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Itinerary: Safari on the south west coast of Madagascar (a guided tour)

Safari on the south west coast of Madagascar (a guided tour)

Accompanied by your English speaking guide, this Safari on the south west coast of Madagascar will enable you to discover wonderful dry forests and to enjoy the sea still in its natural state. You can also learn about the fishermens interesting lives.

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Safari on the south west coast of Madagascar (a guided tour)

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Itinerary: Tana - Miandrivazo - Morondava - Belo sur mer - Manja - Morombe - Ifaty via Salary - Isalo - Fianarantsoa - Tana via Antsirabe

Day 1 - Arrival in Tana
Arrival at the airport welcome and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the hotel Grégoire or similar BB

Day 2 Tana - Miandrivazo 410 Km
Transfer to Miandrivazo. Hotel Princesse du Tsir,ibihina or similar BB

Day 3 Miandrivazo - Morondava 300 Km
Transfer to Morondava. This town is known for its thousands of baobabs which can live up to 5000 years. Today you will see the famous "Allée de baobabs" with its wonderful sunset. Hotel Renala or similar BB

Day 4 Morondava - Belo sur Mer 75 km 4 h 20
Belo sur Mer is one of the best coasts of the south - western region of Madagascar. From today you will have the opportunity to get in contact with the Sakalava and vezo people, who are most of the time remaining traditional fishers. You will also enjoy magnificent sand beaches all along the sea of dream. Accommodation in the hotel Ecolodge or similar FB

Day 5 - Belo sur Mer
Today is completely devoted to nautical activities such as snorkeling, diving etc.
If you are interested in seeing turtles, your driver will tell you the good place to observe them. Hotel Ecolodge or similar FB

Day 6 Belo sur Mer - Manja
Today you are leaving the coasts and driving inside the region. Hotel Kanto FB

Day 7 Manja - Morombe
Your trip is bringing you back to the west coast to Morombe, an important administration centre for the population. Overnight in a simple hotel FB

Day 8 Morombe - Andavadaoka
Drive to Andavadaoka, a small Fishers' village you will enjoy an idyllic evening at sunset. Overnight in a simple hotel FB

Day 9 Andavadoka - Ifaty via Salary 165 km
You are still continuing your trip along the coasts.
The entire afternoon is at your disposal to undertake any personal activities.
Perhaps today you have time to think of the nice and strong impressions you have got till now.
Drive to Ifaty, a quiet fishers' village you can relax from the long driving and sleep in comfortable bungalow with a view on the sea. Ifaty Beach Club/ Nautilus Hotel or similar HB

Day 10 Ifaty
Free schedule. Ifaty Beach Club/ Nautilus Hotel or similar HB

Day 11 Ifaty - Ranohira (Isalo) 267 km
Traveling through Tuléar to Isalo. After a short city-tour in Tuléar, 27 km in the north of Ifaty you will see the famous big Mahafaly tombs on your way. These are particularly interesting because of the sceneries representing the daily life of the deceased. Continuation to the ruin-like massif of Isalo, home for lemurs and sapphire. Motel de l'Isalo/ Toîle de l'Isalo/ Isalo Ranch HB

Day 12 Ranohira
Walking in the National Park of Isalo, to the "natural swimming-pool"; a delightful oasis in the middle of the ruin-like massif. The tombs of the Bara people are placed between the rocks in the Park. Birds, snakes, lemurs. live there. Before getting dark you will enjoy the sunset at "la fenêtre de l'Isalo". Nice palm-trees remind you of the Arabian landscapes. Motel de l'Isalo/ Toîle de l'Isalo/ Isalo Ranch HB

Day 13 Ranohira - Fianarantsoa 300 km
Traveling towards Fianarantsoa through the grasslands of Horombe, Ihosy and Ambalavao, the wine-growing region and the biggest zebu-market of the island. Stop at the Antaimoro paper-manufacturing centre in Ambalavao; nice papers are made all by hand from plants similar to papyrus, the so-called "Avoha" and decorated with many flowers. Continuation to Faianarantsoa the administration centre of the Betsileo tribe. Zomatel*** BB

Day 14 Fianarantsoa - Antsirabe 410 km
Transfer to Antsirabe via Ambositra, capital of the Zafimaniry region, known for its sculpture and marquetery. Lunch at the restaurant "Motel Violette" Transfer to Antsirabe Continuation to Antsirabe, the town was built by the Norwegian missionaries and is famous for its rickshaws, thermal springs, semi-precious and precious stones. The visit of the stone cutter factory is a must. Soa Guest House or similar BB

Day 15 Antsirabe - Tana - Europe 170 km
Departure for Tana by car in the Highlands through the green rice fields. Shopping at an artisans' market. Flight back to Europe.


- Full board from Morondava to Andavadaoka (picnic at midday and and warm meals for dinner)
- Half board in Ifaty and Isalo
- Bed and breakfast in the Hotels and Bungalows
- Car with a driver including fuel according to the program
- An English speaking guide during the trip
- Transfers from Airports to Hotels
- Local guides and entrance fees for the parks and reserves according to the program.

Not included
- International flights
- Mattress and sleep-bag
- English speaking guide during the trip (can be arranged)
- Drinks
- Personal expenses
- Any Insurances

PRICE PER PERSON BASED ON A TRIPLE ROOM (1 Big bed + 1 small bed). With a possibility to take a single room by paying an additional cost

German, Italian or Russian speaking guides can be arranged at a small additional cost

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