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14 Day Madagascar Adventure Accommodated Tour

StartMadagascar
Duration: 14 Days
Style of Tour :
From
ZAR 47850.00AUD 4,272.32CAD 3,834.13EURO 2,844.83GBP 2,414.23USD 2,986.89

Discover the beauty of Madagascar with its French colonial influences on a two week adventure. Visit flourishing rain forests, see rare animal species and unusual birdlife. Explore the Malagasy culture with a local village visit, sample local cuisine and soak up the fascinating history of this paradise island. Stunning beaches, lined with palm trees and lemurs jumping from tree to tree, all with a comfortable bed at night will ensure a trip of a lifetime. Cameras ready.

Countries visitingMadagascar
Trip ID:DTYBSN14
Accommodation on tour:Guest house/Hotel/Lodge

Highlights

  • Andasibe National Park
  • Mitsinjo Night Walk
  • Pereyras Nature Farm
  • Andasibe National Park - guided walk
  • Antisrabe
  • Ambositra – Village Visit
  • Ranomafana National Park
  • Rainforest Walk
  • Fianarantsoa - Betsileo: village visit and walk
  • Ambalavao – Anja Community Reserve
  • Antemoro Paper Factory visit
  • Beautiful Sandy Beaches
  • Tsimanampetsotsa National Park

Below is the basic day to day brief,

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window.

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Day 1: Antananarivo
Today is an arrivals day in beautiful Madagascar. Our adventure begins at 6pm with a welcome meeting. If you arrive early, feel free to explore the area.

Meals: None


Day 2: Andasibe National Park
Today we leave Antananarivo after breakfast and make our way to Andasibe National Park which will take around 4 hours. We stop at Pereyras Nature Farm on the way, home to chameleons, frogs, snakes and more wildlife. Tonight, we have a chance to take a night walk through the forest of Mitsinjo – a privately owned reserve, where we will come across nocturnal species including endemic butterflies and lemurs.

Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlights: Mitsinjo Night Walk, Pereyras Private Reserve


Day 3: Andasibe National Park
Andasibe, with it’s 11 species of lemur are one of Madagascar’s most visited parks. There is an abundance of wildlife and we go to discover them as we explore the park. We also have a chance to visit Lemur Island. Lemur island is located within a rain forest and the park assists the preservation and conservation of lemurs.

Meals: None
Included Highlight: Andasibe National Park Guided Walk
Optional Activity: Lemur Island


Day 4: Antsirabe
Our drive to Antsirabe takes us around 6-7 hours today. Based in the highlands, it’s a popular spa town with hot springs and thermal baths. With its Colonial-style charm, busy street markets and colourful rickshaws, we check into our hotel and take some time to have dinner and relax.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 5: Ambositra
We take a short trip to Ambositra this morning, home to the Betsileo people. We visit the Sandrandahy villages and learn more about the process of silk production which is very much part of the Malagasy culture. Silk was historically only reserved for royalty but these days it is more widely used, especially for the dead. When a Malagasy is buried, the body is wrapped in a silk sheet named a ‘lambamena’ and after a few years, the family would return to replace the silk sheet with a new one within the tomb. The custom is called famadihana and every village specializes in one step of the production. We delight in a local lunch and enjoy an evening of leisure in Ambositra.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Included Highlights: Village Visit; Manandriana Village Lunch


Day 6: Ranomafana
Today we make our way to Ranomafana National Park, taking us about 5 hours. The park is home to some rare species and is based in the southeastern part of Madagascar. Take some time to do your own thing when we reach the park and there is also a chance to do a night walk. We can also go visit the thermal springs for a swim if we wish.

Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: Station Thermale; Night Walk


Day 7: Ranomafana
We explore the park today on a guided walk. Look out for lemurs, striped civets, mongooses, goshawks, geckos, frogs and butterflies.

Meals: None
Included Highlight: Rainforest Walk


Day 8: Fianarantsoa
Our journey takes us to Fianarantsoa, a vibrant, colourful town renowned for its markets and crafts. Take a day trip to a classic Malagasy village to learn more about the culture and traditions of the local people. We then take a walk within the countryside past rice paddies and vineyards. Sample some local food and explore the historic old city by foot.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Included Highlight: Village Visit and Walk


Day 9 – 10: Isalo National Park
We drive for around 8 hours to Isalo National Park. We make a stop at the Anja Community Reserve where we can see lemurs and learn more about the local culture. The local villagers take us on a guided excursion. Isalo is renowned for its diversity in landscapes, from luscious rainforests and rolling plains to unusual rock formations and breathtaking canyons. We spend two days exploring the park.

Meals: Breakfast on both days
Included Highlights: Anja Community reserve; Antemoro Paper factory visit; Isalo National Park guided walk


Day 11: Anakao
This morning we rise early and head for Toliara Harbour, where we hop on a boat to Anakao. Anakao with its beautiful white sandy beaches and turquoise waters is an easy-going town with fishing being the center of its existence. Take the day to relax on the beach and swim in the crystal-clear water of the Mozambique Channel. Our accommodation is bungalow style and eco-friendly.

Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: Nosy Ve Excursion Canoe


Day 12: Anakao
Enjoy another day at your leisure in paradise. If you like bird watching, take a full day tour to Tsimanampetsotse National Park, named after its magnificent lake. There is also a chance to take a canoe, visit the town or hang out on the beach.

Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: Tsimanampetsotsa National Park


Day 13: Antananrivo
This morning we are transferred to Toliara by boat to catch a flight back to Antananrivo. Once we reach our destination, we have fun toasting Madagascar with a beer or two.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 14: Antananarivo – Departure Day
Our amazing adventure ends today after breakfast. We exchange addresses and part ways.

Meals: Breakfast


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Note: Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period.

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 47850.00AUD 4,272.32CAD 3,834.13EURO 2,844.83GBP 2,414.23USD 2,986.89

Trip Price from -                ZAR 47 850

Single Supplement -         ZAR 6 210

Prices for this tour are seasonal dependent, please speak to your consultant for up to date pricing for your travel period.  

  • Fantastic Adventure
  • Fully equipped overland truck
  • Qualified Guides
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per full itinerary
  • Activities as per full itinerary
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities as per itinerary
This tour has a duration of: 14 Days

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