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Trekking Marojejy - 15 Nights

Do you enjoy hiking?

Day 1: International flight - Antananarivo
On arrival in Antananarivo, welcoming and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at Les 3 métis.

Day 2: ANTANANARIVO - SAMBAVA
Welcome at the airport Sambava, city tour of Sambava and direction to Andapa to join the well-known massif of Marojejy. Passing  through the plantations of coconuts and vanilla of Sambava, before reaching the  park entry. Since the first day, discovering the wealthy of this park by walking and climbing up with 180m of altitude. This will be time to explore that massif which is one of the most majestious massifs in Madagascar while being one of the most original perfumes. This moment will be the unique occasion in the World to see the microclimate that affects the speed of the grought of its vegetations. This first hike is already allows you to find many things such as “waterfall humbert” and you meet with “the bamboo lemurs”. You’ll have an opportunity to see Mantella laevigata ou Radaka or a frog with green colors on the back
Picnic
Dinner and overnight at Mantella camping

Day 3: Trekking Marojejy
After having seen the environment of the first rise, you leave the first campment while walking up to 775m of altitude by doing one or two hours before reaching Marojejia the 2nd campment.
This 2nd part of the trek situates on the border between the wet forest for the low altitude and the mountain. It allows you to have one of the beautiful views of the granitics cliffs and mountain which is covered by intense green forest.
Your journey for this day will be based on the total discovery of the marvelous of the nature for this Marojejy Park
Dinner and overnight at Marojejia camping

Day 4: Trekking Marojejy
After the breakfast, the adventures still always continue to admire the adorableness of this exceptional Park.
This itinerary gets to the TOP Marojejy massif. It is the time to see the botanical wealthy too such as “ the cyathea sp or Fanjagna” , this tree fern pushes along your path during your ballade. This park is rich on palm and many types of Ravimbe or Marojejia Darianii
Pic nic lunch.
After the rest, return back to 2nd camp.
Dinner and overnight at Marojejejia Camping

Day 5: MAROJEJY – ANDAPA – SAMBAVA – VOHÉMAR
After the breakfast, you’ll rejoin the path that leads you to the entry where your car is waiting for you and drive to Vohemar.
Lunch on the way.
Dinner and overnight at Baies d’Iharana hotel.  

Day 6: VOHÉMAR - AMBILOBE - AMBANJA
Departure from hotel after an earlier breakfast in order to have time to make halte at the park Tattersalli camp to visit and discover the forest of Daraina where you’ll find « Propithecus tattersali » gilded crown which is not found anywhere else except the forest of Daraina. Then, continue the road to lead you to Ambilobe.
Lunch on the way.
Dinner and overnight at Palma Nova hotel.  

Day 7: AMBANJA
After breakfast, you’ll go to do the circuit which lets you discover high Sambirano and its immense plantations of cocoa, its rice  plantations and its small village. Economical lung of the area and it is also a true tower water which irrigates all the valley. Immersion in the valley of Sambirano. Ambobaka is a village that known as a high place of the traditional medicine. A line of healers exerts their ancestral knowledge which allows them to cure someone by using the plants and different technic of massage.“Strolls in the dugout” along the river of ramena of Ambanja.  
Picnic lunch.
After the rest, go for swimming on the water chute and on the waterfall ”good father”. Possibility of carrying out a longer descent of the approximatively one hours until the Ambobaka village.  
In the afternoon, return to your hotel.
Dinner and overnight at Palma Nova hotel.  

Day 8: AMBANJA
After the breakfast, you go the special circuit of cocoa discovery, spices such as vanilla, popper, pink bay. Also the plants with perfume such as ylang – ylang vetiver, patchouli on the large plantations of valley of Sambirano as well as a rural World still preserved through the history of the lake and Anjavimilay village. Guided tour of the plantations of perfums plants such as ylang-ylang – vetiver – basilica, combava dai of rose, patchouli and the local products sch as cocoa, café, vanilla nad the pepper.
Arriving at Anjavimilay village at the end of the afternoon where the typically Malagasy lunch that is prepared by the association FIVEMI. Those women in the association will show you their works of “broderie” and their local product well presented. Those products are saled from the direct productors.
Return to your hotel in the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at Palma Nova hotel.  

Day 9: AMBANJA – ANKARANA  
After the quiet breakfast in Ambanja, you’ll be drived to your next hotel which situates in Ankarana WEST.
Lunch at Iharana Bush Camp.
Free afternoon
Dinner and overnight at Iharana Bush Camp.

Day 10: ANKARANA
Departure at 7h30 a.m to join the Western part of Ankarana. This day is especially for walking to discover this massif which is covered by dense forest where you can find many birds and animals such as “lemurs.
Discover of the cave such as “Andrafiabe cave“ and “cathedral cave”.
Picnic lunch.
After the rest, discover the underground aspect of the solid massif of Ankarana and visit of the first canyon. It is a grandiose masterpiece of nature. This first canyon will be more sportive until you green river (crossing of many blocks of stones). Walk through the various species of purple woods, tree ferns.
In the afternoon, return to your hotel.
Dinner and overnight at Iharana Bush Camp.

Day 11: ANKARANA
After the breakfast, you leave the hotel for the exploration of the east side  of the National park  of  Ankarana.  This part of the park will give you opportunity to see the “Grey Tsingy of  Ankarana”.
These incredible karstic formations exist here in north. On a few kilometers, here thus a formidable massif of peaks sharp-edged, impenetrable limestones. These canyons are isolated from the many unknown species for the scientist and there is enormously to discover.  Follow the path that will lead you to find suspended bridge while walking to the lower parts of this famous Tsingy.  
Lunch.  
At the end of the visit, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Dinner and overnight at Ankarana Lodge Camp.

Day 12: ANKARANA – JOFFRE VILLE
Pick up at the hotel after the breakfast. An amazing site is waiting for you, this site is called “famous red tsingy” that will reserve you others nature secret. These are the erosion of the chimney of fairies. These formations of red is due to the constitution of likings, marl and limestone, just with the feet of the eroded canyons, within the single sedimentary basin of Madagascar; transitory and phantasmagoric, they are the results of the whims of the wind and the rain. They can be formed at a relatively short geological time.
Lunch on the way.
Transfer to your hotel in the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel Monastere of Benedictine.

Day 13: AMBER MOUNTAIN
Departure from the hotel at 8o’clock in the morning. Then go to Joffre ville where you you will explore the First NationaL park of the Madagascar. Created in 1958, the National Park of the Amber Moutain is located in a volcanic area, with an altitude of 850m to 1475m at the Amber Mountain Peak. It is the home of a fantastic rainforest, preserved from any human influence and where a lush and complex flora and fauna developed. Discover the many waterfalls such as the Antomboka, the Antatakarana and the sacred waterfalls and the Mahasarika lake.
The visit inside this paradise for birdwatchers gives you opportunity to find in this tropical forest a lot of birds, reptiles, the smallest chameleons.
It is also the home of lemurs & little carnivorous.
Picnic lunch inside the park.
After the rest, you’re going on the visit by following the botanical path to offers you view of rainforest and wildlife.
Transfer to you hotel
Dinner and overnight at the hotel Monastere of Benedictine.

Day 14: JOFFRE VILLE – DIEGO SUAREZ
You will leave the hotel according to the time of the tide. You’ll take direction to Ramena where the sailing boat is waiting for you for crossing one hour before getting to the island. You will have an enjoyable time in this lagoon of emerald sea. It is just located after the” pass”. It is not deeper and transparent. This allows you to swim and dream in the natural aquarium where different colorful fishes with different size.
Lunch.
After lunch, continue and stop in French Mountain to see its baobabs and enjoy  

Day 15: DIEGO SUAREZ – ANTANANARIVO
The sunset there before returning back to your hotel in Diego
Dinner and overnight at Meva Plage.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Antananarivo.
Dinner And overnight at Les 3 métis.

Day 16: ANTANANARIVO – International flight
Transfer to the airport for your international flight.

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Rate includes:
- All transfers from / to the airport and assistance
- Accommodation and bivouac on half board basis in the hotel above or similar,
- Camping materials.
- Entrance fees and local guide in the parks and the visits mentioned above.
- Excursions with lunch and 1 bottle of water per person accompanied by English speaking guide
- International flight on Airlink
- Ticket flight to Sambava
- Airport Taxes

Not includes:
- Personal items
- Tips
- Meals & Gratuities
- Visa
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