Baobab Madagascar
DISCOVERING MADAGASCAR

TOURS AROUND MAJUNGA

Sakalava
HERITAGE

IMMERSION IN SAKALAVA COUNTRY

Immerse yourself in the environment of the ecolodge by visiting the village of Antsanitia and that of Ladigy by strolling in a cart, on foot and by canoe.

  • Duration: about 3 hours for the canoe and the village tour on foot, at most 2 hours for the cart ride.
  • Program: ascending by traditional motorized canoe up the Morira river, guided tour of the village of Ladigy, guided discovery by zebu cart of the village of Antsanitia: forest, nursery, fishing village.
  • Departure time: around 8 am for canoeing and 4 pm for the cart.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 10 people.
  • Rates:
    • 1 pers. ………………….. 197 000 Ar | €41>/li>
    • Private (max 4) . ………. 695 000 Ar | €144
    • More than 4 people on quote
  • Useful tips: plan to bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

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Morira
HERITAGE

LIFE AROUND THE MORIRA

Discover on foot the life of the local population in the heart of a fishing village living along the Morira river bordered by its Mangrove ecosystem, its plantations of Ravinala the traveler’s tree, Raphia, but also fruit trees.

  • Duration: approximately 3h including the village visit.
  • Program: upriver by traditional motorized pirogue of the Morira river, guided tour of the Ladigy village, return by pirogue.
  • Departure time: around 8h depending on the tide.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 6 people divided into 3 pirogues.
  • Rates:
    • 1 pers. ………………….. 190 000 Ar | €39
    • Private (4 max) . ………. 590 000 Ar | €123
    • More than 4 people on estimate
  • Useful tips: plan to bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

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ANKARAFANTSIKA
HERITAGE

ANKARAFANTSIKA PARK

In the north-west of the island, in the Boina, Ankarafantsika National Park is one of the last refuges for many endemic species, as fragile as they are fascinating. The various routes that meander through the park will offer you numerous face-to-face encounters with the forest people, where 129 bird families are referenced, 75 of which are endemic, and 8 species of lemurs, including the adorable microcebus.

  • Duration: all day.
  • Program: round trip in 4×4, coquereli circuit to discover the fauna and flora, of Lake Ravelobe, endemic baobabs and the canyon. Lunch accompanied by a bottle of water, guiding in the National Park and tickets.
  • Departure time: around 7 am from Antsanitia Resort.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 4 people per car (possibility of having several cars).
  • Prices:
    • 1 person. ………….. 960 000 Ar | €176
    • Private (4 max) …. 3 600 000 Ar | €878
    • More than 4 people on quote
    • 50% discount on adult rate for children
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen, as well as suitable clothing for hiking.

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Antsanitia
HERITAGE

SAKALAVA LIFE AND THE VILLAGE OF ANTSANITIA

A people with ancestral customs, rivers dotted with canoes, dhows anchored in the sand, mineral cathedrals, forests and eternal baobabs… Encounter with the people, traditions, wildlife, and the spectacular scenery of western Madagascar. For beginner hikers and those who like short hikes, explore the daily life of the Sakalava and their know-how by visiting the village of Antsanitia; you will also discover the history of the village and its development from its creation to the present day.

  • Duration: from 2h to 3h.
  • Program: guided tour of the villages of Fokontany (nursery, dispensary, Antsanitia village, forest, school, fishing village…).
  • Accessibility: excursion not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
  • Departure time: around 8h from Antsanitia Resort.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 10 people.
  • Rates:
    • 1 pers. ……………………… 48 000 Ar | €6
    • 50% discount on adult rate for children
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

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LES US ET LES COUTUMES, SUPERSTITION ET SACRÉ
HERITAGE

TRADITIONS, CUSTOMS, SUPERSTITIONS AND THE SACRED

The West of Madagascar is full of fascinating cultures and traditions. Discover the sacred lake with baobabs and lemurs, sail on a traditional canoe up the Morira river and take a guided tour of the village of Ladigy.

  • Duration: approximately 5 hours depending on the client, including about 1 hour of walking depending on the pace of the participants.
  • Program: Departure for an excursion in a traditional canoe on the Morira River, where you can discover the mangrove fauna and flora during the ascent of the river to the small village of Ladigy. You will also discover the sacred Lake of Mangatsa which directly introduces you to the Sakalavas tradition (Ethnics of Boeny), before reaching the baobab with a thousand branches or Bozy Be. To conclude this visit, head to the crocodile enclosure, the laying takes place in October and hatching in November.
  • Departure time: around 8 am from the Resort reception.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 8 people.
  • Rates:
    • 1 person. ……………. 390 000 Ar | €82
    • Private (max 5) . …. 1 490 000 Ar | €310
    • 50% discount on the adult rate for children
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen, as well as a contribution to help the local guide community during the visit to the sacred lake.

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Mahajanga
HERITAGE

MAHAJANGA THE BEAUTIFUL

Majunga the beautiful introduces you to the charms and riches of the city of Majunga. You can admire its colonial architecture, its giant baobab at the same time, offers you an unforgettable experience in an exceptional natural and cultural setting. The colorful market of Majunga is a real find. You will find a variety of local products, from spices to tropical fruits via Malagasy handicrafts. It’s the perfect place to shop and discover local culture.

  • Duration: half-day.
  • Program: city tour on foot, by tuk-tuk or bajaj, program according to everyone’s interests (history, population, architecture…), city markets.
  • Departure time: 2 PM from Antsanitia Resort.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 8 people.
  • Prices:
    • 1 person. ………………….. 310 000 Ar | €67
    • Private (max 5) . ……. 980 000 Ar | €213
    • More than 5 people on quote
  • Useful tips: provide a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen, as well as 50,000 Ar for the costs of the Bajaj or tuk-tuk for 3 people (for those not wishing to walk during the city tour).

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Curiosités
HERITAGE

POPULAR, CULTURAL AND NATURAL CURIOSITIES

Embark on a journey to discover the Red Circus of Grand Pavois, a unique and unmissable place to see in Majunga. It resembles a canyon in a wonderful lunar landscape. This landscape is formed by peaks and crests based on red, ochre, and pastel colors, in an almost desert-like nature. The visit to the sacred lake takes you to a peaceful place that preserves nature, Sakalava culture, and tradition.

  • Duration: all day.
  • Program: departure in a 4×4 to visit the red circus of Grand Pavois beach, and discover the sacred lake. A shaded picnic will be offered, the guide will tell you the story of this sacred lake whose reputation has crossed borders. Walk around, approach lemurs, baobabs, and crocodiles.
  • Departure time: 8 am direction sacred lake then red circus.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 4 people per car (possibility of having several cars).
  • Rates:
    • 1 pers. ………………… 340 000 Ar | €74
    • Private (max 5) . … 1 290 000 Ar | €280
  • Helpful tips: bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and a tip for the local guide during the visit to the sacred lake. Drinks are extra for lunch.

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Marovay
HERITAGE

TOUR OF MAROVOAY

Discover the city of Marovoay, one of the rice granaries of Madagascar. The city tour is mainly for those passionate about Malagasy culture with its zebu market, local crafts, the importance of rice farming in life and its impact on the landscape; accompanied by a canoe ride on the Betsiboka River. The river’s course is dotted with islets that shelter a significant birdlife.

  • Duration: All day. Takes place only on Fridays.
  • Program: Zebu market, visit to other markets on foot (crafts, vegetables, fish), climb to the belvedere (viewpoint), 2-hour canoe circuit on the canals, and picnic.
  • Departure time: 7am from the Resort reception.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 8 people.
  • Rates:
    • 1 pers. ………………….. 840 000 Ar | €183
    • Private (max 5) . ……. 2 820 000 Ar | €613
  • Useful tips: Plan a tip for the local guide on the visit. Remember to bring a hat and sunglasses, as well as sunscreen. Drinks other than mineral water are extra for lunch.

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SUNSET CRUISE
FUN

SUNSET CRUISE

An ideal activity to enjoy the beauty of the marine landscapes and the color nuances of the sky by the sunset on the catamaran of Antsanitia Resort. Enjoy an aperitif and canapés, spend convivial moments with your loved ones while savoring local flavors.

  • Duration: 2h30 or until sunset.
  • Program: coastal sailing in a catamaran at sunset with tapas and planters for the occasion.
  • Departure time: 4 p.m.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 8 people.
  • Rates:
    • 1 person. ………………….. 280 000 Ar | €61
    • Private (max 5) . ………. 1 120 000 Ar | €243
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

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Plage Madagascar
FUN

CROSSING AT SUNSET

Enjoy the beauty of seascapes and the changing hues of the sky during sunset on a sandbank just opposite Antsanitia Resort. Welcomed by an aperitif and planters, spend quality time with your loved ones while savoring local flavors.

  • Duration: until sunset.
  • Program: crossing by canoe to the sandbank in front of the hotel, enjoying an aperitif at sunset.
  • Departure time: 4 pm depending on the tide.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 20 people.
  • Rates:
    • 1 person. ……………………. 120 000 Ar | €26
    • Private (max 6) . ………… 520 000 Ar | €113
    • More than 6 people, quote on request
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

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ZEBU CART RIDE
Fun

ZEBU CART RIDE

Come and discover the village of Antsanitia and its surroundings in a zebu cart! You can admire the landscapes, meet the locals, and enjoy a peaceful and authentic ride.

  • Duration: about 2 hours.
  • Program: visit of the village of Antsanitia by zebu cart (village, forest, nursery, fishermen’s village).
  • Departure time: 4 PM.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 16 people.
  • Rates:
    • 1 person. ……………………. 71 000 Ar | €14
    • Private (4 max). …………. 248 000 Ar | €51
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

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Anjohibe
Aventure

ANJOHIBE CAVES

Embark on a discovery of the Anjohibe cave to witness the uniqueness of the fauna and flora of the region, as well as the natural pools and various landscapes. You will be accommodated at the lodge to better appreciate the picturesque and authentic charm of the region.

  • Duration: two days and one night.
  • Program: 4h on lands on which only a 4×4 can transport you. The tracks, often little frequented, inevitably lead to a magnificent site. For those who love swimming, Lake Andranojoby has a superb natural pool. The falls offer a drop of 20 meters downstream. A small adjacent forest is populated with easily observable lemurs (Coquerel’s Sifaka). You will stay in a bungalow for 2 people with lunch and dinner (supplement in individual bungalow: 110 000 Ar per night)
  • Departure time: at 7 am at Antsanitia Resort.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 8 people.
  • Rates :
    • 1 pers. ………………… 980 000 Ar | €215
    • Private (max 5) . ……. 3 720 000 Ar | €810
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses, sun cream and mosquito repellent.

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CROISIÈRE ROBINSON
Aventure

ROBINSON CRUISE

For a return to basic instincts, nothing beats the Robinson cruise which combines Catamaran activity and a visit to the mangrove ecosystem. Relaxation and change of scenery are guaranteed.

  • Duration: 2 days and one night.
  • Accessibility: excursion not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
  • Program: coastal sailing in a catamaran, trolling fishing, visit of the Ankomany red circus, tour of the lakes and the mangrove, campfire and bivouac in a 2-person tent. Also enjoy a lunch and a dinner accompanied by mineral water and planter, as well as a night in a two-person tent, a break in a hammock.
  • Departure time: at 7:30 from the resort.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 5 people, no group possible.
  • Prices:
    • 1 person. ………………… 894 000 Ar | €195
    • Private (max 5) ……. 3 620 000 Ar | €786
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

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Excursion catamaran
ANTSAPÊCHE

CATAMARAN CRUISE

The hotel’s flagship activity. It will allow you to discover the beauty of the northeastern coastal landscapes of Antsanitia. The red circus is a geological wonder located in the Majunga region. It gets its name from its unique rock formations that create a spectacular, vivid red landscape.

  • Duration: all day.
  • Program: a catamaran cruise to discover the other side of the red circus on the side of Ankomany. It is a one-day excursion circuit including a picnic lunch on site. For the addition of drinks, think about ordering directly at the bar before departure.
  • Departure time: 7:30 depending on the tide.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 8 people.
  • Rates:
    • 1 pers. ………………….. 386 000 Ar | €84
    • Private (max 6) . ……. 2 316 000 Ar | €503
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses, a swimsuit, and sunscreen.

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Pêche sportive
ANTSAPÊCHE

RESPONSIBLE SPORT FISHING

For fishing enthusiasts and those who want to see this world up close, discover responsible fishing in the Mozambique canal with professionals who will be there to guide and assist you.

  • Duration: full day or half day.
  • Departure time: 8am depending on the tide.
  • Maximum capacity: 4 people, only from 12 years old.
  • Program: accompanied by a professional sea fisherman, professional equipment included, possibility of bringing back the catch of the day to taste the same evening at the hotel restaurant. Picnic included (day trip) or without picnic (half-day), mineral water included and other drinks in addition.
  • Boat rental rates:
    • Ny Nofy 30” 4 pers. max … 2 700 000 Ar | €600 / 1 800 000 Ar | €400
    • Ny Nofy Kely 26” 2 pers. max … 2 025 000 Ar | €450 / 1 350 000 Ar | €300

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Lac sacré
ANTSAPÊCHE

TRADITIONAL PIROGUE FISHING

For fishing enthusiasts and those who want to see this world up close, discover the traditional Sakalava fishing of the region while navigating the Morira river while indulging in your favorite pastime.

  • Duration: Approximately 3 hours.
  • Departure time: 7:30 depending on the tide.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 10 people divided into 2 canoes, only from 12 years old.
  • Rates:
    • 1 person. ……………………. 190 000 Ar | €39
    • Private (max 4). ……….. 590 000 AR | €123
    • More than 4 people on quote
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. To avoid seasickness, we advise you to take a pill 1 hour before departure.

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Baleine madagascar
ANTSAPÊCHE

WHALE AND DOLPHIN PHOTOS SAFARI

Antsanitia is also a hot spot in the Western part of Madagascar for observing humpback whales that migrate to the coastal waters from August to September. You will be accompanied by a guide specialized in marine mammals for responsible observation. During your activity, you may also encounter dolphins and sea turtles.

  • Duration: 4h.
  • Departure: 8h in the morning and 14h for the afternoon.
  • Departure guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people, up to 16 people divided into 2 boats, only from 4 years old.
  • Program: join us for a magnificent whale and dolphin safari, a rare and incredible excursion, to be experienced aboard our boat. Briefing and debriefing. Distribution of medication for seasickness before going out.
  • Rates:
    • 1 person …………………… 150 000 Ar | 34 €
  • Useful tips: bring a bottle of mineral water, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

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