Voyage aux cœur des Traditions Sakalava

Exampels for activities in Nosy Be:

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5 Excursions: 

Discover and experience nature & people

From the tropical forest to the  turquoise sea, from exotic trails to multicolored coral gardens, from picturesque island villages to snow white beaches, an exceptional and unique discovery. A memorable stay, which joins the comforts of a charming and completely equipped beach guesthouse to a bouquet of exceptional excursions and a  personal and competent English speaking care and control.

 Island roundtrip in a Taxi (day tour, price about € 50,- for the taxi). Departure at  9h, direction Hell Ville and the south-east of Nosy Be. Visit of a  Ylang Distillery and the surrounding perfume plantations.  Admire a Sacred Tree and a  hidden cascade waterfall. Along sugar can plantations you will be heading to the North. During the sugar campaign, you may have the chance to visit an almost antique sugar rafinery still functioning and the thereto belonging Rum distillery. You continue to the pearl white beaches of Andilana, where you can swim. Lunch on the beach. Than back via the Mont Passot with his scenic view over Nosy Be and the surrounding archipelago. Enjoy a breathtaking sun set (in the rainy season the road to Mont Passot may be closed for cars). Back to the hotel.

ylang ylang waterfall view from mt.passot

 

 

Lemur island Nosy Komba and marine reserve Nosy Tany Kely: (day tour, price about € 30,- up to € 50,- p.pers. depending on the organizer)

Departure at  08h00 from the hotel and return before 18h. This excursion offers 2 islands in one visit. On Nosy Komba you will find a small sanctuary with brown and black lemurs. In the nearby village the residents are selling lovely handicrafts. Nosy Tany Kely is a short boat ride away from Nosy Komba, classified as a marine reserve and offers world-class snorkelling and diving in a  natural  Aquarium. Coral gardens full of tropical fishes and with some luck you may swim with sea turtles. Lunch picnic on the beach.  Evening back to the hotel.

hell ville habour lemur sea turtle

 

 

Discovery of the  national park of Lokobe: (day tour, price about € 30- 50,- p.pers.)

Departure at  8h30 from the hotel, return before 18h. With a car to the pirogue harbor Ambatosavavy. One hour of paddling to the entrance of the Lokobe reserve, not accessible by car. About 1 h guided walk  through the primary forest to discover the fantastic flora and fauna: lemurs, chameleons, boa constrictor, etc.. Lunch in a typical Malagasy fishermen village. Back the same way.  

heading for lokobe cameleon village street

 

Day trip on a yacht :
Departure at  9h, sailing to the beauty beaches of  Sakatia , the orchid island.   Swimming, snorkelling, fishing. Lunch on board or pirate pick nick on the beach. Back with the sea breeze, transfer to the hotel. 

charter yachts sakatia beach in front of chanty beach

 

 

 

Day trip with a motorboat to the island Nosy Iranja: (day tour, price about € 65,-  p.pers.)

one of the most scenic islands of the Nosy Be Archipelago. About  2 h ride with a speed boat along the Malagasy mainland coast, passing other tropical islands. Swimming and snorkeling in the turquoise Lagoon. Pick nick at the beach. Afternoon back with the setting sun. 

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