The Palmeraie de l’ivondro and Lodana resort are one of the tourist sites which you should not missed during your stay in Toamasina / Tamatave. The site of palmeraie de l’ivondro is covering an area of 3.000 hectares, this large palm oil plantation belongs to the Savonnerie Tropicale de Madagascar. This unique and unusual agrotourism site aims to promote palm oil production in order to reduce deforestation and preserve local biodiversity. And on top of that is the entertainment and safari at Lodana resort as it will let you discover nice garden and have you relax on a canoe on silient and calm water also night BBQ party and fire camp.
You will be picked up from your hotel at around 8 AM depending on your availability we will meet you at your hotel then when you are ready enough we will start driving to the Lodana resort along the RN2 which is located 10 km in the south of Tamatave / Toamasina. On the way we will have visit to the palmeraie de l’ivondro where you will see a lot palm trees and a lot of medicinal plants also oil factory. After our visit at the palmeraie de l’ivondro we will contniue driving few km to reach our destination of the day on way you will enjoy discovering great landscapes, villages, traditional houses of Betsimisaraka tribe which are built with travele’s palms (Ravenala madagascariensis). When we reach the resort we will do check in, the staff will serve you a welcome juice at our arrival and after the check in the staff will show you your rooms. When the check in is completly done we will start walking in the garden and see different kinds of plants, some chameleons and do a canoe safri on a calm river seaching for king fisher and wild ducks. This night we will have a BBQ party and traditional animation with fire camp. The next day after your breakfast we will drive back to the city center to learn about the history of the city and its culture at the end of the visit we we take you the craft market at Bazary Be to buy some souvenirs before transfering you to your hotel.
End of the excursion
This tour proposal is 100% customizable according to your wishes ad wants. You can change your tour (duration, accommodation, activities and services) during your discussions with us.
Your required persoanl protective Equipments (PPE)
Hicking shoes, alcoholic hand sanitizer, head lights, warm clothes, mosquito spays, sun glasses, walking stick if necessary, Rain coats and your personal meds.