Duration: 8 days
Priced From: EUR 1025 / USD 1485 / ZAR 9825
Imagine an island-hopping holiday in Madagascar, with comfortable accommodation, white sandy beaches, remote islands and great fun for couples and families alike… Travel from island to island in the northern archipelago of Madagascar with Jenman Island Safaris!
Imagine an island-hopping holiday in Madagascar, with comfortable accommodation, white sandy beaches, remote islands and great fun for couples and families alike…Our Madagascar Island Hopping Holiday is just that – travel from island to island in the northern archipelago of Madagascar with Jenman Island Safaris!
Soak up Madagascar’s sun on picture-perfect beaches, snorkel in the warm Indian Ocean at Marine Reserves like Nosy Tanikely and let lemurs jump up onto your shoulders in Nosy Komba. Lush rain forest awaits you in Lokobe Nature Reserve – take a stroll and experience the variety! Exciting speed boat transfers from island to island add adventure to this holiday! Our Madagascar Island-Hopping Holiday combines the best islands of Madagascar’s northern archipelago with great accommodation, an island-hopping lifestyle and fun-filled activities.
If you want to make the most of your Madagascar holiday then we highly recommend this Madagascar Island Hopping trip – you will love the islands, the beaches, the lemurs and the exciting discoveries that await you.
Highlights: Sakatia Island (including island walk and pirogue trip), Nosy Be, day excursion to Nosy Tanikely Marine reserve and Nosy Komba, day excursion to Lokobe Reserve.
Sea kayaking*, Scuba diving*, Quad biking* (optional tours at extra cost)
Type of Tour: Private Lodge Package
Group Size: Minimum 2 people
Accommodation: 2*+ Lodge
Tour Fare 2013 (excluding flights)
Low - Season
1 - 21 December 2012 / 1 - 28 February 2013 / 1 - 30 June 2013 /
7 - 30 September 2013
(But Sakatia Lodge rates valid March 2013 - Jan 2014)
VANILA HOTEL - Rates valid
1 - 21 December 2012 / 1 - 28 February 2013 / 1 - 30 June 2013 / 7 - 30 September 2013
Per Person price: USD 1 360 / EUR 1 010 / ZAR 8 650 / GBP 890
Single Rate: USD 1 960 / EUR 1 450 / ZAR 12 445 / GBP 1 275
Single Supplement: USD 435 / EUR 320 / ZAR 3 275 / GBP 285
Mid - Season
1 - 30 November 2012/ 1 - 31 January 2013/ 1 March - 31 May 2013/ 1 - 10 July 2013 / 1 - 31 October 2013
Per Person price: USD 1 410 / EUR 1 045 / ZAR 8 945 / GBP 920
Single Rate: USD 2 015 / EUR 1 495 / ZAR 12 820 / GBP 1 315
Single Supplement: USD 445 / EUR 330 / ZAR 3 275 / GBP 290
High - Season
22 Dec 2012 - 10 Jan 2013 / 11 July - 06 Sept 2013
Per Person price: USD 1 515 / EUR 1 125 / ZAR 9 640 / GBP 990
Single Rate: USD 2 200 / EUR 1 630 / ZAR 13 985 / GBP 1 435
Single Supplement: USD 500 / EUR 370 / ZAR 3 695 / GBP 325
Included in the price:
Accommodation and excursions as listed in the itinerary; all meals and transfers as mentioned in itinerary.
Not included in the price:
Optional tours and activities (e.g. scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, quad biking, sea kayaking), travel insurance, International/domestic flights and taxes, visas, pre and post tour accommodation, all drinks, tips and curios
Departure Dates 2013:
Departures are limited to a Tuesday arrival only. If you require arrival on a different day, availability will either be on request, or the itinerary will be amended.
Days 1 - 4: Sakatia Island (via Nosy Be)
Arriving to Nosy Be airport, you will be met and transferred by taxi to Chanty beach and then by speedboat to Sakatia Lodge, which is situated on a small private beach. The next three days may be spent snorkelling, exploring the beach and the stunning tropical garden, as well as walking on the island and generally relaxing whilst soaking up the sand, sea and sun. Additional activities (with costs) include guided walks, sea-kayaking, hobie cats or pirogue trips, scuba diving and deep sea fishing trips.
A guided walk of Sakatia island is included on day 2, and on day 3 a guided tour of the island’s coastline on a traditonal pirogue is included, along with a beach lunch. Day 4 you can spent at leisure. Relax at the beach or leave the island for one of the additional excursions. [Day 1: D, Days 2 & 3: BLD Day 4: BD]
Accommodation: Sakatia Lodge – Ocean Bungalow (Small lodge situated on a private beach amidst a tropical garden with the waves lapping the lodge. Restaurant, bar, fans in rooms, mosquito nets, private terrace)
Day 5: Sakatia Island to Nosy Be
After 4 nights at Sakatia Lodge, you will transfer the short hop over the ocean to Nosy Be, where you will be dropped in front of the Vanila hotel on the beach.
Check into your hotel before enjoying lunch at the Vanila Hotel (included).
The rest of the day is at leisure, but we suggest you take a visit to the Excursions office to pre-book any activites you may be interested in doing for your leisure day on day 7. Options include quad biking, mountain biking, deep-sea fishing, day trips to near-by islands (Nosy Iranja is recommended) and guided tours of Nosy Be, taking in the local markets and shops. These optional excursions are for your own expense. [BLD]
Accommodation: Vanila Hotel (Ocean View Rooms with en-suite bathrooms & mosquito nets, restaurant, bars, swimming pools, Spa and excursions desk)
Day 6: Day at Leisure - Nosy Be
Spend your entire day at leisure, enjoying the swimming pools at the hotel, the beautiful spa and massage centre, or taking part in one of the many optional actiites offered by the hotels excursions desk. Options include quad biking, mountain biking, deep-sea fishing, day trips to near-by islands (Nosy Iranja is recommended) and guided tours of Nosy Be, taking in the local markets and shops. These optional excursions are for your own expense. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served in the hotel. [BLD]
Accommodation: Vanila Hotel (Ocean View Rooms)
Day 7: Day Trip to Lokobe Nature Reserve
After breakfast at your hotel, we depart for the Lokobe Nature Reserve – the last primary forest of Nosy Be, and rich in many varieties of medicinal plants endemic to Madagascar. Departing from the fishing village of Ambatozavavy (south of the island), you will board a traditional canoe, rowing along the mangroves to the foot of the reserve.
Your guide (a specialist in wildlife and local flora) will assist you in discovering the living treasures of this reserve and will explain its secrets and legends.
The dense rainforest is a protected site, where you may discover diurnal lemurs (Lepilemur and Macaco), reptiles, chameleons, insects and tropical birds.
A picnic lunch is included. [BLD]
Lunch Stop day 7: Picnic lunch in the reserve of Lokobie
Accommodation: Vanila Hotel (Ocean View Rooms)
Day 8: Nosy Be - Antananarivo
After your last breakfast on this tropical island, you will proceed to the airport where you will fly back to the capital city Antananarivo, and catch your flight home.
Please note – lunch is not included in day 8 of your tour. Should your flights have you departing in the afternoon or evening, please make direct arrangements with the hotel for meals. These will be at an additional cost. [B]
Accommodation: Vanila Hotel (Ocean View rooms)
Day 9 - 10: (Optional) Nosy Be
It is possible to extend your stay as desired, at any of the above accommodations, or indeed elsewhere on the island.
PLEASE NOTE ANY ADDITIONAL NIGHTS WILL BE AT AN ADDITIONAL COST. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR A QUOTE INCLUDING OPTIONAL DAYS
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