The East – Andasibe NP, Ankanin’ny Nofy (Palmarium hotel) – St. Marie island

Visit the beautiful and unique tropical rainforest of eastern Madagascar: the famous National Park of Andasibe and see many lemur species, chameleons, birds, reptiles, butterflies and orchids. After a few days we head towards the coast and arrange a boat transfer to a beautiful green island on the east coast, where palm trees and endless beaches await you… Sainte Marie Island.

7 days (6 nights)

vato Airport – Antananarivo – Peireras Reptiles Farm In Marozevo – Andasibe – Night Walk – Analamazaotra National Parks – Island Of Lemurs – Manambato – Ankanin’ny Nofy By Motor Boat – Night Walk At Annkanin’ny Nofy – Ankanin’ny Nofy Reserve – Pangalana Channel By Speed Boat – Tamatave – Mahambo (Hotel) – Saint Marie By Motor Boat – Saint Marie.

Day 01:

Ivato Airport – Antananarivo – Hotel (10Km)

Tongasoa!!! (Welcome). We will meet at the International Airport Ivato. Arrival at Ivato Airport (Antananarivo), the Capital of Madagascar. The City of a Thousand warriors. Transfer to the City. Overnight at Chalet des Roses hotel (standard room).

Day 02:

Antananarivo – Pereiras Reptiles Farm in Marozevo – Andasibe – Night Walk In Andasibe – Hotel (139 Km)

We drive to Andasibe. The landscape is beautiful and varied with highlands, rice fields and palm trees. On the way, we have a short break at Marozevo (Pereiras) for visiting a breeding farm of reptiles and small mammals. At the end of afternoon, arrival in Andasibe and hotel check in. Later in the evening, we drive to the entrance of Analamazaotra National Park for a nice and interesting night tour to discover the nocturnal Lemurs, Chameleons and Frogs. Overnight at the Feon’ny Ala Hotel (standard Bungalow).

Day 03:

Andasibe – Analamazaotra National Park Visit – Lunch break – Island of Lemurs Vakona visit – Hotel

Morning visit in Analamazaotra National Park. (2 to 5 hours walk) to see the Indri Indri and various other species of the Lemurs, Birds, Orchids, Insects. Back to the hotel to have lunch. From 2 pm: drive to Vakona Park to visit the islands of lemurs. We will see Black and white Ruffed lemurs, Ring tailed lemurs, Brown Lemurs, Bamboo Lemurs, the famous Fossa, Birds, Crocodiles, etc. Drive back to the hotel and relaxing. Overnight at the Feon’ny Ala Hotel (standard Bungalow).

Day 04:

Andasibe – Manambato – Ankanin’ny Nofy By Motor Boat (2Hours) – Night Walk Ankanin’ny Nofy – Palmarium (Hotel)

After breakfast, heading to Manambato (140 km drive). Before midday, transfer by motor boat to Ankanin’ny Nofy, Hotel check in. At 5:30 pm, we get ready for a night walk at ‘Nosin,Akoho’ Island Reserve to see the rarest nocturnal Lemur in Madagascar, the “Aye Aye”. Overnight at Palmarium hotel, Lodge Bungalow with a private terrace.

Day 05:

Day off at Palmarium

After breakfast, we can walk around Ankanin’ny Nofy village and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. In the afternoon, we relax at the hotel. Overnight at Palmarium hotel, Lodge Bungalow with a private terrace.

Day 06:

Palmarium to Tamatave by Motor Boat – Mahambo – Hotel

After breakfast, transfer by motor boat to Tamatave and arrival there before the midday. We have lunch at a nice restaurant in Tamatave and then continue driving towards Mahambo (90 km / 2,5 hours drive). Arrival in Mahambo before the evening and hotel check in. Overnight at “La Pirogue” hotel, standard bungalow.

Day 07:

Mahambo to Saint Marie by Motor Boat

After breakfast, we do some formality at ‘El Condor office’ to assure the transport from Mahambo to Sainte Marie. 5 hours travel on Indian Ocean by motor boat to the beautiful Paradise Island of Sainte Marie.

Here, the tours ends.

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The East – Andasibe NP, Ankanin’ny Nofy (Palmarium hotel) – Sainte Marie island, 7 days / 6 nights


  • For a single person: 1855 euro
  • For 2 persons: 2200 euro
  • From 3 persons: 2555 euro

Included in the price:

  • Transport by private car, fuel, a private driver, an assistant guide
  • Accommodation at the hotel (6 nights)
  • Continental breakfast
  • Tickets and experienced local guide (Pereiras Reptiles Farm in Marozevo , Night walk in Andasibe, Analamazaotra National Park, Island of Vakona, Night walk in Palmarium, Palmarium Reserve, Visit Ankanin’ny Nofy Village)
  • Transfers by car: Ivato airport to Antananarivo city (hotel)
  • Transfers by motor boat: Manambato – Palmarium (2 hours), Palmarium – Tamatave (3 hours), Mahambo – Saint Marie (5 hours)

Not included:

  • Personal spending money
  • Lunch and diner
  • Beverages
  • Tips

Recommendations for this aera:

  • Light trousers, T-shirt, sandals
  • Sun cream and swimsuit
  • Mosquito repellent sprays or creams
  • Torches, headlight
  • Cameras or video camera with power bank
  • Waterproof jacket or raincoat
  • Walking/hiking shoes
  • Tablets for malaria / antimalarial tablets