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

 

Discover the green of Madagascar with its biodiversity as well as the
rainforest of Ranomafana; another good experience to enjoy the beauty
of the nature. In this tour, you will climb up to Madagascar highest
mountain at the NP of Andringitra for a two night camping You will
also visit the sandstone rock formation of Isalo NP. You will chill
out at the beach of Ifaty. Enjoy

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.
•       Chalet de Rose
•       Sakamanga
•       La Ribaudiere
•       La Villette 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.
•       Grace Lodge
•       Feon’ny Ala
•       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.
•       Grace Lodge
•       Feon’ny Ala
•       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
•       La Residence Camelia

•       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
•       Grenat hotel

DAY6: RANOMAFANA NP-AMBALAVAO:
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 ..; Afternoon transfer to Ambalavao. 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!
Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis
•       Zongo hotel

DAY7: AMBALAVAO-ANDRINGITRA:
Before we transfer you to Andringitra, we will visit the reserve of
ANJA 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 the visit, continuation Andringitra
and then trek until the first campsite. And spent the first night at
campsite.

DAY8: ANDRINGITRA NP:
Ambalavao is the starting point of the visit of Andringitra NP known
as the best trek of Madagascar and this is the 2nd highest mountain.
Trek until the second highest peak Boby Madagascar. And then, straight
back to the second campsite. And spent the second night at a campsite.

DAY9: ANDRINGITRA- RANOHIRA:
Today, 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. Possibility to visit the natural rock windows for sunset
photos. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis
•       Orchidée hotel
•       Isalo Ranch.

DAY10: 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. Overnight at your hotel on
bed and breakfast basis
•       Orchidée hotel
•       Isalo Ranch.

DAY 11: RANOHIRA- TULEAR – IFATY
Continue to Tuléar after breakfast. You will pass by Ilakaka, the
sapphire town. This used to be a small village before is expanded in
an amazing way from 1998, since the discovery of a sapphire mine. From
this point of the road, you will see the difference in habitat, which
is different from Ranomafana evergreen forest, to the dryness of
Isalo, and then the lush green vegetation within the massif, and
finally going drier southwards. The forests around Tuléar are typical
dry forests, and bushes. On the road, you will see a few baobabs as
well, a different species from those seen in Morondava. Also, funerary
arts seen on the local Mahafaly tombs. Arrival in Tuléar, lunch at
your charge. Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis
•       Bella Donna

DAY12-13: IFATY:
Relaxing days at Ifaty. Possible visit of the Reniala reserve known as
the forest of baobab. Overnight at the same hotel.

DAY14: IFATY – TULEAR – TANA
Transfer to the airport of Tuléar following your domestic flight
schedule to fly to Tana; arrival in Tana and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at your hotel on bed and breakfast basis.
•       Chalet de Rose
•       Sakamanga
•       La Ribaudiere
•       La Villette hotel

DAY15: 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 1685 euro per person
•       From 6 to 9 people 1455euro per person
•       From 10 and more 1345 euro per person

INCLUDED:
•       Land transporting + fuel
•       Driver guide
•       Driver + his food & his accommodation
•       Park Entrances fees & guides
•       Transfer airport/hotel /airport
•       Accommodations listed on the tour programme based on midrange Hotel in BB
•       Your porters during the trek to Andringitra
•       Full board during the camping in Andringitra
•       All camping equipment
•       4WD transfer to Andringitra for round tour
•       Escort of an English speaking guide during the tour
•       City tour of Tana
•       Domestic ticket flight (TLE – TNR)

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

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