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After Airport pick-up you leave  the capital, visiting Andasibe National Park is a good option. Here you can see the biggest lemur, the indri indri. The first day you visit a reptile farm. On day 2 you visit Andasibe National Park and the last day you drive back to Tana to take the RN7 which is famous highway in Madagascar and brings you from Antananarivo to Tulear. You visit three parks during this tour. Starting in Antananarivo you go to Antsirabe and from there via Ambositra to Ranomafana NP. After visiting this park you go via Ambalavao and the Anja Park Reserve to Isalo NP to hike through the sandstone massifs. This tour ends in Tulear. From here you can visit the beaches of Ifaty or you can take a domestic flight to Tana .

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TRIP
  • Find unique experience with untamed wildlife in National parks and private reserve
  • Authentic interaction with local people throughout your journey
  • water activities or relaxation on the Mozambique Channel
  • Overland journey from rainforest in Ranomafana NP
ITINERARY: Antananarivo – Andasibe National Park – Antsirabe – Ambositra – Ranomafana National Park – Ambalavao – Anja Park Reserve – Isalo National Park – Tulear – ifaty beach
PRICE INCLUDES: Price per Person : 1000 Euro per person and Single Supplement if requested 300 Euro

  • Transfer airport to hotel to airport
  • Bus +gasoline
  • Driver and English speaking guide’s accommodation and foods
  • Hotels + Continental breakfast
  • Fees entrance National park
  • Full board in Andringitra National Park +material camping
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Taxes
PRICE EXCLUDES:
  • Food and drinks; another day
  • Local guide fees;
  • Tips;
  • airfares, visas, airport taxes
  • All other expenses
Day 1:

TRANSFER AIRPORT

Transfer airport in Antananarivo  and overnight in a Hotel CHALET DE ROSE or SAKAMANGA
Day 2:

ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK

After the hectic atmosphere in Antananarivo this tour gives you an introduction of the rural life.On the way you visit the reptiles farm. It is possible to do a nocturnal visit with a local guide inAndasibe NP to see mouse lemurs, frogs and chameleons. Overnight in a hotel. VAKONALODGE or GRACE LODGE

Day 3:

ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK, ANALAMAZAOTRA/PERINET

In the morning you visit Andasibe NP with a local guide. Andasibe NP is home of the indri indri, the biggest lemur. You can hear its specific sound from far. Besides the indri indri it’s quite easy to see other animals, like other kinds of lemurs, frogs, lizards, chameleons and lots of birds. In the park you can choose for a lang walk (about 5 hours) or a shorter (about 2 hours). None of the walks is very heavy, but sometimes you have to climb through the trees to see the lemurs from a short distance. After lunch you drive to the Vakona Forest Lodge to visitthe island of lemurs.Overnight in a hotel. VAKONALODGE or GRACE LODGE

Day 4:

ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK – ANTANANARIVO BACK TO ANTSIRABE

In the morning you drive to Antsirabe, the city of the ‘pousse pousse’, located at 1500 meter altitude in the central highlands. You pass rice paddies and drive through the mountains.Along the way, you can visit a craft market and see the tombs of the Merina. Antsirabe means’place of much salt’. It’s a nice city with colonial houses and a cathedral. It’s possible to visit lake Andraikaba, that is located 7 km outside the city. You can walk around the lake or visit the gemstone market next to the lake.Overnight in a hotel.  COULEUR CAFÉ or AROTEL

Day 5:

ANTSIRABE – AMBOSITRA – RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK

The way from Antsirabe to Ranomafana you pass the typical highland scenery of rice paddies.You stop in Ambositra, the centre of Madagascar’s woodcarving industry, to visit the handicraft factory. After lunch you continue to Ranomafana NP, on the way you stop to see the biggest waterfall in Madagascar, Rian-Draono Be. Ranomafana means ‘hot water’. During the colonial era this friendly village was a thermal bath centre. Today people go to Ranomafana to visit the national park, the place where the rare big bamboo lemur lives. You can do a nocturnal walk in the park with a local guide to see mouse lemurs, frogs and chameleons.Overnight in a hotel. CENTR EST  or SETAM LODGE 
Day 6:

RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK

About 20 years ago, the golden bamboo lemur was discovered in the forest near the village of Ranomafana. Subsequently, the national park was established to protect this rare lemur. After breakfast you drive to the entrance of the park where you meet your local guide. You can choose from several walks ranging from a few hours to half a day. In the rainforest you can see the Edward’s sifaka, the golden bamboo lemur and reptiles. There are also about 96 bird species, some endemic. In the afternoon you can visit the village or go to the thermal bath and swim in the hot swimming pool.Overnight in a hotel. CENTR EST or SETAM LODGE

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Day 7:

RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK – AMBALAVAO – ANJA PARK RESERVE

You stop in Ambalavao to visit two traditional factories, the Wild Silk factory and the Antaimoro Paper factory. On Wednesday the biggest zebu market of Madagascar is held in Ambalavao. You will also visit the community-run Anja Park Reserve, where you can see the traditional Bara family tombs, caves and ring tailed lemurs. You can picnic on the top of the rock. Overnight in a hotel. ZONGO or TSIENIMPARIHY LODGE

Day 8:

AMBALAVAO – ANDRINGITRA NATIONAL PARK

In the morning you drive to Namoly Valley, to the entrance of the park. Here you meet the local guide and the porters. Today you hike from Namoly Valley to the Andraimpotsy camping site. Another possibility is to hike to Diavolana today. Camping.

Day 9:

CLIMBING PIC BOBY – AMBALAVAO

After an early breakfast you start to climb Pic Boby, situated at an altitude of 2658 m. From the top you have a great view. The landscape surrounding Andringitra NP is amazing. From Pic Boby you can see the Tsaranoro valley and Ambalavao. You walk back to Namoly Valley, where the driver is waiting for you to bring you back to your hotel in Ambalavao. Overnight in a hotel. ZONGO or TSIENIMPARIHY LODGE 

Day 10:

ISALO NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you go to Isalo National Park. You visit the park with a local guide. Isalo is sacred to the Bara tribe. The Bara use the caves as cemeteries. Isalo is dominated by narrow ravines and by wind and water sculptured rocks. First you hike to the natural swimming pool and after a swim you hike to the Namaza circuit. You can also choose to do only one if these hikes. After the hike you drive to the Window of Isalo. Overnight in a hotel.  RELAIS DE LA REINE

Day 11:

ISALO NATIONAL PARK – TULEAR AND TO VISIT THE ZOMBITSE NATIONAL PARK.

and continue  to tulear  On the way to Tulear you pass the region of cotton. You see the traditional tombs of the Mahafaly and the painted tombs of the Bara and the Antandroy tribes. The tour ends in Tulear and relaxing , from where you can travel to Ifaty beach overnight in a hotel PARADISIER or LA MIRA .
Day 12:

TO VISIT RENIALA IN IFATY

and the tortures village and overnight in a hotel PARADISER or LA MIRA

Day 13:

SNORKELING OR DIVING TO SEE THE WHALES IN THE IFATY BEACH

with relaxing  overnight in a hotel PARADISIER or LA MIRA

Day 14:

TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT IN TULEAR TO TANA.

overnight in a hotel CHALET DE ROSE.

Day 15:

IN ANTANANARIVO YOU VISIT THE ROVA AMBOHIMANGA ,

  situated on the highest hill in the city. The Rova is the spiritual centre of the Merina. From the hill you have a great view over the city and lake Anosy.After visiting the Rova the driver brings you to the good restaurant  befor transferring to airport at midnight
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After Airport pick-up you leave  the capital, visiting Andasibe National Park is a good option. Here you can see the biggest lemur, the indri indri. The first day you visit a reptile farm. On day 2 you visit Andasibe National Park and the last day you drive back to Tana to take the RN7 which is famous highway in Madagascar and brings you from Antananarivo to Tulear. You visit three parks during this tour. Starting in Antananarivo you go to Antsirabe and from there via Ambositra to Ranomafana NP. After visiting this park you go via Ambalavao and the Anja Park Reserve to Isalo NP to hike through the sandstone massifs. This tour ends in Tulear. From here you can visit the beaches of Ifaty or you can take a domestic flight to Tana .

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TRIP
  • Find unique experience with untamed wildlife in National parks and private reserve
  • Authentic interaction with local people throughout your journey
  • water activities or relaxation on the Mozambique Channel
  • Overland journey from rainforest in Ranomafana NP
ITINERARY: Antananarivo – Andasibe National Park – Antsirabe – Ambositra – Ranomafana National Park – Ambalavao – Anja Park Reserve – Isalo National Park – Tulear – ifaty beach
PRICE INCLUDES: Price per Person : 1000 Euro per person and Single Supplement if requested 300 Euro

  • Transfer airport to hotel to airport
  • Bus +gasoline
  • Driver and English speaking guide’s accommodation and foods
  • Hotels + Continental breakfast
  • Fees entrance National park
  • Full board in Andringitra National Park +material camping
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Taxes
PRICE EXCLUDES:
  • Food and drinks; another day
  • Local guide fees;
  • Tips;
  • airfares, visas, airport taxes
  • All other expenses
Day 1:

TRANSFER AIRPORT

Transfer airport in Antananarivo  and overnight in a Hotel CHALET DE ROSE or SAKAMANGA
Day 2:

ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK

After the hectic atmosphere in Antananarivo this tour gives you an introduction of the rural life.On the way you visit the reptiles farm. It is possible to do a nocturnal visit with a local guide inAndasibe NP to see mouse lemurs, frogs and chameleons. Overnight in a hotel. VAKONALODGE or GRACE LODGE

Day 3:

ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK, ANALAMAZAOTRA/PERINET

In the morning you visit Andasibe NP with a local guide. Andasibe NP is home of the indri indri, the biggest lemur. You can hear its specific sound from far. Besides the indri indri it’s quite easy to see other animals, like other kinds of lemurs, frogs, lizards, chameleons and lots of birds. In the park you can choose for a lang walk (about 5 hours) or a shorter (about 2 hours). None of the walks is very heavy, but sometimes you have to climb through the trees to see the lemurs from a short distance. After lunch you drive to the Vakona Forest Lodge to visitthe island of lemurs.Overnight in a hotel. VAKONALODGE or GRACE LODGE

Day 4:

ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK – ANTANANARIVO BACK TO ANTSIRABE

In the morning you drive to Antsirabe, the city of the ‘pousse pousse’, located at 1500 meter altitude in the central highlands. You pass rice paddies and drive through the mountains.Along the way, you can visit a craft market and see the tombs of the Merina. Antsirabe means’place of much salt’. It’s a nice city with colonial houses and a cathedral. It’s possible to visit lake Andraikaba, that is located 7 km outside the city. You can walk around the lake or visit the gemstone market next to the lake.Overnight in a hotel.  COULEUR CAFÉ or AROTEL

Day 5:

ANTSIRABE – AMBOSITRA – RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK

The way from Antsirabe to Ranomafana you pass the typical highland scenery of rice paddies.You stop in Ambositra, the centre of Madagascar’s woodcarving industry, to visit the handicraft factory. After lunch you continue to Ranomafana NP, on the way you stop to see the biggest waterfall in Madagascar, Rian-Draono Be. Ranomafana means ‘hot water’. During the colonial era this friendly village was a thermal bath centre. Today people go to Ranomafana to visit the national park, the place where the rare big bamboo lemur lives. You can do a nocturnal walk in the park with a local guide to see mouse lemurs, frogs and chameleons.Overnight in a hotel. CENTR EST  or SETAM LODGE 
Day 6:

RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK

About 20 years ago, the golden bamboo lemur was discovered in the forest near the village of Ranomafana. Subsequently, the national park was established to protect this rare lemur. After breakfast you drive to the entrance of the park where you meet your local guide. You can choose from several walks ranging from a few hours to half a day. In the rainforest you can see the Edward’s sifaka, the golden bamboo lemur and reptiles. There are also about 96 bird species, some endemic. In the afternoon you can visit the village or go to the thermal bath and swim in the hot swimming pool.Overnight in a hotel. CENTR EST or SETAM LODGE

.

Day 7:

RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK – AMBALAVAO – ANJA PARK RESERVE

You stop in Ambalavao to visit two traditional factories, the Wild Silk factory and the Antaimoro Paper factory. On Wednesday the biggest zebu market of Madagascar is held in Ambalavao. You will also visit the community-run Anja Park Reserve, where you can see the traditional Bara family tombs, caves and ring tailed lemurs. You can picnic on the top of the rock. Overnight in a hotel. ZONGO or TSIENIMPARIHY LODGE

Day 8:

AMBALAVAO – ANDRINGITRA NATIONAL PARK

In the morning you drive to Namoly Valley, to the entrance of the park. Here you meet the local guide and the porters. Today you hike from Namoly Valley to the Andraimpotsy camping site. Another possibility is to hike to Diavolana today. Camping.

Day 9:

CLIMBING PIC BOBY – AMBALAVAO

After an early breakfast you start to climb Pic Boby, situated at an altitude of 2658 m. From the top you have a great view. The landscape surrounding Andringitra NP is amazing. From Pic Boby you can see the Tsaranoro valley and Ambalavao. You walk back to Namoly Valley, where the driver is waiting for you to bring you back to your hotel in Ambalavao. Overnight in a hotel. ZONGO or TSIENIMPARIHY LODGE 

Day 10:

ISALO NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you go to Isalo National Park. You visit the park with a local guide. Isalo is sacred to the Bara tribe. The Bara use the caves as cemeteries. Isalo is dominated by narrow ravines and by wind and water sculptured rocks. First you hike to the natural swimming pool and after a swim you hike to the Namaza circuit. You can also choose to do only one if these hikes. After the hike you drive to the Window of Isalo. Overnight in a hotel.  RELAIS DE LA REINE

Day 11:

ISALO NATIONAL PARK – TULEAR AND TO VISIT THE ZOMBITSE NATIONAL PARK.

and continue  to tulear  On the way to Tulear you pass the region of cotton. You see the traditional tombs of the Mahafaly and the painted tombs of the Bara and the Antandroy tribes. The tour ends in Tulear and relaxing , from where you can travel to Ifaty beach overnight in a hotel PARADISIER or LA MIRA .
Day 12:

TO VISIT RENIALA IN IFATY

and the tortures village and overnight in a hotel PARADISER or LA MIRA

Day 13:

SNORKELING OR DIVING TO SEE THE WHALES IN THE IFATY BEACH

with relaxing  overnight in a hotel PARADISIER or LA MIRA

Day 14:

TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT IN TULEAR TO TANA.

overnight in a hotel CHALET DE ROSE.

Day 15:

IN ANTANANARIVO YOU VISIT THE ROVA AMBOHIMANGA ,

  situated on the highest hill in the city. The Rova is the spiritual centre of the Merina. From the hill you have a great view over the city and lake Anosy.After visiting the Rova the driver brings you to the good restaurant  befor transferring to airport at midnight
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