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MDG02: 11 Days Antananarivo - Andasibe - Morondava - Bekopaka - Tsingy - Morondava - Antananarivo

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: Experienced English-speaking driver guide & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 3-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: International arrival, Airport pick up
Welcome to the animal kingdom - Madagascar! Our driver-guide will pick you up at the airport in Antananarivo and send you to the hotel, taking about 20 minutes. The rest day is free for you. If you want to stroll around after checking in, our guide will be glad to give you some suggestions.

Accommodation: San Cristobal Hotel - Ivato Airport (3 stars)

Day 2: Departure from Antananarivo to Andasibe
Today we will drive along the RN2 to Andasibe. It takes about 4 hours. En route, make a stopover at the Reserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic to see the genus, reptiles and lemurs. Check in the hotel upon arrival and have lunch. At night, we will explore the areas around the hotel where some nocturnal lemurs, reptiles and chameleons often appear accompanied by a local guide.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Vakona Forest Lodge

Day 3: Mantadia National Park hiking tour
In the morning, drive about 1 hour to the Mantadia National Park, where the local guide will escort you to explore the virgin forest on foot, looking for the largest Sifaka species (propithecus Diadema) and the ruffled lemurs and many other wildlife. It will last for about 5-6 hours. At noon, enjoy the picnic lunch. In the afternoon the driver guide will lead you to tour the Lemur's island and the reptile's farms. Stay overnight at the Vakona Forest Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Vakona Forest Lodge

Day 4: Discover the wildlife at Analamazaotra national park
Today, we will explore the Analamazaotra National Park. More species of lemurs will come out during the day, including the world's largest lemur species - famous Indri Indri. The different species of wildlife are also very active. After the visit, we will drive to the check in the hotel near the Capital Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: San Cristobal Hotel - Ivato Airport (3 stars)

Day 5: Fly to Morondava, Drive to Kirindy
The Madagascar safari in Antananarivo will end today and you need to move on to the western city of Morondava by flight. Upon arrival, the local driver guide will pick you up at the airport and drive directly to Kirindy, passing the famous Baobab alley on the road. Check in the hotel on arrival. At night, we will have an evening walk to the forest and see some reptiles and lemurs.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Relais du Kirindy (3 stars)

Day 6: Morning tour to Kirindy Forest, Transfer to Bekopaka
Under the guidance of the tour guide, we will pay a 3-hour visit to the Kirindy Forest located 60 kilometers northeast of Morondava. This is an arid forest with many amazing animals, including the fossa (the only large carnivore in Madagascar), the giant jumping rats and a variety of lemurs and birds. Afterwards, we need to take a boat to cross the Tsiribihina River and arrive at Belo sur Tsiribihina. Then continue driving to the next Madagascar safari stop Bekopaka and check in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Le Soleil des Tsingy

Day 7: Visit the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park
Today, we will start the Madagascar safari tour in the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park. Located on the west coast of central Madagascar, the park features unique geographical location, well-preserved mangroves, wild birds and lemur populations. It was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1990. The major areas of the park is made up of rugged lime stones that have eroded into paper-thin and razor-sharp stone peaks. The local guide will lead you to explore Tsingy area which is 30-50 meters above sea level. At noon, enjoy picnic lunch inside the park. We will set off to return to hotel at around 15:00-16:00.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Le Soleil des Tsingy

Day 8: Drive back to Morondava, Stop at the Baobab Avenue
We will drive back to Morondava toady. When we arrive in Belo sur Tsiribihina, we also need to take a boat to cross the Tsiribihina River. A beautiful sunset will be enjoyed at the baobab avenue on the way. On arrival, check in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Laguna Beach (3 stars)

Day 9: Free day at Morondava
We won't arrange any activities for you today. You can do whatever you like, such as experiencing water sports and visiting the nearby fishing villages.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Laguna Beach (3 stars)

Day 10: Fly back to Antananarivo
Today, fly back to Antananarivo at around 2 p.m. Once landing, our driver based there will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you. You can explore the city on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: San Cristobal Hotel - Ivato Airport (3 stars)

Day 11: Airport see off, fly back home
Today is the last day of your Madagascar safari tour. Our driver will take you to Ivato Airport in Antananarivo according to your flight schedule. Hope you a pleasant homeward trip!

Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Prices

10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before

Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Jul - Oct$2149 $1934$2269 $2042
May - Jun$2119 $1907$2249 $2024
Nov 01 - Nov 15$2119 $1907$2249 $2024
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Pick-up and drop-off service at airport.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Economy class airfare of Antananarivo - Morondava - Antananarivo.
  • Transfers in private A/C vehicle with experienced driver.
  • Boat fees to cross the Tsiribihina River.
  • English speaking driver-guide for 2-3 persons.
  • Driver and English-speaking guide for 4-5 persons or more.
  • Taxes, VAT, and the service fees.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out of Madagascar.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (travel insurance, laundry, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Madagascar Visa Fee.
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