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Madagascar Wildlife Adventure

A Privately Guided In-Depth Exploration of the Planet's Most Unique Biodiversity Hotspot
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Departure Return Notes
07/09/2014 07/09/2014 07/22/2014 Led by John Mittan
08/06/2014 08/06/2014 08/19/2014 Led by John Mittan
08/20/2014 08/20/2014 09/02/2014 Led by John Mittan
06/03/2015 06/03/2015 06/16/2015  
07/15/2015 07/15/2015 07/28/2015  
08/05/2015 08/05/2015 08/18/2015  
08/19/2015 08/19/2015 09/01/2015  
09/02/2015 09/02/2015 09/15/2015  
06/03/2016 06/03/2016 06/16/2016  
07/15/2016 07/15/2016 07/28/2016  
08/05/2016 08/05/2016 08/18/2016  
08/19/2016 08/19/2016 09/01/2016  
09/02/2016 09/02/2016 09/15/2016  
 
Pricing
2014 Fees (mouse over departure dates to view specific trip prices)
$10,495
Single Supp.: $1,195
Deposit: $500 (nonrefundable)

2015 Fees (mouse over departure dates to view specific trip prices)
$10,995 - $11,395
Single Supp.: $1,195
Deposit: $500 (nonrefundable)

Dates & Pricing Notes
Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are given in US Dollars. Dates for 2016 are tentative and will be allocated to guests on a first-come-first-serve basis. 2016 fees may change slightly. Guests who reserve their space prior to final pricing confirmation will receive the lowest rate within the range offered.
Location of Adventure
Madagascar, Africa
Group Size Limit
Approximately 10 Travelers
A very important feature of our Madagascar trip is the limited group size, as nature expeditions are best experienced with small groups of travelers.
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Included
Internal scheduled and charter flights (except R/T flight between Johannesburg and Antananarivo), accommodations, all meals from dinner on Day 1 to lunch on final day, non-alcoholic drinks with meals and in vehicles, services of NHA Expedition Leader, local guides and lodge staff, some gratuities, airport transfers on Day 1 and final day, permits and entrance fees, and all taxes.
Not Included
Travel to and from start and end point of trip, R/T flight between Johannesburg and Antananarivo, alcoholic beverages, some gratuities, passport and visa fees, optional activities, items of a personal nature (phone calls, souvenirs, etc.), airline baggage fees, airport and departure taxes, optional travel insurance, and required medical evacuation insurance.
Mandatory Insurance
Since the areas we travel to on this trip are remote and wild (that's why we go there!), we require medical evacuation insurance for our guests' safety. If you decline the medical evacuation insurance coverage offered by Natural Habitat, we request that you send us documentation of the independent coverage you have selected. We will add the cost of a medical evacuation policy to your tour invoice until you provide our office with proof of coverage including your insurance company's name, contact number and your individual policy number. Thank you for understanding that our policy exists exclusively in the interest of our guests' safety.
Physical Requirements
Moderate
Our expeditions are suited for anyone in good physical health with a willing and adventurous attitude. Please note that most of the required walking activities during this trip are moderate in exertion level. However, those who can walk longer distances and cover more strenuous trails will gain more from this expedition. Those who wish to participate in all activities, and thus have the best chance of seeing the greatest amount of wildlife, should be able to walk at least two miles, up and down steep and sometimes slippery surfaces, over uneven ground, in hot and humid conditions at approximately 4,500 feet above sea level. We suggest that any traveler who is concerned with his or her physical condition contact our office for further details on the exact physical requirements of their specific itinerary, in addition to a personal physician for his or her opinion.
Important Information About This Trip
Madagascar’s varied ecosystems offer a range of natural encounters. We will walk in the rainforests (which can be hot and humid), take wildlife viewing boat rides and may even have the chance to snorkel (for those who desire). Participation in all physical activities is not mandatory. We ask our guests to understand that the accommodations in Madagascar are not, collectively, of the standard that may be found in other, more established safari countries. Some lodgings are relatively luxurious while others are plain but clean and comfortable. In all cases, we have selected the best accommodation available at each location. On these trips changes to the itinerary may occur in order to take advantage of conditions unique to the season and/or accommodate unexpected internal flight schedule changes; therefore, itineraries need to be rerouted or redesigned without notice.
Getting There & Getting Home
You must arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa by 6pm on Day 1. You will also need to book roundtrip flights between Johannesburg and Antananarivo, Madagascar, departing Johannesburg on Day 2 and returning on the final day. You will need to make your return transportation arrangements from Antananarivo, Madagascar and will be free to depart in the afternoon on the final day. There is usually one flight per day from Antananarivo to Johannesburg and it typically departs in the afternoon, allowing for connecting flights out of Johannesburg after 8pm. However, we strongly advise booking your flights to and from Madagascar in conjunction with your flights into and out of Johannesburg, as this often yields a lower fare and ensures a safe connection time. We can best serve you if our Natural Habitat Adventures Travel Desk makes your reservations, as our staff is intimately familiar with the special requirements of these programs and can arrange the most efficient and cost-effective travel.

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