Madagascar Island Hopping -Classic Package

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Make your dreams of a paradise island holiday come true with a 8-day Madagascar island hopping tour! This exploration takes you from Nosy Be through to Nosy Komba. Discover the Island of Lemurs (Nosy Komba) and enjoy a walk around the stunning and secluded and remote private beaches. Take pleasure in activities such as pirogue trips and snorkelling.

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Overview

A fun Madagascar island hopping tour from Nosy Be to Nosy Komba and Lokobe Reserve. Discover the Island of Lemurs (Nosy Komba), the amazing wildlife in the Lokobe Nature Reserve, Nosy Sakatia and Nosy Tanikely Marine Reserve – 8 Days


Tour Highlights

Nosy Be – With an area of 321 km2, Nosy Be is the largest of Madagascar’s offshore islands. It’s often billed in tourist brochures as the ‘Ile aux Parfums’ and, like the nearby Comoros islands, is a centre for the production of perfume essence from the ylang-ylang tree.

Nosy Komba – This is quite a popular destination due to its sheer beauty, black lemurs and picturesque beaches. Explore the clean, private beaches and the primal forest that have magnificent plant species.

Nosy Sakatia – The island is famous for its orchids and is also well known for its snorkeling opportunities.

Lokobe Forest Reserve – Lokobe Integral Reserve is situated on the south-east side of Nosy Be Island. It is the only protected area of the island, and is not only known for its endangered black lemur but also for the beautiful Panther Chameleon.

Nosy Tanikely Marine Reserve – This is a protected marine reserve and one of the best snorkelling sites in the area with coral numerous fish and sea turtles.

* The Madagascar Island Hopping Package is also available as an Exquisite package.

Included

  • Breakfast & dinner
  • Transfers as mentioned in itinerary
  • Return airport transfers in Nosy Be

Excluded

  • International and domestic flights
  • All optional excursions
  • All personal expenses such as tips, laundry and souviners
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • All drinks

We make use of typical African standard lodge accommodation all with private en-suite bathrooms. Accommodation is situated near to or inside National Parks, on the banks of a river, or in other places of interest. The accommodation will be a mix of lodges, chalets and tented camps. Most properties are equipped with swimming pools, restaurants and bar areas. You have the choice to upgrade to a higher standard of accommodation.

<Days 1 & 2: 293 On Komba or similar
Days 3 – 5: Sakatia Lodge or similar
Days 6 – 8: Vanila Hotel or similar

Group size: Minimum 1, Maximum 8


Vehicle: In Antananarivo, we use an air-conditioned vehicle, and for the rest of the tour, we use 4×4 vehicles


Travel Insurance: Please note that travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for every guest travelling with Jenman Madagascar Safaris. All insurance is solely the responsibility of our guests. Please ensure you arrange your own insurance with protection for the full duration of your journey to cover personal injury, damage and loss of personal items including but not limited to camera equipment and other electronic items, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and loss of luggage, etc. Please speak to your travel agent if you require assistance.


Visas: A visa is required to enter the territory of Madagascar and can easily be obtained upon arrival at the airport of Antananarivo with a validity of up to 90 days. Tourists staying for less than one month can purchase a visa for 115’000 Ariary (around 35 €). Paying with the exact amounts or small currency is advised. No photographs are required, however, please ensure that passports are valid for at least 6 months after return date.


Gratuities: If you feel you have been looked after well by your crew or guides, and you wish to show your appreciation for their services, a monetary tip is very welcomed by those in Madagascar.
Here are some suggested guidelines:

  • Around EUR 4 per person, per day (10,000 Ariary) for a guide or a guide/driver.
  • Around EUR 2 (5,000 Ariary) for a park guide, depending on your satisfaction.
  • Around 5 % of the bill at a restaurant.
  • 200 Ariary per bag for a porter.

As Euro coins cannot be changed into local money in Madagascar, it is advisable to tip in Ariary. We would ask that you please reserve your generosity for tipping for services only, and not providing free hand-outs to children or adults, as this encourages begging.


Making Your Travels Meaningful: The Grow Africa Foundation (163-738 NPO) is the responsible tourism initiative started by Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways. The focus of Grow Africa is to make a positive impact on the environment, society and economy in the places we travel to. We do this by instigating and supporting local social and environmental projects.

Your booking makes a difference: With every booking to the value of R 10,000 / US$ 1,000 / EUR 1,000 or more, a donation of R 50 / US$ 5 / EUR 5 will go to the Grow Africa Foundation. Click here to see the projects your booking is supporting.

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