An exotic adventure! This defines nicely Nosy Be, the famous "Perfume Island". Located 8 km off Madagascar, this magnificent island will not fail to amaze you with its countless natural charms but also the festive atmosphere of its nights. Nosy Be is the largest island among an archipelago of islets just as paradisiacal, some even have world-renowned reputations: Nosy Tanikely for its marine reserve, Nosy Iranja for its sandbank named among one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Nosy Komba or the Island of lemurs. During this 9-day stay, discover and savor Nosy Be day and night.
- The magical sunset scene from Mont Passot
- The many islets, each home to fascinating animal and plant species, natural sites to discover
- White sand beaches bordered by a turquoise sea
What awaits you: sun, various magnificent beaches, delicious local specialties, many sites to visit ... in short, great times to spend. The landscapes of Nosy Be look like postcards, so don't forget your camera.
However, this program we suggest can be alterable depending on the activities you’re interested in, and extendable.
ArrivalNosy Be has an ideal holiday climate almost all year round. For this first day and to recover from the jet lag, nothing better than a little relaxation by the beach or at the villa.
Little Waterfall & Grill PartyDuring this excursion, we will pass through the fields of ylang-ylang, the star plant of Nosy Be. "The Little Waterfall" or Androadroatra waterfall is located in the Hassanaly sugar and Ylang-Ylang exploitation. It is one of the largest and oldest farms of the island. Nosy Be is one of the largest producers of Ylang-ylang in the world and many French perfume brands stock up on Nosy Be. For example, the name of the brand nocibé is inspired by the island of perfumes. At the end of the day, let’s relax with an aperitif and a barbecue.
Visit of Nosy Komba & Nosy TanikelyTime to discover two of the islands of Nosy be’s archipelago: - "Nosy Komba" or "the Island of lemurs" is an islet that has a tropical primary forest which makes it an ideal natural reserve where flora and fauna flourish abundantly: there are many species of lemurs including Maki Macaco and Maki Catta, turtles, snakes and chameleons but also plantations of vanilla, ylang-ylang and many endemic tropical plants. - On Nosy Tanikely, several water activities can be enjoyed such as snorkeling, swimming, or just relaxing on the white sand beach. And for those who still have energy in the evening, we can go out and enjoy the nightlife of the city. We will have the pleasure of discovering the “festive” side of Nosy Be.
City tour, visit of Lemurialand and Mont-PassotHell-ville is the downtown of Nosy be. A few minutes from the port, you’ll find the main square which is still haunted by the vestiges of colonization, especially on the architectural side. The city also has some great restaurants that we will be happy to show you on this tuk-tuk tour. During this same day, we will visit the park of Lemurialand which is a natural reserve sheltering many endemic animals but also a rich and fragrant flora including ylang-ylang. Many will tell you that admiring the sunset from Mont Passot is… magical! Culminating at 329m high, this spot offers a sublime point of view which overlooks Nosy Be and its other islands and its beauty is at its height during the sunset, an obligatory ritual when you go to Nosy Be.
Nosy IranjaRecognized worldwide for its famous white sandbank that looks like an unreal mirage, Nosy Iranja is a paradisiacal getaway that strikes with wonder at first glance, it’s not for nothing that it’s nicknamed "the pearl of Nosy Be". It is actually two islets linked by this famous sandbank that appears during low tide.
Horse ridingLet’s enjoy quietly the day on horseback. At dinner, how about some lobster and cocktails on the beach?
Nosy SakatiaNicknamed "the Island of orchids", Nosy Sakatia has postcard looks with its lush vegetation and superb beaches. We can relax, swim and even snorkel with sea turtles there. Back in Nosy Be, we can continue to have fun around a barbecue and a campfire.
Visit of the Lokobe reserve & excursion at Andilana BeachThe Lokobe reserve is home to the last primary forest of Nosy Be that includes most of the endemic vegetation remaining of the region. In other words, a must for nature lovers or even just out of curiosity. During this same day, we will also have the opportunity to take a dip in Andilana which is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Nosy Be, you’ll check it out in person. In the evening, let’s party in Ambatoloaka. This seaside village, formerly a fishing village, is the starting point for tourist and festive activities on the island: casino, restaurants, bars, boat points ... this place is very famous in the region for being the "Las Vegas" of Nosy Be.
ReturnThis journey ends here and we hope that you have fully enjoyed the wonders of Nosy Be, day and night, on land and on sea. See you soon for other adventures! Lasa!
- Airport - hotel - airport transfer
- The shiftings planned in the program
- Full board meals
- Accommodation throughout the stay
- The visits and activities listed in the program
- Tourist taxes and vignettes in all destinations
- International and national flights
- Extra activities
- Shiftings not planned in the program
- Extra meals and drinks at nights out
- Personal expenses: tips (including that for the driver at your discretion), phone bill.
- Personal and multi-risk insurances : health, assistance, repatriation, theft or loss of luggage and cancellation.
- Anything not indicated in the section: Included
- Any change in this program is at the expense of the client, as well as the extras
- Any activity paid for and not performed at your option is not refundable