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Madagascar Safari Tour Guide

  • Madagascar
Destinations

Destinations

Madagascar,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Camping, Mid Range

Tour Overview

This safari offers the very best chance to see the spectacular wildlife of Madagascar. Highlights include Isalo National Park with its rock formations, panoramic views and lemurs; a boat cruise on the Tsiribihina River with two nights camping on a sandy bank along the river; discovering the geological formations of Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park; exploring Andasibe National Park to look for the many species of lemur as well as birds and reptiles.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Camping Safari, Guided Safari, Primate Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Tsingy de Bermaraha, Andasibe Mantadia NP, Isalo National Park, Antsirabe, Ranomafana National Park, Anja Reserve, Analamazaotra Reserve, Lemur Island, Vakona Reserve
  • Wildlife:
    Mouse Lemur, Ring-tailed Lemur, Hubbard’s Sportive Lemur, Dwarf Lemur, Greater Bamboo Lemur, Golden Bamboo Lemur, Eastern Bamboo Lemur, Common Brown Lemur, Black & White Ruffed Lemur, Red Ruffed Lemur, Indri Lemur, Red Belt Lemur, White Fronted Lemur, Chameleon, Milne Edward’s Sifaka, Verreaux's Sifaka, Diademed Sifaka, Reptiles
  • Activities:
    Walking Safari, Hiking, Canoe, Boat Cruise, Nature Walk, Village Visit, Cultural Experience
  • Getting around:
    Domestic Flight, 4x4 Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Antananarivo
  • Minimum age:
    12

Summary

  • Antananarivo – Toliara – Ranohira
  • Isalo National Park
  • Ranohira – Ranomafana
  • Ranomafana National Park
  • Ranomafana – Antsirabe
  • Antsirabe – Miandrivazo
  • Miandrivazo – Tsiribihina River
  • Tsiribihina River
  • Tsiribihina River – Bekopaka
  • Visit Tsingy Bemaraha
  • Bekopaka – Kirindy
  • Kirindy – Morondava
  • Morondava – Antsirabe
  • Antsirabe – Andasibe National Park
  • Andasibe National Park – Lemurs Island
  • Andasibe – Tana – Out

Note:

Please bring rain coat, sun hat, insect repellent and sun cream with you.

Price Per Person – EUR

From EUR 1,881 per person

What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 x mineral water a day
  • Private 4 WD vehicle, driver and fuel
  • Tour Guide
  • Park fees
  • Park ranger
  • Private boat

What's Excluded

  • Flights
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Tours not mentioned
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Madagascar Safari Tour Guide
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Madagascar Safari Tour Guide‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

You are most welcome to Madagascar! We will meet you upon your arrival at the International Airport Ivato Madagascar. After formalities, you will transfer to your hotel in Tana.

Overnight: Hotel Lavilette

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Toliara. Upon arrival, get ready for the drive to Ranohira, the gateway to Isalo National Park. On the way we will enjoy the colorful painted Tombs of Mahafaly Tribe of the south area of Madagascar then continue the drive to Ranohira.

Overnight: Orchidea Hotel or similar, breakfast included

After breakfast  at the hotel, take a 25 minute drive to the entrance gate of Isalo National Park. Enjoy a long day of discovery, hiking to see the rock formations, the view point with its beautiful panoramic views, continuing the hike to see ring tailed and dancing lemurs then having lunch in the park. Afterwards visit the black pool and the green pool in the canyon of Isalo National Park then head back to hotel.

Overnight: Orchidea Hotel or similar, breakfast included

After breakfast, set off on the drive to Antsirabe. On the way you will  have an opportunity to buy the best wine made in Madagascar at Ambalavao before continuing the drive to Fianarantsoa for lunch then on to Antsirabe.

Overnight: Flower Palace

After your early breakfast you will transfer to Miandrivazo and the Tsiribihina River. Enjoy the most beautiful landscape of the highlands, photographing the terraced rice fields and small villages then stopping for lunch at Antsirabe. Continue the drive to Miandrivazo.

Overnight: Arc Enciel Hotel

Depart at around 8 am to the pier of Masiakampy. It takes an hour in the heart of the savannah to get there. The crew of the barge welcomes you as the cruise begin in the morning. You will cross vast cultivated plains, enter into the groves of Tsiribihina River and stop in the village of Sahambano. The camp will be set up a little further down on a large sandbank. The barges are motor barges once used to transport the tobacco, then arranged to transport tourists. At the rear of the barge is the cockpit and the kitchen. Passengers have seats on the lower deck where meals are served.

Overnight: Full board camping on sandy beach along Tsiribihina River

The barge continued its navigation in the heart of the meanders of the River Tsiribihina. You will come across boatmen, barges and motor freight destined for local product and a means of transport and exchange for the villagers as well as herds of zebu cattle that cross the river. Along the way you stop at Begidro village (which housed tobacco concessions) and Berevo which has a dispensary run by nuns. The landscape includes cliff bats, giant capoquiers and rice fields. At the end of this day see birds such as herons, teal, knob-billed duck as the crew will find a sandbar for the camp.

Overnight: Full board camping on sandy beach along Tsiribihina River

The village wish you a safe journey as the barge continues on its way west. Along the way we see the first baobabs. Lunch on board the barge before the journey ends around noon at Belo sur Tsiribihina. After disembarking, there’s a 3-hour drive along a bumpy road to Bekopaka and a ferry crossing at Manambolo River. Late afternoon arrival in Bekopaka.

Overnight: Oechidea of Bemaraha Hotel

Enjoy a long day tour to discover the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Pirogue ride along the Manambolo river to observe the limestone walls. Then hike through the forest to see the geological formation, the large Tsingy. We cross the cathedrals of limestone through the great fault and move between the various caves to reach several view points. If we are lucky can meet Decken’s sifaka. Have a picnic lunch in the park.

Overnight: Oechidea of Bemaraha Hotel

Today is a long drive back to Kirindy followed by an introductory nature walk in the forest to observe endemic red-fronted brown lemurs, sifaka and other endemics in this dry deciduous forest. Birds and reptile species here are also abundant. Take a night walk to look for nocturnal lemurs and their predator, the fosa.

Overnight: Kinrindy Lodge

After an early breakfast, depart for a long picturesque drive back to the highlands and overnight in Antsirabe.

Overnight: Antsirabe

Today we will enjoy the haut plateau landscape from Antsirabe to Tana, the most beautiful scenery of valleys and agriculture landscape. Lunch in Tana then drive down to the eastern part of Madagascar, Andasibe.

Overnight: Le Goyave or similar, breakfast included

Today is long day exploring Andasibe National Park including Analamazaotra Special Reserve to see the largest lemur species in Madagascar, the indri indri. Also discover birds, snakes and frogs as you enjoy the primary rain forest and secondary forest as well as brown lemurs and red belt lemurs. Drive back to the hotel for lunch. Afterwards visit Lemurs Island or Vakona Reserve to see more lemurs such as diadem sifaka, bamboo, red ruffed, black and white ruffed, ring tailed and common brown lemurs.

Overnight: Le Goyave or similar, breakfast included

Today you will drive back to Tana enjoying the picturesque scenery, tropical rain forest and villages on the way. We will stop at the reptile reserve of Peryeras  to see the most rare species of chameleons in Madagascar, geckos and snakes. Continue the drive to Antananarivo and transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

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