Madagascar North-West Cruise tour from Majunga to Nosy Be
Cruise from Majunga to Nosy Be or vice versa Cruise from Nosy Be to Majunga according to your choice
This Majunga Nosy Be trip by boat between land and sea is one of the best cruises in Madagascar. The Madagascar Big West boat tour only offers you pleasures through incomparable touristic sites on the northwest coast of the big island. During your Madagascar 10 days cruise tour in this north-west part, you will discover the most beautiful bay in Madagascar, turquoise blue and sometimes emerald or intense green seas, limestone islets, wild coves, dunes, deserted beaches, the largest red cirques in Madagascar, mangroves, diving spots to see the rare seabed, red Tsingy, the imposing limestone Tsingy of Moramba that emerge on the beach. Also, this adventure journey off the beaten track of Madagascar makes you discover the alley of baobabs and baobabs that grow in the Tsingy. A trip to Madagascar is nothing if you do not meet lemurs, discover rare birds and not to be missed the people and cultures sessions and especially the exchanges with the villagers during the anchorages throughout the trip along the coast until to the Hell Ville Nosy Be destination.
Pass by Majunga ou Mahajanga-Anjanjavy-Baie de Moramba-Nosy Lava-Archipel des Radama-Nosy Antaniamoara-Nosy Iranja-Baie des Russes-Nosy Tanikely-Nosy Be-Ankify-Ambanja
PLACE OF DEPARTURE
|10 days/9 nights||Cruise
|North-west||1||June to December|
Day 1: Majunga / Moramba Bay (about 9 hours of navigation)
Departure for the original Majunga Nosy Be cruise, The first day will be the longest navigation but full of entertainment. You will cross the large mouth of Betsiboka, pass in front of superb coastal landscapes, in front of the entrance to the bay of Mahajamba, wild creeks including the famous creeks of Anjanjavy before arriving at anchor in the bay of Moramba.
Namakia dunes, red circus or papamena, west madagascar costal landscapes, wild creeks, mangroves, trolling…
Opportunity to encounter whales and dolphins
Long day full of visits, anchorage in Moramba bay or night on board
Day 2: Moramba Bay visit
Enjoy the beautiful bay of Moramba under the songs of the birds.
visit by traditional canoe of the place, Tsingy of Moramba, baobabs, virgin islets, people and cultures
Snorkeling and swimming allowed
Moramba Bay anchorage
Day 3: Moramba Bay / Nosy Lava (About 5 hours of navigation)
Hoist the sail to reach Nosy Lava Island, a small island located at the entrance to Narinda Bay and the island was once a prison.
Visit of Nosy Lava the old prison, Nosy Lava history, stroll, exchange with the villagers
Anchorage in front of the village
Day 4: Nosy Lava / Radama Archipelago (about 3h 30mn of navigation)
On the way to the Radama Archipelago in the direction of Nosy Antanimora, the whole of the 4 small islands named Nosy Kalakajoro, Nosy Ovy, Nosy Antany Mora and Nosy Valiha are surrounded by translucent water. As one of the best diving spots in Madagascar, nothing keeps you from taking your snorkel masks and accessories.
Swimming, diving, history, people and cultures
Anchorage in the north of Antanimora Island in the fishermen’s camps
Day 5: Radama Archipelago
Visit of the other Radama islands
Stroll in the camps of shark fishermen, exchange with the locals
Anchorage north of Nosy Antanimora
Day 6: Radama Archipelago / Nosy Iranja or Turtle Island (about 3h30mn of navigation)
On the way to the heaven island of Nosy Iranja, two islands which are held by their arm of white sand of approximately 1 km in sum, a beautiful jewel of Madagascar.
Walking, diving and windsurfing allowed
Baramahamay Bay anchorage
Day 7: Nosy Iranja / Nosy Tanikely / Nosy Be (about 3h30mn of navigation)
Early departure via the Bay of Russians or Baie des Russes to reach Nosy Tanikely for a visit guided of the Nosy Tanikely Marine National Park before reaching Nosy Be
Translucent lagoon, visit of Nosy Tanikely marine park, marine biodiversity of nosy tanikely, snorkeling
Night at the hotel
Day 8: Nosy Be / Ankify / Ambanja / Ankify
Transfer by boat Nosy Be Ankify, the mainland
On the way to Ambanja, then, to stretch a little, departure for a day of picnic to discover the Sambirano valley by mountain bike with its large plantations of ylang-ylang, coffee, vanilla, vetiver, of pepper and especially the famous cocoa plantation of Madagascar.
Mountain biking, green landscapes of Sambirano, discoveries
Night at the Lodge
Day 9: Nosy Be
Visit of some essential places of Nosy Be. Visit of Nosy Komba or the Lemur Island and the Lokobe Nature Reserve.
Other varieties of lemurs, hiking practice, people and cultures
Night at the hotel
Day 10: Nosy Be
Free day, relaxation or you can take a short walk to Mont Passot with a beautiful view of the lakes of nosy be.
Beach, landscapes, panoramas, strolls, robinson, lazing, beautiful sunset on Mont Passot
Nights at the hotel
End of the tour
PS: The programs, timings and anchorages of the Majunga Nosy Be cruise could be modified according to the circumstances and climatic conditions but the content of the entire itinerary will be respected.
MEANS OF TRANSPORT
Private car transfer HTL/Port of Majunga
CATAMARAN type boat for the Majunga / Nosy Be trip
Speedboat transfer Nosy Be / Ankify / Nosy Be
Transfer by private car Ankify /Ambanja / Ankify
Welcome of our representatives
Assistance from our representative during your stay
All transfers by private car
English-speaking tour guide
Boat rental and insurance
The crew including a qualified skipper, a cook and a sailor
Rigid dinghy, snorkeling, fishing
Table service Towels and bath towel provided on board. Beach towels are your responsibility
PS: The meals are generally local products such as fruits and vegetables, chicken, crab, shrimp, rice, fish, fishing on board…
Each meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) consists of starter, main course and dessert
1.5 liter mineral water per person per day
3 nights accommodation in formula according to the program
All taxes and charges are included in the package
Entrance tickets and visiting rights to all the sites mentioned in the itinerary
2 local guides (Lokobe Nature Reserve, Nosy Komba)
Round trip transfers (Nosy Be / Nosy Komba / Nosy Be)
Fast boat transfers Nosy Be / Ankify
Visa for stay in Madagascar
Drinks such as fruit juice, soda, wine, alcohol… (But these drinks mentioned are on sale on board at the local price and in Malagasy currency)
Meals in Nosy Be
Other optional activities