The most exotic parks in Madagascar and one of the best beaches combined into one trip! You’ll see the city, tropical forests, dry climates, and experience island life. You’ll meet tons of locals from many different tribes and have the opportunity to try all exotic fruit you can find!
Arrive any time. If you arrive early enough, you can opt for short tour of the city including the famous steps, a palace and museum.
Travel to Antsirabe, visiting rice paddies and artisan workshops along the way.
Visit Lake Andraikiba before continuing to the small village of Fiadanana. Explore this beautiful village and interact with the locals to get a real feel of Madagascar rural life.
Continue on to Ranomafana National Park. Learn traditional rituals from the local villagers and enjoy a night walk with a local expert guide outside the Park.
Start the day early to see and hear the birds in the forest. You’ll also see some lemurs and chameleons! After the guided walk, travel south and enjoy the magnificent views in all directions.
Stop at Anja Community Reserve, known for it’s ring-tailed lemurs. Continue on through the changing landscape to the city of Ranohira and Isalo National Park.
Take a trek through the park by foot. You’ll see some amazing views, a small oasis, swim in the natural pools, and enjoy the waterfalls.
Travel to Andasibe-Mantadia National Park with stops en route arriving late afternoon. Enjoy a night walk near the park with a specialized local guide to spot Madagascar’s famous lemurs! Stay near Andasibe.
Spend the day exploring the national park and visit the Indri Special Reserve (*Indris are the largest lemur alive!). Visit the Lemur Island, where you’ll be up close and personal with 4 species of lemurs! Perfect selfie opportunities. Stay another night near Andasibe.
Visit the Palmarium Private Reserve to see lemurs in the wild, as well as other fauna and flora. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the lake.
Sail on the Pangalanes Canal to Tamatave by local sailboat, known as ‘pirogue’. See local life, with fishermen and their traditional canoes, rafts carrying banana bunches, and relaxed locals living in the ‘mora mora’ way.
Take a bus early the next morning to to reach the port of Soanieran’Ivongo, and then boat to Sainte Marie- arrive around noon. Sainte Marie is a small tropical island with beautiful sandy beaches lined with coconut trees. The island is surrounded by a coral reef which allows for exceptional diving and snorkeling. During whale season you can see the whales come in as they give birth to their young.
Relax on the beach, enjoy free time. Optional excursions and water activities to do with the hotel.
Fly back to Antananarivo.
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