From Masoala Peninsula to Diego Suarez:
Discover the northeastern coast
Who goes to the northern east coast of Madagascar, has the incomparable chance to see the famous vanilla coast to discover for themselves. On a Trip to Madagascar this should be one of the real highlights. After all, the island is known for this worldwide popular export hit and there is hardly any other place in the world where the popular pods thrive as well as at the place dominated by the tropical climate kissed Vanilla Coast. Frequent rainfall and a warm and humid climate are characteristic of this area. But do not worry, tourists usually get used to it faster than previously thought. The Madagascar vacation with a side trip to the Vanilla Coast or the northern east coast of Madagascar can thus become an incomparable and unforgettable experience be
In the northern part of the East coast Madagascar there is much for travelers and vacationers to discover and countless adventures and excursions to undertake. We therefore offer various fixed tours on which you can explore the Vanilla Coast and the surrounding area. For all those who do not want to be quite so strict with regard to their time planning, we have below various tour and excursion suggestions compiled. These show possible and conceivable routes and would like to inform you about the Highlights of the region enlighten. Of course, we take care not only to point out the tourist hotspots, but also to present a few lesser-known attractions. If you wish, you can choose from the options below from us a very individual tour put together for you. In addition, we can assist you in the planning and implementation of your Madagascar vacation on site. It is best to contact us today.
The conditions must be right
The northern east coast is considered in many places on the island as a the garden of MadagascarThe area is home to numerous wonderful plants, especially vanilla beans, coconut palms and typical tropical fruits. Just to take a look at the various plantations can be worthwhile for tourists. In addition, this region also harbors a danger that should not be underestimated. This Danger arises on the open sea and has already hit the east coast of Madagascar numerous times with full and merciless force: Cyclones. The cyclones have already managed to devastate entire small towns and make them uninhabitable forever. Fortunately, the Cyclones not always season and are to be narrowed down to a small temporal window in the year. Consult your Trip to Madagascar Therefore, our experience will guide you to find the ideal time for your vacation.
A further complication arises for tours to the northern east coast of Madagascar due to the fact that the areas there are Infrastructurally only little developed so far are. The well passable RN 5 ends already after a short distance to the north and many places are not at all by car, but only on foot, by ship or via airplane to reach. The Masoala trek, for example, is a route that is excellent for all trained hikers to implement within several days. However, you should have experience in longer hiking routes, otherwise you could run out of breath in between. Especially in the Densely forested areas could be waiting for you slides and other obstacles to overcome. This is certainly an adventure that you will remember forever.
Possible tours start from Masoala Peninsula
The Masoala Peninsula forms the easternmost point of the island of Madagascar and is a must for those who have always wanted a glimpse of untouched and original nature wanted to throw, an absolute highlight. On the Masoala Peninsula you can expect dense and breathtaking green forests, extraordinary creatures and people who will inspire you with their friendly and warm nature.
On the Masoala Peninsula you can expect large national parkswhich have been completely placed under the protection of UNESCO as a world natural heritage. In hardly any other place in Madagascar you can see the Originality of the former forestation experience the island as intensively as on the peninsula in the northeast of Madagascar. Particularly worth mentioning are, on the one hand, the Marojejy National Park and the Masoala National Park. Especially Marojejy holds some extraordinary adventures for its visitors: This national park is hardly explored by humans so far, there are not many paths and visitors come into direct contact with the nature there. However, this means not only the opportunity to the observation of numerous fascinating mammals and reptilesbut also the encounter with a few less pleasant contemporaries. Leeches are a particularly good example of this. You should therefore equip yourself with appropriate clothing before starting your trip. If you extensive tours through the national parks on the Masoala Peninsula, we can help you. Be sure to always rely on a guide who can take you safely through the park and provide you with a lot of information about the creatures there.
Vohemar and the Green Lake
Vohemar is a small town on the Vanilla Coast and part of the SAVA region. Actually, only a few tourists should stray into this small town, because the city is compared to other cities in Madagascar rather small and is very hidden. However, Vohemar is surrounded by numerous vanilla plantations, which are a real attraction in themselves. In addition, the small town impresses with a beautiful bay, the breathtaking sight of which will give you unforgettable hours. People in Vohemar are very hospitable and also the Exploration of history of the small town will surely fascinate you.
From Vohemar we recommend you a Detour to Andranotsara Lake, which lies just a few kilometers to the north. This lake is also known as the Green Lake and has been the focus of numerous local myths and legends for hundreds of years. The mysterious green waterwhich is reflected breathtakingly beautifully in numerous facets in the sunlight, can be explained quickly and straightforwardly from a scientific point of view today, but the Touch of magicthat is in the air at this place cannot be denied even by scientific rationalists. By the way, the Green Lake in particular is still considered to be real insider tip for tourists. For this very reason, you will certainly be able to enjoy the sight of the shimmering green water even more, as you may be able to experience it all to yourself.
The SAVA region and its highlights
Besides Vohemar, the other cities and towns in the SAVA region are also inspiring. Antalaha for example, also fascinates with the magnificent vanilla, is even considered in many places to be World capital of vanilla. In addition, the small town sees itself as a center of traditional shipbuilding and offers many opportunities, especially for those interested in culture. Sambava on the other hand is the Main town of the SAVA region and also worth a detour. Especially the wonderful dream beaches close to the small town invite you to stay and will certainly give you a few carefree hours.
The northern east coast of Madagascar offers many different attractions for your trip. Decide for yourself whether you are more interested in the cultivation of tropical fruits, miles of dream beaches or breathtaking natural highlights interests We will be happy to put together travel packages that are fully aligned with your wishes. Simply contact us directly Contact us and then we can clarify everything else. We are already looking forward to seeing you.