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The Secret Side Of Madagascar

Departure: Sunday, December 8, 2024
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Nosy Be
Returns: Port Louis
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
7
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    The Secret Side Of Madagascar

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Sunday, December 8, 2024 Nosy Be, Madagascar Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Nosy Be, Madagascar

    Nosy Be (‘Big Island’: Malagasy), an island off the NW coast of Madagascar, is its largest port and Madagascar’s most popular beach-resort. Though Nosy Be’s inclination is towards mass tourism, it is still a largely peaceful place with sugar cane plantations, rum distilleries, ylang ylang bushes, and lounging lemurs. This still beautiful island offers some amazing snorkelling and diving opportunities as well as primary forests with great wildlife. Read more about Nosy Be, Madagascar

    2 Monday, December 9, 2024 Nossi-Komba, Madagascar 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Nossi-Komba, Madagascar

    The island of Nossi-Komba (aka Nosy Komba, Nosy Ambariovato) is a small circular island 5km across, that lies between the larger tourist island of Nosy Be and the mainland of NW Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. The island is covered with tropical vegetation and rises to 622m at the centre. Thatched huts and palm trees ring the sea shore, and the largest of four villages is at the northern end. Read more about Nossi-Komba, Madagascar

    3 Tuesday, December 10, 2024 Mahajanga, Madagascar 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Mahajanga, Madagascar

    Mahajanga is a city and a district on the NW coast of Madagascar. It is a favorite tourist destination for Malagasy tourists and international travelers, with beautiful beaches, a coconut-lined boardwalk, and eight months of hot, virtually rain-free weather. The town’s old sector is confined mainly to the harbour quarter and has some 19th-century Arabian houses. Read more about Mahajanga, Madagascar

    4 Wednesday, December 11, 2024 At Sea
    5 Thursday, December 12, 2024 Belo Sur Mer, Madagascar 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Belo Sur Mer, Madagascar

    Belo Sur Mer village is on the west coast of Madagascar facing the Mozambique Channel, and 90 km south of Morondava. It is situated amid a number of coastal inlets, and a lagoon flanked by sand dunes and fed by local rivers. The village is a regional shipbuilding centre and huge cargo vessels are still constructed on the beach just as they were four centuries ago, specializing in the large dhows known as boutres. Read more about Belo Sur Mer, Madagascar

    6 Friday, December 13, 2024 Tulear, Madagascar 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Tulear (aka Toliara, Toliary) is a town with a seaport on the SW coast of Madagascar, with a population of 160,000. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, and home to five percent of the world's plant and animal species. About eighty percent of these are endemic to Madagascar. Read more about Tulear, Madagascar

    7 Saturday, December 14, 2024 Tulear, Madagascar 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Tulear (aka Toliara, Toliary) is a town with a seaport on the SW coast of Madagascar, with a population of 160,000. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, and home to five percent of the world's plant and animal species. About eighty percent of these are endemic to Madagascar. Read more about Tulear, Madagascar

    8 Sunday, December 15, 2024 Sarodrano
    9 Monday, December 16, 2024 Nosy Be, Madagascar 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Nosy Be, Madagascar

    Nosy Be (‘Big Island’: Malagasy), an island off the NW coast of Madagascar, is its largest port and Madagascar’s most popular beach-resort. Though Nosy Be’s inclination is towards mass tourism, it is still a largely peaceful place with sugar cane plantations, rum distilleries, ylang ylang bushes, and lounging lemurs. This still beautiful island offers some amazing snorkelling and diving opportunities as well as primary forests with great wildlife. Read more about Nosy Be, Madagascar

    10 Tuesday, December 17, 2024 At Sea
    11 Wednesday, December 18, 2024 Tolagnaro (Fort Dauphin)
    12 Thursday, December 19, 2024 At Sea
    13 Friday, December 20, 2024 At Sea
    14 Saturday, December 21, 2024 Pointe des Galets, Réunion 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Pointe des Galets, Réunion

    Pointe des Galets is the principal port of Réunion island, a French island located in the Indian Ocean 680km east of Madagascar, and about 170km SW of Mauritius. Two thirds of the island’s western side is covered by mountain ranges. The 3,069m Piton des Neiges (Snow Peak) is the highest point. Read more about Pointe des Galets, Réunion

    15 Sunday, December 22, 2024 Port Louis, Mauritius 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Port Louis, Mauritius

    Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius, located on the NW coast of the island. The very large city is dominated by the Citadel from which almost the whole city can be observed, and it is surrounded by a range of mountains. The city as a whole is a place of interest, but of special attraction is the famous China Town, where many still dress in national clothing. Read more about Port Louis, Mauritius

  • Ship

    Le Dumont-D'Urville Overview

    Le Dumont-D'Urville

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    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Area: 32-38 msup2;. Capacity: 2-4 passengers per cabin depending on cabin type. Balcony size: 8 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 19.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Area: 19 msup2;. Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin depending on cabin type. Balcony size: 4 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

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  • The Secret Side Of Madagascar

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Dumont-D'Urville Departure: Sunday, December 8, 2024 Nights: 14 nights Departs: Nosy Be Returns: Port Louis

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