♦ SOUTHERN CIRCUIT – A piece of paradise in Northern Madagascar

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT ESCAPADES

Nosy Be Unusual, 5 days

After you have received and installed on board, the ship set sail for 1 hour navigation management Nosy Tanikely meaning  » small island of land  » in Malagasy. This underwater national reserve simply visit snorkeling. Opportunity to tour the island accompanied bymyriads of colorful fish and turtles.

An abandoned lighthouse in the middle of the island provides access to a beautiful view of the bay of Nosy Be. In mid-afternoon to the equipment bay of the Russians or the night we go in the quieter moorings of the Indian Ocean.

The morning will begin with 30 minutes of schedule. We drive through a maze formed by a lush mangrove. We will walk down to reach the very remote town of Amboany (School Tour). Vessel’s departure after lunch towards Nosy Antsoha.

We arrive late afternoon on a sheltered anchorage between the coast and the small island. A piece of paradise with its small beach and small jungle. Deserted island opposite the coastof Madagascar surrounded by a vast sandy beach.

The feeling of being transformed into Robinson Crusoe is guaranteed. 2 choices for dinner, two moods: BBQ on the beach under the palms or dinner on the boat.

After a good night’s sleep to the rhythm of lapping waves,we leave for Baramahamay. 2 to 3 hours of sailing and we will begin to go up the river for about 2 km. We moor in front of a small village very welcoming living in complete autarky.

Lunch in the village or Martine, the wife of the village chief will cook his specialty, the coconut crab. In the afternoon several options: hiking, swimming or canoe trip in the wild mangroves.Overnight calm before the village.

In the morning, we will take off for Kalakojoro. This island, the first of Radama, is characterized by its beautiful deserted beaches and its huge reef north of the island.Swimming, hiking or snokeling in the island you see according to your wishes. Then we will divide north to Nosy Iranja. We arrive late afternoon on a sheltered anchorage Turtle Island (high breeding turtles).

After a good night’s sleep, the sunrise you will not discover this island municipality. Indeed, it is composed of two islands connected by a paradisiacal white sandbar accessible by foot at low tide. Perhaps enthusiastsspearfishing lunch the product of their very fishy water Fishing permits. Back on Nosy Be in the afternoon, end of the cruise.

Archipelago Radamas, 10 days

After you have received and installed on board the ship set sail for 1 hour navigation management Tanikely meaning « small island of land » in Malagasy. This underwater national reserve simply visit snorkeling. Opportunity to tour the island accompanied by myriads of colorful fish and turtles. An abandoned lighthouse in the middle of the island provides access to a beautiful view of the bay of Nosy Be.

The next day, the bay equipment to the Russians or the night we go in the quieter moorings of the Indian Ocean, west of Nosy Be. Tours of the area and discovered a large part of the West Coast Malagasy.

The morning will begin with 30 minutes of schedule. We drive through a maze formed by a lush mangrove. We will walk down to reach the very remote town of Amboany (School Tour). Vessel’s departure after lunch towards Nosy Antsoha.

We arrive late afternoon on a sheltered anchorage between the coast and the small island. A piece of paradise with its small beach and small jungle. Deserted island opposite the coast of Madagascar surrounded by a vast sandy beach. The feeling of being transformed into Robinson Crusoe is guaranteed. 2 choices for dinner, two moods: BBQ on the beach under the palms or dinner on the boat.

After a good night’s sleep to the rhythm of lapping waves, we leave for Baramahamay. 2 to 3 hours of sailing and we will begin to go up the river for about 2 km. We moor in front of a small village very welcoming living in complete autarky. Lunch in the village or Martine, the wife of the village chief will cook his specialty, the coconut crab.

In the afternoon several options: hiking, swimming or canoe trip in the wild mangroves. Overnight calm before the village.

In the morning, we will take off for Kalakojoro. This island, the first of Radama, is characterized by its beautiful deserted beaches and its huge reef north of the island. Swimming, hiking or snokeling in the island you see according to your wishes. Then we will divide north to Nosy Iranja.

We arrive late afternoon on a sheltered anchorage Turtle Island (high breeding turtles).

This archipelago is considered to be one of the largest and preserved Northwestern Madagascar. There are three main islands and a multitude of beaches, islands and totally authentic and preserved berries. The only inhabitants of these sites are the Sakalava and other tribes of northern Madagascar grouped around fishing villages, a legendary kindness and simplicity

No tourist structure is still present despite the beauty of the beaches and the sea and the best way to discover this northern region is still cruising catamaran. Many very nice anchorages are to be discovered and it will be possible according to the skipper and climate from the south to visit the entire region Analalava still fully preserved despite the recent arrival of some luxury hotel business groups.

The Way back you still hold surprises, apart from fishing, often miraculous in this region, lush underwater and the beauty of unspoiled site funds, you have to discover Nosy Iranja exceptional worthy of largest postcard clichés. Besides the dozens of deserted sandy beaches, dolphins, whales, traditional canoes we meet along the way. It may finally be time to take a few minutes to the helm of your boat and taste the joys of freedom of the great outdoors.

After a good night’s sleep, the sunrise you will not discover this island municipality. Indeed, it is composed of two islands connected by a paradisiacal white sandbar accessible by foot at low tide. Perhaps enthusiasts spearfishing lunch the product of their very fishy water Fishing permits. Back on Nosy Be in the afternoon, end of the cruise.

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