Combined Tour in the Easthern and Southern parts of Madagascar
Tour for the visits of the parks and the reserves. During your trip you can admire different types of landscapes and then relax on the beach.
Duration: 12 days
Person: individual or group
Price: from Euro 760
Hotel: 2 and 3 stars
Transport: vehicle / motor boat / plane
Region: east and south
Arriving at Ivato international airport, clear customs and meet Travel with Options representative for transfer to the Villa Iarivo (midrange) or Tana Hotel (top) for overnight.
In the morning, you will drive to the eastern part of Antananarivo. On the way there you can take photo of Malagasy architecture, landscapes composed of rice fields, waterfall and scarce forest station. Along your way you will stop at Marozevo to visit a reptile farm where you can see different kinds of chameleons, crocodiles, snakes,uroplatus, and another animals.Then,continuation to Manambato where the motor boat waits for and leads you to Ankanin’ny nofy village (nest of dreams).In the evening, some lemurs come and approach to you. Night walk to observe the nocturnal lemurs “ Aye-Aye». Accommodation at Palmarium hotel on a bed and breakfast.
After breakfast, visit of Palmarium reserve. You will have a chance to admire the biggest lemurs “indri indri”, and another lemurs, endemic flora included the nepenthes that is called “carnivorous plants”.then, transfer to Manambato by motor boat. Driving to Andasibe village. Check-in the hotel. In the afternoon, visit of the lemurs’ island, there you will see different kinds of lemurs such as bamboo lemurs, brown lemurs, “vari varigata lemurs”, ring-tailed lemurs, crocodiles, endemic predator “Fosa” and birds. Accommodation at Feon’Ny Ala hotel on a bed and breakfast..
Morning visit of the national park where you can see again the biggest lemurs, other species and a little trekking through the rainforest. Then, driving to Antsirabe in about eight hours with the break in all along the asphalt road. You will enjoy to take photos of different landscapes. Lunch in the sympathetic local restaurant. On arrival, check-in the hotel. Accommodation at Flower Palace on a bed and breakfast.
Excursion to the legendary lakes Tritriva and Andrikiba, visit of miniature, factory of products from horn of zebus, shop of precious and semi-precious stones etc. Driving to Ranomafana park, passing by Ambositra city which is the capital of Malagasy handicrafts. Visit of some shops. Lunch in the restaurant. On the road, you will have a chance for taking photos of the southern part.On arrival, check-in the hotel. Night walk to see the nocturnal lemurs, chameleons and another species.Accommodation at Centrest hotel on a bed and breakfast.
Just after breakfast, visit and trekking for three hours through the rainforest where you enjoy the lemurs, birds, endemic plants, medicinal plants, waterfall etc. Then, driving to Ambalavao through Fianarantsoa and passing by vine plantations, mountains and legendary rocks. Ambalavao is famous for its various architecture. Some visits will be organized such as the visit of cloths’ and papers’ factories. There you will be able to taste different sorts of local wines.Lunch in Fianarantsoa that is one of the biggest cities in Madagascar. Arrival to Ambalavao,check-in the hotel Les Bougainvilliers on a bed and breakfast.
On the way to Ranohira you will enjoy incredible views. Approximately 12 km from Ambalavao, stop in the small park that is called “Anja”, this is an opportunity for seeing the group of ring- tailed lemurs and many lizards. You can also climb to the big rock to discover the incredible view in all around. Once arrived in Ranohira. Check –in and accommodation in Les Toiles de l’Isalo on a bed and breakfast.
Morning excursion to this wonderful national park composed by amazing canyons, spears of rocks, many grottos, labyrinth of massifs etc. A part from that, there are lemurs, birds etc. This park is also dedicated the photographs. Lunch in the restaurant. In the afternoon, hiking in the park to natural swimming pool. Accommodation in Les Toiles de l’Isalo on a bed and breakfast.
Off to Ifaty passing by Ihosy and Tulear city. Stop and take photos of the villages that are specialized in precious stones mining, then the incredible baobabs. The funerary art of Mahafaly tribe decorated the road. It is characterized by “Aloalos”: geometrical wooden sculptures.Ifaty is the village of Vezondriake fishermen. This area is famous for the biggest coral barrier reefs. This magic place is very interesting for those who are looking for a calm atmosphere with incredible views. Many activities can be organized there. For example: watching whales in close range (July - September), fishing, diving, snorkeling, excursion to the reserves of endemic turtles and birds. Accommodation in hotel “La Plage”or similar on a bed and breakfast.
Transfer to the airport. Check in the flight to Antananarivo. You will be met by our representative. If we have time we do the visit of the handicraft market for buying some souvenirs. Day use in the hotel. The, check in the flight back to abroad.
Tariff per person in Euro :
|Number of tourists||DBL room||SNGL room||Child|
|02 - 03||997||1118||50%|
|04 - 05||976||1092||50%|
|06 - 07||945||1055||50%|
The price includes:
- Transfers airport-hotel –airport
- Hotels as mentioned in the program on a bed and breakfast
- Visit of parks and reserves mentioned in the program
- English speaking guide in the parks and reserves
- Car, fuel and driver’s service,
- Motor boat Manambato –Ankanin’ny Nofy –Manambato
- Vat & tourist levy
- International & internal flights ( Tuléar –Antananarivo)
- Visa (appox. euro 25)
- Drinks, lunches, dinners, optional extra, tips, personal expenses, insurances