Best landscape and nature in 8 days (South and east)

PROPOSAL ITINERARY

FIRST OPTION:

Day 1: Tulear – Ifaty:
Meet at the airport of Tulear then transfer to Ifaty (Ambolimailaka). Hotel check-in upon arrival. Overnight at HOTEL BELLE VUE

Day 2: Ifaty :
Day at leisure; possibility to do the snorkeling by the fishermen boat in the morning and visit of Baobab spiny forest to see 2 species of nocturnal lemurs, birds and Baobabs, plants…in the afternoon). Overnight at HOTEL BELLE VUE

Day 3: Ifaty – Ranohira
Leaving the hotel in the morning late to reach Isalo National Park area. Stop at Tulear for having lunch then continue driving until the destination. Check-in, dinner and overnight at ISALO ROCK LODGE

Day 4: Ranohira (Isalo):
Full day explore Isalo National Park to see the fascinating of the landscape of sandstones rock formation. You will start to hike from the piscine naturel and end at Namazaha canyon after meeting the 3 species of lemurs (Verroxi Sifaka, red fronted brown Lemur and the ring tailed one), and waterfalls with its swimming pools. Picnic lunch at the camp site of canyon then, back to the hotel. Possible to catch sunset at the “WINDOW OF ISALO” in the late afternoon if the sun is good. Dinner and Overnight at ISALO ROCK LODGE

Day 5: Ranohira – Ranomafana;
After breakfast, start driving from Ranohira to Ranomafana by crossing the plateau of Ihorombe which brings the name the regions. Stop at Anja park for an hour visit to see a lot of group of “ring tailed lemur” (lemur Catta) very close. Hotel check-in upon arrival then preparation for the night walk to spot the nocturnal species of lemurs such is the smallest one (microcebus 30g weight), reptiles and some genus of chameleons. Turn back to the hotel after visit. Dinner and Overnight at THERMAL HOTEL/SETAM LODGE

Day 6: Ranomafana NP:
Meet the local guide with his friend as an animal spotter at the entrance park. This park have about 12 species of lemurs including the “Edward Sifaka”, “Golden Bambo lemur”, “Black and white raft lemur”… It is time to see some birds, medicinal plants and reptiles as well. In the afternoon, visit of the village and swimming pool of hot spring. Dinner and Overnight at THERMAL HOTEL/SETAM LODGE

Day 7: Ranomafana – Antsirabe :
6 hours drive to connect Ranomafana and Antsirabe. Stop for lunch at Ambositra and visit of the city which is the center of the wood carving of the Island. After shopping for some souvenirs in town, continue of driving to reach the destination. Little city tour after check-in. Dinner and overnight at the hotel or the best restaurant in town. PLUMERIA HOTEL / COULEUR CAFE

Day 8: Antsirabe – Antananarivo:
Morning drive from Antsirabe to Antananarivo for about 4 hours. Lunch in the city then short city tour to know more about the country and the capital of the Island before transfer to the airport for catching the international flight or to the Hotel (RELAIS DE PLATEAU in case)

End of program

>> NOTE that the program is editable following your needs like hotel or plan.

Are included on this price:
– Minivan car with driver/Guide
– Driver’s charge (foods and accommodations)

Are not included:
– All Fuels during the whole trip (because the driver’s charge is already included)
– All foods and accommodation during the all trip
– All Activities (reserve and local guide fees) during the entire trip.
– Road taxes, parking
– Visa, insurance
– National and international flight
– Tips

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SECOND OPTION:

Day 1: Tulear – Ifaty:
Meet at the airport of Tulear then transfer to Ifaty (Ambolimailaka). Hotel check-in upon arrival. Overnight at HOTEL BELLE VUE

Day 2: Ifaty – Ranohira
Morning visit of Baobab spiny forest to see 2 species of nocturnal lemurs, birds and Baobabs, plants before driving to reach Isalo National Park area. Stop at Tulear for having lunch then continue driving until the destination. Check-in, dinner and overnight at ISALO ROCK LODGE

Day 3: Ranohira (Isalo):
Full day explore Isalo National Park to see the fascinating of the landscape of sandstones rock formation. You will start to hike from the piscine naturel and end at Namazaha canyon after meeting the 3 species of lemurs (Verroxi Sifaka, red fronted brown Lemur and the ring tailed one), and waterfalls with its swimming pools. Picnic lunch at the camp site of canyon then, back to the hotel. Possible to catch sunset at the “window of Isalo” in the late afternoon if the sun is good. Dinner and Overnight at ISALO ROCK LODGE

Day 4: Ranohira – Ranomafana;
After breakfast, start driving from Ranohira to Ranomafana by crossing the plateau of Ihorombe which brings the name the regions. Stop at Anja park for an hour visit to see a lot of group of “ring tailed lemur” (lemur Catta) very close. Hotel check-in upon arrival then preparation for the night walk to spot the nocturnal species of lemurs such is the smallest one (microcebus 30g weight), reptiles and some genus of chameleons. Back to the Hotel after visit. Dinner and Overnight at THERMAL HOTEL/SETAM LODGE

Day 5: Ranomafana NP:
Meet the local guide with his friend as an animal spotter at the entrance park. This park have about 12 species of lemurs including the “Edward Sifaka”, “Golden Bambo lemur”, “Black and white raft lemur”… It is time to see some birds, medicinal plants and reptiles as well. In the afternoon, visit of the village and swimming pool of hot spring. Dinner and Overnight at THERMAL HOTEL/SETAM LODGE

Day 6: Ranomafana – Antsirabe :
6 hours drive to connect Ranomafana and Antsirabe. Stop for lunch at Ambositra and visit of the city which is the center of the wood carving of the Island. After buying some souvenirs in town, continuation of driving to reach the destination. Litle city tour after check-in. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel or the Best restaurant in town. PLUMERIA HOTEL / COULEUR CAFE

Day 7: Antsirabe – Andasibe NP :
Almost full day drive to switch Antsirabe and Andasibe. Hotel check-in upon arrival then prepar e for the nocturnal visit to spot the night active animals like Lemurs, frogs, chameleons… Back to the hotel after the visit. Dinner and Overnaight at ANDASIBE HOTEL / VAKONA FOREST LODGE.

Day 8: Andasibe – Antananarivo
Morning visit to explore Andasibe Analamazaotra National Park to see the larggest species of lemur “Indri Indri” and other species of Sifaka and bamboo lemur, red belled, reptiles…This tour takes 3hours. After the visit of National Park, move quickly to Vakona reserve for a short visit where to feel the soft hand of lemur at their island before driving back to Antananarivo. Arriving in the city in the late afternoon. Direct transfer to the airport or the the Hotel (RELAIS DE PLATEAU in case)

End of the program

Are included on this price:
– Minivan car with driver/Guide
– Driver’s charge (foods and accommodations)

Are not included:
– All Fuels during the whole trip (because the driver’s charge is already included)
– All foods and accommodation during the all trip
– All Activities (reserve and local guide fees) during the entire trip.
– Road taxes, parking
– Visa, insurance
– National and international flight
– Tips