The authentic National 7

This part of the program helps you to know more about the prodigious diversity of Madagascar. You will get impressed both by the stillness of the rainforest and the mysterious adaptation of the living species in the sub-desert of the South West.

Madagascar Touring
Specification of the circuit
  • Destination : South
  • Duration : 14 Days and 13 Nights
  • Period : January - December
  • Type : Discovery
  • Recommended vehicles : 4x4
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Madagascar Touring
Specification of the circuit
  • Destination : South
  • Duration : 14 Days and 13 Nights
  • Period : January - December
  • Type : Discovery
  • Recommended vehicles : 4x4
Check details
Madagascar Touring
Specification of the circuit
  • Destination : South
  • Duration : 14 Days and 13 Nights
  • Period : January - December
  • Type : Discovery
  • Recommended vehicles : 4x4
Check details
Madagascar Touring
Specification of the circuit
  • Destination : South
  • Duration : 14 Days and 13 Nights
  • Period : January - December
  • Type : Discovery
  • Recommended vehicles : 4x4
Check details

Highlights

Les hauts plateaux, La Forêt tropicale de L’est et le Grand SUD de Madagascar ,le Parc National de Ranomafana , le grand Parc National de l’Isalo , journée libre à Ifaty ou Anakao.


Madagascar Touring Three Big National
Parks : Andasibe,
Ranomafana and Isalo
Madagascar Touring Learn about the culture,
and the daily life of the highland
and the South
Madagascar Touring Visit of reserves,
crafts work and meeting
with local people
Madagascar Touring Chilling at the beach
of Anakao

Itinerary details

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Madagascar Touring day 1

Welcoming by Madagascar Touring team on arrival. With the help of the guide, one can exchange money, buying sim card at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Check in, dinner and overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 2

Leaving the Capital and head to Antsirabe. On the way, short stops to enjoy the landscape: farm land, terracing rice fields, traditional Malagasy houses. Arrival at Antsirabe around noon. Lunch, then transfer to the hotel. Afternoon free. Dinner and overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 3

Drive to the small town of Betafo. Here, we live the car and start to walk. Three hours walk through this farmer village allows you to learn some histories and cultures. In the afternoon, drive to the two famous lakes of Antsirabe which are both crater lakes. Back to the hotel after the visit. Dinner and overnight

Madagascar Touring day 4

Day to link Antsirabe and Ranomafana. Lunch at the town of Ambositra. This town is also the capital of the woodcarvings of the country, and we can have a walk to visit the market after lunch. Continue the drive during the afternoon. Arrival in the evening, check in. Dinner and overnight

Madagascar Touring day 5

The whole morning is dedicated to explore Ranomafana National Park. The hike gives us an opportunity to see the beauty of the forest as well as some rare endemic lemurs such as: Milne Edward’s Sifaka, Golden bamboo lemurs. In the evening, evening walk to meet some more wildlife (mouse lemur, chameleons, and frogs, sleeping birds). Back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 6

Leave Ranomafana after breakfast and head to the South. We will pass by the city of Fianarantsoa known as the most religious city of Madagascar. Stop at Ambalavao to see some workshop (silk, paper making…). Lunch before being back on the road. The last part of the journey during the afternoon is on a dirt road. Check-in on arrival. Overnight

Madagascar Touring day 7

Meet the local guide after breakfast and start the hike. Today, we are going to climb the Chameleon Peak by passing through the sacred forest where we may have the chance to see some ring-tailed lemurs. Continue the ascent with some short stops on the way. Once on the top, we will have a stunning view of the valley and its farmland. Overnight at the lodge.

Madagascar Touring day 8

Leave Camp Catta in the morning to continue the journey to the South. Stop at the town of Ihosy for lunch. From there, about 2 hours drive to get to Ranohira. On arrival. Check-in. Overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 9

One full day to explore the beautiful sandstone mountain of Isalo National Park. During the walk, we will stop at the first natural swimming pool. Continue the walk to reach the great Canyon of Namaza, a chance to see some species of lemurs (Ring-tailed, Sifaka and brown lemurs). The blue and black pool are incredible too. Back to the hotel after the visit. Dinner and overnight.

 

Madagascar Touring day 10

Leaving Ranohira in the morning and head to Ifaty. Passing by the town of Ilakaka known for its deposit of gem stones. And driving thought the dry deciduous forest of Zombitse. Lunch at the town of Tulear, then one hour drive to Ifaty. Check-in at the hotel. Free afternoon on the seaside. Dinner and overnight

Madagascar Touring day 11

Morning excursion with local pirogue for snorkeling at a protected reserve, half an hour away from the beach of Ifaty. Enjoy beautiful view of the corals and colorful fishes. Lunch at the hotel. At the end of the afternoon, visit of the spiny to see the endemic vegetation of the South, some rare birds, insects… Dinner and overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 12

Transfer to the port of Tulear to take the speed boat to Anakao. Arrival around mid-day. Lunch and afternoon relax on the beach. Dinner and overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 13

At about 55 km South of Anakao, Tsimanampetsotsa Park is the only salted lake of Madagascar. During the dry season, we can observe flamingos and many other species of birds. Apart from that, in the surrounding of the lake, there are baobabs, viewpoints, caves. Drive back to the hotel after the visit. Dinner and overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 14

Get on board of a boat after breakfast and cross to the Island of Nosy Ve. There, we can see the red-tailed tropic birds nesting on the ground or flying around. Back to the lodge. Rest of the day free. Dinner and overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 15

Boat transfer to Tulear, then to the airport to take the flight back to Antananarivo. Meet the driver on arrival in the capital. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Madagascar Touring day 

Transfer to the airport to take the international flight. End of the program.

  • Accommodations during the trip
  • Half board (American breakfast + Dinners / Menu) during the entire trip.
  • All transportations by 4WD car with an English-speaking driver and all the fuels. Transfers (road), road taxes, parking).
  • All the activities mentioned in the program (entrance fees and local guides into the parks and reserves).
  • The domestic flight: Toliara – Antananarivo
  • All lunches and packed lunches during the tour.
  • Tips, drinks and bottle of water, personal expenses
  • Insurance and visa
  • All activities not mentioned in the program.
  • The international flight with airport taxes