Madagascar East and South Highlights tour

2024

Tour leader: Sascha

1 02/11/2024

Antananarivo

• Arrive into the capital city of Antananarivo and transfer to your hotel.

• Depending on your arrival time, there may also be chance to join us on a short tour of the city, visiting the old train station and Analakely Market.

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2 03/11/2024

Andasibe

• After breakfast we will start our 135km journey to the Andasibe rainforest in the East of Madagascar .

• En route we will stop in the city of Moramanga.

• In the evening we'll take a night safari to hopefully see frogs, chameleon and mouse lemurs.

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3 04/11/2024

Analamazaotra National Park

•Today we will trek inside the rain forest and explore Analamazaotra National Park.

• Here we will track the Indri-Indri; the largest lemur in the world, before going in search for the amazing Giraffe Weevil.

• In the afternoon we will visit Vakoana Reserve; also known as the island of lemurs.

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4 05/11/2024

Antsirabe

• Early morning we will set off to drive to Antsirabe; the capital of the Vakinankaratr region.

• Here we will visit the aluminum foundry and pottery village before travelling around the city by rickshaws.

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5 06/11/2024

Ranomafan National Park

• We will visit the Zebu Horn before starting our journey to Ranomafana National Park, a lush rainforest known for its hot water springs.

• En route we'll visit Ambositra; a city known for it's wood carvings and artisan markets.

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6 07/11/2024

Golden bamboo lemur

• Today we will being exploring one of Madagascar's most biodiverse parks.

• Home of the golden bamboo lemur, there are also many other species of lemurs, birds and chameleons to spot here.

• We will finish the day with a nightime wildlife trek.

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7 08/11/2024

Ambalavao

• Today we will head to Isalo National Park, stopping en route at Ambalavao and Anja private reserve.

• Enjoy the picturesque landscapes along the way as we pass Porte du Sud and the Plateau of Horombe.

•Arrive into Ranohira and then descend to our final destination for the day, Isalo National Park.

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8 09/11/2024

Isalo National Park

• A tour of Isalo NP today in search of the red-fronted brown lemur, the ring-tailed lemur, and the distinctive Verreaux’s Sifaka.

• In the early evening, a chance to view the sunset at the 'Window of Isalo'.

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9 10/11/2024

Baobob forest

• A scenic journey today as we head from Ranohira to Tuléar.

• Stop at the Arboretum of Antsokay for a chance to see some of Madagascar's endemic plant species

• Visit the Reniala Reserve to see the iconic baobab forest.

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10 11/11/2024

Ifaty

• We will spend 3 days in the laidback Southern region of Ifaty.

• Spend your time leisurely walking around fishing villages or relaxing on the beaches.

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11 12/11/2024

Optional activities

• Spend your time relaxing or take an optional activity such as whale watching or further exploration of the baobob forest.

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12 13/11/2024

Beach day

• Another chance to relax today or take part in activities on the beach such as snorkelling or swimming.

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13 14/11/2024

Return to Tana

• Transfer to the airport for our flight back to Antananaviro.

• Head to our hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

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14 15/11/2024

Tour ends

• Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Details

Includes:
  • Airport transfers and all land transport
  • Park entrance fees
  • English speaking local guides
  • Lupine tour leader
  • Hotel and lodge accommodation
  • Domestic flight (TLE-TNR)
  • Bottle of water each day
  • All breakfasts and dinners
Excludes:
  • International flights
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Personal spending money
Prices:
  • Tour Price: £1895
  • Deposit: £500
  • Single Room Supplement: £300
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