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Quad in the north – 5 days

From 2 to 6 people.


© Malagasy Tours | Carte From Montagne d’Ambre foothills to the Baie des Pirates, from Red Tsingy to Île aux Baobabs, from Montagne des Français to Windsor Castle. This 5 days ride on quad takes us to the most beautiful sites of the North of Madagascar.
1 quad per person is at your disposal and one guide with his. A 4WD assistance insure the logistics
Our quad are POLARIS Trail Boss 330.
They have been put into circulation in 2012 and 2013.

It is possible to modify the itinerary and adapt to your will ! 


  • The most beautiful sites in the North of Madagascar ;
  • Charming accommodations ;
  • High quality equipment ;
  • A competent guide. 

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  • Duration : 5 days
  • Participant : from 2 to 6
  • Support crew : special quad guide
  • Accommodation : standard hotel
  • Transport : all quad
  • Meals : full board
  • Period : from april to march
  • Effort = 3

    4 to 6 hours of activity and / or hiking per day. The gradients can be 600m certain days.
    In Madagascar, the altitude can be a factor but it is not decisive. We evolve from 0 to 2400m of altitude.
    You only carry your little bag of the day.
    Madagascar is large, the steps in a vehicle can sometimes be a little long.

  • Confort = 3

    “Bush”A few nights in tents (camping), and in simple and comfortable hotels or hostels.
    In bivouac, meals are prepared by the Malagasy Tours team with fresh products, even in trek.
    Attentive service in bivouac. Frequent showers, but not daily.
    Travel by minibus or all-terrain vehicle on tarmac roads and / or tracks.

D 1: Red Tsingy and Îles aux Baobabs

Breakfast in Nature Lodge.

Drive down from Joffreville to Sakaramy and Daraina.
Pass through forest of eucalyptus and mire to discover the athentic life of malagasy people.
Arrive in  Red Tsingy, visit of the site and its canyons. Go on in the red track after and ford a river.
Continue along the seaside and the mangroves.
Settle down in the Baie de Rigny situated in the Island of Baobabs.
Technical and physical terrain: land, mud, breaking through and stony.

  • Duration: +/- 5h
  • Distance: 130 km
  • Meals: Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner at hotel
  • Your hotel: Diego Suarez. Île aux Baobabs.

    Île aux BaobabsÎle aux BaobabsLocated at 50 km south east of Diégo Suarez, the site is composed of two fields on both sides of Baie de Rigny. It welcomes you in a permanent structure bungalows with terrace, can get four persons with 2 double beds with mosquito net. The restaurant offers seafood based cuisine and strictly fresh products.

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D 2: Baie des Pirates and Andavakoera

Start on the track towards the baobab forest.
Discover villages along the seaside as Ampondrahazo and Ampondrafeta.
Arrive in the beautiful beach with fine sand to the Baie des Pirates and get lunch box on the wild beach.
Return inland to Ambodivahibe and Ivovona mangrove.
Arrive in Andavakoera and installation in elevated bungalows, in Jungle Park.

Average level of terrain with sandy tracks, mangroves and land.

  • Duration: +/- 3h
  • Distance: 80 km
  • Meals: Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner at hotel
  • Your hotel: Diego Suarez. Jungle Park.

    Jungle ParkJungle ParkBungalows are built in an exceptional setting, either on trees (Camp Tree) above the river with the view of the Montagne des Français Park, a place of history, of rest, of observatory and of adventures ! or in comfortable tents (Camp des perroquets) which is a campsite built in an exceptional botanical garden.
    Commonplace and the restaurant are trees as well !!

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D 3: Discover the Three Bays

We head to Bays of Sakalava and Dunes by our quads.
Take our packed lunch on the beach of Baie des Dunes.
Continuation to Cap Miné, the lighthouse and Orangea beach.
Arrive to Ramena, go up high to the hillside to get 360° view point.
Head back to Jungle Park by Ankorikely.

Easy terrain, flat, laterite and white sand.

  • Duration: +/- 3h
  • Distance: 70 km
  • Meals: Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner at hotel
  • Your hotel: The same as the day before

D 4: Baie du Courrier and Windsor Castle

Drive through the Saline of Madagascar and the Baie des Cailloux Blancs.
Continue on a stony track from Antsahampano. It’s the end of the world !
Head to Windsor Castle by quad in the afternoon. One hour steep ascent to the promontory rock.
Arrive in the ruin of an old military observatory at the top within 391m.
The view is wonderful and overlook the whole region.
Walk downhill and head back to your place by quad.
Stony and dusty terrain, quite technical, with landscape and spiny.

D 5: Cap Diego and Joffreville

Take the direction towards Cap Diego by a stony track.
Visit of village, aerodrome and veterans cemetary. Lunch in Cap Diégo.
Head back to the Saline and steep ascent to an eucalyptus plains.
Get a panoramic view over Lake Mahery and then move up gradually to Joffreville.
Arrive in Nature Lodge.

Laterite and degraded tarred terrain, quite technical with changing landscapes.

  • Duration: +/- 4h
  • Distance: 60 km
  • Meals: Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner not included
  • Your hotel: Diego Suarez. Nature Lodge.

    Nature LodgeNature LodgeIn Amber Mountain National Park gate, Nature Lodge offers a few bungalows made of wood and local materials. At 700m above sea level, the coolness of Joffreville, the hotel has a dominant view of huge Diego Suarez bay. Comfortable bungalows with private bathroom. Warm and convivial mood in the restaurant and the bar.

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Price includes:

  • Quads and fuel,
  • A guide with his quad,
  • 4WD assistance,
  • Spare quads in case of need,
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program,
  • Meals as mentioned in the program,
  • Fees for protected areas,

Price does not include:

  • International and domestic flights,
  • Meals as mentioned in the program,
  • Tips and drinks,
  • Your personal insurances.
  • Visa: +/- 35 €


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Price per person | For a group of 4 people

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