Mini Cruise

Tamatave – Ankaninofy – Andovoranto – Vatomandry-Mahanoro – Tamatave in 6 days.

Reine Tina is the only comfort boat that allows you to discover the beauty of the Pangalane’s Channel. It is a comfortable with four-cabin boat with double beds, a floating restaurant, a sanitary table d’hôte with shower and sink in each cabin

Day 1 : Tamatave – Ankaninofy

Recovery in front of the office, transfer to the river port and boarding the boat. Navigation on the Pangalane’s channel. Visit of Tapakala fishing village. Arrive Ankaninofy after 4 hours of time. Sleeping in the boat at Ankaninofy.

Day 2 : Ankaninofy – Andovoranto

After breakfast, visit the palmarium’s park where you can see the lemurs in freedom and the largest lemurs of Madagascar Indri Indri. After the visit, continue navigation. Sleeping in Andovoranto. Andovoranto was the first port of Madagascar and also it is a base of the administration of General Gallieni. Night in the boat

Day 3 : Andovoranto – Vatomandry

Admiration of the beautiful landscape of the East Coast: such as the ears of elephants that line the canal, the niaoulis (medicinal plants) that grow along of the canal, the trees of the traveler, passage at the river mouth. Sleeping on the board

Day 4 : Vatomandry – Mahanoro

Visit of the city of Vatomandry. It is  a seaside resort located 155 km from Tamatave, Vatomandry was a prosperous port from which goods were transported by men’s back to the capital, through the trails of the forest of the Est. Founded in the thirteenth century, Vatomandry or “sleeping rocks” was named after two black rocks that protrude from the surface of the water, a hundred meters from the shore.

Day 5 : Mahanoro

A pleasant river excursion to discover the Mangoro River gorge, a total immersion in the life of the villagers Betsimisaraka, discover the spice sectors of agro forestry and plantation (vanilla, cloves, litchis, pepper, coffee).

Jour 6 : Retour Mahanoro – Tamatave

Return by car. Sleeping  in Tamatave