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Giant Lemur & Baobabs and Tsingy

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DAY 1: ARRIVAL –ANTANANARIVO

Arrival at the international airport of Ivato-Antananarivo. Upon arrival, meet with our staff at the custom area. Assistance for visa delivery and luggage formalities. Transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: IBIS Hotel.

Meal Plan: Half Board

DAY 2: ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE (154Km, +/- 4 Hours)

After breakfast, move towards the east of the capital, through the typical landscape of the highland and the eastern rainforest. On the way, stop at the Peyrieras reptiles farm for observing different endemic species of chameleons, lizards, geckoes, frogs. Arrival in Andasibe by the end of the morning. Evening walk at Mitsinjo, for spotting nocturnal species as the mouse lemurs, chameleons, frogs

Accommodation: FEON`NY ALA

Meal Plan: Half Board

DAY3: ANDASIBE (20KM, Analamazaotra Reserve & Vakona Private Park)

Breakfast at the hotel, then a morning walk within the Analamazaotra reserve for spotting the largest lemurs of Madagascar Indri Indri, which is the largest living lemur. Other lemur species might be spotted during the walk including the grey bamboo lemur, the common brown lemur as well as different endemic species of birds. Back to the hotel after the visit. In the afternoon, visit of Vakona private reserve including its small island for lemurs and crocodiles.

DAY 4: ANDASIBE - ANTANANARIVO – ANTSIRABE. (322Km +/- 6hours)

Breakfast at the hotel, then drive back to Antananarivo and continuation to the south to take Antsirabe, through the typical landscape of the highland (rice fields, typical villages of the Merina tribe, rocky hills….).Arrival in Antsirabe in late afternoon, installation in your room.

Accommodation: PLUMERIA Hotel

Meal Plan: Half Board

DAY 5: ANTSIRABE – MORONDAVA – CAMP AMOUREUX (532KM +/- 10 hours)

Breakfast at the hotel end then long drive to Morondava the capital of the Sakalava tribe. Crossing the Savannah, mountain it`s possible to stop for a photography.

Arrival in the end of afternoon, Evening walk before the dinner, chance on nocturnal species of animals (Mouse lemur, Madame Berthe`s mouse lemur, Forkmarked lemur). Accommodation: CAMP AMOUREUX

Meal Plan: Half Board

DAY 6: CAMP AMOUREUX – BEKOPAKA (146 +/- 6hours drive with stops)

Morning breakfast and departure by 4X4 car to Bekopaka. After crossing the river

Tsiribihina with a ferryboat. Lunch at Belo Sur Tsiribihina (at your own arrangement). Check-in Bekopaka in the early evening.

Accommodation: OLYMPE DE BEMARAHA

Meal Plan: Half Board

DAY 7: Small Tsingy & Big Tsingy (21 KM +/- 8 hours)

Breakfast at the hotel. 2hours visit to small tsingy with traditional canoe. Chance on

Decken`s sifaka, red-fronted brown lemur, crested coua, Madagascar green pigeon, heron, Madagascar fish eagle, Madagascar harrier hawk, Madagascar pigmy kingfisher, Madagascar magpie-robin, crested drongo…/ continuation for 6 hours visit of the big Tsingy. UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Tsingy of Bemaraha is without a doubt one of the most prestigious protected areas in Madagascar. The limestone massif is an ancient coral reef. At Bemaraha, erosion has created deep vertical cliffs, filled with faults and a deep fissure, which form a complex labyrinth of caves and rivers.

DAY 8: BEKOPAKA – KIRINDY FOREST (146 KM +/- 4 hours)

After breakfast, head towards the south, to get to the kirindy forest, this can be one of the most rewarding wildlife locations in Madagascar, yet it has only recently received official conservation as part of the Menabe region protected area.

Although previously logged, kirindy remains the best place to see a number of endemic dry forest species like the giant jumping rat, narrow-striped mongoose, fossa, Madame Berthe`s mouse lemur, verreaux`s sifaka red-fronted brown lemur, rufous vanga, blue vanga,

Madagascar hognose snake and plated lizard….

Arrival around two hours in the afternoon. Check-in at hotel before night walk inside the forest.

Accommodation: RELAIS DE KIRINDY

Meal Plan: Half Board

DAY 9: KIRINDY FOREST – MORONDAVA (64KM +/- 2hours)

Morning visit inside of Kirindy forest, Kirindy comprises some 10.000ha of deciduous forest growing on sandy soils of the western coastal plain. The tree species are similar to other western deciduous forests, with a canopy height typically of 12 -15m, reaching 20 -5m in more humid areas along watercourses. Beneath the canopy, throughout much of the forest, the understory and intermediate layer are densely vegetated. Tree species of baobab live here are Adansonia rubrostipa, Adansonia Za and Adansonia grandidieri, the last being the largest of the baobabs, sometimes exceeding 30m in height. After the visit, back for lunch at the hotel and then have a little breather before heading out for a sunset at avenue of baobabs.

Accommodation: RENALA SABLE D`OR HOTEL

Meal Plan: Half Board

DAY 10: MORONDAVA – ANTANANARIVO

Breakfast at the hotel, and then get a flight back to Antananarivo. Upon arrival in Antananarivo, meet and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: AU BOIS VERT HOTEL

Meal Plan: Half Board

DAY 11: FLIGHT BACK HOME

Breakfast at the hotel, and then transfer to the airport. There is a possibility to do a city tour of the town and last shopping at the handicrafts market of la digue before your transfer to the airport. Assistance for your flight back home.

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation on half board basis throughout the trip except day1.
  • All transfers from/to the airport.
  • Private car rental with Professional driver and WI-FI in the car.
  • One private English speaking guide is included throughout the trip.
  • Fuel and Driver indemnification during all land transportation.
  • All visits and excursions mentioned in the program.
  • Entrance fees and local guide services in all parks and reserves mentioned in the program.
  • Tourist’s taxes or vignette.
  • Picnic lunch in Bemaraha national park
  • Two Ferries boat in Tsiribihina river and in Manambolo river
  • Lunch in Belo/Tsiribihina day6 and day8
  • A bottle of mineral water per day per person.
  • A gift from Tour to Madagascar at the end at the trip.

EXCLUDED

  • Long haul air ticket and taxes.
  • Domestic flights as per above mentioned extra cost.
  • Drinks – Tips.
  • Meals not mentioned to the program.
  • Visa fee of $37 per pax.(Visa on arrival)
  • All visits which are not mentioned in the program or offers by hotel.
  • Items for personal nature, tipping and souvenirs.
  • Any change on the spot.

Destinations

Madagascar



Holiday Duration

11 Days | 10 Nights



FROM

1,850 USD

per person All rates are valid upto 30 Dec 2020