Southern Flamingo – Classic Package

We invite you to take the opportunity and explore the remote South-West of the island and 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.

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Once in Madagascar, take the opportunity and explore the remote southwest of the island. Lake Tsimanampetsostsa National Park and the Sacred Island of Nosy Ve are just two highlights during your journey. The package is a perfect add-on tour to our 1000 Views of Madagascar.


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 south-west coast of Madagascar.

Nosy Ve – A flat uninhabited island located off the south-west 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 windsurfing 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 Superior package.

Classic tour departs every day of the week – subject to availability

Included

  • Accommodation based on itinerary
  • Dinners at Anakao
  • All transfers and transport mentioned in the program
  • All entrance fees
  • Specialist English speaking guides in the national park as per program
  • All excursions mentioned in the program
  • A French speaking driver for transfers

Excluded

  • All excursions not mentioned in the program
  • Supplementary English-speaking guide throughout the tour
  • Bottled water, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Laundry
  • International and domestic flights
  • Airport taxes, visas and travel insurance
  • All lunches and dinners per itinerary excluding dinners at Anakao
  • Personal items

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

Day 1 – 3: Longo Vezo, Lalandaka Hotel or similar

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. Should you arrive prior to day 1 or already be located elsewhere in Madagascar, pre-tour accommodation can be arranged and you will be picked up from your hotel on the morning of day 1.


Transport: A 4 wheel drive vehicle is used during this tour.


Meals: Where included dinners will be enjoyed in the restaurants of the various accommodation establishments. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance.


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 90 days. Tourists staying for less than one month can purchase a visa for 80’000 Ariary (around 23-27 €). 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 return date. In addition to the entry visa, the Malagasy government is proposing the introduction of a frontier levy of 10 € in the near future, still to be confirmed and variable at short notice.


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.

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