|Day 01||Tamatave - Soanierana Ivongo||Ivongo Hotel|
|Day 02||Soanierana Ivongo - Manompana||Au Bon encrage|
|Day 03||Manompana - Antanambe||Grondin|
|Day 05||Antanambe - Sahasoa||Lodge Villageois|
|Day 06||Sahasoa - Mananara Nord||Yo Yo Beach|
|Day 07||Mananara Nord - Masoala||Hypocampe|
|Day 10||Masoala - Nosy Mangabe - Maroantsetra||Coco Beach|
|Day 11||Maroantsetra||Coco Beach|
|Day 12||Maroantsetra - Antananarivo (internal flight)||NOT INCLUDED|
PRICE IN EURO :
This is a tough road for outlander and not recommended for non adventurer
The driver speaks English or he will be assisted by a guide speaking English + mechanics
There is no European restaurant, you will eat Malagasy Food
You can pay by bank transfer with transaction fee on your charge. Or Payment cash on arrival. Payment by credit card will be available soon (negotiation on process)
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SOBEHA 2.0 – Tamatave - Maroantsetra -12 days
Day 01 Tamatave - Soanierana Ivongo
The tour starts from Tamatave to Soanierana for the first day. Stop time to time to make picture of the beach and enjoy scenery around Tamatave. You start to discover the typical day of Betsimisaraka people
In case that you are from Sainte Marie, the car leaves empty from Tamatave on that day.
Night at the hotel Ivongo
Day 02 Soanierana Ivongo - Manompana
The driver welcomes you at the dock of the boat from Sainte Marie if you are from the island. Rivercross in the morning.
The real adventure starts from there. Drive to Manompana on offroad. You stay on a lovely small village at the end of afternoon after having crossed 03 rivers with ferry. You can walk around if you want to have contact with local people. Night at the hotel Au Bon encrage
Day 03 Manompana - Antanambe
The offroad experience continues to Antanambe. There are 02 rivers to cross with ferry. Some section of the road is getting worst. You can consider it as second stage and it is just a training for the driver. Antanambe is a bigger village compared to Manompana. The rest of the daya t your disposal and you can choose to stay at your hotel or go around the village with the guide. Rest of the day at Hotel Grondin in Antanambe.
Day 04 Antanambe
Visit of the national park of Mananara. The environment is totally dominated by the nature and luxuriant green forest. Picnic lunch beside a waterfall with possibility to swim. Back in mid-afternoon.
Night at the hotel Grondin
Day 05 Antanambe - Sahasoa
After the ferry of Vahibe, the road is becoming trully extreme. Some part of the road is done on foot while the driver is doing all his possibility to get the 4WD out of the obstacle. The view is magnificent as you can observe far away the blue sea around the Nosy Atafana. Rest of the day on the beach and village of Sahasoa. You can smell the perfume of vanilla or cloves according to the season.
Night at the Lodge of local Community or Lodge Villageois
Day 06 Sahasoa - Mananara Nord
After one day relax, you go forward along the extreme road of RN5. This section is likely to be the most difficult. Thus, until you arrive to the village of Mananara Nord. The road is surrounded by land of vanilla, cloves and banana. The ricefield is everywhere there is a plain. In evening, you go for nightwalk to see the aye-aye or Daubentonia Madagascariensis if the access to the island is safe. Night at the hotel Yo Yo Beach
Day 07 Mananara Nord - Masoala
Transfer by boat to Masoala Peninsula where the forest meets the sea. A lovely place and paradise for naturalist. You may feel the noise of the silent and the voice of the forest. Rest of the daya t your disposal. Activity to check with the receptionnist of the hotel. Night at the hotel Hypocampe
Day 08 Masoala
Visit of Masoala national park : this is the biggest park of Madagascar open to the public. There are different endemic species to be spotted. You can ask to the guide if you want to see a special animal and birders can start to check his list. Attention !!! The guide lives in Maroantsetra or Masoala, please to inform us if you need a guide with speciality like reptile guide, amphibian guide, bird guide, etc because their trasportation must be arranged. Night at the hotel Hypocampe
Day 09 Masoala
After having visited the national park, you have a full day at your disposal. No activity in the planning to let you free to choose. Ask the receptionnist for possible activity. You can go for excursion to have further experience around Masoala and you will see why the local people call it the eye of the forest. Night at the hotel Hypocampe
Day 10 Masoala - Nosy Mangabe - Maroantsetra
Transfer by boat back to Maroantsetra passing by Nosy Mangabe : this former site of pirate is completely covered by forest now and shelters endemic species of animal. The beach of Nosy Mangabe is very quiet and for sure you will enjoy it.
Night at the hotel Coco Beach in Maroantsetra
Day 11 Maroantsetra
Day dedicated to visit Maroantsetra : the market and the straight line of road. You can visit schools, the hospital, and check some infrastructure or talk business as you are in faraway land.
Night at the hotel Coco Beach in Maroantsetra
Day 12 Maroantsetra - Antananarivo (internal flight)
Last day with our team and organization. Transfer to the airport with the local guide or a responsible from the hotel to assit while checking-in. END OF OUR SERVICE