Start your journey at the Zafimaniry village, get to the natural habitat of the Makis, climb up the 2nd highest peak of Madagascar, then, take a break at the pools and waterfalls of Isalo.
10 days/9 nights
D1 : ANTANANARIVO - AMBOSITRA
Check for Ambositra. Stop in Ambatolampy to visit a workshop of handcrafted aluminum pots. In Antsirabe, a little tour in a rickshaw and visit of a few artisans (lapidary, miniatures...). Continuation toward Ambositra. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
D2 : AMBOSITRA – ZAFIMANIRY VILLAGES
Breakfast and transfer to Antoetra. Start trekking through the villages of the Zafimaniry with their carved wooden huts, rice fields and hills. Overnight at the inhabitant's.
D3 : ZAFIMANIRY VILLAGES – AMBOSITRA
Breakfast and resuming of the tour: passage through fields, hills up until Antoetra. Back to Ambositra by car. Visit of craftsmen and artisan shops. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
D4 : AMBOSITRA – AMBALAVAO
Road to Ambalavao after breakfast. Passing through Fianarantsoa, the capital of Betsileo. Continue until the reserve village of Ny Anja to watch the lemurs in their natural habitat. Back to Ambalavao. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
D5 : AMBALAVAO – ANDRINGITRA
Early breakfast and transfer to the National Park of Andringitra: Diavolana circuit that reveals the aloe and terrestrial orchids and a moonlike landscape (stones as far as the eye can see). Overnight in a tent.
D6 : ANDRINGITRA
Breakfast and trekking to the 2nd camping ground: the waterfalls of Rian-Dahy and Riam-bavy. Overnight in a tent.
D7 : ANDRINGITRA – TSARANORO VALLEY
After breakfast, climb up further to Pic Boby (at 2658 m), the 2nd highest peak in Madagascar: a panoramic view over the whole region (the park and the massif of Isalo and Tsaranoro). Picnic lunch and descent to reach the Valley of Tsaranoro. Dinner and overnight at Tsara Camp or Camp Catta.
D8 : TSARANORO VALLEY – RANOHIRA
Breakfast and departure for Ranohira. Visit the small village of Vohitsaoka before joining Ranohira. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Trekking within the Isalo National Park after breakfast: discovery of the ruiniform massif of Isalo with its pools and waterfalls. Watch the sunset at the Window of Isalo. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
D10: RANOHIRA - TULEAR
Breakfast and drive to Tulear: crossing the area of Bara, nomadic herdsmen of Zebu cattle and the kingdom of bush and thorns, the famous tombs and steles of the Mahafaly. Short city tour of Tulear and the shellfish market.
NB: You can return to Tana by plane or extend your stay in the beautiful beaches of Ifaty, Anakao, Ambola, or fly to Morondava.
|Number of pax
|Price per person
- Accommodation with half board on D1, D4, D8 and D9
- Accommodation in full board on D2, D3, D5 to D7
- Picnic on D8
Guided visits and excursions aforementioned (entrance fees and local guides in parks)
- Tents and mattresses during the nights in tents
- Vehicle including driver and fuel
- Touristic stamps and taxes
- Sleeping bags
- Meals not mentioned
- Personal expenses
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