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Birdwatching in Diego

Birdwatching in Diego

Madagascar birdwatching in north region


birdwatching tour in madagascar

BIRDWATCHING  15 Days, FB basis, >2 pers

In this birding tour, the Mix of beautiful sceneries rainforest, deciduous dry forest, inside tsingy & birds surprise you:  vangas, couas, Ibis, asities, ground rollers, doves etc. Your daily achievement is our goal. Get more card for photos. Meanwhile admire unique nature, with local ambiance, your sustainable acts/pleasant animations !  See more

PLACES

DIEGO SUAREZ, JOFFRE VILLE, ANIVORANO, IRODO, ANKARANA, ,ANKIFY AND NOSY BE

  • Duration: 14 days, 13 nights

ACTIVITIES

• Trek and birding for 6hours/day
• difference level : >+-500m
• Difficulty : medium
• Animation, camp fire
• Photo shooting
• sustainable acts for preservation


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discovery of diversity endemic fauna and flora inside amber Mountain, rainforest with an exceptional experience
  • +5 days birding and Camping near lake, inside the rainforest
  • Continuing 4 days birding inside dry forest with unique places and setting unforgettable Souvenirs Photo
  • Authentic exchange with people and their culture
  • contribution to the preservation of reserves
  • Difference level +-500m per day
  • Charmed hotel ecological with seaside activities in the end of the trip

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Details of the Madagascar birdwatching tour

DAY 01: Meeting aquatic and forest birds

madagascar egret

Reception to Diego Suarez
Early in the morning, welcome and briefing about the tour. City tour of Diego: visit of the monuments of the City and People Story Drive by car for 01 h to reach wild lake at the side of Sakaramy village. Go down to the lake and enjoy to shoot photo of birds until 11h30 We meet there Aquatic birds and forest birds as families of egret, Vanga, etc Picnic lunch Trek slowly and go up along canyon forest you discover baobab and lemurs (couronatus, fulvis), the rare smallest chameleon broockesia ,minima, thought already in extinction And Till 16h to 18h continuing birdwatching A little rest in a view point to have a 360°view to bays of diego Sun set and memorable moment with animations. Take the car to join your hotel Overnight at your hotel Nature lodge in half board basis
Birding: 6h duration with +200m of elevation gain Transfer: car for 01 hours, 34km

DAY 02: Find out faunas & flora in the Amber Mountain national park

madagascar vangas

Early in the morning , you enjoy to birding in the entry of the park as forest birds: vanga, ground roller, crested Ibis, madagascar“bull bull” Continue to explore the primary forest, the sanctuary of endemic fauna such as lemurs and sanfordi, crowned Lemur, the smallest chameleon in the world, birds flora , orchids, fichus, large and old trees. The park is also rich in waterfalls, craters, with extraordinary panoramic views and beautiful scenery. It is a magnificent place for you, nature lovers. You discover the ‘Circuit grand cascade et medium circuit’ for 06 h duration You take picnic lunch on the spot. Continuing to the circuit “ 1000 arbre” and birding in the way back Animation and plays Drive down to your hotel Overnight at Nature lodge on half board board basis Elevation gain: +/-,300m

DAY 03: Meet the famous bird Rock thrush

rock-thrush

After breakfast, departure to reach magnificent view point inside the parktrek along loop circuit“Olioli circuit” and reach the lake, sanctuary of birds as Madagascar coacal (toloho), And many forest birds , we focus in the rock thrush,Picnic lunch inside the parkDuration 06h Animation and plays Drive down to your hotel Overnight at Nature lodge on half board basis Elevation gain: +/-300m

DAY 04: Watching fisher Eagle in action

madagascar fisher eagle

After breakfast, departure to reach Curve Lake for 5h treks This scenery is kindly different, you appreciate many fabulous Orchids And stunning place shelter of Birds: especially the famous fisher eagle, the unique pygmy goose, fulvous duck classified as ducks family In add lemur; frogs are present around; Packed lunch Overnight at the Curve lake camp fire Under tent in full board basis Elevation gain:+/- 200m

DAY 05: Antsalaka village

bubulcus ibis

Depends on the weather/clouds we have choice to reach the peak of amber mountain after for 3 hour trek and birding after or directly Go down in 4h of trek to reach Antsalaka village Discover daily life of the population, visiting Katy plantation (plant), litchis fields, and school. Exchange with local popolation Overnight at Antsalaka village Under tent in full board basis Elevation gain: – 800m

DAY 06: Irodo village

kingfisher

Early in the morning, drive to Irodo , the fisher Village by 4×4 with air conditioned for 2 hours, Birding In the way, to see kingfisher, bee eaters etc go down to the canyon for 02 h of discovery Packed lunch near the village After 02 h hike for visiting the unique Red Tsingy, discovery this art of nature, effect of erosions. Red Tsingy is so amazing and unique. Night at Tsitsihy Under tent in full board basis Elevation gain: 50m

DAY 07: Irodo – Antagnano – Ankarana

Madagascar lovebird

Canoeing in the morning to cross the mangrove fields 1h to see close to you the big lemurs propithecus de perrieri Birding all the morning, acquatic birds: family heron. Pic nic lunch After drive for one hour, visit the cultural place and legendary Antagnavo Lake with crocodiles the guide tells you its amazing history, in the village of Anivorano. After, finish your day by watching the sunset with a magnificent view near Ankarana National park. 3h duration driven from red tsingy . Overnight in your Hotel the Ankarana Lodge on half board basis

DAY 08-09: Ankarana

madagascar white eye

After Breakfast, Visiting for 02 days this great park In the way to the park ankarana, Birding all the morning, you meet swift , white eyes, common jerry etc. ankarana is one of the wondering place of the northern region of Madagascar. The hike in the tsingy offers beautiful scenery and beautiful point of view of Tsingy especially on the hang bridge There are exclusively local endemic Flora and fauna such as lemurs, hapalémurs the uroplatus and birds you visit Inside the Park, grottos home of bats, various deciduous plants, unusually adaptable plants to drought. The 2 Picnic Lunch are on the site, likely close to the crowned Lemur.Overnight at your hotel at Ankarana Lodge on half board basis

DAY 10: Ankify

ankify

After Breakfast, 1-Transfer to the port of ankify for 02 h drive from your last hotel. We continue by cruise with dhow motorized for 15mn to ankify to reach your hotel Antoremba Lodge VIP reception and welcome Cocktail Lunch with sea food After relaxing, bathing, snorkeling, kayaking all the avalaible activitiesExchange with population Overnight at Antoremba Lodge On full board basis

DAY 11: Nosy Be – Tanikely – Komba

madagascar crested drongo

Transfer by boat to join Nosy Tanikely and Komba Tanikely is a very nice island paradise with clear water .variety of fish species and multi colored quantity give divers and practicing snorkeling the fun. The island houses a magnificent idyllic beach with white sand where relaxation and sunbathing are providing While Komba offers varied fauna and flora lovers of idleness and wild spaces, lemurs macaco macaco. Nosy Komba greeted you a wonderful carefree beaches

DAY 12: Lokobe reserve

asio madagascariensis

Transfer by boat to join Nosy Be Drive to your hotel at Mangasoa LodgeDrive to a small village at the sea by paddling sea for 1 hour, this place is not to miss where to find beautiful species of animals in their own environment. Its a walk through a tropical forest where we find endemic birds (Madagascar pygmy kingfisher, Madagascar long-eared owl), spectacular panther-chameleons, endemic frogs, various snakes, … Picnic lunch in the site After bathing, sailing back with paddling sea to Ambatozavavy Spoting in the way the aquatic birds Overnight at Mangasoa lodge or similar in BB

DAY 13: Mont Passot

mont passot

Drive up to the one of the most visited place in Nosy Be with impressive 360 degree panoramic view discovering Antsidihy circuit in Mont Passot where we can find several species of birds. This circuit makes from 6 hours of visit Picnic lunch inside the reserve Admire sunset with stunning view of Nosy Be and the several island surrounding Drive back to take diner in town Overnight at you hotel

DAY 14: Relaxation on the wonderful beach in Nosy Iranja

nosy iranja

This is the day of farniente Transfer by speedboat to the stunning Iranja Island Composed of two islands Nosy Iranja Be and Iranja Kely, connected by about 2 kms of white sand at low tide, each islet is a paradise for relaxation. In Iranja Be, an old lighthouse built in 1900 will make you discover an impressive view of the sea and all the neighboring islands around. This is a great moments of relaxation and tranquility to fully appreciate your stay in Madagascar If you are lucky you can see the turtle eclosion Overnight at your hotel Zahir Lodge on BB

DAY 15: Nosy Be

Transfer to Nosy Be Varnishing handcrafts shops Lunch in town with debriefing about the tour Transfer to the airport of Nosy-be End of the tour End of our services We say you “VELOMA”


Cost details

Included:

  • DAY 01 TO DAY 15
  • Breakfast, packed Lunch, dinner
  • Snack, water
  • Expenses of Car and boat transfers rental during all the trip.
  • Excursion and trekking
  • Entrance tickets and guiding fees
  • 01 bottle of mineral water/pax/day
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Excluded:

  • International and domestic flights
  • Soft drink & alcohol, tips.

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