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Madagascar & the Mascarene Islands Adventure

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Balcony
$10,700
Suite
$18,310
* Port charges, taxes and fees included
 Cruise Length
14 Days
 Cruise Starts
Port Louis
 Cruise Finishes
Port Louis
14 Day Madagascar & the Mascarene Islands Adventure Itinerary (Ponant)
Countries Explored: Mauritius Madagascar Reunion
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Ship
Departures
Passengers
184
Crew
112
Launched
2018
Cruise Code
PRLPRL13.1

Overview

The softness of the trade winds, the turquoise of the ocean, the shimmer of the verdant vegetation... the incredible beauty of the islands in the Indian Ocean is striking. During anall-new14-day expedition cruise aboard Le Jacques-Cartier, time stands still and, between the island country of Madagascar and the Mascarene Archipelago, nature will plunge you into a dream. The shores of Mauritius grow distant as you arrive in flamboyant Madagascar. To the north-east of the largest island in the Indian Ocean, the island of Nosy Boraha appears on the horizon.

The days of pirates, who occupied...read more the territory for almost two centuries, seem long gone now, as peace prevails in this tropical paradise. To the far south, the island of Nosy Nato is a treasure just asking to be discovered. Its coral reef lies in the translucent waters of its lagoon, dotted with natural pools. You will spend your time here swimming, meeting the local population and discovering the abundant fauna and flora. Before leaving the 'Great Red Island', you will visit Tamatave, renowned for the charm of its colonial architecture. Setting sail for Reunion Island and its characteristic silhouette.

Volcanoes and mountainous areas overlook the lagoon that surrounds the island. The Piton de la Fournaise, the most famous of these volcanoes and one of the most active in the world, unfolds before you during an optional excursion - if conditions allow it - which will make you feel like you have arrived on the moon. Around the crater, the naked beauty of this lava-stripped land is moving.

"There is the emptiness of the sky, the appeal of the sea, the birds, the blade-like leaves of the screw pines, this exhilaration from the burned stone, sea and wind that form Rodrigues." Who has managed to describe this jewel of the Indian Ocean better than Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio? Immerse yourself in its unique atmosphere and enjoy the stalls of colourful fruit and fresh fish in the Port Mathurin market. Your journey will end on the island of Mauritius. Once one of the main trading posts of the French East India Company, its capital, PortLouis, has kept much of this unique multicultural heritage. On its markets, the perfumes, spices, herbal teas and herbs unveil the make-up of its rich and diverse cuisine.

Cruise Itinerary

 
Arrive
Depart

1 Port Louis
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19:00
2 At Sea
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3 Île Sainte-marie
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4 Île Aux Nattes
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5 Tamatave (Toamasina)
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6 At Sea
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7 Pointe Des Galets
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8 Pointe Des Galets
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9 At Sea
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10 Port Mathurin
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11 Port Mathurin
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12 At Sea
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13 Port Louis
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14 Port Louis
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Note: Ship ports may not be located in the starting & ending cities listed. Transfers to and/or from the ship port may be required.

Life Onboard Le Champlain

 Le Champlain
Le Champlain

You will love the onboard innovations, French gastronomy and sophisticated chic when you cruise on Le Champlain. Read more

Expedition Comfort
Expedition Comfort

Your ocean facing accommodation provides you a well appointed luxurious home as you explore the seas. Read more

Infinity Pool Days
Infinity Pool Days

Enjoy the views as you take a dip or swim in the resistant currents of the infinity pool. Read more

Inside The Blue Eye
Inside The Blue Eye

The chic innovative underwater lounge offers guests a chance to view and hear marine life. Read more

Nightlife and Entertainment
Nightlife and Entertainment

Enjoy the convivial social life in the main lounge or take in a show in the theatre. Read more

Relaxed Dining Settings
Relaxed Dining Settings

The two restaurants offer exquisite French gastronomy, both with outdoor settings and Ponant's impeccable service. Read more

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Availability Click on the cabin prices below to view upgrades and cabin details

Sunday 03 Dec 2023
Saturday 16 Dec 2023
Ship Le Champlain
Balcony
$10,700View Cabins
Suite
$18,310View Cabins
Thursday 07 Dec 2023
Wednesday 20 Dec 2023
Ship Le Jacques Cartier
Balcony
$10,700View Cabins
Suite
$18,310View Cabins
Saturday 16 Dec 2023
Friday 29 Dec 2023
Ship Le Champlain
Balcony
$10,700View Cabins
Suite
$18,310View Cabins
Sunday 03 Dec 2023
Saturday 16 Dec 2023
Ship Le Champlain
Balcony
SOLD OUT
Unavailable
Suite
$15,417View Cabins
Thursday 07 Dec 2023
Wednesday 20 Dec 2023
Ship Le Jacques Cartier
Balcony
SOLD OUT
Unavailable
Suite
$15,417View Cabins
Saturday 16 Dec 2023
Friday 29 Dec 2023
Ship Le Champlain
Balcony
SOLD OUT
Unavailable
Suite
$15,417View Cabins
Sunday 03 Dec 2023
Saturday 16 Dec 2023
Ship Le Champlain
Balcony
$13,620View Cabins
Suite
$23,520View Cabins
Thursday 07 Dec 2023
Wednesday 20 Dec 2023
Ship Le Jacques Cartier
Balcony
$13,620View Cabins
Suite
$23,520View Cabins
Saturday 16 Dec 2023
Friday 29 Dec 2023
Ship Le Champlain
Balcony
$13,620View Cabins
Suite
$23,520View Cabins
Special Offers
Early Booking Bonus - Booking early allows you to save up to 30% off the brochure fare. Conditions apply.
Note
Tour & cruises prices are per person. Prices shown have savings applied, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices and trip information are correct at the time at this point in time, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking and are subject to change by Ponant.

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