Discover the beautiful Indian Ocean islands on Saga’s new tour to Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Board a catamaran from Black River to Coconut Island to swim and snorkel in the turquoise waters of Mauritius on Saga’s new Islands of the Indian Ocean tour.

Discover the beautiful Indian Ocean islands on Saga’s new tour to Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius

A four-night stay in Mauritius, at the all-inclusive resort of Tamassa, offers guests the chance to relax or explore the Sacred Lake of Grand Bassin, venture through the Black River Gorges National Park and view the spectacular Chamarel Waterfalls.

There will also be time to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens at Pamplemousse and the beautiful beach at Trou aux Biches where guests can take an amazing underwater walk. 

Saga’s 16-night escorted tour starts in Madagascar, home to an incredible array of flora and fauna evolved from 80 million years of isolation in the Indian Ocean.

Spend two nights at the Setam Lodge, near the Ranomafana National Park, where the Saga group of up to 17 guests will be able to explore and get the chance to spot the golden bamboo lemur.

Discover more of Madagascar's wildlife during a two-night stay Vakona Forest Lodge which includes an excursion into the Analamazaotra Special Reserve. In the evening enjoy a night watch in the reserve to see nocturnal animals in their natural habitat.

Take a flight to Saint-Denis and stay in Saint-Gilles les Bains for three nights at LUX* Ile de la Réunion (4Q+). Discover Cilaos Cirque, a naturally-occurring amphitheatre 1,300 metres above sea level and marvel at the island's wild and rugged southern coast before reaching the Grand Anse beach, where coconut palms sway in the sea breeze.

Price from £3199 for 16 nights departing London Heathrow to Antananarivo in May and September 2015 and January to March 2016,  includes VIP door-to-door chauffeur service, return flights, airport taxes, accommodation, most meals, 13-hour free bar at Tamassa Resort, porterage, tour manager, travel insurance and cancellation cover.

Tours included in the holiday price: Full-day and evening tour of Ranomafana National Park, guided tour and night visit to the Analamazoatra Special Reserve, Reunion’s Cilaos Cirque, South island tour of Mauritius, short tour of Antsirabe and visits to local craft workshops.

Extend the tour by five nights at the LUX* Belle Mare (5Q), Mauritius, set beside a turquoise lagoon near the sleepy village of Belle Mare. Call for prices.

For details call free on 0800 414 8986 or visit travel.saga.co.uk/holidays

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