Discovery of the high Sambirano and the waterfall of the good fathers
Departure from the big blue after the briefing to reach Ankify boat.
First the road crosses mangroves on a dike then meanders in the middle of the cocoa plantations to join Ambanja, to 20 KMS, the capital of the «malagasy» cocoa.
The quality of the alluvial soil with a favourable climate are all specialists argue harvesting of nuts. On the way back, your driver can stop the vehicle close to the variety.
After a snack on the road, from Ambanja, you walk through 20 kilometres of track along the river which originates at the foot of the highest mountain massif of Madagascar (Tsaratanana, which culminates in 2 876 m). The circuit offers a large number of points of interest. There will be 2 H 4 x 4 track to reach the village of Ambobaka.
This circuit allows to discover top Sambirano and its huge cocoa plantations, its rice fields and small villages. You will follow the curves of the Sambirano River that irrigates the whole Valley. The locality of Ambobaka is known to be a familiar medicine site. Healers practice a centuries-old knowledge that allows to treat with the use of medicinal plants with different qualities of massages.
You can sail by canoe to traditional pendulum along the tributary of the Sambirano : the brought back. Thus, You can discover the beautiful waterfall of the good fathers, one of very beautiful of Madagascar with a vertical drop of nearly of 80 metres. You will be able to climb it with your guide : under the falls and swimming in the pools of the waterfall 'of the good fathers". Picnic, with a large bottle of water per person included.
During your trip, You can also enjoy encounters with a smiling and welcoming population. The sensation is nice and weird to feel adopted away by villagers as one stops a few minutes and that one is interested in their agrarian or handicraft activities.
You take the boat at Ankify around 15:30, for a return to the big blue around 17 H 30 - 18 H.
Included : All transfers, Tour 4×4 with guide, assistance, Picnic lunch, rights of entries in the site, a large bottle of water GM for 2 people.
Excluded : Drinks, Tips and personal expenses, insurance.