1000 Views of Madagascar: 11 Days from EUR 1,720

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This is an island waiting to be explored. Discover the best of Madagascar in this fascinating eleven day tour with lemurs, colourful tribes, tropical beaches, bustling markets and ever-changing scenery.

Priced from EUR 1,720
Days 11
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Day Region Accommodation
1 Andasibe Grace Lodge or similar
2 Andasibe Grace Lodge or similar
3 Antsirabe Chambres du Voyageur or similar
4 Ranomafana National Park Centrest or similar
5 Ranomafana National Park Centrest or similar
6 Isalo Isalo Ranch or similar
7 Isalo Isalo Ranch or similar
8 Ifaty Hotel de la Plage or similar
9 Ifaty Hotel de la Plage or similar
10 Antananarivo La Residence Lapasoa or similar
11 Antananarivo Safari Ends

This is an island waiting to be explored. Discover the best of Madagascar in this fascinating eleven day tour with lemurs, colourful tribes, tropical beaches, bustling markets and ever-changing scenery. Begin your adventure in “Tana” and travel through unspoilt nature, the dense forests of Andasibe, the eroded hills of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Isalo National Park, Ifaty and Tulear. This journey will enchant you with sights and sounds and experiences, the likes of which you have never seen before.

Day 1: Andasibe

Arrival in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. After a short briefing, we drive to Andasibe through the green and luxuriant vegetation of the east. This evening we will go on a night walk in the area of Andasibe to try to spot some of the nocturnal lemurs and other interesting creatures like chameleons.

Accommodation: : Grace Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Andasibe

We visit the Special Reserve of Andasibe in the morning to see the Indri Indri, the largest lemurs on the island. In the afternoon, we visit Andasibe village, a typical Betsimisaraka (The-Many-Inseparable) village, and the second largest tribe on the island. This small visit will give us an insight into the lives of these friendly welcoming people.

Accommodation: : Grace Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Antsirabe

Driving back via Tana, we then head south to Antsirabe, across the highland landscape with its beautiful rice fields on colourful display. We make a stop in Ambatolampy, known as the aluminium capital of Madagascar to witness some incredible metal casting skills before continuing on to Antsirabe.

Accommodation: Chambres du Voyageur or Similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Ranomafana National Park

Today we head for the centre of Madagascar’s wood carving industry – Ambositra, where we will be able to see some of the magnificent woodwork that they create in this town, everything from musical instruments to ornately decorated wooden boxes are available to purchase. After our time in Ambositra we will deviate from the main road and head for Ranomafana National Park

Accommodation: Centrest or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Ranomafana National Park

“Parc National de Ranomafana”, with its rain forested hills and abundant wildlife, has long been considered one of Madagascar’s highlights, and is one of the most heavily visited of the country’s national parks. You will go for walks in the National Park for several hours spotting some of the endemic lemurs, chameleons, birds and reptiles.

Accommodation: Centrest or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Isalo

Fianarantsoa is the gateway to the south and the capital of the Betsileo tribes. Our next stop is at Ambalavao to visit a wine farm and do a little wine tasting. Still in Ambalavao, we visit the ‘Anteimoro Paper Factory’ a vestige of the Arabian civilisation in the island. We arrive in Isalo late in the afternoon

Accommodation: Isalo Ranch or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Isalo

We visit Isalo National Park. The park covers an area of 81,540 ha comprising of the entire stretch of the Isalo massif. This huge mountain is a spectacular sight, with its eroded sandstone pillars and gulleys. After a 10-minute drive from Ranohira village we park our car and walk about 1½ hours to reach a spectacular Natural Swimming Pool hidden away in this seemingly barren landscape.

Accommodation: Isalo Ranch or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Ifati

The drive to Tulear brings us new scenery among the dry forests of the west and the spiny desert of the south. On the way, we admire the different ‘Mahafaly tombs’ and the ‘Antandroy tombs’. After a short visit of Tuléar we head for Ifaty.

Accommodation: Hotel de la Plage or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Ifati

Ifaty lies on the beach; it is an ideal place for diving and snorkeling and a popular place for birdwatchers. Here you can also experience the Vezo Fishermen’s life. Many excursions are possible.

Accommodation: Hotel de la Plage or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Antananarivo

Early this morning we transfer to the airport for the flight back to Tana, On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel and the rest of the afternoon will be at your leisure.

Accommodation: Residence Lapasoa or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Safari Ends

This morning after breakfast you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your onward flight

Accommodation: Safari Ends
Meals: Breakfast

Departs Tana daily, min 2 Twin Share*(Min 2 Pax)
Basic Accommodation:
01 Jan – 31 Dec 2018
from EUR 1,720
Standard Accommodation:
01 Jan – 31 Dec 2018
from EUR 2,355

* To convert EUR to AUD please make use of this Currency Converter
* Single room rates upon request.

INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation based on twin/double  share in standard accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • All  transportation as per itinerary
  • All entrance fees
  • Specialist local guides in the national parks
  • All excursions as mentioned in itinerary.

EXCLUDES:

  • International and domestic flights and visas
  • Personal travel, medical and baggage insurance
  • Any items and services not featured on the itinerary
  • All services and items of a personal nature such as drinks, telephone calls and laundry
  • Tips, gratuity to driver/guides and porterage
  • Internal flight – approx EUR 345 per person
Grace Lodge

Chambres du Voyageur

Centrest Sejour Hotel

Isalo Ranch

Hotel de la Plage

La Residence Lapasoa

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