Tour of West and South of Madagascar

Tour of West and South of Madagascar

$2,240 (Per Adult)

$1,680 (Per Child)

$118 (Per Adult) / Day

$88 (Per Child) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration19 day(s)

LocationMadagascar

Start PointAntananarivo

End PointAntananarivo

AvailabilityMay 12 , 2019 to Nov 29 , 2019

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Summary

This trip is one of our best because it combines the best of West and South Malagasy.You will enjoy the culture of Malagasy manners without time constraints. It brings together discoveries, adventures, beautiful beaches and trekking that familiarize you with the landscapes of the West, and allows you a smooth circuit in our seaside stays. From the lagoons of Ifaty to the Tsingy (famous for being part of the UNESCO World Heritage), this circuit has everything to please the most curious holidaymakers. The descent of the Tsiribihina river will enhance your stay with a hint of adventure !

Activities

  • Bird Photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Culture

Places

  • Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar
  • Isalo National Park, Madagascar
  • Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar
  • Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Tsingy de Bemaraha Reserve, Madagascar

Physical Condition

  • Sportive

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Arrival to Tananarive

Transfer to Antananarivo in Urban Hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Aéroport International Ivato, Tananarive, Madagascar

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 2Tananarive-Miandrivazo

Activities Included

General Photography Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Culture Photo-safari

This day you will be driven to Miandrivazo in the western part. Along the way, you will pass through the Andraikiba Lake with its sellers of precious and half precious stones. After that, you will continue the road and pass through the village of Betafo and other villages which well reflect the Malagasy population’s way of life. At your arrival, you will install at the hotel Accomodation : hotel Princess Tsiribihina or Lakana Hotel

Location

Miandrivazo, Madagascar

Travel Time: 6 hrs

Day 3River trip Tsiribihina

Activities Included

Bird Photography Canoeing Hiking Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture

Departure from the pier Masekapy (2:00 Miandrivazo) to 9/00 10am.Beginning of the descent.In the early afternoon, entering the gorge, the first observation lemurs. Off to 16 h00. Implementation of the bivouac on a large sandbank which borders the forest. Accomodation :Camping

Location

Belon'i Tsiribihina, Madagascar

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 4River trip Tsiribihina

Activities Included

Canoeing Fishing Hiking Wildlife Photography Culture

It is a large and quiet river, we go forward slowly with a relaxing and peaceful mood. We set up our camp on the white sand in river’sbank in the evening. We stop on the way to visit villages, to see animals and take a shower in a beautiful water fall. Accomodation : Camping

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Belon'i Tsiribihina, Madagascar

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 5River Trip Belo sur Tsiribihina - Bekopaka

Activities Included

Canoeing Hiking Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Culture

By midmorning, the barge landing to join a wonderful cascade for “courageous”, a 30-minute walk will lead to abeautiful natural pool. Departure before noon, crossing high cliffs, the village of Berevo, arrival bivouac to 16 hours, always on a sandbar. A village in the vicinity, will join us in the evening, and a feast with songs and pods will be held in honor of the guests. Accomodation : Orchidée Hotel or Olympe de Bemaraha

Location

Bekopaka, Madagascar

Travel Time: 6 hrs

Day 6Bekopaka(visit Tsingy)

Activities Included

Bird Photography General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture

This day, you will explore the Tsingys of Bemaraha which have been classified as World Heritage since 1990 by UNESCO. Its sharpened peaks which form the calcareous massif reach up to 30 meters. At the same time, the diversity of the fauna and flora form the landscape Accomodation : Orchidée Hotel or Olympe de Bemaraha

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Bekopaka, Madagascar

Travel Time: 6 hrs

Day 7Bekopaka-Morondava

Activities Included

Bird Photography Hiking Wildlife Photography Culture Photo-safari

After breakfast, you will go back to Morondava by taking the junction of the road from the Baobabs in love to the Alley of Baobab. The baobab trees are specific to the area and Madagascar boasts six species out of the eight existing worldwide. After appreciating the beautiful sunset, you will continue to Morondava Accomodation : Lagon Bleu Hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Morondava, Madagascar

Travel Time: 6 hrs

Day 8Morondava - Belo sur Mer

Activities Included

General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Culture Photo-safari

Village life...Head to Belo sur Mer, through dry dense forest, and grassland dotted with villages At Belo you'll cross the river by ferry then continue on the track until you reach Morondava Spend the night in a hotel, free to enjoy your final Accomodation : Ecolodge du Menabe Hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Belo sur Mer, Madagascar

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 9Belo sur Mer - Manja

Activities Included

Bird Photography Fishing General Photography Wildlife Photography

Manja is the starting point for the sandy trail to Andavadoaka via the River delta " Linta » Arrival in the village in the evening then check-in to the hotel. Accomodation : Manja Hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Manja (MJA), Manja, Madagascar

Travel Time: 4 hrs

Day 10Manja - Andavadaoka

Activities Included

Cooking Diving Landscape photography Snorkeling Sports Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari Kayaking

Early departure to Anavadoaka, the straight road continues to out of sight. Cross the beautiful Savannah landscape and view baobabs, and Antadroy and Mahafaly tombs. In the afternoon, visit the shellfish market, and take a city tour Accomodation : Manga Lodge

Location

Andavadoaka, Madagascar

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 11Andavadoaka- salary

Activities Included

Cooking Diving Fishing Landscape photography Snorkeling Sports Surfing Culture Photo-safari

Two free days to organize various aquatics activities: excursions,snorkeling, visit of Ambatomilo village, sand, dunes ...Relaxation to the beach under sun of Madagascar. Accomodation : Chez Cecile Hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Andavadoaka, Madagascar

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 12Andavadoaka- Salary-Ifaty

Activities Included

Diving Fishing Landscape photography Snorkeling Sports Surfing

We continue our adventure always on the sandy track. Between the seaside and lagoons sings various birds that bring you into another dream world. Accomodation : Laguna Bleu Hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Ifaty, Madagascar

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Day 13Ifaty-Ranohira

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Hiking Sports Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

This national park is one of Madagascar’s best-known rainforest wildlife hot spots. Ranomafana consist largely of steep, forested slopes over which there are well-designed trails. Some lead to lookout points from where views are mesmerizing. Besides all the beautiful lemurs and other wildlife, leeches are common in this park. The guide will do his best to show you many species of lemurs, reptiles, birds and insects. During night walks, the guide takes you to a clearing where he pins slices of banana onto branches for the mouse lemurs, and leave scraps of chicken for the Malagasy striped civets Accomodation : Motel de l'Isalo

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Ranohira, 7, Ranohira, Madagascar

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 14Ranohira (Isalo)

Activities Included

Bird Photography General Photography Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture

Stay 2 days in Isalo to relax and explore this majestic park, by visiting the Canyon then the Piscine Noire and Bleu, the end of afternoon you will arrive at the parking place in where the driver waiting for you to drive back to the hotel Accomodation : Motel de l'Isalo

Location

Isalo, Madagascar

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 15Ranohira-Ambalavao

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Wildlife Photography Culture

Early in the morning, visit full day inside the park .Isalo is the landscape of sandstone cut by canyons and eroded stones. Visit natural swimming-pool, lemurs and then little trekking in the park. Go to Ambalavao Accomodation : Artisan Hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Ambalavao, Madagascar

Travel Time: 4 hrs

Day 16Ambalavao-Ranomafana

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

This day, you will be transferred on rickshaw and make a visit of a workshop that transforms zebu horns into an object of decoration. After the visit, you will go to Ranomafana. On the way, you will make a stop in Ambositra to admire the skills of the craftsmen of this city. Lots of Malagasy crafts are made there like marquetries and woodcarvings. Then, you will continue to Ranomafana and at your arrival, you will install at the hotel. Accomodation : Karibo Hotel

Location

Parc national de Ranomafana, Madagascar

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 17Ranomafana-Antsirabe

Activities Included

General Photography Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Culture

Photo stops, terrace rice fields and traditional Highland villages. Stage in Ambositra, visit of sculpture workshops. Continuation to Antsarabe. Accomodation : Chambre du voyageur

Location

Gare Antsirabe, Antsirabé, Madagascar

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Day 18Antsirabe-Antananarivo

Activities Included

General Photography Wildlife Photography Culture Photo-safari

A settlement tradition, the work of the foundry is an activity of great importance in almost every home on the island. From simple households to modern homes, each house has at least one of the pots that are made in this central Highlands community. With the advent of industrial iron, aluminum has replaced this metal, which is difficult to work with. A collection of old aluminiums in the various homes of the cities and the trick is played. It remains only to work with the means of the board as we used to say Accomodation : Urban Hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Aéroport International Ivato, Tananarive, Madagascar

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Day 19Antananarivo

After City tour, Transfer to Airport

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Aéroport International Ivato, Tananarive, Madagascar

Travel Time: 2 hrs

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$2,240 - $1,680 Duration: 19 day(s)

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