Nosy Be Dive & Nature Discovery

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Enjoy 8-days exploring the endless coastline, white sandy beaches, sparkling clear turquoise water and delicious seafood feasts of Nosy Be. The exotic island offers excellent fishing and diving opportunities, as well as a natural lemur reserve and resort-style atmosphere. The air is scented with ylang-ylang and vanilla and the pace of life is as slow and drawn-out as the splendid sunsets.

Overview

Superior lodge package, Explore Madagascar’s largest island on the Nosy Be Dive and Nature discovery tour. Nosy be is the largest island of Nosy Be Archipelago including the surrounding exquisite islands. Starting and ending in Nosy Be – 8 Days


Tour Highlights

Nosy Be -Madagascar’s top beach destination, Nosy Be, is the country’s largest offshore island. Covering an area of 320 square km, Nosy Be wins points for tranquility, gorgeous light and turquoise waters and some restaurants serving meals on the sand for guests. The air is scented with vanilla and ylang-ylang. Like the nearby Comoros islands, it is a production centre for the perfume essence from ylang-ylang trees. Other island products include sugar cane, coffee, vanilla, pepper, saffron and other spices – making the Nosy Be markets rich in treasures and bargains.

Nosy Sakatia – Nosy Sakatia is a quiet and tiny location that is famous for it’s orchids and is an easy place to wander around. There are also good snorkeling opportunities here.

Mont Passot – Mont Passot is a volcanic hill in the center of the island of Nosy Be. It is also known under the Malagasy name of Bonga Pisa. Mont Passot is a popular late afternoon trip location to watch the beautiful sunset.

Domaine De Florette – Domaine De Florette is located near the village of Andrafiamena on the popular island Nosy Be in the north of Madagascar. The village’s name means “place where trees grow raffia red”. This intimate idyllic lodge is situated on top of a hill next to Mont Passot and is in the centre of a 30 hectare plot with an impressive variety of trees, fruit and flowers. Each room offers a splendid view over the Mitsio archipelago, the mainland and the neighbouring islands.

Included

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Return airport transfers

Excluded

  • Flights: International & domestic
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • All drinks, lunches and dinners
  • Personal expenses such as visas, travel insurance, curios, laundry etc.
  • Gratuities

Accommodation will be in mid – upper range hotels. Please note that Madagascar is a country which is in its infancy when it comes to tourism. Accommodation is limited therefore all the above mentioned accommodations are subject to availability and we reserve the right to change these using similar accommodation of the same or higher standards.

Day 1 – 5: Ravintsara Wellness Hotel
Day 6 & 7: Domaine De Florette

Group Size: Minimum 1, Maximum 10


Scuba Diving Equipment: Sakalav Diving has a comprehensive selection of well-maintained diving equipment. Should you wish to bring your own equipment, please note the weight allowance of 20kg for flights to Nosy Be.

Please note: Scuba diving equipment is not always available in the full range of sizes and makes, so bringing your own dive gear can be a sensible precaution. There are no Hyperbaric (decompression) chambers in Madagascar, so it’s best to be extra-careful when tackling challenging spots


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.


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 R50 / US$5 / EUR5 will go to the Grow Africa Foundation. Click here to see the projects your booking is supporting.

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