Southern Flamingo (Superior)

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Country(s): Madagascar

Treat yourself to this 4 day accommodated tour to the South-West of Madagascar, where you’ll lodge at Anakao Ocean Lodge. You’ll be exposed to various species of lemur and get a chance to appreciate the well known ‘Colony of Greater Flamingos’.

Description

Starting and ending in Tulear this tour gives you the opportunity to explore the remote South-West of the island which is home to the world’s most Southern all-year breeding colony of red-tailed tropic-birds, which attracts bird lovers and holidaymakers from all around the world. This package is a perfect add-on to our 1000 Views of Madagascar Tour.

Tour Highlights:

Tsimanampetsotsa National Park – First protected in 1927 for its endemic flora and fauna, it was officially recognised as a national park in 1966.  The park offers several walks of different durations. There are an estimated 88 species of birds of which 35 are endemic to Madagascar, as well as the 4 species of lemurs.

Anakao – A picturesque coastal fishing town on the southwest coast of Madagascar.

Nosy Ve – A flat uninhabited island located off the southwest coast of Madagascar. Several ancient tombs from French settlers can still be found here. It has also served as a hideout for pirates as well as a slave departure port.

Tulear – Apart from several interesting churches, most of Tulear’s remaining buildings are fairly nondescript, as is its setting against a backdrop of mangroves and mudflats. The surrounding Madagascar area, however, offers numerous attractions and Madagascar highlights including good beaches, diving and snorkelling, surfing, kite surfing and wild surfing at Ifaty to the north and Anakao to the south; intriguing topography; interesting flora and fauna; and remote villages.

* The Southern Flamingo Package is also available as a Classic package.

Price

2021

EUR 985 per person sharing

2022 

EUR 985 per person saring

Price based on groups of 4 people, please contact us for a tailormade quote.

Included

  • Accommodation on half board basis
  • All transport and airport transfers
  • Boat transfer to Anakao
  • Activities and excursions as mentioned
  • English-speaking guide for 6+ clients
  • French-speaking staff and drivers for transfers
  • Specialist local guides in national parks as per programme
  • Park entrance fees

Excluded

  • Supplementary English-speaking guide for groups of 1-5 clients
  • Flights: International & domestic
  • Pre and post-tour accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • All drinks
  • Personal expenses such as gratuities, travel insurance, visas, curios, laundry etc.

Accommodation

Please note that Madagascar is a country that is in its infancy when it comes to tourism. Accommodation is limited and therefore subject to availability. We reserve the right to change these using similar accommodation of the same standards. The hotels used are simple & clean and of a basic standard, with en-suite bathrooms. Please note that there is an option for an upgrade to a higher standard of accommodation.

Day 1 – 3: Anakao Ocean Lodge or similar

Pre-tour Prep

Group Size

Minimum 1, Maximum 10

Departure

Your tour starts in Tulear on day 1, where you will board a boat for your transfer to Anakao. When arriving in Nosy Be on the morning of day 1 of the tour, you will be picked up from the airport and embark on your tour. Should you arrive prior to day 1, pre-tour accommodation can be arranged and you will be picked up from your hotel on the morning of day 1 (Pick up time will be confirmed on arrival).

Transport

A 4WD vehicle is used during this tour

Visas

A visa is required to enter the territory of Madagascar and can easily be obtained upon arrival at the airport of Antananarivo with a validity of up to 60 days. Tourists staying for less than one month can purchase a visa for 115’000 Ariary (around 35 €). Paying with the exact amounts or small currency is advised. No photographs are required, however, please ensure that passports are valid for at least 6 months after the return date.

Travel Insurance

Please note that travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for every guest travelling with Jenman Madagascar Safaris. All insurance is solely the responsibility of our guests. Please ensure you arrange
your own insurance with protection for the full duration of your journey to cover personal injury, damage and loss of personal items including but not limited to camera equipment and other electronic items, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and loss of luggage, etc. Please speak to your travel agent if you require assistance

Making your travels meaningful

The Grow Africa Foundation (163-738 NPO) is the responsible tourism initiative started by Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways. The focus of Grow Africa is to make a positive impact on the environment, society and economy in the places we travel to. We do this by instigating and supporting local social and environmental projects.
Your booking makes a difference: With every booking to the value of R10,000 / US$1,000 / EUR1,000 or more a donation of R50 / US$5 / EUR5 will go to the Grow Africa Foundation. Click here to see the projects your booking is supporting

1 review for Southern Flamingo (Superior)

  1. Ema and Nathan

    Our biggest thank you and appreciation for everything they have done for us.
    We are particularly impressed with how well you organised our tour after complications with flights to down south.

    Our guide German was very professional and helpful throughout our tour.
    We got along with him very well and learnt so much from him while we were here. We would highly recommend him to anyone we know back home and would be certain to use him again if we were to ever, hopefully, travel here again.

    Despite the setbacks we have had such a wonderful time here and the people we dealt with throughout our tour couldn’t have been nicer people. The professionalism and care given by all the staff we have met during our tour was above and beyond our expectations.

    Thank you again,

    Emma and Nathan

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