INDRI TOUR EAST OF MADAGASCAR

Book Now

Overview

Andasibe National Park contains a dense humid forest covered with lians, moss, fern tress and more than hundred orchids species. Another common plants growing here are pandanus, ravinala palm-tree, tambourissa, bamboos and some precious wood, like palisander and ebano. All the visitors within a mile of the park can hear the peculiar call of the indri very early in the morning until noon and again in the late afternoon. Indris (called Babakoto in Malagay) are the largest living lemurs. And the Malagasy palm trees are located in Ankanin’ny Nofy including Dypsis and Lemurophoenix. The area represents one of the most beautiful sites along the pangalanes canal where you will discover some endemic lemus: indris, black and white ruffed lemurs and aye-ayes can all be found here and are completely comfortable being close to visitors.

Day 1

ANTANANARIVO (CAPITAL OF MADAGASCAR)

Meet and greet at Ivato international airport. Transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Palissandre Hotel or similar on Bed & Breakfast.

Day 2

ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK (140 Km about 3-hour drive)

After breakfast, proceed with 3 hours’ drive eastwards to Andasibe, through the green landscape of the east.
On the way, stop and visit Peyrieras Reptile Park.
In the afternoon, visit to Andasibe village, a typical Betsimisaraka (The-Many-inseparable) village, the second largest tribe.
Overnight in Vakona Forest Lodge or similar on half board.

Day 3

ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK (ANALAMAZAOTRA)

Morning, 3 hours hike to Andasibe National Park (Analamazaotra), a huge tropical rainy forest in the east. The highlight is the “Indri Indri” which is the largest lemurs of the island. This park also contains a wide variety of orchids, canopy, endemic animals like chameleons, tenrecs, and many birds. In the afternoon, we will visit the private park of Vakona in the “islands of lemurs “which is the best spot to take photo of lemurs.
Overnight in Vakona Forest Lodge or similar on half board.

Day 4

ANDASIBE – MANAMBATO - AKANIN' NY NOFY (132 Km about 3 hours’ drive, boat trip 1 hour 30 minutes)

After breakfast, drive to Manambato, then continuation aboard a motor boat to Akanin' ny Nofy (meaning "Nest of Dreams").
Nocturnal visit to look for Aye-Aye lemurs (Daubentonia madagascariensis).
Overnight in Palmarium hotel or similar on Half board.

Day 5

AKANIN'NY NOFY

Visit of the private Palmarium park with a big variety of lemurs of Madagascar on one spot. You will enjoy the panoramic view on the top of the hill then you will discover lots of endemic plants of Madagascar as well as the carnivore plant.
Overnight in Palmarium hotel or similar on Half board.

Day 6

AKANIN'NY NOFY – TAMATAVE

Transfer by motorized boat to Tamatave (Around 2h30).
Transfer from the river harbour to Hotel (Around 20 minutes).
Overnight in CALYPSO Hotel on half board.

Day 7

TAMATAVE - ANTANANARIVO

Transfer from your hotel to Tamatave airport to fly back to Antananarivo.
Arrival in Antananarivo then transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Palissandre HOTEL on Bed and Breakfast.

Day 8

ANTANANARIVO - OUT

Transfer to Ivato airport as per the flight schedule to fly back home.
End of our services!

INCLUDED
  • Accommodation in a double standard room on as per the program.
  • Park entrance fees with a local guide
  • Domestic flight (Tamatave/Antananarivo)
  • All Transfers by car and by boat
  • Transport with a private car with driver
  • One bottle of mineral water per day per person
  • All visits and taxes
NOT INCLUDED
  • All personal expenses
  • All excursions which are not in the program or optional
  • All personal insurances

Are you convinced to tour ?

Let's make it happen, book now

book a tour!

Contact

our office:

Lot IVA 36, Antaninandro, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar

contact number:

+261 32 42 104 93

Email us:

contact@ophiris.com