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Madagascar Lemurs, National Parks, and Beaches

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This tour in the southern part of Madagascar will give you the opportunity to discover the two well-known national parks in this area such as Ranomafana with its bamboo lemurs, and Isalo with its oases. After the expeditions, you will end the tour at Anakao Beach with few days of relaxation. This Madagascan holiday will leave you refreshed and inspired.

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to the Malagasy Island!

You have arrived...
• Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed at Ivato
   International Airport by our team  
• Transfer to your hotel, where - time permitting -
   we will brief you of your tour
• Enjoy your surroundings and have dinner at your

Les 3 Metis *** (Antananarivo)

Day 2: On The Road to Antsirabe

Aluminium production...
• After breakfast, leave the hotel and depart for   
• Stop at the foundry in Ambatolampy with its
   aluminium production
• Enjoy lunch before continuing on to the 'city of

Night in Ecolodge Chambre du voyageur (Antsirabe)

Day 3: Meeting With Locals in Ambositra

Local craftsmen...
• Transfer by rickshaw to a  workshop, and watch
   the zebu horn become a work of art
• Stop in Ambositra to admire the skills of the
   craftsmen of this city 
• Moving on to Ranomafana, stay overnight at the
   lovely hotel 

Night in Chez Gaspard (Ranomafana)

Day 4: The Beautiful Park of Ranomafana

Fauna and flora...
• Ranomafana shelters different species of lemurs
   and interesting vegetation 
• Early in the morning take a three-hour walk  in the
• Visit a village called Tanàla after which you can 
   optionally relax in the thermal pool 

Night in Chez Gaspard (Ranomafana)

Day 5: Anja Private Park Expedition

Local story...
• After breakfast, you will drive to Ranohira  
• Stop in Anja Private Park, which is managed by the
   village community 
• The story of 'the three brothers' will be told once
   again by the local tour guide  

Ranomafana Ranohira
Isalo Ranch (Ranohira)

Day 6: Isalo National Park

Excursions galore...
• The village of Ranohira is the gateway to all
   excursions at Isalo national park
• Hike in the park through the Baras tombs and the
   botanical garden 
• End your day with a refreshing swim in the
   natural swimming pool

Ranohira Isalo
Isalo Ranch (Ranohira)

Day 7: The Incredible Baobabs of Madagascar!

Beautiful trees...
• Drive through Ilakaka, a small market town of
   sapphire diggers  
• Baobabs and multi coloured Mahafaly tombs will  
   accompany you along the way to Toliara 
• Visit a private botanical reserve called “Arboretum

Ranohira Toliara
Night at Moringa Hotel (Toliara)

Day 8: Day of Cruising in Anakao

Sheltered lagoon...
• Discover this coastal fishermen village on
   beautiful white sands
• The lagoon boasts the 3rd longest barrier reef in
   the world
• This cruise gives you opportunity to relax and
   enjoy ocean activities

Hotel Safari Vezo (Anakao)

Day 9: Sit Back and Relax!

Three days of relaxation...
• Relax and swim on the beautiful beach of Anakao
• Undertake activities offered to you by the hotel
• Breakfast and dinner are included at the
   beachside hotel

Hotel Safari Vezo (Anakao)

Day 10: Another Day of Leisure!

More leisure time...
• You will have these three days free on your own
   to enjoy the beautiful ocean side
• Relax or swim on the beautiful beach of Anakao
• Breakfast and dinner are included at the
   beachside hotel

Hotel Safari Vezo (Anakao)

Day 11: Last Free Day

Last day of leisure...
• Continue to avail yourself of hotel amenities,
   restaurants and bars
• Relax or swim on the beautiful beach of Anakao
• Scuba diving and coral reef snorkelling are
   optional activities

Hotel Safari Vezo (Anakao)

Day 12: Back to Antananarivo

Back to civilization...
• After these well-deserved days in Anakao, you will
   go back to the capital
• According to your flight's schedule, you will be
   transferred to Toliara airport
• Upon your arrival, you will be picked up and
   brought to the hotel 

Les 3 Metis *** (Antananarivo)

Day 13: Shopping in Tana!

Historic buildings...
• Take a city tour and discover architecture and
   administrative buildings from the top end of town
• Head to Ambohimanga, the cradle of the Merina
• Take this day for shopping at the craft market to
   buy some souvenirs 

Les 3 Metis *** (Antananarivo)

Day 14: Departure

Farewell friends...
• According to your flight’s schedule, you will be
   transferred to the airport 
• Be sure to take the opportunity for duty-free
• We appreciate you visiting our country, and hope
   to see you again


Antananarivo Ambatolampy Antsirabe Ambositra Ranomafana Ranohira Isalo Toliara Nosy Be Anakao

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $3,230 / 14 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person, based on double occupancy

Included in price:

  • Accommodation on half board during the tour
  • Transportation in a private car during the tour
  • An English speaking companion guide
  • A Tour Leader from your agency
  • One bottle of water per person per day
  • Porter at the airport
  • All transfers
  • Local and tourist taxes
  • Local guide and entrance fees in parks mentioned in the program

Not included in price:

  • Long haul air tickets and taxes
  • The Visa fees of 25£ that you should pay at the airport
  • Domestic flight Toliara – Antananarivo
  • Tour Leader's domestic flight Toliara – Antananarivo
  • All the activities during the days off
  • All lunches
  • Tips and extra personal items

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