After Airport pick-up you leave the capital, visiting Andasibe National Park is a good option. Here you can see the biggest lemur, the indri indri. The first day you visit a reptile farm. On day 2 you visit Andasibe National Park and the last day you drive back to Tana to take the RN7 which is famous highway in Madagascar and brings you from Antananarivo to Tulear. You visit three parks during this tour. Starting in Antananarivo you go to Antsirabe and from there via Ambositra to Ranomafana NP. After visiting this park you go via Ambalavao and the Anja Park Reserve to Isalo NP to hike through the sandstone massifs. This tour ends in Tulear. From here you can visit the beaches of Ifaty or you can take a domestic flight to Tana .
|HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TRIP||
|ITINERARY:||Antananarivo – Andasibe National Park – Antsirabe – Ambositra – Ranomafana National Park – Ambalavao – Anja Park Reserve – Isalo National Park – Tulear – ifaty beach|
|PRICE INCLUDES:||Price per Person : 1000 Euro per person and Single Supplement if requested 300 Euro
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The tour starts the day after arrival at the international airport.
This private tour can be customized according to your style. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations
ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK
After the hectic atmosphere in Antananarivo this tour gives you an introduction of the rural life.On the way you visit the reptiles farm. It is possible to do a nocturnal visit with a local guide inAndasibe NP to see mouse lemurs, frogs and chameleons. Overnight in a hotel. VAKONALODGE or GRACE LODGE
ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK, ANALAMAZAOTRA/PERINET
In the morning you visit Andasibe NP with a local guide. Andasibe NP is home of the indri indri, the biggest lemur. You can hear its specific sound from far. Besides the indri indri it’s quite easy to see other animals, like other kinds of lemurs, frogs, lizards, chameleons and lots of birds. In the park you can choose for a lang walk (about 5 hours) or a shorter (about 2 hours). None of the walks is very heavy, but sometimes you have to climb through the trees to see the lemurs from a short distance. After lunch you drive to the Vakona Forest Lodge to visitthe island of lemurs.Overnight in a hotel. VAKONALODGE or GRACE LODGE
ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK – ANTANANARIVO BACK TO ANTSIRABE
In the morning you drive to Antsirabe, the city of the ‘pousse pousse’, located at 1500 meter altitude in the central highlands. You pass rice paddies and drive through the mountains.Along the way, you can visit a craft market and see the tombs of the Merina. Antsirabe means’place of much salt’. It’s a nice city with colonial houses and a cathedral. It’s possible to visit lake Andraikaba, that is located 7 km outside the city. You can walk around the lake or visit the gemstone market next to the lake.Overnight in a hotel. COULEUR CAFÉ or AROTEL
ANTSIRABE – AMBOSITRA – RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK
RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK
RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK – AMBALAVAO – ANJA PARK RESERVE
You stop in Ambalavao to visit two traditional factories, the Wild Silk factory and the Antaimoro Paper factory. On Wednesday the biggest zebu market of Madagascar is held in Ambalavao. You will also visit the community-run Anja Park Reserve, where you can see the traditional Bara family tombs, caves and ring tailed lemurs. You can picnic on the top of the rock. Overnight in a hotel. ZONGO or TSIENIMPARIHY LODGE
AMBALAVAO – ANDRINGITRA NATIONAL PARK
In the morning you drive to Namoly Valley, to the entrance of the park. Here you meet the local guide and the porters. Today you hike from Namoly Valley to the Andraimpotsy camping site. Another possibility is to hike to Diavolana today. Camping.
CLIMBING PIC BOBY – AMBALAVAO
After an early breakfast you start to climb Pic Boby, situated at an altitude of 2658 m. From the top you have a great view. The landscape surrounding Andringitra NP is amazing. From Pic Boby you can see the Tsaranoro valley and Ambalavao. You walk back to Namoly Valley, where the driver is waiting for you to bring you back to your hotel in Ambalavao. Overnight in a hotel. ZONGO or TSIENIMPARIHY LODGE
ISALO NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you go to Isalo National Park. You visit the park with a local guide. Isalo is sacred to the Bara tribe. The Bara use the caves as cemeteries. Isalo is dominated by narrow ravines and by wind and water sculptured rocks. First you hike to the natural swimming pool and after a swim you hike to the Namaza circuit. You can also choose to do only one if these hikes. After the hike you drive to the Window of Isalo. Overnight in a hotel. RELAIS DE LA REINE
ISALO NATIONAL PARK – TULEAR AND TO VISIT THE ZOMBITSE NATIONAL PARK.
TO VISIT RENIALA IN IFATY
and the tortures village and overnight in a hotel PARADISER or LA MIRA
SNORKELING OR DIVING TO SEE THE WHALES IN THE IFATY BEACH
with relaxing overnight in a hotel PARADISIER or LA MIRA
TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT IN TULEAR TO TANA.
overnight in a hotel CHALET DE ROSE.
IN ANTANANARIVO YOU VISIT THE ROVA AMBOHIMANGA ,