Is this trip for you?
- You love exotic wildlife.
- You enjoy long hikes through stunning reserves.
- You want a taste of local culture.
- You want some beach time.
- You like to snorkel and dive (optional).
- 13 nights accommodation as per itinerary
- All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
- Complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off
- Andasibe Indri Special Reserve and Specialized Local Guide
- Ranomafana National Park and Specialized Local Guide
- Anja Reserve walk
- Isalo National Park and Specialized Local Guide
- Beach time in Ifaty
- Domestic flight, Toliara to Antananarivo
Day 1: Antananarivo
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.
Day 2: Antananarivo/Andasibe National Park
Travel to Andasibe-Mantadia National Park with stops en route. Visit the upland rainforest. Enjoy a walk through Andasibe-Mantadia National Park with a specialized local guide to spot Madagascar’s famous lemurs! Stay near Andasibe.
Day 3: Andasibe National Park/Lemur Island
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.
Day 4: Antsirabe
Travel to Antsirabe, visiting rice paddies and artisan workshops along the way.
Day 5: Antsirabe/Fiadanana
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.
Day 6: Fiadanana/Ranomafana
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.
Day 7: Ranomafana/Ambalavao
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.
Day 8: Anja Community Reserve/Isalo
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.
Day 9: 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. And lemurs too of course!
Day 10: Ranohira/Ifaty
Drive through the desert landscape, viewing the tribal Mahafaly tombs and giant baobab trees en route. Continue to Ifaty, a beautiful and small beach town on the Mozambican Channel.
Days 11-12: Ifaty
Spend two full days enjoying this gorgeous area. Opt to do some hiking, trekking in the Baobob Forest or hit the beach for some fun in the sun. Optional: Snorkelling (USD$25) and diving (USD$90/dive).
Day 13: Ifaty/Antananarivo
Travel to Toliara for the flight back to Antananarivo and an optional last night out on the town.
Day 14: Antananarivo
Depart any time.