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

 

Also known as the RN7 tour, this 14 day tour will take you in the
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

 

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.
•       Sakamanga
•       La Villette
•       Chalet de Rose

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.
•       Feon’ny Ala
•       Grace Lodge
•       Lemur’s Lodge

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.
•       Feon’ny Ala
•       Grace Lodge
•       Lemur’s Lodge

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:
After breakfast and city tour with rickshaws known locally as push
push, we will drive to Ranomafana NP.
We head to the beautiful and lush Ranomafana rainforest. The name
means hot water, and relates to the natural hot water springs that you
can experience here. We stop in Ambositra for lunch. This pretty
little town is known as the capital of woodcarving; possibility to
visit artisan markets, this is also a good place to buy souvenirs
whilst you are in the capital.
The National Park was created in 1991 in order to protect the newly
discovered, unique “Bamboo lemur.
Arrival in Ranomafana in the afternoon. Possibility to go at a night
walk to spot nocturnal lemurs, chameleons & frogs. Overnight at your
hotel on bed and breakfast basis
•       Manja hotel
•       Ny Tanana Hotel
•       Le Grenat

DAY6: RANOMAFANA NP:
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
•       Manja hotel
•       Ny Tanana Hotel
•       Le Grenat

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 in Madagascar. It’s a perfect
opportunity 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
•       Orchide hotel
•       Isalo Ranch

DAY8: ISALO NP:
Today we will explore the natural wonders of Isalo NP which includes
canyons, trekking, natural swimming pools and waterfalls. You will see
3 kinds of lemurs, such as the Ring-tailed lemur, Brown lemur and the
Sifaka. Birds include the Madagascar Wagtail and Benson’s rock thrush
which is endemic in Isalo NP. There are also White throated rail,
Madagascar kestrel and Madagascar coucal. Possibility to visit the
natural rock windows for sunset photos. Overnight at your hotel on bed
and breakfast basis
•       Orchide hotel
•       Isalo Ranch

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 Nautilus

DAY 10 – 11 – 12: IFATY:
Day leisure at Ifaty. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis
•       Bella Donna
•       Le Nautilus

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 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 1485 euro per person
From 6 to 9 people 1255 euro per person
From 10 and more 1185 euro per person

INCLUDED:
Land transporting + fuel
Driver guide
Driver + his food & accommodation
Park Entrances fees & guides
Transfer airport/hotel /airport
Accommodations listed on the tour programme based on midrange hotel in BB
City tour of Tana
Domestic ticket flight (TLE – TNR)

EXCLUDED:
lnternational ticket flight
Food & drink
Tips
Personal spending money

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