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Nosy Be Island Cruise: Enjoy a 3-Day Tour!

Aéroport international de Nosy Be-Fascene, Rte De L'est, Madagascar

Activity provided by Blue

3 days (approx.) - English

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Take in the beautiful scenic panoramas of the stunning Nosy Be Island as you cruise your way through Madagascar’s Northwestern Coast in 3 amazing days, featuring its stunning reserves and gorgeous beaches!

Highlights
  • Explore the picturesque Nosy Be and its breathtaking nature reserves and exquisite beaches
  • Navigate Ampasindava Peninsula from Andilana Bay to reach Russian Bay
  • Cruise along the coast up to Baramamay and explore its vast mangrove and its incredible environment
  • Visit the fishing community and climb the heights for a panoramic view from the abandoned lighthouse
  • Enjoy some fun water activities as you depart for the beautiful island of Nosy Iranja
Description
Experience the beauty of Madagascar's Northwestern Coast with a 3-day sailing adventure! From Nosy Be to Russian Bay, Baramamay, and Nosy Iranja, you will be captivated by the picturesque views of the region's nature reserves and exquisite beaches. Take time to relax and enjoy some fun water activities while you get in touch with nature. Your journey begins with a pick up from the designated location and a drive to Andilana Bay, where you will navigate the Ampasindava Peninsula to reach Russian Bay. Here, you can take a walk on a wooded hill with amazing views or take a stroll in the tranquil waters of the bay. After dinner and an overnight stay in a bivouac on the beach, you will cruise up to Baramamay. This popular route is considered a safe stop for canoes, dhows, and schooners. Explore the vast mangrove and its incredible environment, which is home to a variety of birds, eagles, and bats. On the third day, you will depart for the beautiful island of Nosy Iranja, two idyllic islands divided by a stretch of long, white sand that serves as a turtles' breeding ground. Visit the fishing community and climb the heights for a panoramic view from the abandoned lighthouse. After lunch on board, you will travel around the Ampasindava Peninsula toward Nosy Be for one more refreshing dip in a picturesque setting. The tour will end with a drop off at a designated location. This experience includes pick up and drop off, two nights accommodation, meals during the cruise, an English-speaking local guide, transportation, admission fees, and activities as per the itinerary. Please note that this experience involves a moderate amount of walking, so comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The itinerary is subject to change depending on weather and road conditions. All activities and purchases outside of the itinerary will be at your own expense.
Itinerary

Day 1 – Nosy Be – Andilana Bay – Russian Bay | Meet and greet your guide at the designated pick up location, taking you to the first destination of your Malagasy adventureNavigate Ampasindava Peninsula from Andilana Bay to reach Russian Bay, which is claimed to be one of the region’s anchorages and the site of an unrecorded episode of the Russo-Japanese WarWalk on a charming wooded hill with amazing views after lunch, or promenade in the tranquil waters of this enormous bay and its numerous covesDinner and overnight in bivouac on the beachDay 2 – Russian Bay – Baramamay | Cruise along the coast up to BaramamayAlthough it is difficult to comprehend the size of the Baramamay Estuary as it penetrates through the narrow pass that preserves the lion-shaped rock formation, Baramamay is a popular route and is considered a safe stop for canoes, dhows, and schooners as well as for boatersAfter lunch in the community of Ambariomena, go off to explore the vast mangrove and its incredible environment, which is home to a variety of birds, eagles, and batsDay 3 – Baramamay – Nosy Iranja – Nosy Be | Get ready to unwind and join in on some fun water activities as you depart for the beautiful island of Nosy Iranja, two idyllic islands divided by a stretch of long, white sand that serves as a turtles’ breeding groundVisit the fishing community and climb the heights for a panoramic view from the abandoned lighthouseLunch will be served on board while the dhow travels around the Ampasindava Peninsula toward Nosy Be after one more refreshing dip in a picturesque settingThe tour will end with a drop off at a designated location.

Starting Location
Aéroport international de Nosy Be-Fascene, Rte De L'est, Madagascar.
Itineraries are subject to change.
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