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Ylang-Ylang Island of Nosy Be - Madagascar

Ylang-Ylang Island of Nosy Be - Madagascar
Come relax the beautiful Island Nosy Be in Madagascar.

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Operator rating 9.7/10 from 40 trip reviews
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EUR €895 per person
US Dollar USD $1,037 per person estimated
Beach Holiday
6 days
This Beach Holiday can be customised
Internal flights only from Tana -
Plus EUR €295 for a single person booking
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Ylang-Ylang Island of Nosy Be - Madagascar
Day 1
Arrival at the airport in Tana, Transfer to the hotel Grégoire*** or similar

Day 2
Flight to Nosy Be
Transfer to the airport.
Flight from Tana to Sainte - Marie. Transfer to
Madiro hotel/Chanty Beach hotel HB

Day 3 - 4
Nosy Be
You have free schedules during your stay in Nosy Be. Excursions to the surrounding isles can be organized on the spot. You can find macaco lemurs
on the isle Komba ("Nosy Komba").

"Nosy Tany kely" is the best place for nautical activities and the reserve of Lokobe is an ideal place to observe lots of lemurs, snakes, birds and other interesting animals easily. A day's excursion through the big Isle is also recommended: you drive to the sacred place, where people come and bring offerings to the ancestors on the foot of huge Banyan-trees.

You go to the old town afterwards and in the afternoon
you can visit the Rum and Sugar factory. In the evening, you go up to the "Mont Passot" where you can have a fantastic view of the surrounding crater
lakes. At the end you'll enjoy the fabulous sunset.. Free schedule, Madiro hotel/Chanty Beach hotel HB

Day 5
Transfer to the airport. Flight back to Tana. Grégoire Hotel*** or similar BB

Day 6
Shopping at an artisans' market. Flight to Europe

Included in Price
- Accommodation on day 1
- Half board on day 2, 3 and day 4
- Bed and breakfast on day 5
- Breakfast on day 6
- Transfers
- Assistance at the airports
- Flight Antananarivo/ Nosy Be /Antananarivo with taxes

Excluded from price
- International flights
- Drinks
- Meals on day 1, 5 and 6
- Lunches on day 2, 3 and day 4
- Personal expenses
- Any Insurances
- Activities in Nosy Be

Operator Reviews (40) about our reviews

Ken Sullivan - from United Kingdom
rating 10/10
Not much to add to all the other reviews for this company and it's employees.

Despite the best efforts of Air France to disrupt the holiday by changing flight times at the last moment the rest of our time went off without a hitch.

All credit must be given to Fanja and Hiengu (probably spelt that wrong, sorry) for looking after us while we were there to ensure that there were no problems in the rest of our time in Madagascar.

All in all would heartily recommend this company to anyone looking to holiday in Madagascar.
Tom and Carol Warschauer - from United States
rating 10/10
I hesitate to write a review for this trip because it is hard to express how wonderful it was.

The tour company is small but the care the company director took was very great. First of all our trip was not one of the "off the shelf" variety. They has such things, and I am sure they are wonderful, but we had studied the guidebooks, and had our own ideas of what we wanted, and they accommodated our plans and guided us towards what was possible and desirable.

The company selected our competent drivers and our helpful guides. They selected our hotels and arranged for our inter-country air travel. They saw to every detail. We were always met by folks with our name on a placard and taken to our destinations promptly.

When I got a case of travelers' disease they accommodated the changes to our schedule and insured that the hotel staff took good care of me. I lost my cell in Paris on the way there and Fanja (the tour company director) lent me one of hers for the duration of our travels!

I have written an extensive travelogue of the trip and am very proud of all we saw and did in this very active vacation. There is nothing a tour company could do that was not done and not done well. We will be forever grateful for the caring treatment and the attention to detail that made this complicated itinerary work.

This was a trip of a lifetime for me and my wife. It could not have been done better. Thanks to the Africa Guide for the referral.
David Daneker - from United States
rating 8/10
On the positive side, I would say that the tour itinerary was very good, giving us a broad view of a substantial part of Madagascar, while the pacing was very reasonable. The hiking opportunities at Ranomafano and at Isalo National Parks were some of the best hikes that I have taken.

The accommodations exceeded our expectations and the provided meals (as well as the places suggested for meals on our own) were excellent. The vehicle provided was satisfactory, although sometimes a bit tight for the six of us.

The company manager, was most gracious in an initial greeting meeting and in a farewell assessment meeting. Overall, I would say that the trip was a good value for the price.

My only negative was that the driver was in no way the "driver-guide " that we expected. He provided almost zero in the way of information about Madagascar or its people and culture. We also had almost no interaction with any locals except people working in restaurants or shops. From our experiences with other travel, we had substantially higher expectations in this regard. If we had not had a good guide book with us, I think that we would have been even more disappointed in this regard, but as I indicated, all of the other aspects of the trip were satisfactory or better.
Tour Operators Reply:

We are very pleased to hear that overall the clients enjoyed their holiday but disappointed that the driver/guide did not meet up to their expectations and appreciate them bringing this to our attention.

Although the driver/guide has been working with us for many years, this is the first complaint we have received and we will work on preparing the driver better for our future trips.
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