Discover Madagascar

Itinerary Overview

Be awe-inspired by Madagascar – visit the Andasibe National Park to see a cheeky lemur and the Montane forest, followed by a stay on  Ile Ste Marie for some R&R on the pristine white beaches. Insiders tip: travel between June and September and you may be able to see humpback whales. 



Day 1UK Departure

UK Departure

Overnight flight from Heathrow to Nairobi on Kenya Airways.


Day 2Vakona Forest Lodge

Vakona Forest Lodge

Upon arrival connect to your onward flight to Antananarivo on Kenya Airways. Meet your driver guide and proceed to the Andasibe-Mantadia National Park where you will stay for two nights at the Vakona Forest Lodge. Situated in a eucalyptus plantation, this property is considered one of the most comfortable in the area, with individual bungalows scattered throughout the grounds.  


Day 3Vakona Forest Lodge

Vakona Forest Lodge

Today you will visit the Andasibe National Park. This 810 ha reserve protects the Indri Indri, the largest of the lemurs, you will also have a chance to see ten other species of lemur found in the park. The moist montane forest is also home to a wide variety of birds, reptiles and invertebrates.  


Day 4Le Palissandre Hotel

Le Palissandre Hotel

Return to Antananarivo stopping en-route at Mandraka to visit the Peyrieras reserve, a private park for reptiles. Continue to Tana for an overnight stay at Le Palissandre Hotel, a delightful property perched on the slopes of a hill with stunning views and facilities which include gym, spa and swimming pool


Days 5-9Princesse Bora Lodge

Princesse Bora Lodge

Today you will be taken to the airport for your flight to Ile Ste Marie for a five-night stay at Princesse Bora Lodge. The lodge is an elegant retreat off the east coast of Madagascar, surrounded by palm groves and facing several kilometres of pure white beach. Accommodation is in spacious villas each with large stone bathtubs, king size beds and large verandahs & terraces. The activities on offer here include snorkelling, kayaking, diving and deep sea fishing.


Day 10Le Palissandre Hotel

Le Palissandre Hotel

Fly to Antananarivo, where you will stay overnight at Le Palissandre Hotel.


Day 11Departure


You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Nairobi followed by an overnight flight to Heathrow on Kenya Airways. 


Day 12UK Arrival

UK Arrival

Early morning arrival into London Heathrow

  • UK Departure
  • Vakona Forest Lodge
  • Vakona Forest Lodge
  • Le Palissandre Hotel
  • Princesse Bora Lodge
  • Le Palissandre Hotel
  • Departure
  • UK Arrival

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