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Discover Comoros Islands in 10 days

Discover Comoros Islands in 10 days

What To Expect Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival in Moroni (Grande Comore) Arrival in Moroni, capital of the Comoros Islands and transfer to our hotel. If time permits, we can go on a city tour to explore the famous quiet Medina with its beautiful narrow streets and its old spice market. Overnight at Retaj Moroni Hotel (please note that the Retaj Moroni Hotel does not serve alcohol)

 

The sleepy capital Moroni is a delightful little town perched on the edge of the Indian Ocean and often surrounded by fishing boats in its harbor. 

 

Meals included: • Lunch

Accommodation included: Retaj Moroni Hotel

 

Day 2: Moroni to Anjouan 

 

Morning transfer to the airport for the short flight to Anjouan. On arrival you will be met and taken on a guided tour of Mutsamudu, the capital of the island, to discover the gorgeous Medina and climb up to the historical citadel which offers a breathtaking view over the town and port.

 

Anjouan is widely accepted as the most beautiful of the three islands which makes up the Union of the Comoros.  Anjouan is a pretty little island which is the world's principal exporter of ylang-ylang oil, an ingredient found in most perfumes.

 

Meals included: • Lunch

Accommodation included: Al Almal Hotel

 

Day 3: Full day exploration of Anjouan 

 

After breakfast, we depart for a full day tour of Anjouan. Drive through the col de Patsy which offers spectacular views of the island and continue to the ylang-ylang distillery of Bambao. After a short stop we proceed to the Tatringa falls where you can observe the former building once used by the French manufactures to distillate the flowers used to prepare the world-renowned perfume Chanel No 5. Next is town of Domoni to discover the historical mausoleum of former President Abdallah and stop for lunch. In the afternoon we drive through the farmer lands of Nyumakele before returning to the hotel. Overnight at Al Amal Hotel

 

Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch

Accommodation included: Al Amal Hotel Anjouan

 

Day 4: Anjouan 

 

After breakfast drive to Drindi village where you start a 2 hours trekking in the National Park of Mt. Tringui to the hidden and mysterious Lake Dzialandze. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views and observe the many birds which populate the lake and surroundings. We then return to the hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure either to relax by the pool or do further visits and hikes. Overnight at Al Amal Hotel

 

Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch

Accommodation included: Al Amal Hotel Anjouan

 

Day 5: From Anjouan to Moheli

 

Morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Moheli. Depending on the airlines' schedule a connection may be required in Moroni. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Laka Lodge, a small and intimate resort with its own beach. There are number of optional excursions available including trips to some of the smaller islands nearby, and evening visits to watch turtle lay their eggs i the sand.

 

Moheli is the smallest of the four islands of the Comoros archipelago, and is the wildest and least populated island of the Union, but also the most scenic and well-preserved. 

 

Meals included: • Lunch • Dinner

Accommodation included: Laka Lodge. Moheli

 

Day 6-7: Moheli 

 

Day 6 and 7 at leisure to enjoy this beautiful little island. Moheli is very easy to explore independently or optional excursions can be arranged directly with the lodge. Optional excursions can be arranged directly with the lodge. You can arrange a guided hike across the island on tracks of virgin rainforest. You can also cycle around the island by renting bike from the lodge.

 

Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Accommodation included: Laka Lodge. Moheli

 

Day 8: From Moheli to Moroni

 

After breakfast, transfer to the local airport for your flight back to Moroni. On arrival, transfer to your hotel in order to freshen up and drop your luggage or continue with the tour. Guided tour of the northern part of Grande Comore. Drive across the island from the foothills of the Mount Karthala, and impressive active volcano, to the high plateau of Diboini to view other extinct craters. Proceed to the agricultural cooperative in Mbeni where you can see another ylang-ylang distillery and a vanilla pods warehouse. In the afternoon drive to the famous rock formation shaped as a Dragon and stop by the enchanting Salt Lake, which water color may vary from white to blue turquoise. On the way back to Moroni the last stop at the beautiful white sand beaches of Galawa and Chomoni where you can enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean if you wish to.

 

Grande Comore officially known as Ngazidja. Grande Comore is the largest of the Comoros Islands but has no rivers or waterways at all - all water is gathered via wells or as rainwater. 

 

Meals included: • Breakfast

Accommodation included: Retaj Moroni Hotel. Moroni

 

Day 9: Grande Comore

 

After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of the southern part of Grande Comore. Drive to famous fishing village of Iconi and visit the ruins of the Sultan Palace built in the 18th century. En route stop at the historical adjacent cliffs where 300 local ladies commit suicide in the time of slavery. Visit the lovely and peaceful Lake Marabou where many birds nest before continue to the artisanal ylang-ylang and spices plantation in the small village of Kafouni. Return to Moroni for a visit of the national museum as well as the main daily market where you can find all local products to buy.

 

Meals included: • Breakfast

Accommodation included: Retaj Moroni Hotel. Moroni

 

Day 10: Departure from Moroni 

 

Time at leisure until your transfer to the Moroni Prince Said Ibrahim airport for your departure.

 

Meals included: • Breakfast

No accommodation included on this day. 

 

Cancellation policy: Full refund within 7 days of booking, minus credit card processing fees. Ater that no refund will be provided.

 

  • COMOROS

    Despite the country's turbulent politics, the Comoros is one of the safest destination in Africa. Comoros is rarely visited by tourists and consider as one of the undiscovered, untouched and unique destination in the world. Comorian food blends Africa, Arab and European style and uses a fair amount of spices. Coconut based dishes are quite common. Seafood is good and plentiful. If you have any special dietary requirements please notify prior to your departure. We try to accommodate but we cannot guarantee. The cost for meals may vary depending upon location, type of restaurants. Local restaurants located off the beaten track may be less expensive. ATM available in Grande Comore and Anjouan. Local currency is Comoros Franc (KMF). The month of December, January, February, March, April is hot and humid. June, July, Augusta cooler months. You need to have a valid travel insurance, the cost of which is not included in the price of the tour. It is your responsibility to obtain one.

     

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