North Tour ( AKOMBA Tour )


The north of Madagascar also has many tourist attractions. The old colonial port city of Antsiranana really deserves to be visited during your time in Madagascar. It is a lively city both in the daytime and at night. Discover the city center with street names in French, the military district, and finally take a visit to the local markets to mingle with the welcoming and warm-hearted population.
Michel Baobab Tours will help you discover the flagship sites of Antsiranana – Amber Mountain, Cape of Amber, the magnificent bay of Sakalava, as well as the mountain of the French people. There is also the famous red Tsingy in fascinating colour, magnificent in the sunset, or discover Nosy Harana, the beautiful emerald color of the sea, or the beautiful beach of Ranomena. This is a province just waiting to be discovered.

Antananarivo – Antsiranana – Nosy Be

Day 1 : Arrive at Antananarivo airport (Ivato) and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 : Depart for Ankarafantsika National Park (excellent birding site)

– Discover the central high areas of Ankazobe and Tampoketra.

– Cross the bridge of the red river of Betsiboka and admire the rocks and many small chutes.

Overnight in a hotel in or near the park.

Day 3 : Explore Ankarafantsika park – walk to the canyon; go birdwatching; take a boat on Lake Ravelobe; watch sunset from the viewing platform.

Overnight at hotel as above

Day 4 : Depart for Antsohihy, a large town at the top of the Tsimihety inlet.
– Discover the dry highlands of Sakalava Tsimihety .

Overnight in a hotel in Antsohihy.

Day 5 : Depart for Ambilobe and Mahamasina

Overnight in a hotel in Ambilobe

Day 6 : Daytrip to explore Tsingy de l’Ankarana park.

– Parc Ankarana Est : visit the different sites (Tsingy Rary, Tsingy Benavony, and la Tourelle de Tsingy)

– Visit a bat cave.

Overnight in hotel as above

Day 7 : Depart for the site of the black lemurs (park and lodge)

Overnight at Black Lemur lodge

Day 8 : Travel to and explore Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Overnight in a hotel in Antsiranana

Day 9 : Excursion to visit the 3 bays (Bay of Dunes, Pigeon Bay, and Sakalava Bay) for the beach, swimming, snorkelling or to learn kite surfing.

Alternatively, visit the Emerald Sea.

Overnight as above

Day 10 : Day trip to visit Amber Mountain national park and Red Tsingy.

Overnight as above

Day 11: Travel to Ambanja and Ankify and transfer by fast ferry to Nosy Be. (Nosy = island)

Overnight in a hotel on Nosy Be

Day 12 : Transfer to a seaside hotel on Nosy Sakatia . (Sakatia Island)

Overnight in a lodge on Nosy Sakatia

Day 13 and 14 : explore the seaside and take excursions to nearby islands such as Nosy Ranja and Nosy Tanikely.

Overnight as above

Day 15 : Transfer to the airport to fly to Antananarivo (Ivato).

– Transfer and overnight at your hotel.

Day 16 : Visit the city accompanied by a local guide who knows the history of Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar.

– overnight at your hotel / or transfer to the airport for your flight home.

End of program.