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Comoros: Wildlife Expedition

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Comoros: Wildlife Expedition

Join the few lucky souls who have ever visited Comoros, a small archipelagic country off Africa’s east coast. On this 9-day wildlife expedition, split your time between two islands and encounter the many sea and land critters that call these islands home, including green sea turtles, Livingstone bats, humpback whales, lemurs, sharks, tropical fish, manta rays and more. Learn from local guides, wildlife experts and national park eco-guards who reveal insights into ongoing conservation efforts and how island communities and their visitors play a role in protecting these fragile ecosystems. Along the way, you’ll meet Comorians eager to share the vibrancy of these remote islands, leaving you to wonder why it took you so long to discover this hidden gem.

  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Moheli - Ylang-Ylang Farm Visit
  • Moheli - Village walk
  • Moheli Marine Park - Snorkelling & Islands Tour
  • Moheli - Park Ranger Conservation Presentation
  • Moheli - Whale and Dolphin Watching Boat Trip
  • Moheli - Forest Hike and Livingstone Bat Observation
  • Itsamia - Turtle Nesting Observation
  • Itsamia - National Park Eco-guard Conservation Presentation
  • Grande Comore - Dos du Dragon Viewpoint
  • Trou du Prophète - Local lunch Experience
  • Iconi - Walking Tour
  • Moroni - Walking Tour of Medina and Markets
  • Complimentary Airport Departure Transfer
  • Explore the Mwali UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, home to the second highest marine diversity in the world. Spot humpback whales and spinner dolphins; snorkel among vibrant coral reefs, parrot fish, manta rays, wrasses, fusiliers, reef sharks and maybe even dugongs.
  • Take a short a hiking experience in the subtropical tropical rain forest to observe one of the world’s largest bats, the critically endangered Livingstone flying fox.
  • Stay in community operated beachside bungalows in Itsamia, visit one of the largest Green turtle nesting sites of the world where Turtles nest year-round and learn from various local wildlife experts about ongoing conservation efforts.
  • Enjoy a seafood lunch served in a giant clam shell at Miki’s Place, cooked for you by Miki himself, a colourful local Rastafarian, in his lean-to "restaurant" under a baobab next to the sea.
  • Walk among homesteads, meeting villagers with beautiful welcoming smiles, and stroll through the surrounding gardens to see how local foods are produced.
  • Adventure and Active
About Intrepid Travel
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We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

Our leaders are born and raised in-count ...
Aug 19, 2023 through
Oct 05, 2024
8 Nights from
$3,125.00 (USD)
Per Person
Various departures
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Day Destination
1 Moroni
2 Moheli
3 Moheli
4 Moheli
5 Moheli
6 Itsamia
7 Moroni
8 Moroni
9 Moroni
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.