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This trip is one of our best because it combines the best of West and South Malagasy.You will enjoy the culture of Malagasy manners without time constraints. It brings together discoveries, adventures, beautiful beaches and trekking that familiarize you with the landscapes of the West, and allows you a smooth circuit in our seaside stays. From the lagoons of Ifaty to the Tsingy
Arrival in Antananarivo, welcome at the airport by our guide
Breakfast at the hotel. Direction for the national 7 ; on the program the visit of the workshop of transformation of iron into aluminium in Ambatolampy. Arrival in Antsirabe and opportunity to visit a semiprecious stone cutting and the workshop of the horns of Zebu.
A day's drive through a fairly diverse landscape. Crossed by a landscape shaped by the "lavaka" phenomenon and some surprising villages. Located on the banks of the river Mahajilo, one of the tributaries of the river Tsiribihina, Miandrivazo is the starting point for the barge cruise
Arrival in the capital of the Menabe towards the end of the afternoon.
Have breakfast very early in the morning, then on your way to Bekopaka. Stop at Tsimafana, port of anchorage of ferries crossing the Tsiribihina. Visitors are invited to Pleasant itineraries on this river up to Belo on Tsiribihina. The lunch break is appreciated once on the spot. The road then continues to the banks of the Manambolo, accessible after four to five hours of track from Belo on Tsiribihina. Once again we board a ferry to Bekopaka. They stay there in a hotel for three nights.
The small TSINGY is easier to reach. But the grand TSINGY is worth a visit, a walk preceded by 17 km of track leads us to the heart of the Grand Tsingy. This vast succession of sharp-edged rocks forms one of the most breathtaking landscapes in Madagascar. Requires good physical condition, climbing is certainly not easy but the beauty of the view is worth the climb.
We return to the starting point at the end of the afternoon.
After breakfast, return to the village of Belo on tsiribihina . In the afternoon, arrived in Morondava
The adventure on the track starts from here, where the first stage is for 120 Km, to the beautiful fishing village of Manja famous for manufacturing dhows.
After breakfast, we go to the village of Bevoay, and from there we cross the Mangoky River on a ferry. Note that in this part of the island, the baobabs are omnipresent.
To follow the tracks of the tanks in zebus, we go on the coastal track on a 4X4. This excursion allows us to cross a huge thorny forest dotted with baobabs. You then arrive at Salary, a seaside village with an amazing charm. Indeed, we inevitably succumb to the white sandy beaches.
We continue along the coastal trail before reaching the seaside resort of Ifaty. After lunch we depart for Tulear, the capital of the Southwest.
Arriving in Tuléar, we immediately take the road to Ranohira and along the road, we stop a little to visit the Arboretum, a botanical garden where was reconstructed the thorny forest that characterizes the whole area located in the south of Madagascar. Several species of chameleons can also be found. Arrived in Ranohira, check in at the hotel.
In the late afternoon, departure to see the sunset at the window of Isalo. A pierced rock through which you can see the sunset and the best thing is the color of the rocks with the reflection of the
Meet the guide and drive to the entrance of the park. We will discover natural swimming pools, walls of eroded sandstone of various colors, tombs of the Bara tribe enclosed in stone walls, canyons, blue pool, black pool...and also different types of lemurs.
Departure at 7.30 am from Ranohira to Ambalavao to visit the antemoro papermaking workshop made from the bark of a local plant. The products are papers, envelopes, pictures of paper, photo album etc ... then departure to visit the Anja Park where you can see lemurs. During the ascent and descent, the vegetation changes completely, from the barren and rocky land with all yellow and dry vegetation by fertile soils of the plateau.
Departure at 7: 00 am from the hotel for a tour in the National Park Ranomafana with guide, to see different varieties of lemurs, chameleons, butterflies, frogs, spider, birds...
Visit of Ranomafana National Park
Departure to the capital Antananarivo and transfer to the airport for the next international flight. End of service.
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