Small-group lodge safari to the turquoise waters of Nosy Be and to meet the lemurs up close at Andasibe National Park, starting and ending in Antananarivo – 8 days
Nosy Be – With an area of 321 sq km, 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.
Andasibe – Enjoy both a day and night walk during your tour, allowing you to discover both the daily wildlife and the nocturnal animals of Madagascar. Your guide will also help you search for the Indri, the largest lemur on the island.
Lemur Island – Situated near Andasibe National Park, here you will be able to meet the resident lemurs and get up close and personal with these incredible animals.
Exotic park in Marozevo – Madagascar’s exotic (also known as the Peyrieras Butterfly farm, Peyrieras Nature farm and Mandrake Reptile farm) is a small privately run reserve (or zoo) at Marozevo east of Antananarivo. It is a popular tourist stop between Antananarivo and Madagascar’s Andasibe-Mantadia National Park.
Orchid Gardens – Madagascar is a hot-spot for orchids. The largest family of flowering plants on the island, almost 1000 species make up some 10% of Madagascar’s flora.
NB: Please note this tour is not recommended from mid-January through to mid-March due to a risk of cyclones in the north.