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from € 860

Festival of Whales, Madagascar

Tour features
On request
Indiv.
1 pers
13 days
★★★
HB
Avia
Europe

Tour description

The festival of Whales will take place from 04 until 12 July 2015 at St. Mary Island Madagascar. During all this week, the population, to honor whales, will be involved in the events, concerts, parade, exhibition and recreational activities.

The association of conservation of marine mammals and their environment will organize a major conference bringing together international scientists. So tourists can attend this event, the Regional Tourism Office of St. Mary in collaboration with tourism providers on the island of Sainte-Marie made available tours and tourist trips departing from Antananarivo Paris and the island of La Reunion.

Tour route: Antananarivo – Sainte Marie – Tamatave – Andasibe – Antananarivo

Route Description

day1
Friday 03 July, Antananarivo

Flight for Antananarivo.

day2
Saturday 04 July: Antananarivo – Sainte Marie

Assistance at the airport and correspondence to Sainte-Marie. Flight for Sainte-Marie.

Welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day3
Sunday 05 July: Sainte Marie

Breakfast at the hotel. An excursion. (Chosen from the list)

Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day4
Monday 06 July: Sainte Marie

Breakfast at the hotel. An excursion. (Chosen from the list)

Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day5
Tuesday 07 July: Sainte Marie

Breakfast at the hotel. An excursion. (Chosen from the list)

Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day6
Wednesday 08 July: Sainte Marie

Breakfast at the hotel. Free stay.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day7
Thursday 09 July: Sainte Marie - Tamatave

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and flight for Tamatave.

Welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day8
Friday 10 July: Tamatave

Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion: Boat trip along the Pangalanes canal.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day9
Saturday 11 July: Tamatave - Andasibe

Breakfast at the hotel. Free exploration of the city.

Drive to Andasibe. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day10
Sunday 12 July: Andasibe

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of the National Park of Analamazoatra.This rainforest is the habitat and refuge of the Indri Indri, the most evolved lemurs. Orchids and ferns also offer an exceptional decor of the park.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).

day11
Monday 13 July: Andasibe – Antananarivo

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Antananarivo. Step visit at Moramanga: Sightseeing of the city and visit of the museum owned by the gendarmerie.

Mandraka stop to visit a mini private park owned by Mr Peyreiras (reptiles, chameleons, butterflies ...).

Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen)

day12
Tuesday 14 July: Antananarivo

Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Antananarivo and discovery of its markets. Built in one of the twelve sacred hill of Imerina, for around 1245 meters of altitude, Antananarivo dominates the plain of Betsimitatatra, a landscape of paddy field irrigated by the Laniera and Ikopa river. The city did not stop
growing and developing over the years where we can find more and more relaxing places with landscapes encouraging calm and serenity despite the fact that it is an urban place.

Excursion: Ambohimanga The royal hill of Ambohimanga is composed of a royal city, a royal funeral place, and many sacred places. It remains a place of worship and pilgrims of some Malagasy people who are still following the custom of their ancestors. Actually, it is the only cultural site located in Madagascar which is registered as a world heritage of the UNESCO.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Depending on the category of hotel chosen).


day13
Wednesday 15 July: Antananarivo – Flight home

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and flight back home.

The price includes:
  • accommodation in double room;
  • meals: on half board basis (breakfast and dinner);
  • all transfers (airport – hotels -airport);
  • 3 excursions in Sainte Marie (chosen from the list);
  • transport, entrance fees and local guides in parks for packages.
Additional charges:
  • all flights;
  • lunches;
  • drinks, tips, optional extra, personal expenses.
  • List of available excursions: Iles aux Nattes, The North, Ampanihy, A pirate day, Whale out, Diving.
from € 860 Tour price