Private Birding Tours length of 18 days 17 nights
Antananarivo – Ranomafana -Ranohira -Tulear -Antananarivo- Ampijoroa -Ankarafantsika- Andasibe- Antananarivo
Habitat covered: Rain forest, Dry deciduous woodland, Spiny forest of Ifaty, and wetland.
- Rarest Rain forest birds
- Spiny forest birds to Ifaty
- Sea birds to Nosy Ve
- Wonderful landscape
- Dry deciduous birds
- Wet land of Ampijoroa
Number of birds expected: 130- 140
Style: Bird watching /lemur viewing
Transportation: CAR/speed boat
Day 01: Transfer and Briefing to the hotel to Antananarivo
Day02: Antananarivo- Ranomafana
On the way we can have a look of some rice field birds as Egret, Heron, and Dimorphic Egret, Madagascar Kestrel. Overnight to Setam Lodge or Similar
Day 03: Ranomafana
Full day birding to Ranomafana . This park was founded in 1987 and famous for The Golden Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur Aureus ) but we can see some rare birds as well. To see Pitta-Like Ground Roller, Rufous Headed Ground Roller, Common Sun Bird Asity, Tylas Vanga, Chabert Vanga. Overnight to Setam lodge or Similar
Full day birding to Ranomafana . Too see other species of endemic birds as Madagascar Pranticole, Brown Mesite, Grey –Crowned Tetraka,,Wedge Tailed Jerry, Red Tail Vanga, Hent’s Goshawk,,Yellow Sunbird Asity, Velvet Asity …
Overnight to Setam lodge or Similar.
Day 05: Ranomafana -Ranohira
After the breakfast drive to Ranohira for fun a stop to Anja Park .
It’s a small village Park owned by the community. This place is famous for its Ring Tailed Lemur or the Lemur Catta. After the visit drive straight to the lodge. In Ranohira we can see Madagascar Partridge, Forest Rock Thrush, Madagascar Lark .
Overnight to Relais de la Reine Or Similar.
Day 06: Visit Zombitse
Full day birding to Zombitse a rare occasion for us to see the rarest bird in this park as Appert’s Tetraka and the Giant Couas And some others species. National Park Overnight toVictory or Similar.
Day 07: Nosy Ve
Boat ferry to Nosy ve and birding To St Augustin and Nosy ve .To watch Red Tailed Tropic Birds, Lesser Crested Tern, Humblot’s Heron, Grey Heron. Littoral Rock Thrush Some others Species of Tern can be seen.
Overnight to Dune Ifaty Or similar.
Day 08: Full day birding to Ifaty And Tulear
Birding to see the famous Long Tailed ground Roller, Archbold’s Newtonia, Subdesert Brush Warbler, Sub Desert Mesite,Running Couas and Red Capped Couas , Red Shouldered Vanga. Madagascar Harrier Hawk, Crab Plover, Madagascar Plover,White Headed Vanga, Three Banded Plover …
Overnight to the same hotel .
Day 09: Transfert, flight To Antananarivo and drive to Andasibe
Overnight to Andasibe Hotel Or Similar
Day10: Visit Mantadia National Park
Full day birding to Andasibe NP .Too se Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher, BlueCouas, Madagascar Sparrow Hawk, White Throated Oxylabes, Wedge Tailed Tetraka, Yellow Browed Oxylabes,Criptic Tetraka, Madagascar Long Eared Owl, Barn Owl, Madagascar Scops Owl…
Overnight to the same lodge.
Day 11: Visit of Perinet Reserve
Today we start our hike to the border of the famous largest lemurs called INDRI . We will spot as well birds in the are as Common Newtonia, Madagascar Flycatcher, Madagascar Oxylabe ,Wards Vanga, Malagasy Stonechat ,Madagascar Sparrow Hawk , Madagascar Bulbul, Nelicourvi Weaver , Collared Nightjar.
Overnight to Same hotel
Day 13: AnalamaZaotra reserve and MaromiZaha
Today we try to spot one of the rarest bird of the rain forest called Helmet Vanga, Blue vanga ,Long billed Tetraka.
Overnight to Antananarivo Trois Metis or Similar
Day 14: Antananarivo Mahajanga
The car will pick we up to Mahajanga and drive to Ampijoroa Birding to Ampijoroa to spot Madagascar Fish Eagle ,Madagascar Jacana ,White Breasted Mesite ,Van Dam’s Vanga ,Coquerel’s Couas ,Yellow Broad Roller ,Some species of Sifaka (Lemur) can be seen to Ampijoroa ,Chabert Vanga …
Overnight to Blue Vanga Or similar .
Day 15: Station Forestier Ankarafantsika
Full day to spot famous Schegel’s Asity , Humblot Heron (Madagascar Heron) and other species of birds Madagascar Crested Ibis Madagascar Jacana, Africa Pygmy Goose, Crested Ibis ,African Sacred Ibis ,Bernier’s Teal.
Overnight to Blue Vanga Or similar.
Day 16: Visit Ankarafantsika National Park
Full day birding to see White breasted Mesite and others species of Couas birds.
Overnight to Blue vanga or similar.
Day 17: Ankarafantsika -Antananarivo
Drive back to the city on the way we pass to a savanna where we can have look Some birds of prey as Madagascar Harrier, Madagascar BuZZard, Pergrine Falcon Madagascar lesser Cuckoo,Chabert Vanga to se some rarest bird as Madagascar Pranticole.
Overnight to Antanarivo Hotel Trois metis or similar
Day 18: Transfer -abroad
Transfer if the time allows we drive to the souvenir market
END OF OUR SERVICE
This price includes:
- Eighteen days accommodation on full board
- Seventeen nights
- Picnic lunch during the visits
- Transfer from the airport
- Park entrance and bird guide’s fees
- Car and fuel for whole trip
- Driver indemnities and needed
- Boat ferry to Nosy ve (go and back)
- Flight from Tulear-Antananarivo/Flight Antananarivo-Mahajanga
- All others expenses
- Optional excursions
- Medical insurance
- International flight
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