Magical Madagascar Honeymoon
Portrait of the amazing Indri  
Parson's chameleon on the hunt, Andasibe  
Humid rainforest in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park  
Pair of Common brown lemur, Andasibe-Mantadia  
Drone view of Ankarana showing the tsingy formations  
Visitor on the hanging bridge in Ankarana Est  
Many Northern Baobabs (Andansonia madagascariensis) thrive in Ankarana  
Aerial of Iharana Bush Camp, a unique lodge by Ankarana Ouest  
Henkel's leaf-tailed gecko at Ankarana  
Female Black lemurs, Lokobe, Nosy Be  
Beach on Nosy Tsarabanjina  
Nosy Tsarabanjina, the barefoot luxury venue in Madagascar  
Sublime...Constance Tsarabanjina  
Green turtles are regularly seen in the Nosy Be region  
Marine life is at its most vibrant around the Nosy Be archipelago  
14 day tour
Including flights
Prices from
£5085

Tour Highlights

  • Rainforest, wildlife and hiking at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
  • Weird and wonderful 'tsingy' landscapes; Baobabs and more wildlife in Ankarana
  • Barefoot luxury at Constance Tsarabanjina
  • Sunny, secluded beaches and the psychedelic underwater world
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Magical Madagascar Honeymoon

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Our 'Magical Madagascar Honeymoon' takes in many of the island's signature highlights, i.e. Lemurs galore; the Madagascar rainforest experience; 'tsingy'; Baobabs, quiet and beautiful beaches, the psychedelic underwater world and of course, wonderful food and excellent hospitality. 

This sample itinerary is here to demonstrate logistics, but do bear in mind that we can tailor/amend it to suit individual requirements and special interests; it is certainly not set in stone. 

Because Ankarana National Park is not accessible from December to April due to the rainy season, we can offer this particular trip any time from May to end of November.

For honeymooners who wish to experience Madagascar's most popular protected rainforest National Park (Andasibe-Mantadia), in combination with the incredible Ankarana for its geological formations, wildlife and much more, and then enjoy some quality rest & relaxation time in barefoot luxury, this itinerary makes for an unrivalled choice.

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Day 1
Take to the Skies!
Take your overnight** international flight to Madagascar.
 
** If you prefer Air France, the flights depart UK airports early morning and arrive into Antananarivo late the same night.
Day 2
Day 2
Arrival in Antananarivo - Tonga Soa!
Arrive into Antananarivo, where our representatives will welcome you, assist with currency exchange and transfer you to the very conveniently located Relais des Plateaux Hotel & Spa, where you stay overnight with breakfast included.
 
Time allowing today, we can take you to see some highlights of the vibey capital.
Accommodation: Relais Des Plateaux Hotel & Spa
       
Day 3
Day 3
Andasibe-Mantadia National Park ('Perinet')
After breakfast on the lovely terrace of La Varangue, your guide and driver will collect you from the hotel, for the three and a half hour drive eastwards to Andasibe-Mantadia National Park ('Perinet'), the country's number 1 'must see' wildlife hotspot. The winding tarmac road takes you through the scenic Central Highlands to the eastern rainforest band, where you stay 2 nights in an en-suite room at Mantadia Lodge with breakfasts, dinners and all guided rainforest walks included.
 
Take an introductory walk into the rainforest with your guides. If you wish, make a night walk to seek nocturnal wildlife in Mitsinjo Parc, a rainforest concession protected by proactive NGO Association Mitsinjo.
Accommodation: Mantadia Lodge
           
Day 4
Day 4
Andasibe- Mantadia National Park - the Madagascar Rainforest Experience
Visit the beautiful and wildlife-rich rainforest of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park with your guides in the early morning to take advantage of the 'dawn chorus', when diurnal wildlife is most active.
 
Key species to keep a lookout for include resident groups of Indri, the largest of all lemurs. You may also see other flagship species of this rainforest, such as the gigantic Parson's chameleon, the tiny Nose-horned chameleon and birds including the flamboyant Blue coua, the lovely Velvet asity and a variety of Vangas.
 
Trails are mostly graded as 'easy' here. The lodge has a sparkling pool and stables so horse-riding can be arrange for a small extra charge. You may wish to make a night walk in the Analamazaotra rainforest concession administered by exemplary NGO Association Mitsinjo. This will be sure to reveal an interesting assemblage of animals which emerge from their daytime hideouts after dusk.
Accommodation: Mantadia Lodge
           
Day 5
Day 5
Andasibe-Mantadia National Park - Antananarivo
After a visit to the beautiful 10,000ha primary rainforest national park of Mantadia, home to a select band of rare mammals, birds and reptiles not necessarily found in Andasibe or Analamzaotra, your guide and driver will take you back to Antananarivo to overnight in a double room at Relais des Plateaux Hotel & Spa, with breakfast included.
Accommodation: Relais Des Plateaux Hotel & Spa
       
Day 6
Day 6
Antananarivo - Nosy Be (flight)
You will be transferred to Antananarivo Airport to check in for the Tsardia flight to Nosy Be, off the tropical north-west coast.
 
On arrival, you will be welcomed and transferred to Manga Soa Lodge, to stay overnight in a double room with dinner and breakfast included.
 
If the flight is in the early morning, there is a variety of excursions that we can arrange for you in and around Nosy Be, such as to Nosy Tanikely Marine Reserve, or to Lokobe National Park for some wildlife, or, you might wish to go horse riding at Ambaro Ranch on Nosy Be. Marine wildlife enthusiasts can do Whale watching (July - September) or in October - November, swim with Whale sharks - ask us for details.
Accommodation: Manga Soa Lodge
     
Day 7
Day 7
Nose Be - Ankarana National Park (speedboat and road)
After breakfast, you'll be taken to Nosy Be port where you catch the morning speedboat transfer back to the Malagasy mainland. 45 minutes later at Ankify jett you will be welcomed by your private, professional Malagasy guide and driver. Set off in your private, customized 4-wheel drive vehicle to Ankarana Ouest, the western sector of remarkable Ankarana National Park for a 2 night stay in an en-suite Cabana at Iharana Bush Camp, all meals included.
 
Tonight, enjoy the Tsingy, Sundowners and Lake excursion and savour panoramic views from an outcrop of incredible Tsingy formations while scouting the area for wildlife.
Accommodation: Iharana Bush Camp
                             
Day 8
Day 8
Ankarana: the Lost World within a Lost World
Be spellbound by the natural wonders of Ankarana, a veritable 5 x 20km limestone fortress topped by fields of razor-sharp limestone karstic pinnacles called 'Tsingy'. Inbetween canyons and where some caves have collapsed, pockets of tropical dry deciduous forest protect thriving populations of rare wildlife, so you'll get a fix of northern Malagasy lemurs, wonderful birds and other critters while exploring this fantastic place during the Ankarana Est Wildlife & Tsingy excursion your guide takes you on today.
Accommodation: Iharana Bush Camp
                             
Day 9
Day 9
Ankarana - Ankify (road) - Nosy Be (speedboat)- Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina (speedboat)
Depart after breakfast at the lodge, on the 3 hour drive through scenic Sambirano Countryside to Ankify jetty, where you bid your guide and driver farewell as they check you onto the speedboat for your transfer back to Nosy Be jetty.
 
Here you're met and transferred back to Manga Soa Lodge, which is the pickup point for the speedboat transfers to Nosy Tsarabanjina, in the Mitsio islands further north. Your base is idyllic Nosy Tsarabanjina. Enjoy 4 nights of barefoot luxury, on an all inclusive basis.
Accommodation: Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
                         
Day 10
Day 10
Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
The zenith of your Madagascar honeymoon is a beach break at the secluded and luxurious Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina where you will experience top notch hospitality in beautiful surrounds.
Accommodation: Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
                         
Day 11
Day 11
Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
Enjoy rest & relaxation time on lovely Nosy Tsarabanjina, or partake in various activities which can be arranged through reception.
Accommodation: Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
                         
Day 12
Day 12
Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
Edged with dazzling white sand beaches and encircled by coral reefs, Tsarabanjina provides a setting of marvellous natural beauty in which to relax after having explored some of Madagascar's diverse protected areas. It's ideal for a luxurious yet off-the-beaten-track honeymoon.
 
The 25 palm- thatched villas are located just above one of the two beaches enjoying an uninterrupted views out to sea.
 
The All Inclusive rates include the following:
 
- Large Variety of Super Premium branded spirits and International Beers, main bar open until late (10h00 to 00h30).
 
- Large selection of fresh drinks, soft drinks, mineral water including
 
- Unlimited access to cocktails & Constance signature drinks menu
 
- International wine list inclusive of wines & sparkling wine from around the world (France, Italy and the New World). Many wines directly imported from small wineries
 
- Mini-bar with beers, soft drinks, water, snack & confectionary - refilled on a daily basis.
 
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in restaurant.
 
- Afternoon tea served at the Bar from 16.30 – 17.30
 
- Free mineral water in villas.
 
- Snorkellng equipment for each guest request on the arrival.
 
- All indoor games and all non-motorized water-sports.
 
- Once weekly Malagasy menu & traditional dance performance
 
- Complimentary snacks and water available during the boat transfer.
 
- Free Wi-Fi at the main building/ reception
 
- Coffee & tea facilities in the villas
 
- Free laundry
 
- One weekly presentation on coral conservation.
Accommodation: Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
                         
Day 13
Day 13
Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina - Nosy Be Airport - Antananarivo
You will be transferred by speedboat back to Nosy Be where you will be met and taken by road back to Nosy Be Airport, in time to check in 2 hours before the departure of the Tsaradia flight back to Antananarivo.
 
Time allowing, we can slot in an excursion in the capital for you this afternoon.
 
You will be transferred to Relais des Plateaux Hotel & Spa, to stay overnight in a double room with breakfast.
Day 14
Fly home (reluctantly)
You will be transferred to Antananarivo Airport to check in for your international flight back home after a wonderful trip!

Pricing Information & Dates

14 day tour, from £5085 per person
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
Price Includes
.International flights (economy class seating) from London Heathrow or selected other UK airports
Domestic Tsaradia flights
Airport taxes
All private transfers and private, 4-wheel drive transportation.
Services of dedicated, professional, English-speaking Malagasy guide (except at Tsarabanjina)
Services of drivers
Speedboat transfers as per itinerary
All excursions and activities as outlined
Park permits and park guide fees
All accommodation based on double room occupancy, with meals as outlined.
Price Excludes
Madagascar visa (35 euros)
Any meals not indicated
Personal items (travel insurance, drinks, tips, phone calls)
Price Notes
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Tour Route Map

  1.   Antananarivo
  2.   Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
  3.   Nosy Be, the Mitsio and Radama islands

Accommodation on this Tour

Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina
Nosy Be, the Mitsio and Radama islands, Madagascar
Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina is an excellent quality beach hotel, offering barefoot luxury on a private island edged with dazzling white sand beaches and encircled by coral reefs. It has 25 beach villas. The hotel operates on an all-inclusive basis.
                         
Iharana Bush Camp
Iharana Bush Camp
Ankarana National Park, Madagascar
Situated about 16 km from the town of Ambilobe, Iharana Bush Camp has eight bungalows with en suite facilities (showers not bath tub). The design reflects a unique crossover between traditional Malagasy and African styling.
                             
Manga Soa Lodge
Manga Soa Lodge
Nosy Be, the Mitsio and Radama islands, Madagascar
Manga Soa Lodge We like this small, interesting boutique property which is set in a verdant garden at the Befefika beach. For those who need an overnight stay close to the Fascene International......
     
Mantadia Lodge
Mantadia Lodge
Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Madagascar
Mantadia Lodge Sure to become the most sought- after accommodation servicing Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, this lodge, under the same ownership as Couleur Café in Antsirabe, was opened in......
           
Relais Des Plateaux Hotel & Spa
Relais Des Plateaux Hotel & Spa
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Relais Des Plateaux is positioned on the outskirts of Antananarivo and is just a ten minute drive away from the airport. Rooms are large and comfortable with air-conditioning and mini-bar. The hotel has a large outdoor heated pool and a spacious new restaurant.
       

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