The beauty of East

5 days – 4 nights

Antananarivo - Andasibe – Manambato - Akanin'ny ' ny Ashiq – Toamasina - Mahambo – Soanierana Ivongo - Sainte Marie


Day 1
Antananarivo - Andasibe

Departure to the East, first stop at Marozevo , to the Pereyras Reserve. A very nice collection of captive-bred chameleons. Continuation to Andasibe, visit the Museum of the gendarmerie for a bit of history. Arrival at Andasibe and discovery of the Lemur Island. Installation. Hotel *. .
Andasibe national park is the most visited Park in the island. Located to near 135 kilometres from the capital,It is in the forest corridor of the East. Very accessible, It contains a very rich biodiversity and has the distinction of hosting one of the largest species of lemurs of Madagascar : the indri indri, which is part of the attractions of this nature reserve.

Day 2
Andasibe - Manambato - Akanin'ny Nofy

A morning discovery of the National Park of Andasibe . Taking the raod and some photo stops on the road to the East. A way through the fruits market of Antsapanana. Arrival to Manambato and a ship crossover until Akanin'ny Nofy. Hotel *..
The Canal of Pangalanes is the largest artificial channel in the world with its 650 kilometers. Built during the colonial period, this channel has been built for draining the agricultural products of the East region. Knowing that the Indian Ocean is rather virulent on this coast, the natives use this stream for the traffic and the transport of the products of the region.

Day 3
Akanin'ny Nofy

A discovery day of the unique region of the Canal of Pangalanes. Visit of the private Reserve of Palmarium and discovery of the fishermen villages, which are located on land ridge that separates the sea from the channel. Coming back to the hotel.. Discovery of the local folklore. Hotel *..
The population of this region of the channel is made up of the Betsimisaraka ethnic group , a people that has always undergone on the eastern coast of Madagascar. A big part of this people lives on the boarder of this channel.

Day 4
Akanin'ny ' ny Nofy - Toamasina - Mahambo

Boat up to Toamasina and the capital of the East . Continuation towards Mahambo, to the North. Visit of basket artisan on the road. Hotel *..
The huge cages forming funnels for fish and shrimp, strew the course of the canal almost on full length, which is near 600 km. Unfortunately catches are becoming more and more rare but local people have the time for them.

Day 5
Mahambo - Soanierana Ivongo - Sainte Marie

Early crossover for boat junction to Sainte Marie island (01.30 about) .Welcoming and transfer to the hotel.
(FREE accommodation and dinner following the choice of the customer, not included in our services.)
(Boat transfer depends on the climatic condition).
Being a pirate hangout a hundred year ago, Sainte Marie is one of the best islands of Madagascar. Located to near 40 km from the coast of the great land, Sainte Marie island is a privileged area of the humpback whale during their migration to the warm seas. This island gets everything you desire.