Cape Masoala Peninsula

The Masoala Peninsula, landlocked in the northeast of the great is only accessible by foot or by boat. Drowned in tropical vegetation, we hike between the coast with its turquoise blue lagoons and a dense forest, a botanist’s paradise. Bivouac in the villages by the sea where the encounters are always welcoming and warm. Visit of Nosy Manga Be park and its strange lemur “Aye Aye”.

  • Itineraries
  • Dates and prices
  • Notes
  • Day 1

    • ANTANANARIVO
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    Arrival in Antananarivo, welcome by our team. Transfer to the hotel and presentation of your program.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 2

    • ANTANANARIVO
    • ANTALAHA
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    Transfer to the airport and flight to Antalaha. Welcome on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Visit of the city (depending on the season, visit of the vanilla processing workshops). Meals and overnight stay in hotel.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 3

    • ANTALAHA
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    • CAP EST
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    We reach by the Cap Est road, the starting point for hiking in one of the wildest regions of the Big Island. We follow the coast through lush forests and along the blue waters suitable for swimming... We meet a variety of endemic plants and animal species... Installation of the bivouac on the beach.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 4

    • CAP EST
    • 4 to 5 h
    • RATSIANARANA
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    Transfer by bush taxi to reach the village of Ratsianarana. Then we leave for steps interspersed with ferry crossings, bridges and waterways to cross. Picnic lunch along the way. Arrival in Ratsianarana in the middle of the afternoon. Overnight in bivouac near the village.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 5

    • RATSIANARANA
    • 4 to 5 h
    • ANTANJOKANTAFANA
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    Departure after breakfast, we walk along the paths to cross the green landscapes of eastern Madagascar. We walk along the Indian Ocean through villages of the Tsimihety ethnic group. Friendly meetings along the way... Arrival in the village of Antanjokatafana in the middle of the afternoon. Overnight in a bivouac on the edge of the lagoon.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 6

    • ANTANJOKANTAFANA
    • 4 to 5 h
    • AMPANAVOANA
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    Crossing the forest then we leave at the edge of the lagoon. Break in Ankolaidy for lunch, relaxation and swimming until 14H00. Then we leave again to reach the village of Ampanavoana. Overnight in small bungalows (small local cottage - type of accommodation) on the edge of the ocean.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 7

    • AMPANAVOANA
    • SAHAMALAZA
    • 4 to 5 h
    • VINANIVAO
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    We leave the coastal village of Ampanavoana by the ocean and then move through the land and abundant lush vegetation... Picnic lunch along the way. Stops in small lively villages. Arrival at the end of the day at the small bush port of Vinanivao. Overnight in a bivouac or with a local resident.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 8

    • VINANIVAO
    • 2 to 3 h
    • CAP MASOALA
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    Early departure. We board a motorized barge and sail to reach the small bush port of Vinanivao. After lunch, we cross the lagoon for about 30 minutes. Then a 2-hour hike to reach Cape Masoala. Overnight in a bivouac or with a local resident.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 9

    • 2 to 3 h
    • CAP MASOALA
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    Discovery day in the surroundings of Cap Masoala which offers its visitors: hiking, swimming in the lagoon, relaxation.... and above all a welcoming and warm population!
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 10

    • CAP MASOALA
    • MAROANTSETRA
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    In the morning, we board a motor boat and cross the lagoon to reach Maroantsetra. Transfer to the hotel. Afternoon free time for a city tour.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 11

    • MAROANTSETRA
    • MAROANTSETRA (Nosy Mangabe)
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    For this day, we take a motor boat for an excursion to Nosy Mangabe. It is the largest island in Antongil Bay with several species of lemurs, reptiles and birds. The island is covered by a lowland humid evergreen forest.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo
  • Day 12

    • MAROANTSETRA
    • ANTANANARIVO
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    Transfer to the airport and flight to Antananarivo. Reception and assistance for international correspondence.
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dîner
    • Accomodation
    • Activity
    • Photo