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ANTANANARIVO – AMPEFY – ANTSIRABE – MIANDRIVAZO
MASIAKAPY– NOSINAPELA WATERFALL – TSIRIBIHINA
BELO SUR TSIRIBIHINA – TSINGY BEMARAHA – ALLE BAOBAB
MORONDAVA – ANDASIBE
– Adventure Safari experience
– Discovery of the famous biggest tree of the island – Baobab Avenue
– Sleeping in tent on a safe place with a beauful nature
– Hike on an exceponal mountain Tsingy Bemaraha Montagnes volcaniques
– Observaon of the magnificent exoc landscape during the trip
– Discovery of Lemurs, the most famous animal of the island.
– Discovery of Fauna & Flora such as Chameleon and other animal and plant species
– Discovery the culture of Menabe ethnic of Madagascar
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Day 1: Welcome to Ivato Airport Transfer to the hotel.
You will be picked up by English speaking guide and accompanied to the hotel.
Aer having a long flight you can relax at the Hôtel Restaurant La Ribaudière Antananarivo – 4-star hotel.
Day 2: Discovery of Rova Palace in Antananarivo and the beauful Geysire of Analavory –
Waterfalls of the river Lily Ampefy – 125 Km ca. 2: 40 h
Aer breakfast you will visit the Royal Place Rova and then connue to Ampefy to visit the region and
the waterfalls of the river Lily. You will also visit the Geysire of Analavory. This is in a beauful volcanic
environment in Ampefy. On the way you will observe the cultural life of Antananarivo inhabitants. They
live most of the me on the street as well as selling something. The duraon of all the excursions will be
approx. 5 hours. Then you will return to the Hôtel Restaurant La Ribaudière Antananarivo – 4 star hotel.
You will visit the former Royal Palace Rova of Madagascar. This is one of the famous historical cultures of
Madagascar during the colonial period, executed by the monarchs of the Kingdom of Imerina in the 17th
and 18th years and the monarchs of the Kingdom of Madagascar in the 19th.
It is located at an altude of 1462 m on the highest elevaon of the capital, the Analamanga, and is thus
almost 200 m above the quarters of the lower city.
The town is located in the district of Soavinandriana in the Itasy region. Apart from a place
completely isolated from the hustle and bustle of the big cies, the village of Ampefy offers you
a unique and contrasng landscape. Located to the west of Antananarivo, the road to this
region leads to the volcanic highlands, which are very present in the region.
The region with its charming volcanic landscape looks similar to the landscape in the southeast
of the island. During your visit, you will discover the life and culture of the day of the people.
The Peasants who live from agriculture are very industrious. They have planted vegetables, corn
and rice in this fruiul soil, whatever the Madagascans like to eat in everyday life, grows here in
One of the main aracons in the Ampefy region is a visit to the Lili waterfall. Located in Antafofo, you
can already admire the beauty of the volcanic region along the road to these famous waterfalls.
Day 3 : Antananarivo – Antsirabe (170 kms: 3.5 hours including photo stops)
Early morning aer breakfast we will go to Antsirabe. On the way we will discover special views with
beauful green nature in Vakinankaratra region. In addion we can observe the local people’s life on the
streets. Most of the populaon in Madagascar are agriculturists and build rice and other meals. We will
stop at the restaurant for lunch. Stay overnight in Plumeria Hotel – 3 star hotel.
Day 4 : Antsirabe – Miandrivazo (230Kms: 5 hours including photo stops)
Aer breakfast our journey connues to Miandrivazo. One of the famous cies for several cows. Today
we will have other experiences because we will be able to discover an extraordinary beauful landscape
with many mountains. We will have a break during our trip so that you can take good pictures for
panorama. Overnight Hotel “Princesse Tsiribihina” Miandrivazo – 3 star hotel.
Discovery of highlights of central Madagascar with dry areas of the west coast. The west is an arid area,
but with oen abundant rainfall from December to March.
On the way there are beauful natural and mountain landscapes to discover.
Day 5: Miandrivazo – Masiakapy – Tsiribihina River Tour – Nosinapela Waterfall – Camping
Aer breakfast we drive to Masiakapy where we take a motorboat. From here we will start the river
cruise on the majesc Tsiribihina River. You can discover the beauful landscapes, many species of
wildlife such as herons, wild ducks, parrots, and some birds of prey.
Before midday we cross the massif of Bemaraha. It covers a fantasc landscape, mixed woodland with its
lemurs and the wonderful sounds of the birds.
At noon we will take a shower under the best waterfall of Madagascar “Nosinapela” and its natural
swimming pool. Aer this beauful waterfall we will drive again along the river to the place where we
will pitch our tents. Here we will set up our camp on a sandbank, make a fire at night and cook your
dinner. Enjoy your meal, listen to the sounds of the river and watch the sunset. Camping at night.
Day 6: Tsiribihina River Tour – Camping (Ambatomisay Village)
Aer breakfast we will connue by boat on the longest river in Madagascar. Before we leave this first
campsite, we make a short visit to the village of Begidro, where we have the opportunity to make
contact with locals or Malagasy villagers. We go away again by motor boat on the river Tsiribihina. We
camp at night.
Day 7: Tsiribihina River Tour – Camping (Ambatomisay Village) – Bekopaka
This is the final poron of the motorboat trip and also takes us to beauful landscapes with rice fields
along the river banks and baobab trees. This is exactly the excing moments where you drive along a
safari road. On the way we will discover great safari views with the red dusty roads. We will take a boat
to cross the road and arrive in Bekopaka. At noon we reach the end of the motorboat trip. We drive to
Bekopaka in a 4×4 car. We will arrive there around 18.00 and check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the
hotel Soleil des Tsingy – 4 star hotel.
BELO SUR TSIRIBIHINA
The Tsiribihina is a river that flows from the central plateau of Madagascar down to the west coast.
A river trip on the Tsiribihina and a visit to the so-called Tsingy of Bemaraha are highly recommended.
This is probably one of the most extraordinary experiences or aracons you will ever find in
Day 8: Bekopaka – Big Tsingy NP – Bekopaka – Small Tsingy NP
An excing day is waing for us. Early morning aer breakfast, we will hike to the Tsingy Bemaraha.
We drive to Big Tsingy car park (17 Kms: 1 hour drive). We spend 4 to 5 hours hiking in the infinite Grand
Tsingy (Andadoany’s circuit) to see 30 meters high cracks, beauful forests, canyons with lemurs and
birds. This is an interesng mountain with mineral landscape that actually resembles an almost
impenetrable labyrinth of sharp and threateningly towering limestone needles.
You should bring good hiking boots. And for safety’s sake you can also take hats and water to protect you
from the sun. These hikes will take about 6 hours. You can take a snack with you, and eat it during the
break. At 2 pm we arrive on the campsite and have lunch at the Malagasy restaurant. In the aernoon
we will return to the hotel Soleil des Tsingy – 4 star hotel.
TSINGY DE BEMARAHA
About 200 million years ago this unique landscape began to form. The limestone seabed was pushed up,
creang a plateau that was hollowed out by the heavy rains and over the years took on its present form
of high limestone pillars.
The integral reserve consists mainly of canyons, gorges, untouched forests, lakes and mangrove swamps,
all of which show an amazing variety of fauna and flora. The rate of endemic species is about 85%, 47%
are even locally endemic animals!
The western slopes of the massif rise more gently and are mainly covered by dry deciduous forests,
which are opmally adapted to the extreme climac condions.
In the north, too, the limestone profiles describe rather gentle hills, while in the south extensive
elevaon formaons extremely restrict access. In the midst of this difficult to access vegetaon lies the
beauful Manambolo Gorge, where you can see waterfalls, lemurs and magnificent, untouched forests.
The landscape here above the plateaus resembles a grassy savannah. Within the deep gorges, however,
the vegetaon is very humid with small tropical forests and many liana plants.
Day 9: Bekopaka – Belo Sur Tsiribihina – Baobab Alley with sunset – Morondava (200 kms)
The journey is now almost over but there is sll the Alle Baobab – the most famous place in Madagascar.
Aer breakfast, we will drive to Morondava. The Alle Baobab is right on the way to Morondava. There
we will have a break to see the biggest tree of the island with the sunset. This is one of the best views
you can enjoy on this safari tour. In the evening we will arrive in Morondava and relax at the hotel.
Overnight in Hotel Chez Maggie Hotel Morondava – 3 star hotel.
The city of Morondava is characterized by its famous Baobab avenue.The Baobab Avenue is a veritable
boulevard of baobabs and was protected as a “natural monument” only in July 2007.
Day 10: Morondava
Aer breakfast you will have the opportunity to visit the centre of the Morondava and then you will be
accompanied to the airport Morondava and flight to Antananarivo at 13:50 h. This flight will be around
2:00 hours.Overnight at La Ribaudiere hotel. -4 star hotel.
Day 11 : Antananarivo – Andasibe (140 km ca. 3: 00 H )
Aer breakfast we drive to the Naonal Park Andasibe. This is the me to get to finally meet the fauna
and flora of the island. The park of Andasibe is also the home of 11 species of lemurs, the largest of
which is the Indri-Indri. The park is also the home of several bird, reple, insect and diadem Sifaka
species. The duraon of all the excursions will be approx. 5 hours. Overnight in Mantadia Lodge
Andasibe,3 star Hotel.
The Andasibe Mantadia Naonal Park was founded in 1989 and covers two areas with its 154 km2. Both
parts belonged to the same wet forest and were divided into two parts due to human acvies.
You can discover different flora and fauna in this park, especially what makes the madagascar so unique.
In the Andasibe Mantadia Naonal Park orchids, (screw) palms, the heavy precious wood rosewood and
the “peeling tree” Vakoana as well as all kinds of endemic colorful flowers grow. Three quarters of the
1200 plant species are found only here in Andasibe Mantadia Naonal Park. Most of the trees bloom all
year round. In addion, the small rivers are home to some endemic fish and hundreds of insects,
including some exceponally large and colorful buerflies.
The Indri-Indri is the star of the naonal park. Furthermore, there are day-acve (Diadem-Sifaka, Black
and White Vari and the Grey Bamboo lemur) as well as night-acve lemur species (the small mouse
lemur and the Aye Aye (finger animal) as well as the Fossa, the Brown Maki and the Eastern Wool lemur.
You will also encounter a variety of birds, reples and amphibians.
Day 12 : Andasibe – Antananarivo – Europe
The unforgeable moment will end, aer breakfast, we drive you to Antananarivo and drive you to the
Airport to fly to Europa.
– Hotel during the Tour
– Transport during the tour
– Internet in the car during the tours
– Internal flight cket
– Tent during the tour
– English speaking guide during the tour
– Recepon in English by a madagastours guide at the airport
– Welcome gis
– 24/7 telephone support in English in Ifanadiana Madagascar during the tour
– 24-hour emergency service in English for family members during the tour
– Map of Madagascar
– Detailed informaon about the tour in english
– Flight cket to Antananarivo
– Entrance to the Park
– Travel Insurance
– Lunch & Dinner
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