MASOALA BIRDING TOUR

Trip’s Length: 6 days – 5 nuits

Travel Route: Tana – Maroantsetra – Masoala – Tana

Overview

This sample itinerary is customizable. Contact us to have it tailor-made to suit your expectation if necessary.

DAY 1- FLIGHT TO MAROANTSETRA

DAY 2- BOAT TRANSFERT TO MASOALA NATIONAL PARK

DAYS 3-4- BIRDING MASOALA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 5- BOAT TRANSFERT TO MAROANTSETRA – FLIGHT TO ATANANARIVO

DAY 6- DEPARTURE, OR DAY 1 OF MAIN TRIP

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1- FLIGHT TO MAROANTSETRA

We fly to Maroantsetra and transfer to our hotel.
Overnight: Hympocamp lodge, Maroantsetra

DAY 2- BOAT TRANSFERT TO MASOALA NATIONAL PARK

Today we will take a boat trip across Antongil Bay, Madagascar’s largest bay. We travel past the island of Nosy Mangabe and eventually reach the Masoala Peninsula, which contains Madagascar’s largest tract of lowland rainforest and also its largest national park in the form of Masoala National Park.
Overnight: Ecolodge Chez Arol, Masoala

DAYS 3-4- BIRDING MASOALA NATIONAL PARK

We bird the incredible forests and remote tropical beaches of Masoala National Park for some of Madagascar’s most awesome birds, including Madagascan PratincoleCrested CouaBlue CouaHelmet VangaShort-legged Ground RollerBrown Mesite, White-browed Hawk-Owl, and many other sought-after birds. There are also some incredible lemurs here, including red-ruffed lemur and red-fronted lemur.
Overnight: Ecolodge Chez Arol, Masoala

DAY 5- BOAT TRANSFERT TO MAROANTSETRA, FLIGHT TO ANTANANARIVO

We return via the wonderful boat trip to Maroantsetra and from there fly to Antananarivo. Transfer to our hotel.
Overnight: Relais des Plateaux, Antananarivo

DAY 6- DEPARTURE, OR DAY 1 OF  MAIN TRIP

Today either your international flight will leave for home or you will start on our Madagascar main tour.

What’s included

Duration: 6 days

Limit: 2 – 8

Date:  October and November

Start: Antananarivo (Tana)

End: Antananarivo (Tana)

Price: €1840 per person sharing, assuming 2-8 participants

Single supplement: €264

At request clients can upgrade to the new lodge in Masoala, given a significant surcharge.

INCLUDES

  • Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Guiding fees
  • Entrance fees
  • All transport while on tour
  • Bottled water throughout the tour
  • Return flight Tana/Maroantsetra/Tana
  • Price excludes:
  • International flights
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g. gifts
  • Drinks
  • Laundry
  • Personal insurance
  • Gratuities
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