One can chose either to stay longer at Masoala or head to the west-coast of Madagascar – where it is drier and warmer like following destinations:
Hike at Mantadia Reserve – a primary rainforest.
Hike at Analamazaotra National Park and visit of Lemurs’ Island.
Drive back to Antananarivo.
Fly to Maroantsetra. City tour and visit of vanilla workshops.
Rest of the day at leisure. Note: most boat transfers to Masoala are done only in early morning due to the state of the wind.
Early morning boat transfer to Masoala. Exploration of the jungle of rainforest. Rest of the day at leisure.
In the evening, night walks to spot nocturnal active animals.
Day at leisure at the wild and turquoise lagoon of marine reserve.
Boat transfer to Maroantsetra. Fly back to Antananarivo.
April to November.
- Humpback whales arrive in Madagascar around June and leave around September.
- The cyclonic season in Madagascar starts in January to end around March.
Antananarivo, the Capital city.