Dream Madagascar Island Cruise

On a superb catamaran, you are welcomed by a crew entirely dedicated to your service. A professional skipper will be your captain as well as your personal guide.  The cook will prepare for you exquisite recipes with fresh local products, especially tropical fruits, vegetables and fish. Discreet and attentive, she will be available any time for a perfect service. You will enjoy your cruise combining conviviality and intimacy.

Nosy Be and the surrounding islands are probably one of the most beautiful areas in the world for chartering a yacht. There are numerous species like turtles, skates, dolphins, whales. This destination is also well known for its harmless whale sharks. Reefs are true aquariums. Explore the unspoiled islands of Nosy Be onboard the largest and most comfortable catamarans of the Indian Ocean. This cruise will take you to the nicest locations to give you a beautiful round trip of the Archipelago. Onboard you have your own private double cabin with en-suite bathroom.

Day 1: Antananarivo

You will be met on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at Pavillon de l'Emyrne.

Day 2: Antananarivo – Nosy Be – Nosy Komba

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Nosy Be. Arriving in Hellville in the morning you will board the Marquises 56 at 12.00 noon. Setting sail for Tanikely, which is a national marine park protected by a large reef and a perfect spot for snorkelling. The flora and fauna inside the lagoon is very rich and colourful. After a visit of the island and its lighthouse depart for Nosy Komba in the afternoon. Night at Nosy Komba. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board

Day 3: Nosy Komba

Also called Nosy Ambariovato, Nosy Komba is surrounded by breath taking rocks that host hundreds of lemurs that you can easily approach. Excursion to Lokobe Forest. Visit Ampagorina and its craft shops where you can purchase beautiful embroidered bed sheets and table linen. Moor overnight at Nosy Komba. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 4: Nosy Komba – Grande Mitsio

An early morning departure towards the Mitsio islands, an archipelago made up of 6 islands and large rocks. Lunch in front of Nosy Tsarabanjina, "white Sandy Island". A perfect spot for swimming in crystal clear waters. In the afternoon sail to Grande Mitsio passing by the Cannes d'Orgues a very strange geological formation emerging out of the sea. Moor overnight at Grande Mitsio.

Day 5: Grande Mitsio

A visit of The "Grande Mitsio", the only inhabited island of this archipelago where you can relax and have a swim. After a barbecue on the beach, sail to Ankarea Island, the highest point in the archipelago, culminating at 283m.On the West coast of this massive island, sparse endemic plants sit up like an army of guards, which is a contrast to the Eastern part of the island that is extremely green. Sail back to Grande Mitsio and anchor overnight.

Day 6: Grande Mitsio – Nosy Sakatia

Departure to Nosy Sakatia, a small Island of 6 km2, which is a little paradise. Visiting this island you will discover wild vanilla, ylang ylang, pineapples and a primary forest that is still virgin. You may also spot the smallest chameleon in the world. Moor overnight at Nosy Sakatia. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 7: Nosy Sakatia – Baramahamay

Set Sail towards Nosy Iranja, known as the tortoise's island. Nosy Iranja is in fact made up of 2 islands Iranja Be and Iranja Kely, which are linked by a path of sand. After lunch a visit of this island is a must! (Rendez vous dives can be organized). Late afternoon departure towards Baramahamay and anchor overnight. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 8: Baramahamay – Nosy Be

In the morning a visit of the village and lunch onboard. Depending on the tides, walking or river excursion (sail upstream the River Baramahamay by pirogue, visit the mangrove, and discover the relics of an ancient Arab trading post). In the afternoon sail back to Hellville. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 9: Nosy Be

Disembarkation at 6:00 am and full day relaxing in Nosy Be. Dinner and overnight at Nosy Be Hotel.

Day 10: Nosy Be - Antananarivo

Transfer from your hotel to the airport for your return flight to Antananarivo, then connecting flight or onwards arrangements.

More details

Prices from £2,995.00 per person based on two adults sharing a double cabin on board the catamaran excluding international flights. For more details on this itinerary, please contact Fiona on 01202 232335

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What better way to enjoy the Islands of Nosy Be, than on a 7 night cruise where the food is delicious, the atmosphere warm and the opportunity to get close to nature.