Unusual getaway to South – 6 days

From 2 people. Couples and families. Free for children under 2 years. See details below.

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© Malagasy Tours | Carte This circuit from Fort Dauphin leads you to meet the Southern typical landscapes and focus on a discovery on foot and by boat for a guaranteed immersion in the heart of a nature with an astonishing diversity, wild and unspoilt.

Highlights

  • A boat trip in the South East marshes and lakes,
  • An incursion into the beautiful natural sites of the Bay of Lokaro and Cap of Evatraha,
  • A discovery of the typical southern flora including the famous Nepenthes,
  • The magnificent view of the bay of Sainte Luce between sea and forest,
  • The various species of lemurs in the Nahampoana Reserve.

Travel identity card

  • Duration : 6 days
  • Participant : from 2 to 6 people
  • Support crew : English speaking Malagasy guide
  • Accommodation : All in hotel. Talinjoo: room Comfort – Evatra Lodge : bungalow
  • Vehicles : 4WD vehicle, boat, on foot
  • Meal : Full board (except lunch J6)
  • Period : All year
  • Effort = 1

    “Easy”This trip is accessible to all. However, we ask you to be healthy.
    It is a journey of discovery and short hikes are scheduled for site visits.
    Madagascar is large, the steps in a vehicle can sometimes be a little long.

  • Confort = 4

    “Standard”All nights are in hotels. The accommodations and/or the hotel are good categories and equivalent to 2 or 3 stars international standards.Dinner in restaurant, lunch at the restaurant and / or picnic.
    Travel take place in comfortable vehicle on roads and/or on relatively good tracks.

 

 

D 1 : Antananarivo > Fort Dauphin

Welcome in Fort Dauphin airport and transfer organized by the hotel.

Relaxing at the hotel or on the beach of Libanona which is located in a few hundred meters. This is a very popular beach because it is protected from prevailing winds and big waves. Its offers beautiful sunsets from the belvedere that overlooks it.

We can also choose to do a visit of the city on foot. Fort Dauphin is an end of the world with the immensity of the ocean, the desert and the mountains.  It is there that the very first foreigners accosted, the Portuguese, in the XVth century.

  • Duration : +/- 30 mn
  • Distance : 7 km
  • Meals : Lunch not included / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : Fort-Dauphin. Talinjoo.

    TalinjooTalinjooTalinjoo hotel is situated in a peaceful place, facing the sea. Nested on the hill side dropping into the Indian Ocean, the hotel invested on contemporary architecture mixing rough cut work and local materials, for a total integration to the setting.
    Each room  with simple design has private wooden terrace in the outside, where everyone can appreciate the sunset show on Libanona beach for intimate moments.

    View site on : http://www.talinjoo.com

D 2 : Evatra and the Bay of Lokaro

After breakfast, we leave the hotel to go to the region of Evatra.

The first part of our journey by car drives us to Lanirano Lake. We then continue by motor boat through lakes and rivers lined with mangroves to reach the small fishing village of Evatra and our lodge.

After lunch, we head off to the beach of Lovers and the Bay of Fishermen. Between swims in the creeks, we take the time to visit the surrounding villages and enjoy the beautiful view from the Evatra lighthouse.

Our evening is spent around a campfire with villagers in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

  • Duration : 1h30
  • Distance : 30 km
  • Meals : Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : Fort-Dauphin. Evatra Lodge.

    Evatra LodgeEvatra LodgeIt is situated at 40km of track from Fort Dauphin or at 3hours by boat on the waterfront near the first village of Evatra it is composed of small bungalows clean and simple. There is no running water or electricity. We are going to live in all simplicity to the rhythm of nature and for our toilet, we have buckets. . In the evening, the villagers invite each other, we sing, we dance and we share only moments of life in a guaranteed warm and friendly atmosphere.

D 3 : Bay of Lokaro

After breakfast we leave with a guide for a quiet hike to the Bay of Lokaro.

This day leads us to meet a series of beautiful coves where we will enjoy some bathing and snorkelling. We also discover an amazing flora, including the famous carnivorous plant, Nepenthes. An amazing scenery punctuated by magnificent views of the lagoons and the sea await us on this excursion.

We are back to the lodge for lunch.

Early in the afternoon, we take the road back to return to our hotel in Fort Dauphin.

  • Duration : +/- 2h30
  • Meals : Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : Fort-Dauphin. Talinjoo.

    TalinjooTalinjooTalinjoo hotel is situated in a peaceful place, facing the sea. Nested on the hill side dropping into the Indian Ocean, the hotel invested on contemporary architecture mixing rough cut work and local materials, for a total integration to the setting.
    Each room  with simple design has private wooden terrace in the outside, where everyone can appreciate the sunset show on Libanona beach for intimate moments.

    View site on : http://www.talinjoo.com

D 4 : Nahampoana reserve

Breakfast at the hotel.

We leave in a 4WD vehicle to the Bay of Sainte Luce. It is in this site located in forty kilometres of Fort Dauphin on the northeast coast, that was established in 1642 by the first French colony. This magnificent bay shelters saint Luce’s small village built along a beautiful beach lined with filaos and with palm trees as well as a small nature reserve in a beautiful dense forest. We will go to meet the villagers who still practice traditional fishing aboard their canoes. This place, a little bit timeless, offers a true moment of change of scenery.

  • Duration : 2h
  • Distance : 50 km
  • Meals : Picnic lunch included / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : The same as the day before

D 5 : Nahampoana reserve

Breakfast at the hotel and departure by car to the reserve of Nahampoana. This reserve was, at the time of colonization, a former horticultural station for the implementation of economically oriented crops, such as Liberian coffee, rubber tree or vanilla. It hides natural pools, waterfalls and caves to discover endemic tropical vegetation, sometimes very surprising. We can meet with six species of lemurs including two nocturnal, turtles, crocodiles, chameleons and birds. We will also explore the area around the reserve during a boat ride.

We return to our hotel in Fort Dauphin in the late afternoon.

  • Duration : +/- 30mn
  • Distance : 7 km
  • Meals : Lunch not included / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : The same as the day before

D 6 : Fort Dauphin > Antananarivo (departure)

Morning at leisure and transfer to the airport organized by the hotel.

End of Malagasy Tours services.

Flight to the capital of Madagascar.

 

  • Duration : 1h15 de vol
  • Meals : Lunch not included / Dinner not included
Number of person 2 Enfant - de 2 ans Enfant - de 12 ans Supp. Single
Price per person 699 € - 164 € 154 €

 

Price includes:

  • An english speaking Malagasy guide,
  • Accommodation as indicated in the program,
  • Meals as indicated in program,
  • Entry fees in parks and listed sites,
  • Supervision in Fort Dauphin by the hotel staff,
  • Local guides in the parks,
  • The boat ride in the lagoon,
  • All transfers mentioned in the program.

Price does not include:

  • International flights,
  • Domestic flights,
  • Meals not indicated in the program,
  • The activities at leisure in Fort Dauphin,
  • Tips and drinks,
  • Your personal insurance.

 

 

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