Fort Dauphin and Around
Extension Fort Dauphin :
Discovery of the old colonial harbour of Fort Dauphin, enjoying his special fauna and flora, Lokaro Bay, Nahampoana and Berenty spots. This trip can be arranged from Tana or from Tulear.
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- Vacation Style Holiday Type
- Activity Level Accessible à tous
- Group Size Large Group
Description : Discover the former colonial harbour of Fort Dauphin. The excursion in the bay of Lokaro, the private reserve of Berenty and the reserve of Nahampoana will give you the opportunities for spotting some endemic flora of fauna. This trip can be organised from Antananarivo by taking the domestic flight from Antananarivo to Fort Dauphin and could be combine with a south trip to getting Tuléar by road (during dry season) or by an other domestic flight to Tuléar.
Period : This trip can be arranged all year.
Access : For everyone.
Accommodation type : 03 stars standing.
Vehicles / Transport : All needed transfers airport / Hotel / airport are included.
Availability : The proposed trip is private and individual trip which could be arranged as per your requested period (take off or add on some days than the scheduled).
- Day 1 Tana - Fort Dauphin
Flight to Fort Dauphin. Assistance airport and transfert at hotel Talinjoo closed to Libanona Beach. Fort Dauphin is a ancient colonial hatbour discovered by Portgugueses durnig the 16th Century. It is tha main town of the region ”Anosy”, south East of Madagascar. The area is green and fertile and is very rich for landscapes, fauna and flora like : Nahampoana Reserve, Lokaro Bay, Berenty Reserve., Pic Saint Louis, Vinanibe Lke ou Andohela National Park.
- Day 2 Fort Dauphin / Lokaro Bay
Leave the hotel around 7:30. Very beautiful excursion to Lokaro Bay and Evatra Village. 2 kms by car to join Lake Lanirano then motor boat transfer to Evatra (fishermen village): Ballad of one hour around lakes, rivers and Mangroves. Then for the most courageous, we could extend the ballade by 3 / 4 hours walking : we will cross creeks, beach where we can swim, small valleys with nice view points. Pic Nic Lunch at Evatra, ballad aound the dunes according to the weather. Around 4 pm come back to Fort Dauphin.
- Day 3 Fort Dauphin / Nahampoana Reserve
Visit of Nahampoana Reserve which is located 7 Kms from the town. half day excursion within the green forest, discovering the medicinal plants, some lemurs ( 6 species ), chameleons, reptiles, birds … A quite and relax full ballad by a pirogue on the mangroves. Back to the hotel after the visit.
- Day 4 Fort Dauphin / Berenty Reserve
Drive direction Berenty. Installation at the Lodge. In the afternoon visit of the reserve of Berenty which contains a large populations of lemurs such as the ringtailed lemurs, Verreaux’ sifaka, birds like ”coua”. It is an easy walk of 1 / 2 hours. After visit of the very interesting Androy Museum. Around 6 pm excursion by night to obeserve Microcebius. (Etape: 114 Kms – 03h30) Berenty Lodge.
- Day 5 Berenty Reserve / Fort Dauphin
Relax on the site and drive back to Fort Dauphin. (Step: 114 Kms – 03h30) Talinjoo Hotel.
- Day 6 Fort Dauphin
Relax at Libanona beach.
- Day 7 Fort Dauphin - Correspondence
Transfer to the Airport . Doemstic Flight to Tananarive. End of our services.
Public rates 2020 in Euros TTC per person
|Nbrs Persons||Euros / person|
|Single Room Supplément : 311 Euros|
Booking Modalities / Payment
Confirmation by mail of the present trip. After Espace Mada confirmation of hotels, transport and flights availability’s : Deposit of 30% of the total amount plus domestic flights by bank transfer or On Line Payment.
Balance before departure in Tana :
- CB Visa only or Master Card,
- or Cash Euros
- Double room accommodation.
- Necessary tourist taxes.
- Half Board.
- Picnic lunch at Lokaro Bay.
- Mentioned transports in the program.
- Entrance and guide fees in the reserves.
- Lokaro, Nahampoana and Berenty excursions with transfers.
- All Hotel – airport transfers in Fort Dauphin
- Drinks, extras and tips.
- Meals in Fort Dauphin (Lunches and dinners).
- Domestic flights Tana – Fort Dauphin – Tana – International Flights.