Between lagoon and lemurs, beaches and mangroves, set off to live a unique adventure in contact with the Malagasy people and their nature.
D1 COUNTRY OF ORIGIN - NOSY BE
Arrival on the island of perfumes. Taxi transfer to the hotel. Welcome by the organizing staff and presentation briefing. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
D2 NOSY BE - MAROTONY (4h30 of navigation)
Destination: the village of Marotony on a traditional dhow. Arrival in the early afternoon. While the staff prepare the markup, free time in the village or at the beach. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D3 LA BOUCLE DE MAROTONY (20 km / 350m of D +)
Early departure for this loop between village crossings and mangroves. Final along the beach. Free afternoon. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D4 MAROTONY - NOSY BERAFIA (5 hours of navigation)
Transfer by boat near the village of Nosy Berafia. Visit of the village possible, otherwise free time for rest or swimming. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D5 NOSY BERAFIA'S LOOP (21 km / 350m of D +)
Villages, forests, coconut groves, mangroves, high point, beach, pebbles and scents of local spice plantations and
Fruit trees of all kinds are on the program for this trail in the great outdoors. Free afternoon.
D6 NOSY BERAFIA - NOSY LAVA (Boat connection - 5 h)
Dhow connection with possibility of swimming. Arrived in the area and visit the old penitentiary. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D7 NOSY LAVA LOOP (17 km / 150m of D +)
Start on the beach, then cross the old districts of this
penitentiary to join the mangrove in the South. Pass by the village of Ampasindava before following a sandy beach for almost 4km. Then a single track joins Antangerina and its coconut palms. Return to the start with an exceptional view of the lagoon! Free afternoon. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D8 NOSY LAVA - ANKATAFA (Boat connection - 5 h)
Direction the bay of Ankatafa. Installation of the bivouac on the edge of the village before the observation of the blue-eyed lemur. Free afternoon. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D9 THE ANKATAFA LOOP (20 km / 400m of D +)
Path inland on a false flat rising between forest and plains to reach the heights for a spectacle of beauty on the Ocean. The re-descent you
allows you to relax because on a slightly wider track before the last single joining the finish. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D10 ANKATAFA - AMBATOFOTSY (Boat connection)
Possible bathing moments. Arrival in the early afternoon and bivouac on the beach in front of the village. Free afternoon. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D11 THE LOOP OF AMBATOFOTSY (21 km / 650m of D +)
Hardest step: Climb to a ridge path after crossing the mineral environment, villages and rapiers ... Then
slightly technical re-descent for a final
in the mangrove before walking along the beach. Swimming afterwards. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.
D12 AMBATOFOTSY - NOSY BE (Navigation: 5 hrs)
Navigation to Nosy Be with arrival at sunset. Dinner and end of race briefing at Nosy Be. Overnight in hotel.
D13 DEPARTURE FROM NOSY BE
Airport transfer after breakfast.
- Rental of a dhow for 11 days with crew
- Full board
- Registration fees
- Snacks arrived
- Airport transfers: D1 and D13
- Half-board at the hotel: D1 and D12
- International flight
- Repatriation insurance
- Visa fees (35 € / person)
- Drinks: D1 to D13 (excluding water)