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Arriving at Nosy Be airport, you will be met and transferred by taxi to Chanty beach and then by speedboat to Sakatia Towers, a small guest house which is situated on a small private beach. The next two days will be spent snorkelling, exploring the stunning beach and island on foot and generally relaxing whilst soaking up the sand, sea and sun. Additional activities (optional book locally) include guided walks, sea-kayaking, hobie cats or pirogue trips, scuba diving and deep sea fishing trips.
It's an early start as you head to Ambatiloka by speed boat and taxi, for a day excursion with a beach picnic lunch at Nosy Tanikely Marine Reserve – famed for its world class snorkelling and diving. Then proceed to Nosy Komba, a small island surrounded by crystal clear blue waters that are perfect for water activities, especially diving. The islands big attraction is a large population of black lemur which roam the trees and with any luck you may spot marine turtles. Your time will be spent relaxing on the beach, taking forest walks up the mountain, visiting the nearby Anjibe village and soaking up the sun.
After breakfast travel via boat from Nosy Komba to the main island of Nosy Be, where you will check into Sambatra Bed & Breakfast. Just 20 minutes from Hell-ville, its location offers you easy access to the activities contained in the town - quad biking, visit the local market and handicrafts market, see the sacred tree or climb Mount Passot. Alternatively, hire a mountain bike and explore the area at your own pace.
ake a trip to Lokobe Nature Reserve, by road transfer and traditional pirogue. The 30-40 minute pirogue trip offers you an excellent way to experience local life and transport, whilst responsibly supporting local guides. Far from the flood of tourists Lokobie Reserve is only accessible by sea and is a haven of peace. Spend the day enjoying jungle walks with your pirogue guides to see the variety of wildlife, and take in the beautiful sounds of nature. The famous Nosy Be Panther Chameleon is present in this last remaining lowland rainforest on the island.
After breakfast, proceed by taxi to Nosy Be airport where you will fly back to the capital city, Antananarivo to catch your onward flight.