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Madagascar’s secret paradise. Here - tropical beaches meet lush rainforests, known as the tropical north. It's a place of pretty white-sand beaches, mangrove swamps, rainforests, limestone formations and ancient baobabs. The skies are sunny most times of the year, the beaches alluring and the scenery captivating, it's a lazy beach and forest adventure combination spot!

The north offers travellers plenty of outdoor activities, such as quad biking, hiking, spelunking, caving, diving, snorkling, mountain biking, kitesurfing etc.

In this region live many ethnic groups: Antakarana, Sakalava, Tsimihety, and Betsimisaraka, this region is somewhat isolated from the rest of the country by the rugged Tsaratanana mountain range. Secluded coves, tranquil lagoons, windswept promontories, expansive grasslands and altitude rainforest offer an infinitely varied and broad palette of sceneries, people, fauna and flora.

Imagine yourself with tropical temperatures, with a glass the delicious cocktails prepared with fresh fruit, juice or local rum in your hand enjoying the white sandy beaches of Madagascar.

Snorkelling in the north will show you miracles and for the divers Nosy Be is heaven. The bays of Diego Suarez are stunning.

You will also find plenty of natural and cultural richness, such as the lush forest of Montagne d'Ambre (Amber Mountain) National Park with waterfalls and lakes, limestone plateaus and grottos in Ankarana and the rich history of the beautiful city Diego Suarez.

Best time to visit

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Key attractions

Ankarana National Park. A place, where everything is strange and fascinating

The most unique things to see are the tsingy and the caves. Losing yourself in the Ankarana reserve is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

It is a spectacularly eroded limestone fortress of sharp ridges, patches of dense tropical jungle, deciduous forest, deep caves and canyons (actually the biggest underground network of Africa with an altogether length of 120 km) and rushing rivers.

During your stay in Ankarana National Park, you will discover the vast subterranean network of the massif which will reveal you a big part of the values of the Antakarana culture. The Park is in fact one of the most visited specially among hikers: it offers incredible trails, unique and terrific landscapes and a lot of animals!

Accessible at any period of the year by the Eastern side, the beauty of this unique landscape will make your passage a real disorientation. In dry seasons, its western part will surprise you even more: the big sinkhole and the caves, the canyons as well as the suspension bridges are real treasures, and always sparkling.

Here you have a lot to hike and explore the forests and caves in this world-renown natural reserve.

Ankarana derives its name from the people living around, the Antankarana. “Antankarana” means as much as “people from the rocks”, which bears upon the typical Tsingys of this national park. 'Tsingy' is a Malagasy word referring to the rocky limestone pinnacles that were once a coral reef millions of years ago. They make a 'tsing' sound when struck, thus the local name. The many jagged 'daggers' making up the highest parts of this unique landscape are as sharp as knives. They are remains of the Jurassic age and only occur in Bemaraha national park elsewhere than Ankarana in these sizes.

This massive limestone formation is surrounded by dry forest and conceals numerous caves and unexplored canyons. Coral caves and other draperies of calcite whose folds fall like those of a fabric developed in the galleries of stalactites, stalagmites, héléctites, héligmites, giving rise to columns. In contrast with the heat outside, the caves are havens of calm and freshness. We believe that even a person with severe claustrophobia cannot feel uncomfortable here. These caves are well worth the visit and in the middle of the route, it can lead to an exciting canyon with the possibility of returning to the air. At the southern end of the reserve, you will find the caves of crocodiles, less visited but worthy of the trouble we have taken to get there. The site is spectacular and the hallways are enormous. In the cave of bats, you feel as small as a mouse, because of its steep walls spotted with bats and swallows nests.

The caves of Ankarana as well as the Tsingy only offer a habitat for specialized animals and plants to conquer this unique biosphere. In the grots, you find blind fishes, crabs, arachnids and bats.

Ankarana’s vegetation adapts to this special life, too. More than 350 plants species grow here. The luxuriant forests around the gorge are always green and are the richest ones in number of species. Photographers and nature lovers can find some significant species: the "vazaha tree", pandanus, ficuses ad the endemic baobab Adansonia madagascarensis, “shedding” Commiphora trees and Euphorbias  with red flowers between the Tsingys – or Adenia, a ballon like water saving plant. Sinkholes often inaccessible facilitated the autarkic development of the fauna and flora. Botanical path lined with tall trees Canarium, Pachypodiums baroni and hildegardia, Euphorbia, Pandanus and air orchids, Baobab (family of the Adansonia).

Inside the dry forest and even between the Tsingys, about 100 birds species fly around, eleven lemurs species jump from stone to rocks, among them Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus), Sanford’s lemur (Eulemur sanfordi) and nocturnal bamboo lemurs. The Crowned and Sanford’s lemurs can be easily watched during lunch at the campgrounds, because these curious creatures have understood quite quick that there might always be some bananas or other sweets left by tourists.

Visitors taking a closer look can discover several of roundabout 60 reptiles species, e.g. the ever-present panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) or some of the mostly upside-down sleeping leaf-tailed geckos (Uroplatus henkeli). One of the grots is home to some Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus madagascariensis). Day geckos (for example Phelsuma abotti) run along tree trunks and brunches, and various snakes like the blond hognose (Leioheterodon modestus) or the four-striped Dromycodyras quadrilineatus inhabit the leaf litter.

The landscape of Ankarana is very rugged, based on a basaltic soil with lime deposits in some places, under a seasonal dry forest cover. There is a crater lake called Green Lake. You can descend a steep and slippery slope to reach the waterfront. Another phenomenon can also be examined: the “perte des rivières” the loss of rivers (river submerged in a sink during the rainy season). A special feature of the park is the river hole, a huge stony hole which unites several rivers and continues to lead them subsurface. The rivers only carry water during rainy season, so you can sightsee these little marvels of nature during dry season safely.

The canyons and sinkholes are from tectonic movements and also the collapse of tunnels. The longest measures 8 km and crosses the mountains from one end to another. The northern edge of the reserve has a volcanic landscape, partially originating from a volcanic soil, dotted with numerous Strombolian cones. However, this landscape is less roughly arranged as opposed to limestone formations typical of other parts of the reserve.

This is an absolutely wonderful trip that is worth at least two day visit. Wooden bridges overlooking the field of the tsingy enable people to admire them safely while protecting the weak rock. The strange succulents such as pachypodiums seem to grow in the limestone itself. The fascinating walk on caves carved by underground rivers enable to see eleven caves, some of which contain royal tombs and reveal the sanctity of places of worship, especially because of the treasures hidden there. Centuries ago, during a great battle between kingdoms (an ethnic war), the Antakarana tribe fled to the field of the Tsingy and perished there. Since that time, the place has become sacred, offerings are made and ancestor worship is practiced in these caves.

Watch more photos about Ankarana National Park here.

Montagne d’Ambre National Park, a paradise for rare animals and plants

The name Amber Mountain does not come from deposits of precious amber, but the amber resin flowing from some of its trees and used by people for medicinal purposes. Park was already founded in 1958 and extends to an area 182 km² covering a mountain massif of volcanic origin. It is one of the first and oldest national parks of Madagascar. This rainforest with endemic fauna and luxuriant vegetation and its six volcano lakes and three waterfalls, one of which falls from a height of 80 m – is a paradise for rare animals and plants, which occur only here and nowhere else on Earth. The climate is perfect, the cool air refreshes after the heat of the lowlands.

Montagne d'Ambre National Park offers various attractions ranging from the visits of its various places of interest to the most demanding hiking. Hiking trails include very nice trips to the big waterfall (grande cascade) with a steepy way back and a very comfortable, easy to walk promeande to the green lake (Lac verte). In theory, the park has 30 km of tracks, but many of them are covered with vegetation, even if a staff clean them and rename them gradually.

Numerous cascades and waterfalls. The best tracks lead to the small lake, the botanical garden and two waterfalls, the big Antomboka waterfall and the small sacred waterfall. There is also a tourist trail leading to another admirable waterfall. The easiest one goes to the Sacred Waterfall (Cascade Sacree). It is a short and very rewarding walk where you have good chances to spot a lot of lemurs, orchids and birds including the White-throated rattle and the kingfisher with a malachite color. The sacred waterfall is an idyllic cave surrounded by ferns, with waterfalls flowing into a fountain. During the warm weather, a small colony of bats twitter in the overhang to the right of the fountain. The Antakarana waterfall is extremely photogenic and allows a view of the thrush forest of the rocks and many other birds. The Antomboka waterfall is connected to a path having parts with ups and downs, with a steep descent to the waterfall. You will find good opportunities to observe birds, to see beautiful tree ferns and opportunities to see lemurs, especially if we took care to bring bananas in our picnic basket.

It is also possible to climb up to the Amber Mountain itself at 1475 m high and enjoy a spectacular view over all the forest beneath you and a magnificent view of the northern tip of the island between the Mozambique Channel to the left and the Indian Ocean to the right. Except for people in good shape and great fast walkers, it is better to set up a camp at great Lake and make the journey in two days. This will allow you to wait until the weather conditions are favorable and to have a spectacular view.

The visit of the park can be done in two or more days while staying in a shelter or camping out, allowing a nocturnal visit of the park. Most people plan a two-days-trip, but if you are used to long treks you can do it in just one day too. There is many paths for everyone in this park – no matter if you want stay for the day only or discover the national park during a whole week.

Attention: during the dry season, it is possible to go by car to the main picnic area, which is a unique opportunity, for elderly visitors or those with physical disabilities, to see the forest and its inhabitants.

The riches of the Park. If someone claims he has not found any animal here, he probably has never been there. Almost every tree hides animals to gaze at, and nowhere in Madagascar it is easier to discover and watch rare animals. Still new, unique species are found here almost each year. The flora is very rich as well. Rare orchids, nest ferns and palm trees (all in all about 1000 different plant species) offer a real paradise for nature lovers. Up to date, the park acommodates about 75 birds species, 25 mammals species among them 6 carnivores such as the ring-tailed mongoose and the fossa, and 8 species lemurs as well as about 60 reptile and 25 amphibians species, such as tiny stump-tailed chameleons, leaf-tailed geckos and snakes, 35 frogs species and more than 40 species butterflies.

Crowned, Sanford- and northern fork-marked lemurs (Eulemur coronatus, Eulemur sanfordi and Phaner electromontis) are three of eight lemur species you can meet here. Especially crowned lemurs often visit the campground and curiously watch what happens there. The smallest diurnal lemur, Sambirano bamboo lemur (Hapalemur occidentalis), looks for tasty bamboo plants in Amber Mountain, too. Ring-tailed mongooses (Galidia elegans) come to the campground almost daily, where it is quite easy to take pictures of them.

Even people who are not passionate for ornithology will be fascinated by the countless species birds that may be encountered in these places: the Madagascar Crested Ibis is quite impressive to be noticed by everyone, just like the paradise flycatchers with the long feathers of its tail. The forest thrush of the rocks is less wild, and can be found everywhere, while the black and white magpie robin is everywhere. Luck, however, comes with the most beautiful birds of Madagascar, the burrowing similar to pitta. The 75 species of birds recorded in the park include the little crested kingfisher, the Pycargue which is the largest raptor of the island, heron, hawks, parrots, owls, wild pigeon, sparrow. Take your time to look for the rare Madagascar fish eagle (Haliaeetus vociferoides). Red crested couacals (Coua serriana) live in the tree tops, too. There is also here three species of bats including the fruit bat from which the name "station of the fruit bats" comes.

Montagne d'Ambre is famous for its enormous occurrence of chameleons, which you can easily find at night in trees and shrubs. From tiny pygmy chameleons like Brookesia tuberculata, small enough to sit on a thumb, to the gentle giants of this national park, Calumma ambreense: There’s such a lot to see. Furcifer petteri with females yellow colored like lemons and males with strange nose appendages, Calumma linotum with its blue nose, Brookesia antakarana with its odd spines along its bright body. Even some recently described species like Furcifer timoni belong to Amber Mountain’s inhabitants, and with a little fortune you can discover them high up in the trees. If you are looking for chameleons in Madagascar, Montagne d'Ambre is your place to be. The perfectly camouflaged leaf-tailed geckos are hard to find in the dense forest, but luckily the park has more than one species – among them smaller geckos like the spectacular Uroplatus finiavana or Uroplatus alluaudi and their biggest relative, Uroplatus giganteus.

During daytime, hognose snakes (Leioheterodon madagascariensis) take a sunbath on the paths. Amphibian friends will be happy to find certain frogs in pandanus leaf axils and along small streams, among them Boophis entingae.

The reserve is certainly very worthwhile. To make it short: If you are in north of Madagascar, do not miss to visit Amber Mountain!

Watch more photos about Montagne d'Ambre National Park here.

Tsaratanana Integral Reserve. The roof of Madagascar, the classified area

It is the roof of Madagascar with its peaks Maromokotra, at 2876m above sea level, the unique place of Malagasy flora with endemic species, the classified area among the nine precious stones of the biodiversity of Madagascar. Tsaratanana Integral Reserve lies about 80 km south-east of Ambanja. This large, isolated reserve provides protection for an important altitudinal gradient of intact rain forest that covers a surface of 486km² surrounding the impressive Tsaratanana massif with its deep slopes and sharp crests. This spectacular mountainous region has been protected since the times of the French administration in 1927. The highest mountain of Madagascar, the Maromokotra (2876m) lies within the reserve.

Tsaratanana has an important biological role due to its location since Northern tropical forests coexist with a high mountain ecosystem. This confers the Reserve a great biodiversity with a high rate of endemism and threatened species. The reserve is a very important source of water for the whole area, since numerous rivers spring inside the Reserve, like the Bemarivo, the Sambirano, the Ramena and the Mahavavy River. A couple of beautiful waterfalls and thermal baths are found here as well.

There are different types of forest depending on the altitude, but almost all of them are primary and virgin. The zone up to 2000m is covered by a dense humid forest with abundant palm trees, lianas and precious woods like palisander and ebony. Between 2000 and 2500m is find bamboo and montane forest, and from this altitude bushes and grassy savanna.

Here are 20 mammals species among them 11 species lemurs, including greater dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus major), pale fork-marked lemur (Phaner pallescens), Gray’s sportive lemur (Lepilemur dorsalis), northern bamboo lemur (Hapalemur occidentalis), the endangeredblack lemur (Eulemur macaco), brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus), red-bellied lemur (Eulemur rubriventer), and aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis). The newly-described Margot Marsh’s mouse lemur (Microcebus margotmarshae) may perhaps occur there as well as at higher elevations, though this has yet to be confirmed.

Among 95 birds species you find Madagascar serpent-eagle, Madagascar red owl, yellow-bellied sunbird and helmet asity, crested ibis, red-fronted coua or pita-like ground-roller.

Reptiles and amphibians are also wide spread. Tsaratanana Integral Reserve is a biodiversity center for amphibians, with many species of frogs, all endemic to Madagascar, some found only in the territory of the reserve (point endemism) or in a few other protected areas in the north of the island. Among the reptiles is the presence of chameleons Calumma guibei, point endemism of the reserve and Brookesia betschi. Worthy of mention also the presence of the rare tenrec Northern Shrew Tenrec, which has its own exclusive distribution area on the south-western slopes of the mountain, the most common Tenrec ecaudatus and Rat nesomys rufus forest.

We can to organize a trekking expedition-level to explore this impressive volcanic granite massif and the protected isolated and remote area. It takes a week or even more to reach the peak. A reasonable level of fitness is also necessary.

Visitors need a permit to enter this protected area. NDAO-i-Travel organizes the receipt of such permission in the relevant institutions.

Watch more photos about Tsaratanana Integral Reserve here.

Antsiranana, known as Diego Suarez. The Fantastic place

Antsiranana, known as Diego Suarez until 1975 and still called Diego by many, is the capital of Madagascar's northernmost province. Diego Suarez is a must place to visit, to enjoy the beauty of the Red Island. Antsiranana is located at 400 km from the Comoros Islands and at 1173 km from Antananarivo. It is a jewel that requires a long stay to discover all the treasures it contains.

Diego Suarez is named after the two Portuguese explorers Diego Diaz and Fernando Suarez who visited Madagascar in 1506. Diego is a town rich in history and whose control succeeded pirates, traders and slavers over the centuries before the colonial period.

Diego is the perfect place to hang around and prepare for visiting the neighborhood. This is the town with a huge cozy market, a range of fine restaurants and some fantastic places and national parks to visit nearby. The town is the gateway to Montagne d'Ambre and Ankarana National parks. In Diego there is a special and very pleasant atmosphere where magnificent beaches stretch as far as the eye can see and where natural sites of beauty attract visitors. Visitors love this town, which is probably the most French town on Madagascar.

The bay of Diego, with a perimeter of 156 km has made the popularity of this destination. The Bay of Antsiranana is one of largest and most breathtakingly beautiful lagoons after Rio.  Shaped like a four-petalled flower with a narrow mouth at its eastern tip, it opens into the Indian Ocean. At the southern edge of the bay the so-called Sugar Loaf is its fabulous landmark which one can easily photograph by the roadside when approaching the Emerald Sea.

The beauty of the beaches and bays of Diego Suarez. All around Diego stretch of beautiful sandy beaches facing a clear sea. The easiest access, Ramena Beach, is about 20 Km to the east of the town. On this beach, protected by a coral reef, it is possible to practice all water sports. At the same time, the Emerald Sea is a must in the region. It offers a fascinating panorama and with the transparency and the turquoise color of the sea one would think in Polynesia. Shallow in the first few meters- hence the “emerald” appellation and just moderately deep at the center to change the color to turquoise and not blue black. The bay comprises several pristine and empty beaches with almost no tourist development.

A series of beautiful turquoise bays, widely known under the name "Three bays Diego Suarez", lined with long white beaches that bear fascinating names such as the Pigeons’ Bay, the Duns’Bay, the Sakalava Bay. In the latter, there are three islets but also the Baie des Sakalava, a tourist resort in a bay open to the winds and big waves of the Indian Ocean that make this place one of the best surfing spots in Madagascar. The «Three bays» are magnificent wild landscapes.

The quad biking, motorcycle or mountain biking is very entertaining ways to discovery a region.

Cape Ambre. To get to the extreme northern tip of Madagascar, a 4x4 vehicle is essential. The trail leading to the village of Antsisikala passes through a very picturesque limestone relief flanked by imposing baobabs.

There are countless aspects and landscapes to be discovered, including Windsor Castle, a 391-meter rock formerly used as an observation post by local military personnel. At the rock formation you will find some tsingy and a variety of drought-resistant endemic plants. From the top the panorama stretches from Montagne d'Ambre in the south to the remote Cap d'Ambre, the northern tip of Madagascar. This site offers a landscape of great beauty and the trail ends at Courrier Bay where there is a beautiful beach, ideal place for relaxation.

Besides the fact that the region is home to the Tsaratanana high 2874 m high, roof Madagascar, the "Montagne des Français" is also an interesting natural site to visit. It reaches an altitude of 426 m and offers a magnificent climbing course of about one hour, during which one can admire baobabs, aloes, various birds and lizards and offers sightings of Sanford's brown lemurs. At the top, the panorama opens onto the bay of Antsiranana. It is part of the larger Ramena protected area complex which also includes Orangea Reserve and the Ambodivahibe Marine Reserve.

The Nosy Hara Archipelago is a group of about 12 islands which is now involved in a conservation project to protect marine resources. The unique combination of fossil coral cliffs, jagged peaks, remote locality, and proximity to rich fishing grounds provided ideal habitat for Madagascar’s largest extant bird, the endangered and endemic Madagascar fish-eagle. Nearly as large as North America’s bald eagle, Madagascar’s cousin exhibits a white tail and pale head, but it is much more rare. The estimated population now stands at around 300 birds.

Jungle Park is another reason to visit this area. The camp is situated in the natural park of Ambohitra Antsingy, not far from the Montagne des Francais. It offers a wide number of activities to explore and enjoy this beautiful area, like trekking and trails, climbing, speleology or bird watching. The bungalows, all of them built with natural materials, are welcoming and comfortable. Some of them, and this is the highlight of this place, are real tree-houses, built on huge tress a stand a couple of meters above the ground. These cute bungalows are also very comfortable and the in the biggest one can sleep up to four people.

Shopping in Diego Suarez. The town, built around the bay, has a modern and well-kept appearance, but the impression one gets is that the population is not very numerous. The area is famous for its fishing products and handicrafts made of zebu horn and sea turtle shells. Its handicraft men continue a long tradition and manage to create exquisite objects. A visit to the great market where a great many handicraft men, fishermen and farmers sell their products will give you a very animated picture of the economy of the province of Antsiranana. There are many souvenir shops and jeweler’s everywhere.

Interesting facts about Diego Suarez. The bay of Diego used to be the hideout of pirates who had taken control of this part of the island. The legend of Libertalia is said to have its origin here. Libertatia to have consisted of a free enclave forged by pirates under the leadership of Captain James Misson in the late 1600s, though whether or not Libertatia actually existed is disputed and it seems that the whole story could be entirely fabricated. Characters that were closely related to buccaneering: a French pirate named Misson, and a Roman priest, Angelo Caraccioli. They were both inspired by a utopian philosophy based on the freedom of men, religion and races. In 1885, the beginning of the French protectorate, the French Navy built a military base. In 1942, the Allies launched Operation Ironclad and landed forces at Courrier Bay and Ambararata Bay. Hundreds of British soldiers fell in the Battle of Madagascar, most of them buried in the special British cemetery in the center of town.

Watch more photos about Antsiranana, known as Diego Suarez here.

The Emerald Sea, is it a reality or a dream!?

The Emerald Sea is a lagoon located at the entrance of the bay of Diego Suarez (Antsiranana in Malagasy), the second largest bay in the world after Rio de Janeiro. It is protected swirls of the Indian Ocean by a coral reef and the islands Nosy Diego and Nosy Suarez, and closed by the Babaomby peninsula where proudly stands a native forest, dominate by the baobabs with their size. Other islands framing the Emerald Sea are: Nosy Antaly Be, Nosy Antaly Kely, Nosy Lava and Nosy Toreky.

The name Emerald Sea was given to this paradise of crystal clear, surprising for its emerald green color due to its sandy bottom and shallow where evolve sea turtles, octopus and manta rays. A wild charm, troubled by a flight of terns, where the pure blue sky slice with turquoise lagoon. An unforgettable discovery. Shallow in the first few meters- hence the “emerald” appellation and just moderately deep at the center to change the color to turquoise and not blue black. Even from space the colors of the Emerald Sea are highly visible. The water here is turquoise with water temperatures varying between 25 and 28 degrees Celsius. In season, the wind blows between 20-40 knots, every day! Where else can you find such awesomeness?

Snorkeling, swimming, or simply relaxing are among the interesting leisure activities. Beside sunbathing and swimming, Emerald Sea is ideal for snorkeling, kitesurfing and windsurfing. Swept from June to October by the "Varatraza", a wind from east trade winds, the Emerald Sea is an exceptional playground for lovers of this sport, encountering some Malagasy fishermen on their dhows.

It is a lagoon where you can find flatwater and waves, making it the perfect spot for wave, freeride and freestyle enthusiasts. It is a real piece of paradise, and you only have to share it with friends! The lagoon has a waterdepth of around 3 meters, sandy bottom and covers 34 square kilometers. Along the coast you will find some coral and rocks.

We can be organized day excursions on kiteboards to Emerald Bay and to the islets. Animations and laughing are on the program! At the same time, a picnic lunch of seafood in the menu will be prepared by a team of professionals.

The Emerald sea it’s so wonderful and you ask yourself if is it a reality or a dream!?

Kiteboarding School. We will arrange for you kitesurfing lessons from discovery to advanced levels. Learn to kitesurf or improve your style with customized courses of 3, 6, 9 and 12 hours. Discover while having fun how kitesurfing is accessible to all and easy to learn.

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Nosy Hara archipelago Marine National Park. an idyllic place, cut off from the world

The Nosy Hara archipelago off the northern tip of Madagascar is made up of about 12 small islands surrounded by coral reef, making it a popular site for swimming and snorkeling. All are of unique Malagsy 'tsingy' ecotype, made up of cliffs and crags of weathered limestone. Four of the islands, Nosy Hara, Nosy Lakandava, Nosy Anjombovola, and Nosy Andranzara, have forest as well, growing up and upon the cliffs and crags, and inhabited by endemic birds, frogs and lizards. Among them a pair of the endemic and endangered Madagascar Fish Eagles, one of the rarest birds of prey in the world.

Nosy Hara lays inside the Baie du Courrier (Courrier Bay) in north Madagascar, 30 kilometers from Cap d'Ambre. It is part of the region Diana. The name of this national park means as much as “mountainous island”,  “hara” comes from Malagasy “harana” which stands for mountains. It refers to the needle stone formations that form the characteristic face of Nosy Hara. Nosy Hara has been under some kind of protection for many decades. The local Malagasy people, mainly Sakalava, think of their islands as fady, which means sacred or taboo.

Nosy Hara is a little bit of paradise still little known. It is one of the most extraordinary seascapes in the world. This has earned it the status of national marine park since 2012. It is an idyllic place, cut off from the world. The site is a real giant and natural aquarium. The fauna and flora are surprisingly rare. Nosy Hara contains 279 species of coral fish, 108 species of corals, 5 species of sea turtles, whales (migrants) and dolphins, 31 species of birds, and 18 species of reptiles including brookesia micra, The smallest chameleon in the world. There may also be 2 species of baobab.

If you get yourself into the adventure and nature of Nosy Hara, you will learn to know Madagascar from one of its most beautiful sides. Madagascar velvet geckos (Blaesodactylus boivini), Pantherchamäleons (Furcifer pardalis) and fish scale geckos (Geckolepis ssp.) climb trees and rocks, Madagascar fish eagles (Haliaeetus vociferoides) search the island for prey from the blue sky. The Madagascar ground boas (Acrantophis madagascariensis) living here are often curious enough. In 2015, scientists discovered dwarf lemurs in the dry forest, that could not been assigned to any existing species. Probably these inhabitants of Nosy Hara are an undescribed new species – and there are many more!

Birds in the area include such representatives as the Malagasy paradise fly-catcher, large Green Pigeons, small Button Quails and many more within the forests. Along the coast and the cliffs, the rare endemic Madagascar fish eagles, Halieutees vociferoides can occasionally be seen, as well as such species as the Dimorphic egret and the Gray Heron. In December, tens of thousands of graceful Sooty Terns flock to nest on the islands of Nosy Vaha and Nosy Fotsy.

The flora is exceptional as the fauna, with baobabs, and pachypodiums, bizarre succulents clinging to the rock faces, and large pungent flowers. At the start of the rainy season in December, bright patches of color burst out of the green canopy, splashing it with red and purple.

Finally, although the terrestrial biology of the islands is without a doubt exceptional, there is little question that the marine biology is even better. The WWF Marine Programme Advisor described the coral reefs as representing some of the highest biodiversity he had ever seen.

Snorkeling is popular with many tourists. one of the best places in the world to snorkel is at the Nosy Hara archipelago. Swim alongside manta rays and sea turtles. For visitors, this area is a wonderful way to experience the beauty of Madagascar. The Indian Ocean is a temperate 27 degrees all year round and the crystal clear waters teaming with colorful sea life is inviting to those who interested in exploring the mysteries of the ocean. It’s an easy, inexpensive way to get up close and personal with some of the inhabitants of the coral reefs of Madagascar.

Snorkeling is so easy, anyone can do it. Take a loved one and spend the day in water, up close with sea turtles, manta rays and even harmless sharks. The great thing about snorkeling is that almost anybody can do it. There are no expensive courses or equipment required. You just pop on a mask and you are ready to see clownfish and eels swimming alongside you! It is estimated that 95% of the world’s coral reef will be dead by 2050. Do yourself a favor and go and visit the Nosy Hara Archipelago, take some snorkels and make a day of exploring this magical sight!

Northern Madagascar is hot and despite the close sea rather dry. Due to the coastal location of Nosy Hara, it is sometimes not reachable during rainy season, when cyclones and rough sea stop boats from driving there. During dry season, you should know that temperatures usually reach 30°C and more. In the night, temperature drops only little – sun cream, much water and cool clothes are a must have her.

If you dare to visit Nosy Hara, you can expect one of Madagascar’s last real paradises. The Archipelago impresses not only with a dreamlike bays with sand beaches and turquoise blue sea, but also with its unique rock formations, the Tsingys. From the highest point of the Archipelago, you have a fantastic view over the sea and the steep cliffs, that surround the Archipelago.

Undisturbed by humans for centuries, Nosy Hara offers a completely unique, untouched nature.

Discover for yourself the Nosy Hara archipelago, a small paradise that nature offers us.

Baie du Courrier, a few days at the edge of the world…

This trip from Antsiranana takes you through some truly stunning landscapes. You go on to know gradually the richest in diversity and beauty of the amazing uncommon kind in the north. It includes land, coast and sea. Following discovery of the earth’s natural beauty, marine and coastal excursions offers you the admiration of an unforgettable holiday.

The Baie du Courrier offers a captivating landscape thanks to its wild beauty and its tourist attractions to satisfy all the lovers of nature: expanses of mangroves, salt marshes, baobabs, pachypodiums... Courrier Bay this gigantic bay, whose coast extends over nearly 200km, is completely preserved.

It is the starting point for many tourist activities: hiking, deep-sea fishing, snorkeling or diving. To top it all, this is the entrance to the small neighboring islands such as Nosy Hara archipelago Marine National Park, Goat Island, Gull Island, an arch of wild and magical nature (Tortoises, Terns, Whales, Dolphin) which will surprise the lovers of nature.

Ideal setting for nature lovers, but also enthusiasts or lovers of fishing and scuba diving. You can choose the program of your days: between a sea excursion to discover the surrounding islands of the archipelago of Nosy Hara and their coral reefs populated by fish of all kinds, a hike to The Windsor Castle or a simple stroll along the coast with deserted beaches, your days will be full.

The landscapes of Baie du Courrier are breathtaking. Every sunset is a unique painting that brings you closer to your dreams. When the sky is clear, one can take the time in the evening to observe the parade of shooting stars that takes place every night.

Discover the wonders of Courrier Bay! The crew that accompanies you is composed of its captain, a diver skilled in hunting lobster and a guide. For you to be organized outings at sea which are the opportunity to explore the marine reserve of Nosy Hara and its archipelago of 12 small islands surrounded by coral reefs and famous for diving. Departures at sea take place preferably in the morning, after breakfast. You decide the desired time of departure.

Among the excursions at sea, do not miss the one that leads to the peninsula pre-named Chapeau Gendarme (of its form) by the premises. The peculiarity of this peninsula is that it is covered with a forest of baobabs that overhang the blue and turquoise waters of the Baie du Courrier. The baobab, or Reniala which literally means "mother of the forest", is the most remarkable plant species of Madagascar. Baptized as a bottle tree by Europeans, it is sometimes referred to as an upside-down tree because of its shape that seems to be reversed, the roots pointing towards the sky. The baobabs live en masse on this peninsula of the Courrier Bay. It is possible to dock there to discover the place and to admire the baobabs more closely. Again, the tour takes place in a fishing boat in the company of a skipper, a professional diver and a guide. The beach which runs alongside the Chapeau Gendarme peninsula is a beach of fine sand. The setting is authentic. The tranquility of the site soothes. No one has yet ventured into this baobab forest. The vegetation is too dense to reach it. This forest of baobab trees confers to the place a very attractive aspect. One can admire the magnificent flowers of baobabs, rare and exotic. During the walk, it is possible to dive in the waters that bypass the Chapeau Gendarme peninsula, where many lobsters live. If you manage to chase one, you can grill it on your return (the grilled lobster topped with a butter sauce with garlic and parsley is excellent!).

A visit to the village of Ampasindava is also necessary. This fishing village. The villagers are very welcoming. The beach is superb and the setting relaxing, ideal to recharge.

A walk at sea allows to fully appreciate the beauty of the Baie du Courrier and its many facets. The staff who accompany you at sea are experienced and will share their love for the Malagasy biodiversity. In the program for every day: fishing and/or scuba diving/snorkeling on the large coral reefs of an island of your choice, underwater hunting, seabed exploration, gourmet picnic at lunch time on a beach Paradisiac type postcard, nap (optional), swimming, re-diving around the island and finally back to Madiro Kitamby in the late afternoon to contemplate the sunset. David, the son of the managers of the lodging, who is at the same time tourist guide and apprentice cook, will take care to concoct you a tasty home aperitif at the return of your excursion rich in discoveries and privileged moments. After a long day of hiking in these preserved marine environments, you will be happy to find the land. Etiennette will be waiting for you on the terrace, busy behind the furnaces to prepare dinner. You will enjoy a cool aperitif in front of a wonderful sunset. The moment of the aperitif is a privileged moment to recall the experiences lived during the day and to plan the excursion of the following day!

Situated on the seafront on a beach close to the mangrove, below the Windsor Castle, Madiro Kitamby offers individual bungalows, or rather traditional Malagasy huts, typical of the region. The cottage is a family home where conviviality is the key word. Here, you will ensure that you do not lack anything for a pleasant and safe stay. Let yourself be tempted by this tourist destination that will take you to the heart of the Courrier Bay.

The cottage is managed by Jojo and Etiennette, a very friendly Malagasy couple, both passionate about fishing, who decided to settle in this remote corner of the world to indulge their passion. The NDAO-i-Travel understands how this couple fell in love with this privileged universe that is the Baie du Courrier, where the stars are counted by thousands and where wild fauna and flora, both terrestrial and maritime, fascinate.

Because of its location, the lodging guarantees a total change of scenery for the tourists. The setting is ideal to spend a holiday by the sea with family or lovers. Here you will spend unusual nights in the bush camp and facing the sea. Peaceful evenings under the sky lit by constellations of stars.

In Madiro Kitamby, you will live your feet in the water and... in the Malagasy way of life! It is Etiennette who takes care of preparing meals. The lodging is isolated and yet it is one of the best tables of Diego Suarez, in relation quality, quantity and price. The reputation of the cuisine of Etiennette is not to there is no limit: stuffed crab or in salad, grilles lobster or filet of fish or in all the sauces, fish carpaccio, filet of zebu, shrimp flambéed with rum, traditional dishes like Ena ritchy, chicken with coconut, ravitoto (prontonce ravitoutou) or romazava... Etiennette no shortage of imagination to vary the menus of the day, mostly with products freshly caught. The setting is ideal for dining, overlooking the sea and the island of Nosy Hara, a protected marine reserve. Breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served on the terrace of the main bungalow of the lodging.

Most bungalows are equipped with photovoltaic panels that distribute enough electricity to charge the battery of a phone, a laptop or a camera, to read before bed or sleep with the fan on. Having electricity is a luxury in this part of the world. The place is too isolated and away from the city, most homes are lit up by candlelight or oil lamp.

The bungalows are equipped with the strict minimum: a cozy bed to relax after a day at sea, a mosquito net, a stool, deck chairs and bedside tables. The bungalows are very well oriented, with each window overlooking the sea. This authentic country cottage, with its typical huts, in an ubiquitous and preserved nature, will welcome you for an unforgettable stay. You will quickly taste the rhythm of Malagasy life, the Mora-Mora (literally "slowly-slowly"). You will breathe the sea air in full lungs, by the sea, in a relaxed atmosphere full of serenity. For large families, there is a family bungalow. The camp is wooded, located in the countryside, in full nature. Calm assured!

A few days at the edge of the world for a relaxing holiday...

Watch more photos about Baie du Courrier (Courrier Bay) here.

Montagne des Francais reserve, a unique and exceptional area of adventure and discovery

The Montagne des Francais reserve (French Mountain) protects deciduous dry forest characteristic of the north of Madagascar. Much of the forest is on a calcareous massif that has been eroded into karst formations known locally as Antsingy. The forested area ranges of around 5,000 hectares and ranges in elevation from 100 - 450 meters above sea level. This mountain is thought to receive more rain than the surrounding area (Antsiranana receives approximately 1000mm precipitation annually) which explains the lush vegetation in an otherwise very dry bioclimatic zone.

Preliminary botanical and zoological inventories have been done that show these forests are rich in both fauna and flora and include a remarkable number of local and regional endemic species. In particular this is one of the best places to see one of the most beautiful baobabs, Adansonia suarezensis as well as an aloe, Aloe suarezensis, both of which are restricted to this area of northern Madagascar. Other locally endemic plants of interest include a spectacular flame tree, Delonix regia, the extremely rare Diegodendron humbertii that is the only representative of the family Diegodendronaceae and known from only a few dozen individuals, and Baudouina solleyformis, which is used locally as a traditional protection against witchcraft.

Zoological surveys to date have identified 19 species of amphibian, 52 reptile species, 56 birds and 21 mammals.

French Mountain is part of the larger Ramena protected area complex which also includes Orangea Reserve and the Ambodivahibe Marine Reserve.

The ascent offers superb views over the bay, and the prospect of good birding and sightings of Sanford's brown lemurs. Birds, lizards and even lemurs can surprise you and accompany you during this ascent which presents no major difficulty. There is a French fort and the only (non-rockclimbing) ascent possible are through dug-out worm hole tunnels which could be used to ambush enemy troops. At the top, the caves and vestiges of the colonial era await you. You can explore the canyon area and some caves. Then opens the magnificent panorama view of the bay in its entirety and its 156 km of coastline and onto the city, the Bay of Diego and its "Sugar Loaf", which are part of the very select "Club of the most beautiful bays of the world".

The French Mountain is a unique and exceptional area of adventure and discovery in a dry tropical forest: The best for trekking in the North of Madagascar! A multitude of circuits adapted to your level of the leisurely journey to the day to the most remote sporting adventures... We have many trekking tours and different difficulty.

The area of the «Ambohitra Antsingy» forest, also called French Mountain is among the best place for caves in the North! A Karstic Mountain digged one more than 15 kilometers will allow you to discover many caves, some of them for the first time!

Montagne de Francais is a popular spot for climbers. The cliffs and caves attract rock climbers. The site includes 180 channels ranging from 3 to 7c on 12 sectors, with very different grades of difficulty. Best climbing time is from June to November.

Almost equidistant between Ramena and Diego Suarez, the Montagne des Francais Reserve this dramatic massif lying just across the bay from Antsiranana (Diego) and adjacent to the popular tourist site of Ramena Beach.

The small traditional fishing village of Ramena closes the southern end of the Bay of the French. Its 3 km of white sand beach will delight fans of relaxation and bathing. A typical beach of coral sea, where the swimming does not present any risk: neither sharks, nor current, nor waves because the bay.

A trip to the nearby beach at Ramena is very recommendable. From here you can go on foot to Three bays:

*The Sakalava Bay is famous windsurfers. The Varatraza (trade winds) blows regularly during the dry season, making it a popular spot. There are installed a restaurant and a kitesurfing school and windsurfing.

*Bay dunes and Bay pigeons do succeed their white sand ribbons on the eastern coast of the peninsula. Uncrowded, yet untouched by any tourism project, they will appeal to lovers of calm and swim.

Watch more photos about Montagne des Francais Reserve here.

Tsingy Rouges, The Real spectacle of sculpture and colors

The resemblance of form with the Tsingy of Ankarana gave its name to this set of circuses whose nature is quite different. This sight worth seeing is a sandstone formation made of small sandstone needles, which are located inside a small canyon and very photogenic. In contrast to all other Tsingys of Madagascar, the red ones are not of limestone and much smaller, restricted to only this single canyon. They are not sharp monoliths but ephemeral formations sculpted by erosion in sandy lateritic soil that gives them magnificent colors, from red to ocher to white and pink. The beautiful red color origins from laterite and gleams most brightly if the sun is shining on the needles.

A real spectacle of sculpture and colors, the Tsingy Rouges or the Red Tsingy will offer a magnificent recollection to the fascinated and patient visitors. Shaped by the wind and the rain, they are unique in Madagascar…

It was not before the middle of the 20th century when these sandstone needles were discovered. Since the Tsingys are made of sandstone, they have been and will be eroded by weather and time – but at the same time, “new” Tsingys appear through new erosions along the canyon all the time. They have just been waiting for their discovery beneath the soil like their relatives did.

The beauty of the tsingy, real hidden treasures, is really worth the travel. Certainly beautiful pictures of your journey.

Watch more photos about Tsingy Rouges here.

Ambanja and the Sambirano region, a true taste of adventure in wildlife

At the north of Madagascar, between Nosy Be and Diego Suarez, the town of Ambanja and its surroundings will open you many surprises, a change of scenery assured... Ambanja is the heart of the Sambirano region, which comprises the area along the course of the Sambirano River, from the Tsaratanana Massif down to Ampasindava Bay. This region nestled in the hollow of a green between sea and mountain, will enchant you with its peaceful atmosphere and its paths with large trees. In the heart of huge plantations of cocoa, coffee, pepper, vanilla, ylang-ylang and vetiver, immerse yourself in the valley of perfumes, or off the beaten track, near an exuberant nature and a population with an unparalleled smile. Guaranteed immersion in rural areas, here all within lush landscapes adorned with springs and forest trails.

The region of Sambirano is famous for its colorful chameleons. The chameleon pictured at photo is an Ambanja Panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis).

Forests near Ambanja offer opportunities to view the northern giant mouse lemur (Mirza zaza), which appears to be especially abundant in abandoned cashew orchards. The northern bamboo lemur (Hapalemur occidentalis) can also be encountered in forests along the Sambirano River valley. The Sambirano fork-marked lemur (Phaner parienti) can be seen in this region as well, sometimes even along the main roads at night.

A Delicious chocolate from naturally organic cacao grown in the Sambirano region is known worldwide.

Due to natural seasonal flooding of the river, the soil along the Sambirano riverbed and its surrounding cacao plantations are highly enriched with minerals and nutrients. Much of Sambirano's cacao trees stand on former fruit plantations dating back to the French colonial times. The resulting cocoa has hints of citrus fruit and is naturally sweet, which makes the Malagasy cocoa especially suitable for production of non-bitter dark chocolate without use of excessive sugar content or other additives. Furthermore, the final Madagascar chocolate product is usually rich in antioxidant flavoinoids as well as other healthy and reputedly aphrodisiac ingredients found in high proportions in pure Malagasy cacao.

If you can't buy chocolate Chocolaterie Robert's in Madagascar, various chocolate makers in other countries offer Madagascar cocoa based chocolate. However, such brands are mostly available in specialized gourmet chocolate stores, usually at relatively high prices.

The NDAO-i-Travel proposes to you to discover the region of Sambirano through various thematic excursions. With us you have the possibility to explore the region through original circuits that offer different modes of discovery: mountain biking, walking, canoeing or all-terrain vehicle. For those who wish to explore this blessed region in depth we can also organize visits to little explored sites. We take you to a little-known area to share find authentic encounters and a true taste of adventure in wildlife.

Unforgettable moments for a long time will remain in your heart, as well as social networks and personal photo albums.

ENJOY THESE… activities:

Sambirano Cocoa Cycling Tour. It is not a difficult cycling tour through the cocoa region - 4 days/3 nights. This tour is ideal for nature enthusiast and chocolate lovers alike.

The Exclusive Sambirano River Trekking Tour. Trekking tour along the Sambirano River from Ambanja to the first mountains of the Tsaratanana Integral Reserve - 8 days/7 nights. It requires a reasonable level of fitness.

The mangrove and the village Antsahampano. This one-day circuit from Ambanja allows to discover the mangrove of Sambirano region whose role is an essential for the west coast of Madagascar that it protects from erosion, and also serving as a nursery for many marine species.

The Waterfall Bons Pères and Ambobaka village. This one-day circuit from Ambanja makes it possible to discover the High Sambirano and its immense cocoa plantations, its rice fields and its small villages.

Visit to The Millot Plantations. Top choice of "lonely Planet" of farm in Ambanja. This beautiful plantation, established in 1904, is a leading producer of organic cocoa, spices and essential oils, and a visit to this little slice of paradise is not only highly informative but a true festival of the senses.

Expedition to Tsaratanana Integral Reserve, to the peak of Maromokotra. We can to organize a trekking expedition-level to explore this impressive volcanic granite massif and the protected isolated and remote area. It takes a week or even more to reach the peak. A reasonable level of fitness is also necessary.

The Jungle Park – the door to the world of adventure

The Jungle Park is inscribed in a development program of responsible tourism linked to sports and eco-tourism activities. The camp is a tourism center located at the very opening of a world of adventure in the natural park of “Ambohitra Antsingy”, at the heart of “La vallée des perroquets” (Parrot Valley). The Jungle Park is the door to the world of adventure. This is a place that brings pleasure to all those who travels with us.

The accommodation is located in an exceptional ecosetting, either in Ecodome, house that is built of clay (Jungle Lodge) with domestic comforts, spacious bungalows in earth, or in a house in the trees (Jungle House), over the river with a view of the natural park of «Montagne de Francais» (Mountain of French) which is a historical place where you can also rest, watch and experience new adventures!!! Or in a tent (Jungle Camp) in a camping in an exceptional botanical garden. The common lounge and the restaurant are also in the trees!

The Camp is a natural fitness center in full nature in the heart of the Nature, with its natural swimming pool, its hammam, sauna, mud bath, salon manicure/pedicure, massage room and sports areas. The camp is surrounded by its butterfly garden and its medicinal plants.

This place is an incredible starting point to a huge variety of activities as well as a world-famous spot for climbing, but also trekking, caving, moutainboarding, bird-watching, mountain biking, bush golf, archery etc. Enjoy in a massif exceptional with an endemicity rate of more than 90%.

Just experience here the jungle in a different way. ENJOY THESE… experiences:

Hiking and trekking. Montagne des Français Ambohitra Antsingy Nature Reserve is a unique and exceptional area for adventure and discovery in a dry tropical forest: The best for trekking in the North of Madagascar! In the natural park, there are a lot of hiking of the sports adventure or soft level adapted to your level of the leisurely journey to the day to the most remote sporting adventures... The camp is an incredible starting point for discovering the whole of the "Ambohitra Antsingy Nature Reserve" of the Montagne des Francais.

Caving. Karst massif with a length of more than 15 km of ”Ambohitra Antsingy” forest is among the best place for caving in the North. A little initiation? We will make you discover the caves closest to the camp and surely not the least beautiful! Many circuits around the camp are open and our guides will make you discover Madagascar otherwise. We have for all the tastes from the easiest to the most committed! Between the perched vertices of the remotest canyons of the massif, take advantage of our knowledge of the terrain to discover the most beautiful caves of the region!

Bush Golf. At the gates of the park a varied and pleasant 6-hole PushNPutt court. The court remains a bush Golf! But accessible all... River crossing and technical crossing at the end of the route.

Mountainboard/bike in the Jungle Park. Try the first tract of Mountainboard in Madagascar! Want to try the power of the kite? There are also spots!

Birdwatching. Enter a wild world where birds are not afraid of man yet! Some endemic species are so easy to watch that you will be surprised! Jungle Park offers bird watching as much for the children of the village than for the visitors of the camp. Some watching spots were organized where birds are fed regularly to attract a more important number of wild birds. There you will be able to watch a glimpse of parrot, sinning Martins, cardinals, tisserins, fody mena, drongo, cougual… Our guides will tell you the legend of these birds! You can also be to watch eagles, falcons, owls, harriers… From your room it will be seen how the birds live.

The "Route of Adventures" of Jungle Park is located next to the camp. It is composed of ten progressive routes to discover playfully environment and the practice of a sport open to everyone!

Jungle SPA. A wellness center in the heart of the Malagasy bush is what the Jungle SPA offers you! Therapeutic massage room, mud bath and essential oils, pedicure/manicure salon. There is Hammam, Sauna or Sweat Lodge. But also, its spaces, fitness, Yoga and meditation…

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If you are looking for adventures and relaxations, this tour is for you. You will discover places, far away from the beaten tracks. Get excited: You will stroll in one of the most beautiful bay in the world! Encounter Madagascar’s amazing fauna in the Montagne d'Ambre National Park. Hiking on the breathtaking rooftop of the Tsingy and enjoying a fantastic panorama. We will have a unique experience here as we few days will stay overnight in the tree bungalows – literally huts built in trees! Make the most of the clear blue ocean by swimming with sea turtles in Nosy Hara.

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In Diego Suarez where our tour starts - the world's second largest natural bay is located there. Whilst on our unique journey, we will move on through combined the trek and a variety beautiful sceneries rainforest, Tsingy and their endemics fauna and flora: lemurs, birds, smallest chameleons… orchids, waterfalls, medicinal plants. You will admire lovely places, view, unique nature, local ambiance and animations. We will visit Nosy Be, with a few fantastic excursions. You’re guaranteed to experience plenty of excitement in this Madagascar adventure.

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We are all looking for a glimpse of true beauty and uniqueness in the world. On this trip we explore this natural paradise, which is known as the Land of the Lemurs! It’s a very special tour, in which you will spot varieties of endemic lemurs, and even more. Whether you are looking for a family adventure holiday in Madagascar or you are a solo traveller or couple or are looking for a more relaxed guided wildlife adventure - this tour is for you.

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