African Safari Madagascar

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Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world and certainly an amazing and varied region. In this safari tour, Madagascar Tropic Voyage will show you around the island and let you explore its exceptional landscape that will enchant you with fauna and flora richness and incomparable diversity. You will also have the opportunity to discover the local Malagasy craft industry.

Overview

  • Starting point and ending point: Antananarivo
  • Main wildlife to be viewed: lemur catta and whale

Highlights

  • 2 game drives
  • Including entrance fees to all destination
  • Chance to see lemur catta and whale in this trip
  • Visit Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, Ranomafana National Park, and Ifaty
  • Transport using four-wheel-drive vehicles
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily breakfast

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10 activity days in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer included: Ivato Airport

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Accommodation

During this safari, you will be provided accommodations in a double room for 13 nights.

Program

Day 1: Antananarivo

You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at Central Hotel Tana or a similar accommodation.

Day 2: Antananarivo - Morondava

Transfer to Ivato International Airport (TNR) for the flight to Morondava. Dinner and overnight will be at Hotel Trecicogne Morondava or a similar accommodation.

Day 3: Morondava - Bekopaka

After breakfast, you will leave for Bekopaka. You can admire the many baobab trees that dot the landscape. Then you will cross the Tsiribihina River by ferry. When you arrive in Belo, you will take your lunch there. After lunch, you will continue your way to Bekopaka where you will spend the night. Dinner and overnight will be at the Grand Hotel or a similar accommodation.

Day 4: Visit to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

After breakfast, you will ride in a four-wheel-drive to the impressive Tsingy (listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO). It is unique in the world. It is situated in Andamozavaky, which is about 17 kilometers from the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the same hotel.

Day 5: Bekopaka - Morondava

Early in the morning, you will drive to Morondava and stop at Belo Tsiribihina for lunch. Then you will take the track to Morondava, where you will discover the legendary sacred baobab and the lover baobabs. Then you will go through the alley of baobabs to admire the sunset in this magical place. Dinner and overnight will be at Hotel Trecicogne Morondava or a similar accommodation.

Day 6: Morondava - Antsirabe

After breakfast, drive to Antsirabe and make a stop at Mandoto for lunch. Then continue the road to Morondava and take the time to admire the beauty of the desert landscape. Dinner and overnight will be at Le Royal Palace or a similar accommodation.

Day 7: Antsirabe - Ambositra - Ranomafana

Depart from Antsirabe after early breakfast. Arrive in Ambositra, the capital of Malagasy handicrafts, after two hours. Visit handicraft workshops and stores. After lunch, continue your trip until you reach Ranomafana. It takes three hours. Then take a night tour of the park. Overnight will be at Centrest Sejour Hotel or a similar accommodation.

Day 8: Visit to Ranomafana National Park

Enjoy eight hours of trekking to visit the tropical rainforest, then return to the hotel after the visit. Do a night tour of the park. Dinner and overnight will be at the same hotel.

Day 9: Ranomafana - Ambalavao - Ranohira

After the visit, you will leave for Ambalavao, "the city of wine." Then you will take your lunch in Ambalavao and visit the manufacturer of handmade paper called Antemoro paper (the specialty of the city). You will continue your route and stop at the reserve of Anja for a one-hour visit to have fun with lemur catta.

Then while continuing your travel, enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the south. As soon as you arrive at Ranohira (Isalo), check in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at Hotel Orchidée de l'Isalo or a similar accommodation.

Day 10: Visit to Isalo National Park

Have an early start to visit the national park of Isalo. This tour requires good walking shoes and rest the day before. You will walk on the Namaza trail, where you can see many lemurs. You will then pass the blue lagoon and the black lagoon and Nymphs waterfall. You will relax and take a bath in the natural swimming pool and return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the same hotel.

Day 11: Ranohira - Tulear to Ifaty

Leave Ranohira to travel to Ifaty and make a stop at the arboretum of Antsokay for a one-hour visit. It is a botanical garden with more than 900 species of endemic plants on the south of the island. Dinner and overnight at Ifaty Beach Club or a similar accommodation.

Day 12: Ifaty

Have a relaxing day to enjoy the beauty of Ifaty beach and to take advantage of the activities there, including whale watching from July to October, diving, excursion at the spiny forests, and more. Dinner and overnight will be at the same hotel.

Day 13: Ifaty - Tulear - Antananarivo

After breakfast, transfer to the airport of Tulear and fly to Antananarivo. Dinner and overnight will be at Central Hotel Tana or a similar accommodation.

Day 14: Antananarivo

After breakfast, transfer to the airport according to your flight schedule.

Included excursions

On the ninth day of this safari, you will visit the manufacturer of handmade paper called Antemoro paper, the specialty of Ambalavao City. And on the eleventh day, you will have a one-hour visit to the arboretum of Antsokay.

Location

This safari holiday will take place in several destinations in Madagascar, including Antananarivo, Morondava, Bekopaka, Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, Ranomafana National Park, Ranohira, Isalo National Park, and Ifaty Beach.

Food

The price includes daily breakfast throughout the safari.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Capture photos of the sceneries and wildlife
  • Enjoy the game drives and activities
  • Explore the surroundings
  • Rest in your accommodation
  • See the stunning views

What's included

  • 2 game night drives
  • 2 trekking
  • 1 game cruise
  • Entrance fees
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Car with driver and fuel from Tana to Ifaty
  • Ferry ride to Belo
  • Three four-wheel-drive vehicles with driver and fuel to go to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park
  • Services of a local guide in the reserves and the national parks
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Airport transfers

What's not included

  • Drinks and mineral water during the whole tour
  • Lunches and dinners in restaurants
  • Optional activities in Ifaty
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Ivato International Airport (TNR). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Madagascar Tropic Voyage will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Ivato Airport Airport transfer included: Ivato Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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