Trekking Maroantsetra - Antalaha - Sambava

The moderate trip are 7 days and 6 night

We offer to exploring by small hiking to give adventurers the flexibility and ease to travel some of the most fascinating and remote destinations on Earth. Not only we enjoy to hike in the rainforest and across the corridor Analanjirofo and SAVA, and picnic lunch, dinner camping on the river side, jungle and in outdoor but also we discover the tropical reserve Farankarainana in first day to observe Ring tailed mongoose, Bamboo lemur, Aye-Aye; and Ambatolaidama there is the part of Masoala Natioal Park at th fourth day to observe the Red ruffed lemer,Red Red fronted, blue, brested coua, chaber’s, rufous, blue Vanga.

Day 1: Tana – Maroantsetra – Farankarainana (L/D)

Fly from Tana to airoport and meeting with local guide and transfer to Maroantsetra, All team are ready to welcome you there, then departure to Farankarainana First, transfer from the town to harbor then board a local boat to get Adranofotsy in 1h 30mn on the river. And then continue to walk in 1h to reach Farankarainana. The road is good for walking, establishing at the camping. Picnic lunch on the camp,s then swimming and relaxing on the beautiful beach and explore the nature through the ring-tailed mongoose usually to find in the camp site during the day, white fronted brown lemur, bamboo lemur,…And night walk to search the nocturnal animals especially greater dwarf lemur, mousse lemur, several birds, snakes and reptiles species, of course the Aye-Aye we often find on this reserve. Dinner and night at camp site Fankarainana.

Day 3: Fizôno – Ambatolaidama (B/L/D)

Breakfast departure to Ambatolaidama. You will also have the opportunity to meet with the Betsimisaraka people of Village to learn about their traditions and daily life. Start here the trail are tough, steep slopes, mud, and river crossings will make for a truly adventurous day. Dinner and night at camp Ambatolaidama.

Day 4: Ambatolaidama – Ampôkafo (B/L/D)

After Breakfast short visit to discovering Ambatolaidama forest which part of Masoala National Park to see among the endemic animal on this place: the Red Ruffed Lemur and we may see as well as the birds that can be found here include Helmeted Vanga, scaly ground roller, white headed vanga, wood rail, and the tree boa, several frogs and reptiles,… After visit the park, lunch and departure to Ampôkafo. This will be a long and strenuous day of hiking, with over 446 meters of elevation. This is the first climb up the mountain. Dinner and night at camp Ampôkafo

Day 5: Ampôkafo – Antsambalahy (B/L/D)

Although we follow the way steeply, muddy, sleeper when it’s raining and across several times the streams. Lunch on the way. Dinner and night Antsambalahy.

Day 6: Antsambalahy – Marofinaritra – Antalaha – Samava (B/L/D)

Breakfast and departure along the way. Lunch in Morofinaritra, this is the village where we take a car (taxi-brousse). Reaching Antalaha the remote paradise is not easy, this is a tough drive about 5 hours on the very bad road. Steep slopes, mud, and river crossings will make for a truly adventurous day.

From Antalaha continue the trip to Sambava 1h 30 mn by car, this a good road.

Day 7: Samava – Tananarive (B/L/D)

Breakfast and then transfer 20 minutes to the airport for the flight from Sambava to Tana. End of our service .

B: Breakfast

L: Lunch

D: Dinner


Transfer on arrival and departure to the airport, inland navigation (Boat transfer in from Maroantsetra to Andranofotsy), the terrestrial transport suitable in this itinerary (from Marofinaritra to Sambava), entrance on National Park and Reserve, local guide’s fee, fee for porter, cooker and divers, hotel staff, camping accommodation from beginning to the end, meals mentioned in this tour.


Optional tips for guide, porters, snacks, drinks and alcoholic beverages , the flight, travel assurance, excursion not mentioned in this tour but possible will be negotiate to arrange, all extras in the hotels such as mini bar, telephone calls, room service, laundry service, medical fee, other item and service not indicated as being included. Delays and cancellations of flight will not be covered by Masoala Safaris.

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