Program ( 11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS )
ABROAD - ANTANANARIVO
Assistance and transfer to the hotel. Free dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
ANTANANARIVO – AMBALAVAO
After breakfast, drive to the south, crossing the highlands. We set off on our overland journey through the mountains and traditional earthen house of ethnic Merina villages of the highlands. Stop at Ambatolampy to visit aluminium dishes and cooking pots factory. Lunch at a restaurant. Continuation till Ambalavao by crossing the landscape characterised by terrace rice fields of vivid colours passing at the village of Ambositra, the main center of the Malagasy marquetry. Here, sculpture made of precious wood make the pride of the Zafimaniry. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, trekking on the impressive granite rise from the grassy plains, named Bishop’s hat. You can see many species of succulent plants, pachypodium, aloe, calanchoe, hibiscus, palm trees, … You can see also different lemurs as Lemur catta or Maki, Brown lemurs. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
AMBALAVAO - RANOHIRA
In the morning, visit winery and the famous “Antemoro paper” workshop, Antemoro paper is made by AVOHA’s bark decored by natural flowers. Lunch at a restaurant. Sunset at the “Fenêtre de l’Isalo”, Isalo window. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
RANOHIRA – TULEAR (250 km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion at the Isalo park for visiting the canyon of Maki with its green natural swimming pool. Sifaka, red-bellied brown lemurs and occasionally ring-tailed lemurs are found on the forested floor of these deeply eroded sandstone gorges, along with many birds, butterflies and chameleons. Lunch at a restaurant. Il the afternoon, drive across the National Road No.7 to Tulear. Passing through the country of the Sapphire searchers in Ilakaka. On the way, you can see the decorated Mahafaly tombs and many baobab trees before getting the coastal town Toliara. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
TULEAR – FORT DAUPHIN - BERENTY
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to fly to Fort Dauphin. On the way, you can admire some “Dypsis decaryi”, well known as the triangle palm because of the leaf bases forming a triangle in cross section. It is endemic to this region. You can see also few species of Alluaudia and Euphorbia. Lunch at a restaurant. Drive directly to Berenty. Dinner and night at the lodge.
BERENTY – FORT DAUPHIN
Visit of the private reserve of Berenty. The reserve is home of 100 bird species, it is also the easiest way to see ringtailed lemur or Lemur catta and Verreaux's sifaka in the wild. Lunch at the restaurant. In the afternoon, drive back to Fort Dauphin. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
FORT DAUPHIN – ANTANANARIVO
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of the botanical parc of Saiadi to see some species of orchids, and other flora. Transfer to the airport to fly back to the capital. Transfer to the hotel. Lunch at a restaurant. Visit of Lemur’s park to see many species of lemurs. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
ANTANANARIVO – PERINET (145 Km)
After an early breakfast, drive directly to Perinet for visiting the rainy forest of Analamazaotra to find Lemurs, especially the « INDRI INDRI » the biggest one of its, at about 70 cm, the « Eulemur fulvus », many species of orchids and endemics flora as “Traveller’s tree” or Ravinala. After lunch, visit of the private park of Vakona where you can see lemurs, birds, chameleons and others reptiles. In the end of the afternoon, nocturnal visit of the park to discover the little Chameleon of Madagascar named "Brookesia minima" and also the little Lemur "Microcebus murinus" and others fauna. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
PERINET - ANTANANARIVO
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive back to Antananarivo. Stop at Marozevo for visiting “Pereyras” a chameleon park, to find many species of chameleons, butterfly, crocodiles, reptiles and lemurs. Lunch at a restaurant. Visit of the biggest handicraft market at the Digue and city tour in Antananarivo. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
ANTANANARIVO - ABROAD
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to fly to abroad.
* NOTICE : Day 6 : TULEAR – FORT DAUPHIN – BERENTY must be on Monday or Thursday or Friday
* SEASON : avalaible all year.
- Accommodation on full board, excepted the dinner on Day 1
- Hotels taxes, stay taxes
- Domestic flights
- All transfers airport – hotel – airport
- Car with driver
- Fuel during the tour
- Excursions mentioned in the tour
- Entrance fees in national parks
- Local guide in parks
- International flights
- Dinner on Day 1
- Excursion non mentioned
- Drinks, tips and personal items (phone, laundry, …)
- Other services non mentioned in services included
- Repatriation in case of accident