Explore South Madagascar
Highlights of Madagascar
Best of Madagascar
Days : 14 | Nights : 13Antananarivo , Madagascar
If you are looking to undertake a truly unique journey to the wildest cornet of the planet where you can get your dose of wildlife and nature, the 14 days Madagascar package is just the place for you. With vast expanses of green grasslands and versatile spread of flora and fauna, the country has the most unique vegetation and wildlife which is sure to capture the fancy of any nature lover.
On the amazing Antserabe city tour, you shall have the option of staying at any of the several hotels, cottages or other budget accommodations where you can find luxury and adventure. Explore the wild by setting out on a hiking tour with your friends.
You can also indulge in plenty of fun activities such as snorkelling in the sea waters, trekking along muddy tracks or simply setting out on foot to explore the sprawling green national parks that the country has to offer. Choose from any of the various wildlife retreats and national parks in the city and experience a truly wild adventure. You can also learn more about the natural history and heritage of the country while on the Ambositra city tour. The tour takes you to some of the most amazing tourist attractions in the country.
Day 01: Arrival Antananarivo
Arrival Antananarivo, meet and assistance at the airport by the representative. Transfer to the hotel, check in. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Antananarivo – Andasibe
Breakfast at the hotel. Then drive straight eastward to Andasibe through the typical landscape of the highland and the eastern rain forest. Stop along the way for visiting the Peyreiras reptile’s farm where you can enjoy observing different endemic species of chameleons, frogs, lizards, geckoes, snakes. Arrival in Andasibe, check-in at your hotel. Before diner, evening walk at the Mitsinjo association private forest. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Andasibe
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, enjoy a visit of the primary forest of the Mantadia National Park where diurnal lemur species as the Black and white ruffed lemur, the diademed sifaka lemur, the common brown lemur, the eastern grey bamboo lemur and the red bellied lemur might be spotted as well as different endemic species of birds. Back to the hotel after the visit. In the afternoon, enjoy a visit of the Vakona private reserve which is comprising two different places: its crocodile’s farm and its lemur island. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Andasibe - Antananarivo
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit of the Analamazaotra reserve which is a special reserve for the Indri Indri, the largest living lemur. After the visit, drive back to Antananarivo. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Antananarivo – Fort Dauphin – Berenty
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and flight to Fort Dauphin. Upon your arrival in Fort Daulphin, meet and drive straight to Berenty which is located at about 84km from the town. Stop on the way for photos: fruits market, the Antanosy tribe funerary art, spiny forests, baobab trees, sisal plantation. Arrival in Berenty, installation at the hotel.
If time allows in the afternoon, take a first walk within the gallery forest for spotting lemur and birds. Night walk within the spiny forest for spotting nocturnal species as the grey Mouse lemur and the white footed sportive lemur. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Berenty
Breakfast at the hotel. All day spent for exploring the Berenty private reserve and its surroundings. Three species of diurnal lemurs are easily seen within this reserve including the ring tailed lemur, the sifaka lemur and the red fronted brown lemur as well as different endemic species of birds. Endemic birds as the Giant Coua, crested coua, chabert’s Vanga, Madagascar sparrow hawks, Madagascar Harrier hawks, Sooty falcon. Might be spotted as well during your visit. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Berenty – Fort Dauphin
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning last visit within the reserve. In the afternoon, drive back to Fort Dauphin. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Fort Dauphin - Antananarivo
Breakfast at the hotel. At leisure until departure. Transfer to the airport and fly to Antananarivo. Upon your arrival at Ivato airport, meet and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Antananarivo
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, visit of the botanical and zoological garden of Tsimbazaza. In the afternoon, discover Antananarivo, its colorful life, its history and architecture. We will walk through the busy and vibrant streets of the capital. We will start in the lower city, walk through the avenue of Independence, and visit the Analakely market, the famous stairs of Antananarivo to reach the business center of the capital. We continue our ascent and you will be introduced to the architecture and urbanism of the capital of Madagascar from the Old City. We visit the Palace of the Queen before ending our day with a beautiful sundowner overlooking the city with some wine and foie gras. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Antananarivo – Morondava – Kirindy
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and flight to Morondava. Meeting upon arrival and drive to Kirindy. Installation in your room and possibility to do a diurnal visit in this drive deciduous forest for discovering its wildlife. Another visit in the afternoon. Evening walk before the dinner to discover nocturnal species of animals. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Kirindy
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will embark for a journey excursion to the Kirindy Reserve. Back to the hotel after the visit.
The area comprises one of the most outstanding and threatened wildlife habitats in Madagascar: the dry deciduous forest. Dominated by majestic baobab trees and a forest canopy, this protected area of approximate 100 square kilometres is the only place where the world's smallest known primate, the giant jumping rat, occurs.
Kirindy is the best place in the whole island to observe the Fosa in the wild, especially during the mating time between October and December.
It also home to two different diurnal lemur species among it the common brown lemurs and the Verreaux's sifakas as well as the different endemic birds as the Couas, Vangas, Mesites, hawks etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Kirindy - Marofandilia - Morondava
Breakfast at the hotel. Last morning spent for exploring the Marofandilia Forest. In the afternoon, drive back to Morondava with stop at the “Allée des Baobabs” for enjoying a sunset time. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Morondava - Antananarivo
Breakfast at the hotel. The flight back to Antananarivo. Arrival in Antananarivo, meet and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Depart Antananarivo
Breakfast at the hotel then transfers to the airport. Arrival airport and flight back home.
Days : 14 | Nights : 13