Madagascar discovery and splendor.

13 Days | Antananarivo, Madagascar
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We will discover the west part of the island of Madagascar, it is a typical dry deciduous forest. This region is rich in agriculture and among the best destinations. We will find the specificity of biodiversity such as the many species of baobabs, the Tsingy of Bemaraha, the animals that differentiate Madagascar from other countries in the world, the wonderful beaches along the coast on the Mozambique waterway with luxury hotels so that you can feel the change of lifestyle, the air, the view, the nature. We will have another experience after the trip. You have to realize your dream of visiting Madagascar to never regret it. You will be accompanied by a professional guide full of knowledge about the island, he will bring you closer to nature to reach the reality.

The first part, flight from Antananarivo to Morondava then road to the Tsingy of Bemaraha including the Baobab Avenue; then sail from Morondava to Salary, relax totally in one of the best beach hotels of the region. The second part, transfer to Tuléar at the airport, return to Antananarivo. Have a nice stay in Madagascar!

 

Highlights of the tour

v  Discovery of the impressive stone peaks: The Tsingy of Bemaraha

v  The Baobab Alley

v  Boat trip to the fishing villages

v  Relaxation on the beautiful beaches of Salary

v  Scuba Diving

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Country of embarkation - Antananarivo

DAY 2: Antananarivo - Morondava

DAY 3 : Morondava - Bekopaka

DAY 4:Bekopaka: visit of Bemaraha National Park

DAY 5 : Bekopaka - Morondava

DAY 6 : Morondava - Belo sur mer

DAY 7 : Belo sur Mer - Salary

DAY 8-9-10: Salary

DAY 11: Salary - Tulear

DAY 12 : Tulear - Antananarivo

DAY 13 : Antananarivo - Country of origin 

Precise information for the tour

·         Possible tour duration of 13 days / 12 nights

·         Departure from 2 persons

·         Accommodation in luxury hotels in Salary and in comfort hotels at other stages

·         4×4 car with a good driver and a professional English, French, Italian or Spanish speaking guide according to your choice.

·         Accessible all year round except during intense cyclone season

·         Hiking in dugout canoe or boat, possibility of meeting and exchanging with fishermen.

·         Variation in transportation: Car, plane, dugout canoe, boat

Circuit Category

DISCOVERY, FAMILY, RELAXATION

Activities

-          Canoe and boat trips

-          Walking tour

-          Discovery of fauna and flora in the parks

-          Various water and land activities in Salary

-          Enjoy beautiful beaches

-          Discovery of culture and tradition

Group Size

Unlimited number but at least 2 people for a guaranteed departure, if solo, you just have to pay the extra indicated in the program.

Regions

Highlands, West and South

Day 1: Arrival in Antananarivo

When you get off the plane at the airport, you will be met by our team and presented with your stay program and your travel documents. Transfer to your hotel and according to the flight schedule, a city tour will be provided. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·         Duration: 30 min

·         Distance: 15 km

·         Accommodation: ROVA HOTEL or similar

Day 2: Flight to Morondava

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Morondava, according to the flight schedule. The car with driver and guide will pick you up at the airport of Morondava and drive you to the hotel. Lunch at the restaurant. Discovery of the city of Morondava. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

·         Duration: 1 hour flight

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: SELECT HOTEL or similar

Day 3: Crossing of the Tsiribihina River and Manambolo by ferry

After breakfast, drive to Bekopaka, passing by the Alley of baobabs and Belo/Tsiribihina with the crossing of the river in a ferry for 30 minutes. So, have lunch at the restaurant in Belo then continuation of the road on a track to Bekopaka. Before arriving at the hotel, crossing of the Manambolo river by ferry for 10 minutes. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·         Duration: 7 h

·         Distance: 230 km

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: TANANKOAY hotel or similar

Day 4: Bekopaka: Visit Bemaraha National Park

Breakfast early as we have a big day to explore the Tsingy with the local guide. The Bemaraha Massif is a very rugged limestone massif with many caves and an impressive canyon carved by the Manambolo River. The western part of the plateau has a very marked relief, covered for the most part by a dense and dry forest. Its total area is 152,000 ha. The Tsingy of Bemaraha are considered to be a centre of endemism due to their wealth of fauna and flora. After 4 hours of walking, return to the hotel, directly to the restaurant for lunch. Then go to the small Tsingy if you still have enough energy and discover this village. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·         Duration: All day long

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: TANANKOAY hotel or similar

Day 5: Meeting with the inhabitants of the small villages of Morondava

After breakfast, you will join the ferry for the river crossing, then continue on a bumpy road of about 200 kilometres. Lunch break at Belo-Tsiribihina then cross the river by ferry. We take the road again to discover the landscape like the baobabs and sometimes meet the inhabitants along the small villages. Arrival on the famous Alleyof baobabs to admire the sunset, it's time for everyone to concentrate on taking pictures. After having spent an unforgettable moment, you will reach the hotel in Morondava. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

·         Duration: 7 hours

·         Distance: 230 km

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: SELECT HOTEL or similar

Day 6: The Kabatomena River is a must for those who want to cross it.

The adventure begins, departing in the morning in a 4x4 car towards the south of Morondava. An unavoidable passage, the Kabatomena river (easily accessible during the dry season) before entering the baobab forest. We pass through several villages and before arriving in Belo sur mer, we cross over the famous local salt works. Belo sur mer is a small isolated fishing village on the lagoon. A paradise for sun and scuba diving lovers. Discover the artisanal manufacture of dhow. Lunch and dinner at the restaurant. Night at the hotel.

·         Duration: 5 hrs.

·         Distance: 80 km

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: ECOLODGE DU MENABE or similar

Day 7: Sailing to Salary

After breakfast, we board the boat and head south. We sail on the Mozambique canal. There is a coral reef and the dominant colour is turquoise blue. There are a lot of fishing villages along the canal, then break lunch in Morombe. Continuation by boat to Salary. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

·         Duration: 7 h

·         Meals included: Breakfast and Picnic lunch

·         Accommodation: SALARY BAY or similar

Day 8-9-10: Free stay in Salary

Free stay in Salary. The hotel will propose you various activities, either nautical or terrestrial.  Take advantage of it.  Lunch and dinner at the restaurant. Night at the hotel.

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: SALARY BAY or similar

Day 11: Road to Tuléar

After breakfast, transfer to Tulear by car, admiring the beach and the forest and crossing many villages. The road is bumpy (sand dune) until Mangily, a few kilometers before arriving in Tuléar. Lunch and Dinner . Night at the hotel.

·         Duration: 4 hrs.

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: LE PALETUVIER hotel or similar

Day 12: Departure for the capital

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and departure for Antananarivo. Reception by our team at Ivato airport. Lunch at the restaurant. In the afternoon, discovery of the city center and the upper town, historical discovery at the Queen's Palace up to the panoramic viewpoint. Installation at the hotel. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·         Duration: 1 hour flight

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: ROVA HOTEL or similar

Day 13: Return to your home country

After breakfast, take the national road RN3 for a cultural and historical discovery by visiting the Royal Palace in Ambohimanga Rova. On the way, a stop to visit a centre that takes care of autistic children and young people. This is the Padre Pio Charity House, supported by our Tour Operator in its charitable activities. Depending on your flight schedule, possibility to discover Malagasy handicrafts at the dam market. Free dinner and meeting with our team. Day use at the hotel then transfer to the airport. Flight back to your home country.

·         Duration: 30 min

·         Distance: 15 km

·         Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

·         Accommodation: SAHAMALAZA or similar

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Useful informations

Details

Minimun of 2 participants is required
Available Languages
English
Moderate: Partial refund if cancellation is within 5 days of booking

Included

Good to know

The price includes:

·         The professional driver and the French or English speaking or Italian or Spanish speaking tour guide according to your request, from Morondava to Belo sur Mer.

·         A vehicle with fuel during your stay from Morondava to Belo sur Mer.

·         Accommodation with breakfast as indicated in the program (or similar), based on double room.

·         Lunch on Day 7 and Dinner on Day 14.

·         Entrance fees to parks and sites indicated

·         Local guides and porters in the parks

·         Transfers

·         Vignettes and tourist taxes

·         One bottle of water per person per day

The price does not include:

·         International flights

·         Internal flights Antananarivo-Morondava /Tuléar-Antananarivo

·         Meals not included in the program

·         Activities with the mention "free" and other optional activities

·         Tips and drinks

·         Your personal insurances

·         Expenditure of a personal nature

·         The price of the visa: +/- 35 €.

Meeting Point

Ivato airport, Antananarivo Madagascar

Upcoming Availibilities

24 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  07 Dec 2020 - 07:00
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25 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  08 Dec 2020 - 07:00
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26 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  09 Dec 2020 - 07:00
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27 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  10 Dec 2020 - 07:00
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30 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  13 Dec 2020 - 07:00
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Local Agency based in Madagascar

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