Get the boat to Nosy Komba, meaning ‘lemur island’ in the local dialect, known for its reserve and paradise location. Walk through the village, the most developed in the archipelago, past souvenir stands and local people making handicrafts. It is a slight incline to the privately-owned reserve, where you can see lemurs, snakes and tortoises. Return to the village to buy some souvenirs, swim in the sea or have a drink at the beachside bar. The boat will then take you to Nosy Tanikely, where you can rent a snorkel and swim at the coral reef. Often parrotfish and angel fish are spotted, as well as the occasional sea turtle. Enjoy a fantastic local meal consisting of freshly caught fish, Malagasy rice and fresh fruit (vegetarian options available) on the beach.
You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Ambatozavavy, a fishing village. You will get into the water to jump into your canoe and paddle your way to Lokobe Community Reserve. The journey will take around an hour, depending on the tides. If you need a break from paddling, you can simply take in the paradise surroundings. Once you arrive at Lokobe village, it is a short walk to the community owned reserve, where you will be taken through the forest on trails, spotting black lemurs, chameleons and other reptiles. Return to the village for a fantastic local meal consisting of freshly caught fish, Malagasy rice and fresh fruit (vegetarian options available). …Read more
The best spot to view the sunset is Mount Passot. From here you can see many of Nosy Be’s lakes and the surroundings islands, marked by a panoramic hand painted plaque. Make sure to get here a bit early for the best spot for sunset photographs, as it is a popular place for locals and tourists.…Read more