the period colonial house.
    We will return to Ankify, port of embarkation to join Nosy Be aboard a speedboat. Arrival in Nosy Be, we will leave you at the hotel of your choice.
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DESCRIPTION OF THE CATAMARAN

Length : 12.50 m
Widhh : 6.75 m
Engine : 2x28 HP VOLVO
Owner Version,
3 double cabins
+ Large bathroom

Features :

Generator,
Driver Auto, Radar, GPS, VHF,
Phone,
Fridge,
CD player, Desalinator

Activities :

Diving mask and snorkel
Farniente
Deep-sea, trolling, palangrotte, popper fishing

Scuba diving bottle (equipment rental and framing not included)