MADAGASCAR TRAVEL & TOURS
Pangalana - Ambohitsara
The waterway along the East Coast of Madagascar
This is a very
special tour! Join us in another world.
You will drive 200 km on a good road from FIANARANTSOA to MANANJARY. The landscape is wonderfull.
stop at the well known RANOMAFANA
National Park in the rainforest.
The "Canal des Pangalanes" stretches along the East Coast from Toamasina (Tamatave) in the North to Farafangana 600 kilometres in the South. The "Canal" was built during French colonisation by connecting the numerous lagunas and rivers. It has become the most important means to transport merchandise on the East Coast.
On a wooden motor boat you smoothly follow the canal.
The inhabitants of the villages along the Canal wave their hands as you pass by. Children jump into the water and play with the waves of your boat.
built on a hill between the Pangalana canal and the Indian Ocean, are
waiting for you.
You will enjoy relaxing a few days, meeting the friendly people of the village, visiting the school, going through plantations of pepper, cloves, cinnamon, etc.
Because of increasing number of visitors, we are constructing new bungalows.
here for more pictures of the bungalows and their surrounding.
leave, Ambohitsara will keep forever a special place in your memory.
here for more pictures of Ambohitsara.
For a tour including the South, click here.
Continuation on the Canal des Pangalanes to NOSY VARIKA. We can enjoy the rain forest on the way.
Overnight in a very simple hotel or tent near Masomeloka.
the tour including the national parc Andasibe and camp catta, click