3 days visit of Antsirabe, the vicinities and 3 lakes

3 days visit of Antsirabe, the vicinities and 3 lakes

Antsirabe and its beautiful avenue is a lovely colonial architecture town that you will stay in three days; one can call it as a town of water due to its thermal spring water and in the vicinity. The town is famous for semi-precious and precious stones. People is farmer so you could profit about vegetables and fruits. In the surroundings its three lakes with them stories wait for your visit. Finaly the town offers you several original workshops. Read More

 

Trip by Vezo outrigger canoe, from the highland to the west and from Morondava to Toliara tour

Trip by Vezo outrigger canoe, from the highland to the west and from Morondava to Toliara tour

Overview

This trip in the seaside takes you along the Vezo lagoons, which are protected by coral reefs from Morombe to Anakao. The tour allows you to discover the entire Madagascar south-west coast from Morondava to Toliara. The Vezo is an ethnic group called the nomadics of the sea with whom you will meet during your journey. Adventure is done by vezo outrigger canoe and its duration depends on the wind but it is necessary to envisage a week. The coast offers you decorated landscapes of dreams, wild creeks, turquoise lagoons, dunes and white sandy beaches. We lift the sail to Morondava and go for an adventure under the wind, through Belo-sur-Mer, Andranopasy and Morombe. Then continue on Andavadaoka, Salary and Ifaty one of the best seaside resort of the south of Madagascar. The boatmen will help you lead the seafood hunt with their inherited methods.

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Departure city

Antananarivo

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Type

Axis

Level

Availability

13days/12nights

Adventure

South-west

2

April to November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Antananarivo / Antsirabe

To start travel, departure  to Antsirabe or the city of water, a city of colonial architecture with its beautiful avenue, its hot spring water, and multicolored rickshaws, through Ambatolampy a city recognized by the recycling of aluminum.

People, culture, landscapes, some visits of local craftsmen, city tour by rickshaws allowed.

Night at the hotel

Day 2: Antsirabe / Miandrivazo

On the way to Miandrivazo which is a big village provider of dry seeds because of its highest heat wave in Madagascar.

People, culture, visit of artisans made gold

Night at the hotel

Day 3: Miandrivazo / Morondava

After breakfast, drive to Morondava, the capital of Menabe. People are traders and fishermen. You arrive at the right time because you will also enjoy watching the sunset in the avenue of baobabs in the evening.

People, culture, baobabs

Night at the hotel

Day 4 to Day 9: Morondava / Belo Sur Mer / Andranopasy / Morombe / Andavadaoka / Salary / Ifaty

Early in the morning, you will throw the Vezo traditional canoe  in the Mozambique Channel to go along the coast to Ifaty. We raise the sail and follow the rhythm of the wind.

Dhow construction, typical landscapes, lagoons, baobabs, wild coves, fishermen hunting, coastal villages, traditional Vezo canoe…

Night camping in the second and nights at the hotel left over

Day 10: Ifaty

Quiet day in Ifaty and in the meantime you have a guided tour of the Za park.

Baobabs, birds, beach, diving allowed

Night at the hotel

Day 11: Ifaty / Toliary or Tulear

On the way to Toliary a bustling city you will buy souvenirs.

Visit the marine station with its living fossil fish, the little sea tricks…

Night at the hotel

Day 12: Toliary / Antananarivo

Transfer to the airport and flight to Antananarivo

Night at the hotel

Day 13: Antananarivo / Airport

After some shopping, transfer to Ivato International Airport.

End of circuit

Or visitors would like to extend their stay or tour by combining them with other activities or excursions

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Madagascar south tour or RN7 tour, from Antananarivo to Toliara

Madagascar south tour or RN7 tour, from Antananarivo to Toliara

Overview

This Madagascar south tour or the more common is « rn7 tour » offers you the beauty of the landscapes and culture varieties from Antananarivo the midle highland to the south to Toliara with its way of life, customs and colors. Pass through Antsirabe colonial town and Ambositra the Zafimaniry’s arts or carved wood artisans. Then you continue to visit Ranomafana national parc, one of the best tropical forests and beautiful parks in madagascar Following that,  Have city tour in Fianarantsoa, the capital of the Betsileo ethnic, sahambavy tea plantation and local wine provider. Continue to follow this rn7 tour, pass by a well known village by silk breeding and the manufactured Antemoro paper in Ambalavao. Then, visit of the Anja reserve, a villagers association. In addition, visit the famous and have hiking in Isalo national park with its amazing sandstone massifs. To finalize the RN7 itinerary to Toliara, pass by Antsokay arboretum and have some visits and city tour which are worth seeing in Toliara that is the capital of the south-west before joining the seaside resort of Ifaty.

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Antananarivo

Duration Type Axis Level availability
10 jours/9nuits Discovery South 1 All year

Itinerary

Day 1: Antananarivo / Antsirabe

Departure for Antsirabe or the city of water, Antsirabe is famous due to its hot spring water and its colonial architecture town and not to mention its typical handicrafts and markets of semi-precious and precious stones.

Highlights: ambatolampy aluminium foundries, people, culture, colonial architecture…

Wink: City tour in Antsirabe, semi-precious and precious stones museum

Night at the hotel

Day 2: Antsirabe / Ranomafana

Before joining Ranomafana, that is one of the best national parks in madagascar, have a break to visit Ambositra, famous for making carved wood.

Highlights: Terrace rice field, landscapes,…

Wink: Visit of some workshops, zafimaniry arts

Night at the hotel

Day 3: Ranomafana

visit of Ranomafana National Park, a tropical forest which shelters lemurs, frogs, reptiles and rare birds…

Highlights: Endemic flora and fauna

Wink: Convenient hiking and thermal swimming pool allowed

Day 4: Ranomafana / Fianarantsoa

Departure to visit the Sahambavy tea plantation and visit the city of Fianarantsoa in the afternoon.

Highlights: Traditional house, panoramas, crafts, people and culture

Wink: Visit the old town of Fianarantsoa and Sahambavy tea plantation

Night at the hotel

Day 5: Fianarantsoa / Ranohira

Departure for Ranohira via Ambalavao, where is located the 2nd zebu market, have some visits in Ambalavao such as silk and antemoro paper.

Highlights: Crossing south doors, panoramas, antemoro paper …

Wink: Visit of the zebu markets

Night at the hotel

Day 6: Ranohira (Visit the National Park of Isalo)

Departure for a guided tour of the Isalo Park, a sandstone massifs.

Highlights: Pachypodiums, lemurs, aloes, euphorbias, panoramas, natural swimming pools…

Wink: Hiking in the park

Night at the hotel

Day 7: Ranohira / Toliara

On the way to Toliara, where the rn7 from antananarivo to toliara is finished and where still found fossil fish still alive.

Highlights: People, culture, crafts, its great rickshaw, fossil fish …

Wink: Visit of Antsokay arboertum, the marine station

Night at the hotel

Day 8: Toliara / Ifaty

Departure for Ifaty, a seaside resort that contains beautiful beaches with its seabed. Have advantage to visit of baobab forest

Highlights: People, culture, swimming, relaxation, …

Wink: Snorkeling or bottled possible, sighting humpback whales

Whale period: July, August, September

Night at the hotel

J9: Ifaty / Toliary / Antananarivo

Toliary / Antananarivo flight

Night at the hotel

J10: Antananarivo / Airport

Antananarivo city tour, Shop souvenirs

Transfer to the international airport

End of the circuit

Or visitors would like to extend their stay or tour by combining with other activities or excursions

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Inclusion

Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports

All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles

Assistance of our representative during your stay

Accommodation for 9 nights on Bed and Breakfast according to the program

Sightseeing tours in Fianarantsoa (The old town)

English speaking tour guide throughout the tours

Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary

English speaking local guides

All service charges and taxes included in the package price

All tansfers APT / HTL and HTL / APT

Exclusion

Entry visa to Madagascar

Any optional tours

Drinks

Personal spending

Tipping

Any other item not mentioned above

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