Parc de la Montagne d’Ambre


Discover the most beautiful sites of the North of Madagascar: Diego Suarez Bay, Amber Mountain National Park and its lemurs, relax with a breathtaking view of the beautiful beaches of Madagascar.

Accessible only by helicopter from Nosy-Be or Diégo Suarez, Nosy Ankao is located off the northeast coast of Madagascar. Spreading over an area of 10 km², this place is the largest of the five islands of the archipelago bearing the same name. For travelers wanting high quality service, Miavana is a must, while Nosy Ankao is a permanent invitation to explore virgin forests, filled with lemurs. The surrounding waters contain exceptional marine life, made of multicolored fish, whales, turtles and corals of innumerable colors.


Lemuria, a lost continent in the Indian Ocean, of which Madagascar would be one of the last original gardens…

Indeed, this island with an extraordinary biodiversity shelters the majority of the present lemurs in the world. There are five families, 15 genera and 103 species and under species which represent an inestimable biological, cultural and economic richness.

These sociable and peaceful primates are essentially threatened by the destruction of their housing environment, the rainforest. They are part of animals the most threatened to the world today, although numerous actions are jointly led between Madagascar National Parks, the local communities, the non-governmental organizations and the researchers to contribute to protect them more effectively. THE UICN (International Union for the Preservation of the Nature) established a classification of the status of preservation of the species that is regularly updated in which 25 species of endangered lemurs.

We invite you to an unforgettable journey to meet these surprising companions, the perfect ambassadors of the peculiarity of the fauna of Madagascar


These “COMFORT HIKING” trips allow you to go hiking on the main spots of Madagascar without having to sleep in a tent. All nights are at the hotel near the sites visited.

To visit Diego-Suarez is to discover a unique concentration of Yemeni, Somali, Chinese, Indian and Bantu origins. We hike in the freshness of the Montagne d’Ambre national park, populated by lemurs, birds, butterflies…

The walk to the 3 Bays is a delight. We walk on the beach until we arrive at Cap Miné with a view of the Emerald Sea. The Tsingy Rouge at the foot of the eroded canyons contrast with the surprising geological formations of the Ankarana National Park and the discovery of Malagasy rural life on the banks of the Sambirano River.

For our last stopover, we land in the enchanting setting of Nosy Be, the Island of Perfumes.


Comfortable hiking – South / North – 19 days

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  • Our selection of charming accommodation;
  • The most extraordinary hikes Madagascar;
  • The Highlands and National Parks;
  • Discovery of the region of Diego Suarez and Nosy Be
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  • Duration: 19 days (from Tana to Tana)
  • Participant: In group – minimum 2 persons
  • Accompaniment: English speaking Malagasy Guide
  • Accommodation: All in hotel (18 nights)
  • Displacement: 4×4 vehicle or either bus or minibus
  • Services: in Bed & Breakfast with some picnic lunches
  • Period: All year round
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  • Notre sélection d’hébergements de charme ;
  • Les plus belles randonnées de Madagascar ;
  • Les Hautes-Terres jusqu’à Tuléar ;
  • Découverte de la région de Diego Suarez et Nosy Be.
La carte d’identité du voyage
  • Durée: 19 jours (de Tana à Tana)
  • Participant: A partir de 2 personnes
  • Jours de marche: 7
  • Accompagnement: Guide malgache francophone
  • Hébergement: Tout en hôtel
  • Déplacement: Véhicule 4×4 ou minibus
  • Prestation: En Bed & Breafast avec quelques pique-nique
  • Période: Toute l’année


The region of S.A.V.A (Sambava, Antalaha, Vohémar, Andapa) one of the twenty two regions of Madagascar, belongs to the province of Diego-Suarez. It possesses in its heart a jewel named Marojejy, a magnificent massif peaking in 2133 m, very little frequented and the object of a trekking of exception. Luxuriant vegetation, surprising fauna, fascinating hiking – Although not easy! We visit the region during the first part of this journey then go back towards Diego-Suarez, taking time to visit the site of Daraina and its lemurs, the reserve of Ankarana and its famous Tsingy, and to make a bend towards the Tsingy Rouges. Very close to Diego, we invite you to two beautiful hikes in the Amber mountain and in the Three Bays, at the edge of the Indian Ocean.

Journey moramora to the North – 13 days

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  • Diego Suarez Bay and its surroundings ;
  • The lemurs at the Amber Moutain National Park ;
  • The discovery of the Red Tsingy and Ankarana ;
  • The atmosphere and the light of Nosy Be.
Travel identity card
  • Duration: 13 days (from Tana to Tana)
  • Participant: In group – minimum 2 persons
  • Accompaniment: English speaking Malagasy Guide
  • Accommodation: All in hotel (12 nights)
  • Travel: 4×4 vehicle or either bus or minibus
  • Service: In Bed & Breakfast (with some picnics)
  • Period: All year
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  • Baie de Diego et ses environs ;
  • Lémuriens|Montagne d’Ambre ;
  • Tsingy et Ankarana ;
  • Ambiance Nosy Be ;
La carte d’identité du voyage
  • 13 jours (de Tana à Tana)
  • A partir de 2 personnes
  • Avec guide malgache francophone
  • Tout en hôtel (12 nuits)
  • En véhicule 4×4 ou bus ou minibus
  • En Bed & Breafast
  • Quelques pique-nique
  • Idéal toute l’année


For the most complete possible discovery of the Great Island, its landscapes, its culture and its population.

Our goal with this trip is to make you appreciate the variety and diversity of Madagascar. To the south, by the famous National 7 and the national parks of Ranomafana in the forest and Isalo for a short hike. To the north, in the Diego-Suarez region, we visit the Amber Mountain National Park and the Tsingy of Ankarana. End in apotheosis on the beaches of Nosy Be for a relaxing stay.


The most complete trip possible to discover the different regions of Madagascar. Each has its population, its ethnic groups, its way of life, its rhythm. The atmospheres are not the same whether you are in Diego or Fianarantsoa, ​​the people are different, their daily life too. From the nonchalant and colorful north in the Nosy Be region to the central Highlands where the rice terraces draw the hills. From the Baobab forests of the West to the white beaches of Ste Marie.

This route allows you to visit several parks and reserves and to understand the many biotopes of the country and to meet many species of animals that inhabit these diverse environments.

Several trips to the same country!


This journey takes us from the far north of Madagascar to Nosy Be, the island of perfumes.

The city of Diego-Suarez is surrounded by a rich and diversified nature. Beautiful beaches open onto one of the most beautiful bays in the world and, to the east, the Indian Ocean runs aground in wild and protected coves.

Overlooking Diego Bay, the Montagne d’Ambre Park harbors unique and endemic flora and fauna. Accompanied by a park guide, we hike through this lush forest.

Discovery of the amazing red Tsingy and a little further, the Tsingy of Ankarana. We go on an excursion inside the park to the loss of water, the Tsingy rary and the suspension bridge. 

Nosy Be and its sweetness of life will win you over. Relaxation or active stay, everything is possible, the island is full of possibilities: visit of Lokobe Park, boat trips to Nosy Komba, diving in Nosy Tanikely, swimming with turtles in Nosy Sakatia or a day in Nosy Iranja.

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