This tour is available whole year (any date).Your English speaking driver will lead you during this trip and you will have you own private guide during each visit to the park. We will provide you one bottle of drinking water /person/day.
Mainly for this travel is specially for the lemur but we can see other interesting wildlife too .After the visit of Andasibe National park and Mantadia we will reach to Manambato and take the boat to Ankanin’ny Nofy (The nest of dream).Within we will have a rare opportunity to see the famous AYE AYE also the Palmarium reserve .
After the Eastern parts we ride back on speed boat and drive to Southeastern part to Ranomafana passing by the City.
Ranomafana is the last visit to the rainforest where we can see other wildlife include the Golden Bamboo lemur,Milne Edward Sifaka ,birds…
Then drive back to the city
The hike require medium to good physical condition as there are some step and dense vegetation
Day 01 : ANTANANARIVO
Transfer to our international airport, our representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to our Hotel.
Overnight to Hotel
Day 02 : ANTANANARIVO -ANTSIRABE 170KM APPROX.
Transfer and drive to Antsirabe We ‘ll take the famous road RN7
Towards Southern. We will reach about 1500 meters of altitude by the time we arrive to the town of water .Beginning of the road national 07will give you a first taste of the Malagasy highlands scenery ‘rice field ,mountains ,typical villages …On the way the we can see the scenery of the highland with local people work the field, Malagasy life style .
Ambatolampy Aluminum pot foundries
If the time allow we can have an opportunity visit to a foundry of aluminum to make the local cooking pot to Ambatolampy .It s a small town between the capital and Antsirabe .Famous for its foundries from which are produce almost the cooking pots used by the Malagasy people .now day they were able to spread their production for craft.
Antsirabe , the city of VICHY with the mineral water from the ground ,It’s the second city of economic of Madagascar .Some main industries is in this city, we can have time to visit so see This is the city where the Moroccan king Mohamed v was exiled in 1955 you should have a quick stop to its former palace which is now” Hotel des thermes”
Overnight to Plumeria hotel or similar
DAY 03 ANTSIRABE –MORONDAVA 500KM APPROX.
TODAY we drive to Morondava on the this road N°34 we ‘ll drive to Menabe region (All Red)the ground in this part of the Island is very dry and really red .You ‘ll amazed by the scenery and we take lunch to Miandrivazo on the halfway then we continue to Morondava
After this long drive we can relax to you lodge
Overnight to Baobab café or similar (Breakfast include)
Day 04 : MORONDAVA
After breakfast we’ll drive to Kirindy Forest Kirindy Forest is on 60km from Morondava on the North with bumpy road passing by the baobab avenue . Kirindy forest it’s a dry deciduous area where live the famous Fossa .
The Fossa is a solitary and elusive predator of the lemur and other animals. This kin of animal between dog and fox they can climb on trees, jump and run to fast .Fossa were the villains in the animated film Madagascar .It’s famous place also to see the smallest lemur on the Earth called Madame Berth Mouse Lemur and other animal can be seen (birds and reptile…) After the visit drive back to Morondava and stop to Baobab avenue for the sun set then drive to the hotel
Overnight to Hotel
DAY 05 : MORONDAVA –ANTSIRABE 500KM
After the breakfast drive back to Antsirabe lunch on the way or to Miandrivazo .
At night fall we’ll arrive to Antsirabe .
Overnight to Plumeria hotel or similar (Breakfast include)
DAY 06 ANTSIRABE –ANDASIBE 310KM
Eat breakfast drive to Antsirabe .Today we leave the region of Andasibe and ascent towards the highland and the capital Before arriving to Antananarivo ,we take junction to leave the National road 2 to drive a newly build road through the field around the capital to reach to the famous National road 7 .
The beginning of the route 7 will give you a first taste if the highland scenery which rice field, mountain ,typical villages .due to the altitude ,the climate of the region is very cool and the temperature can drop to 0 degrees Celsius during the winter . Take pictures of the farmers working in the fields along the way .
Aluminum foundries to Ambatolampy .
Ambatolampy is a small village between the capital and Antsirabe. Well known for aluminum working . the aluminum they use is from recycling stuff you ll have an opportunity to see the way how they produce cooking pots used by almost of the local people.These hard work men with archaic and no protection is probably one of the most dangerous job in Madagascar
fter the visit drive to Antsirabe
Overnight To andasibe Hotel Or similar
Day 07 : VISIT ANDASIBE NATIONAL PARK
Mantadia National Park
After breakfast, let’s visit Mantadia National Park. From 14km of Andasibe village and dirty road, a primary forest .108 species of birds are known in the Park .This hike requires medium to good physical conditions as there are some steeps slope and dense
The hike for 03hours to visit thought the primary forest to discover the famous Black and white Ruffed lemur, Red bellied lemur, Common Brown Lemur …,
The park also as some excellent bird watching including chances of seeing the Scally Ground Roller ,Pitta Like Ground Roller . It’s also a kingdom of orchids Cymbidiellas falcigera and Bulbophyllum Ameleni are the most.
After the visit drive back to the lodge. Don’t miss the visit of Andasibe village where we can see the lifestyle of the local people of Andasibe In the evening for the night walk with your private guide we’ll spot the smallest lemur called mouse The local lemur and other species of chameleon people wanted to manage their land on their own again and be part of ecotourism in this area .After the visit drive back to the lodge
Overnight to Andasibe hotel or similar (Breakfast include)
Day 08 : ANDASIBE VISITS
After the breakfast with your private local guide will join us for the visit of the park .The park of Andasibe is a rain forest very famous for the biodiversity of the fauna and the flora14 species of lemurs can be found
Rain forest you ‘l l have opportunity to photograph the largest lemur of Madagascar called Indri-Indri . Anticipate Opportunities for some incredible macro photography, some others species such as Common Brown Lemurs , birds can be seen during your visit of half day .After the visit we ‘ll go back to the lodge for lunch .
Visit Vakona reserve
In the afternoon we ‘ll visit the Island of lemur where you can have an occasion to see and close up .Surrounded of fresh water Vakona reserve is an artificial island Some species of lemur can be seen in this Island as Eastern Bamboo Lemur, Common Brown Lemur, Black and White Ruffed Lemur….
Overnight to Andasibe hotel or similar (Breakfast include )
Day 09 : ANDASIBE –ANTANANARIVO
After breakfast we’ll drive back to Antananarivo , If time allows we’ll pass to a souvenir market and transfer to the airport
END OF OUR SERVICE
- Entrance and guiding fees when visiting site or parks listed in the itineraries
- Rental private air conditioned vehicles /gas and insurance of the cars
- Overnight stays in the hotels listed or equivalent
- Listed meals
- The driver s guide s per diem for the duration of the above rental
- All taxes /one bottle of drinking water per person per day
- Warranty of that a replacement car will be provide in case of non repairable breakdown
- International airfare
- Personal travel insurance
- Personal expense
- Other activities not scheduled in the program
- This tour is available whole year any day
- This tour available for solo travelers
- Travelers under 04 years old is free and stay with their parents same room
- Travelers under 12years pay 75% of the rate
- During the booking 25% non- refundable deposit must be paid
- The balance must be paid at least 45 days prior the departure date
- Booking less than 45days before the departure date require 100% of the account