CLASSIC TOUR - RN7 FOR 13 DAYS

A beautiful landscape discovery along the RN7 to the South

DAY 0: IVATO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - ANTANANARIVO

Reception and pick up at the airport then transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at RELAIS DE PLATEAU

DAY 1: ANTANANARIVO - ANTSIRABE

Departure from the hotel and drive to Antsirabe for about 4 hours. Stop at Ambatolampy to visit an aluminum pot workshop and kitchen tools. After the visit, you will cross colorful landscapes such as green rice terraces, red houses made of brick and mud. Arrival in Antsirabe in the afternoon, check in at the hotel, then visit the city by the unique “push” to see and know the city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel PLUMERIA

DAY 2: ANTSIRABE - RANOMAFANA

Day to drive to Ranomafana NP along the RN7 and RN25 to the eastern part of the island. Take a break for lunch and visit to see and buy the famous wood carvings originally made by the Zafimaniry people and many other handicrafts. Then continue to the destination in the afternoon. Arrive on arrival before the night walk to see the nocturnal lemurs, frogs and different kinds of chameleons. Dinner and overnight at the hotel THERMAL

DAY 3: NATIONAL PARK OF RANOMAFANA

In the morning, go up to the park entrance from the hotel, meet the local guide and start the hike to explore nature. This park has twelve species of lemurs, a large number of endemic birds, reptiles and amphibians. The hike will last about 4 hours, then return to the hotel for lunch and a free afternoon. You can walk around the village and take a swim at the thermal pool. Dinner and overnight at the hotel THERMAL

DAY 4: RANOMAFANA - TSARANORO VALLEY

After breakfast, start driving south through the city of Fianarantsoa to get an idea of this colonial city. Later, a stopover in Ambalavao to discover the origin of the Antemoro paper mill, created several centuries ago by Arab immigrants settled in the south-east of Madagascar. Small visit to Anjà reserve to meet many groups of “Catta lemur”. The last part will be on a dusty ground for about 2 hours from the hotel. Dinner and overnight at CAMP CATTA

DAY 5: TSARANORO VALLEY

Full day hiking on the Chameleon Trail. Crossing the sacred forest before reaching the top of the mountain for the view of the valley. You will make a 3 hour climb and some adventurous parts during the hike. Cross the small local village after the picnic. Afternoon, relax and enjoy the swimming pool with the wide view of the Andringitra NP. Dinner and overnight at CAMP CATTA

DAY 6: TSARANORO VALLEY - RANOHIRA

Leave Tsaranoro at Ranohira for about 5 hours drive. On the way, we pass Ihosy and the Horombe plateau as far as the eye can see. It is the largest plateau on the island and the home for the Zebu herd of the Bara people. Arrival – on arrival and at lunch and free afternoon before driving to the Isalo window for sunset photography. Dinner and overnight at ISALO ROCK LODGE

DAY 7: RANOHIRA (NATIONAL PARK OF ISALO)

Day trip to Isalo National Park, drive to Ranohira village from the hotel. After meeting the local guide, head down the mountain to start the trip to the natural pool and continue to Namaza Canyon for a long loop. A picnic will be taken inside the park on the campsite Namazà, a beautiful shelter for lemurs and birds. Return to the hotel after the visit. Dinner and overnight at ISALO ROCK LODGE

DAY 8: RANOHIRA - IFATY (AMBOLOMAILAKA)

Starting from Ranohira in the morning for the destination Ifaty (Ambolomailaka). Stop at the sapphire town of Ilakaka to see the site of the stones, then continue until Tulear Upon arrival, lunch and transfer to Ifaty, about 40 minutes from the city. Check in at the hotel and visit the thorny baobab forest to observe lemurs, birds and many endemic and medicinal plant species, including the baobab tree. Return to the hotel after the visit. Dinner and night at BELLE VUE

DAY 9: IFATY (AMBOLOMAILAKA - ANAKAO)

After breakfast, transfer by car to Tulear to take a boat to Anakao. You will have a magnificent view of the Mozambique Channel aboard the boat, admiring the Vezo fishermen’s canoes and a spectacular landscape of the coast. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and free afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the hotel LANDANDA

DAY 10, 11 : ANAKAO

Free day at your leisure, with the possibility to visit the small Nosy Ve islands, accessible by local canoe, as well as to practice activities such as snorkeling and snorkelling. Dinner and overnight at the hotel LANDANDA

DAY 13: ANAKAO - TULEAR - ANTANANARIVO (FLIGHT)

Return by boat to the city of Tuléar, then transfer to the airport for a fight in the capital. Pick up from the airport and drive to the hotel. It may be possible to go to the craft market depending on the flight schedule. Dinner and overnight at IC HOTEL

DAY 13: ANTANANARIVO (CITY TOUR), INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT

This day will depend on the schedule of your international flight. In case of late flight, we suggest you to visit Rova d’Ambohimanga. This site is the only site in Madagascar classified as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. It is the cradle of the Merina ethnic group and the unification of the country. In the afternoon, you can buy souvenirs at the craft market before your transfer to the airport for your international flight.

Included

  • Minivan car with driver / guide
  • Driver’s charge (food and accommodation)

NOTE THAT the program is modifiable according to your needs as hotel or plan.

Not included

  • All fuels throughout the trip (because the driver’s charge is already included)
  • All food and accommodation throughout the trip
  • All activities (booking and local guide fees) throughout the trip.
  • Road taxes, parking
  • National and international flight
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Visa and Insurance

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