CRUISE IN NOSY BE
TSARABANJINA CONSTANCE – 9 DAYS

From 2 to 6 persons.

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The last stop of your cruise will be the small island of Tsarabanjina in the Mitsio archipelago, north of Nosy Be. The famous Constance lodge welcomes you for few days of relax and luxury in this very beautiful property.

But before that, in a sailing catamaran, we are going to make a dream navigation with a few stopovers in marvelous sites around Nosy Be: The superb sandbank of Nosy Iranja, the marine reserve of Nosy Tanikely, Nosy Komba and its village with lemurs, the peninsula of Nosy Faly. 

Something to delight all those who love the sea.

The strengths

  • A top boat and crew!
  • A studied route and dream stopovers.
  • A superb environment.
  • Luxurious stay in Tsarabanjina Island

Travel identity card

  • Duration: 9 days  
  • Participants: From 2 to 4 persons 
  • Guiding: Skipper and crews
  • Accommodation: On board the sailboat and Deluxe hotels
  • Transport: A sailing catamaran
  • Period: from April to December

Day 1: Nosy Be > The Russians’Bay

Boarding this morning at the small crater marina south of Nosy Be.

After a short briefing from the skipper, we set sail for Grande Terre, that’s what we call Madagascar when we are in Nosy Be.

Our first stopover will be the Baie des Russes. The place is superb and steeped in history. Of course, we go ashore for a walk towards the small village. 

Evening on board under the southern sky.

  • Distance: 15 nautical miles

Day 2: The Russians’Bay > Nosy Iranja

The departure is given by the skipper according to his route of the day and the weather.

Breakfasts are always plentiful on board. 

We head west and Nosy Iranja. The site is sumptuous. It consists of 2 wooded islands which meet at low tide by a winding bank of immaculate white sand. The view from the small lighthouse on the hill is enchanting.

Lunch under the straw huts on the beach. Snorkeling, swimming, walking. The ultimate cool day!

Evening on board downwind of the island.

  • Distance: 15 nautical miles

Day 3: Nosy Iranja > Nosy Tanikely > Nosy Komba

Long route today, and therefore an early start, perhaps before sunrise. 

We pass near the Pain de Sucre and south of Ankazoberavina. Direction due east towards the small island of Nosy Tanikely. This site is one of the marine parks of Madagascar. Swimming and relax. The boat is equipped with fins – mask and snorkel to discover corals, fish and turtles.

NB – Possibility of bringing to the site a diving guide from a Nosy Be club for scuba diving.

Navigation for Nosy Komba in the afternoon. Night on board opposite the village.

  • Distance: 34 nautical miles

Day 4: Nosy Komba > Nosy Faly

This morning we disembark in the village of Ampangorinana, the capital of Komba. There are no cars or scooters here. It is a fishing village that lives to the rhythm of the tides and the few tourists who come for a walk. Small shops sell local crafts, embroidered tablecloths. Behind the village, macaco lemurs share the life of the inhabitants. We go to meet them.

Lunch in a small local restaurant. The meal will be based on fish, seafood and coconut rice.

Navigation to Nosy Faly.

Night on board between the peninsula and the island.

  • Distance: 10 nautical miles

Day 5: Nosy Faly > Tsarabanjina, Mitsio archipelago

After breakfast, we raise the sails.

We are heading towards the Mitsio archipelago, about twenty nautical miles from Nosy Be.

Our next stopover will be longer than the previous ones since it is the small island of Tsarabanjia where you will spend the next three days

Before arriving at our destination, we pass very close to the “4 Frères”, rocks in the shape of beautiful breads of sugar, guardians of the Mitsio.

Greetings to our skipper and his crew and disembarkation at the end of the morning. 

Lunch and evening at the Constance – Tsarabanjina hotel.

  • Distance: 20 nautical miles

Days 6 to 8: Hôtel Constance – Tsarabanjina.

Stay in one of the finest hotels in Madagascar.
Sumptuous site, impeccable service, luxurious atmosphere.

Many activities both water and land are available – or with supplement – from the hotel.

See our hotel page here.

Day 9: Tsarabanjina > Nosy Be

Last breakfast facing the sea.

Your speedboat is waiting for you to reach Nosy Be.

Arrival in the morning.

Duration: +/- 2h transfer by speedboat

Include:

  • The skipper and his crew during the cruise,
  • The catamaran,
  • Entry and visits to the sites mentioned in the program,
  • The stay in Tsarabanjina,,
  • The transfer for Nosy Be.

Not include:

  • International and domestic flights,
  • Tips and drinks,
  • Your personal insurance,
  • The visa: +/- 35€.

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