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MANDRARE RIVER CAMP ESCAPE

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MANDRARE RIVER CAMP ESCAPE

Mandrare River Camp is located about 110Km northwest of Taolagnaro in the Southeast coast of Madagascar. It stands in the shade of tamarind trees on the bank of the Mandrare River. The camp provides a breathtaking view over the river. A wide range of endemic fauna and flora including the famous Ring Tailed lemurs, the Sifaka also known as the dancing lemurs, variety of birds, will fill your days during the diurnal and nocturnal visits to the sacred forest. To make your stay even more memorable, you will be welcomed and interact with the local people who are always happy to perform traditional dances while you are there. Mandrare River Camp is the best place for those interested in wildlife and culture!!

DAY 1

Mandrare river Camp

Upon arrival in Taolagnaro, you will be welcomed by our local English speaking guide then transferred by road to the Mandrare River Camp and settle into your luxury tent and enjoy the majestic views over the river. For lunch, enjoy the succulent grilled meat and a variety of salads. In the afternoon take a walk to the sacred community forest of Ifotaka where you will see ancestral tombs belonging to the local Antandroy tribe, a range of endemic fauna and flora. After the interesting walk, you'll have time to refresh then join the aperitif time at the river terrace before the sumptuous 3-courses dinner. Read more

Mandrare river camp
DAY 2

Mandrare river Camp

Today, you will driven to the sacred gallery woodland with the remarkable spiny bush in the southern of the camp, the forest is inhabited by a large group of the ring tailed lemurs; picnic lunch; at the end of the afternoon head up to enjoy sundowners through the Baobab, a magical experience; in the evening dinner at the camp while enjoying traditional dances performed by local villagers. Read more

Mandrare river Camp
DAY 3

Mandrare river Camp

After a delicious breakfast of freshly baked croissant and pain au chocolate, fresh fruits, you will be taken to one of the local markets to discover the activities of the local traders which may have travelled hours or days to reaching this market place; at the end of the morning get back to the camp for lunch; time at leisure; at the end of the afternoon departure to the Forest of Zenavo, an amazing spot for a night walk to see the Sifaka and the sleeping White-fool sportive lemur; when it gets darker you will have the opportunity to meet the two species of mouse lemurs, sleeping birds, chameleons, owls; at the end of the nocturnal visit head back to the camp. Read more

Mandrare river Camp
DAY 4

Mandrare river Camp

Today you will be driven back to Taolagnaro; then transferred to the airport ccording to your scheduled flight.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Ifokata village, Southeast of Madagascar

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Return transfer from Taolagnaro to Mandrare River Camp
  • Private 4WD for all visits
  • Full board with all meals, canapés, picnic lunches
  • All drinks: mineral water; soft drinks, beer, wine, sparkling wine, gin, rum, whiskey, brandy, port (International Brands)
  • 50.000 MGA (about € 20) conservation levy towards local community and environmental projects
  • All National Park fees, local guide
  • The services of a qualified Malagasy guide to accompany you on all visits (special guides on request)
  • All tourist and local taxes
  • 24/07 call assistance in English

Package excludes

  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fee (± € 25pp)
  • All charges for profits and all expenses report for park
  • Beverages and tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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