- · 25th June – 06th July
- · 08th July – 19th July
- · 02nd August – 13th August
- · 20th August – 31st August
- · 03rd September – 14th September
- · 20th September – 01st October
- · 15th October – 26th October
- · 01st November – 12th November
- · 15th November – 26th November
DAY 1: Arrival in ANTANANARIVO
DAY 2: ANTANANARIVO – MIANDRIVAZO
After breakfast, departure to Antsirabe, the water city of Madagascar. Crossed by the typical landscape road of the highlands strewed with rice fields and traditional houses. Visit of a forging workshop (cooking pots) and confectionery of “bonbon gasy” (local treats) in Ambatolampy. Continuation to Miandrivazo after lunch. Observation of semi-arid landscapes, typical of the South-West Madagascar along the way. Overnight at the hotel Princesse Tsiribihina or similar.
DAY 3: MIANDRIVAZO – MORONDAVA – KIRINDY
After breakfast, departure to Morondava, observation of different landscape dominated by rice fields. The west of Madagascar is characterized by a dry climate. In this region, the vegetation and the landscape take on an unexpected and sometimes supernatural dimension and forms. We continue our drive to Kirindy through the alley of baobabs. Dinner and overnight at Kirindy hotel or similar.
DAY 4: KIRINDY
In the morning, visit of the reserve of Kirindy Mitea, one of the most rewarding wildlife site where visitors see different species of lemurs such as fulvus rufus, red-fronted brown lemurs. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon free.
At the end of afternoon, night visit expedition to see fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) a largest carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar and the six species of nocturnal lemurs like cheirogaleus medius, mizra coquereli. Dinner and overnight at Kirindy hotel or similar
DAY 5: KIRINDY – BEKOPAKA
After breakfast, road to Bekopaka. Arrival at the Tsiribihina river, then take a ferry to Belo sur Tsiribihina. Lunch in Belo sur Tsiribihina.
After lunch, direction to Bekopaka. The trip takes us to the deep of Madagascar. Dinner and overnight at Olympe du Bemaraha or similar
DAY 6: GREAT TSINGY
A whole day dedicate for the visit. In the morning, excursion by traditional dugout to discover the richness of the gorge of Manambolo. Visit the caves with a beautiful set of limestone formations, observation from afar the tomb of vazimba. Continuation of the visit to great Tsingy in Andamozavaky. a national park listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1990. Observation of tsingy formation, panoramic view, crossed by the pontoon bridge, a different kinds of the lemur, birds, plants…Lunch picnic. Return to the hotel towards the end of the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Olympe du Bemaraha or similar
DAY 7: BEKOPAKA – MORONDAVA
After the breakfast, direction to Morondava. Ferry on the river Tsiribihina followed by a dirt track. A small bend in the village of Mangily, an once opportunity to take photos at the famous loving baobab of Madagascar. Towards the end of the afternoon, sunset at the avenue of baobabs; the moment will have been waiting for and one of the most beautiful landscapes of the big island. Dinner and overnight at Chez Maggie or similar
DAY 8: MORONDAVA – ANTSIRABE
Breakfast and return to Antsirabe. Dinner and overnight at hotel royal palace or similar
DAY 9: ANTSIRABE – ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE
Departure to Andasibe, the closest park to the capital Antananarivo. Stopover and visit of the Peyreiras private reserve to observe the great varieties of butterflies and reptiles such as the endemic chameleons of Madagascar. Dinner and overnight at Andasibe lemurs lodge or similar.
DAY 10: ANDASIBE
Visit of the Analamazaotra National Park to search the biggest lemur of Madagascar, “indri indri”, the other species of lemur (the bamboo-lemur, fulvus), some birds and a variety of reptiles living in the rainy forest, rich vegetation, tree ferns…
In the afternoon, visit of the lemur island at Vakôna Forest Lodge. Dinner and overnight at Andasibe lemurs lodge or similar
Free time in the morning. After lunch, direction to Antananarivo, city tour and handicraft market.
Rates inclusive of
1. Assistance with arrival and departure procedures
2. Hotel accommodation in double or twin room
3. Meals as indicated in hotels selected (Half board: breakfast and dinner)
4. Transportation with a private 4x4 car and driver
5. The fuel during the whole
6. Sightseeing transfers
7. All entrance fees, taxes and fees of local guides.
8. Pick-up and return to airport in Antananarivo
9. 1l bottle of water per day per person
1. International flights
2. Drinks, lunch, tips, Personal expenses
3. Comprehensive insurance: luggage – medical evacuation – repatriation