Also known as the RN7 tour, this 14 day tour will take you tothe South of Madagascar where you will meet up with different tribes, NPs as well as stunning sceneries. You will have a short detour to Andasibe NP located in the East of Madagascar to get interrecated with the world largest lemur called indri indri. We invite you to read the below tour program

TOUR DESTINATIONS : TANA – ANDASIBE – ANTSIRABE -RANOMAFANA – RANOHIRA – ISALO NATIONAL PARK – IFATY – TULEAR – TANA

DAY1: ANTANANARIVO or TANA:

Arrival at the international airport of Madagascar, we will meet and welcome you at the airport of Antananarivo and will transfer you to your hotel. You will be briefed on your Madagascar guide at the comfort of your hotel. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis.

  • Palissandre hotel
  • La Varangue hotel
  • Grand hotel Urban
  • Tamboho hotel

DAY2: TANA-ANDASIBE:

We will meet you at your hotel after breakfast with your driver and an English speaking guide then proceed along the RN2 to the east of Tana. We will stop at Pereyras Reptile Reserve to spot reptiles endemic of Madagascar. This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with these amazing animals!! Lunch in Moramanga after a further 40km of driving. Arrival in Andasibe late in the afternoon. Settle in the hotel. Possibility to go at a night walk to spot the nocturnal lemurs known as the smallest of the lemurs in the world. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis.

  • Mantadia Lodge
  • Vakoana Forest Lodge
  • Andasibe hotel

 

DAY 3: ANDASIBE NP:

Andasibe-Analamazaotra national park is surely one of the most rewarding destinations. Frogs, reptiles and birds abound. However, on top of the bill is the indri, the largest of all living lemurs. These creatures sing a haunting song (reminiscent of whale song), which carries for miles across the forest. Afternoon visit of Vakoana Reserve known as the island of lemurs where you will get close to lemurs. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis.

  • Mantadia Lodge
  • Vakoana Forest Lodge
  • Andasibe hotel

DAY4: ANDASIBE-ANTSIRABE:

Meet your driver and guide after breakfast and then continue to Antsirabe. Stop at Ambatolampy for a visit of a workshop working on recycled aluminum, a good example of Malagasy know-how and handicraft skills. Continue to Antsirabe; check in at the hotel upon arrival. Antsirabe is a thermal town also famous for the handicraft workshops. City tour to discover this former colonial town and its workshops. You can also go a little out of the city to the countryside to see its in-depth local life and markets. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis.

  • Les Chambres du Voyageur
  • Arotel
  • Couleur Café hotel

DAY5: ANTSIRABE-RANOMAFANA:

Drive by crossing the country “Betsileo” until Ranomafana. The pretty rice terraces field built on the hills testifies to the particular know-how of this ethnic group. You will have a short visit to see and buy the famous wood carvings made originally by the Zafimaniry people and many other handcrafts in the town of Ambositra. Hotel check in upon arrival then drive to the small Tanala villages about 20 minutes from Ranomafana. Start to discover the daily life of the local people. Generally, they work basically on agriculture, farming, stone cutting and many homemade materials which is one of their businesses. Lunch at the village with local foods. After the visit, back to the hotel before having an evening walk to see nocturnal lemurs, frogs and the different genus of chameleons. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis

  • SETAM Lodge
  • Thermal hotel

DAY6:RANOMAFANANP:

Exploring of Ranomafana. This is the best reserve for lemurs’ encounters; no fewer than 12 species are seen in the park.
This includes the most notable two species: the golden bamboo lemur and the greater bamboo lemur. Other mammals include the Malagasy striped civet (strictly nocturnal) and Ranomafana NP is an excellent chance of seeing it, eastern ring-tailed mongoose belongs to the endemic subfamily Galidiinae.We will also see many species of birds, chameleons ..;Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis

  • SETAM Lodge
  • Thermal hotel

DAY7:RANOMAFANA- RANOHIRA:

Today we continue the trip along the National7; we pass through the capital of the Betsileo Tribe, Fianarantsoa, which means place of good learning. The Betsileo Tribe is well known for being invincible!!! We then head to Ambalavao, which is a very beautiful and quaint town. A visit to a local workshop gives you an opportunity to see the craftsmen and women at work. We will stop at ANJA Park, which is a sanctuary of ring- tailed lemurs and this reserve was created by the local village to protect the fauna inMadagascar. It’s a perfectopportunity to come close to the lemurs, take some great photos and witness how local villages can make a positive impact on protecting the environment. After lunch we continue our trip till Ranohira by passing through the non- man land plateaux of Horombe;
Arrival at Ranohira by the end of the afternoon. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis

  • Isalo Rock Lodge
  • La Jardin du Roi
  • Reine de L’Isalo
  • Satrana Lodge

DAY8: ISALO NP:

Full day excursion in Isalo national park, you will start by car to reach the village of Ranohira from the hotel. After meeting the local guide, drive to the bottom side of the massif to begin the excursion towards the natural pool and continue until the canyon of Namaza for a big loop. A packed lunch will be taken inside the park at the camping site of Namaza which is a nice shelter for lemurs, birds… Back to the hotel after the visit.

  • Isalo Rock Lodge
  • La Jardin du Roi
  • Reine de L’Isalo
  • Satrana Lodge

DAY 9:RANOHIRA– TULEAR – IFATY

After your stay in Ranohira, you will head on to Tuléar; before you reach the city you will have a short detour at the private reserve of Arboretum of Antsokay which hosts 700 different species of endemic plants of Madagascar. After lunch, transfer to Ifaty following a visit of the Reniala reserve known as the baobab forest. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis

  • Bella Donna
  • Le Paradisier
  • Ifaty Beach Club

DAY 10 – 11 – 12:IFATY:

Day leisure at Ifaty. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis

  • Bella Donna
  • Le Paradisier
  • Ifaty beach Club

DAY 13:IFATY–TULEAR-TANA

Transfer to the airport of Tuléar following your flight schedule to Tana. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis.

  • Chalet de Rose
  • Sakamanga
  • La Ribaudiere
  • La Villette hotel

DAY14: INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRANSFER:

Before we transfer you to the international airport of Tana, we will offer a free city tour depending your time. This can be the visit of the Lemur’s Park located 23 Km West of Tana or the Queen’s Palace located at 18 Km North of Tana following the shopping time at La Route Digue on the way to the airport. End of our services.

PRICING:

From 2 to 5 people 1885 euro per person

From 6 to 9 people 1685 euro per person

From 10 and more 1485 euro per person

INCLUDED:

Land transporting + fuel

Driver

Driver + his food &accommodation

Escort of an English speaking tour guide during the tour

Park Entrances fees &local guides

Transfer airport/hotel /airport

Accommodations listed on the tour programme on halfboard basis

City tour of Tana

Domestic ticket flight (TLE – TNR)

EXCLUDED:

lnternational ticket flight

Food & drink

Tips

Personal spending money

 

 

 

 

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