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Luc Rabearison - Private Guide in Antananarivo

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Adventure tour in Antananarivo

Tour Price : 1400 Duration : 12 days & 11 nights Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Malagasy, Portuguese, Russian

1 day: Arrival in Antanarivo Your tour manager will wish you a welcome at the international airport of Ivato. You can arrive at any time, as you want. We won’t organize anything this day. Transfer to your hotel.

2 day: Antananarivo > Antsirabe After breakfast we go straight away to the south to reach for Antsirabe. On the way we have one visit, the workshop of aluminums, where a little family group creat and produce kitchen tools in allu in still such a primitive way. We take lunch there. After lunch, let’s continue until Antsirabe, the “city where there are lots of salt”, before transferring you to your hotel, we want you to visit some worthwhile workshop such as the “miniature” where little used bow are turned into a little cute care or plane… There’s also the workshop of Corn of Zebu…

3 day: Antsirabe > Ranomafana This morning we leave thethermal city. We still drive on the national 7 to reach Ambositra where we’re gonna have lunch. Ambositra is said to be the capital of artcraft of Madagascar. Tour in Antsirabe. Indeed the area is famous for wood carving which is properly considered as a Culturale World heristage by UNESCO. After some visits and shopping, we take lunch and then continue still southward until Ranomfana where we spend night.

4 day: Ranomafana National Park Ranomafana, a whole rain forest park, spreads on 41,601 ha. It was classified World Natural Heritage of the Atsinanana (East) in 2007. It shelters a big wealth in endemic biodiversity but in danger. We can see the rare species there and seriously threatened lemurs. The park is also the genetic reservoir of some rare and endemic plant species. Many scientist and students from around the globe come here for studies. It is browsed by many rivers that are the affluents of the Namorona stream. Picnic Lunch.

5 day: Ranomafana > Vallée de Tsaranoro We leave the green part of the Island to go to a drier place, the South. We pass by Fianarantsoa, the capital of the Betsileo tribe & Ambalavao famous for the rice plantation and wine production. On the way we visit some little interesting places such as the “sisal” a plant like agave with which many kinds of artcarfats can be produced (bags, hats, ropes…) the workshop of Antemoro Paper (a well decorated paper, inherited by Arabes) then the last but not the least the Private park of Anja where you’ll discover the Catta Lemur probably the most famous lemur in the world for it was among the main character of the moovie “MADAGASCAR” known as the “king Julian”. Then after some kilometers of off-road we reach one of the most beautiful places in Madagascar “the Vallee of Tsaranoro”. Night in Camp Catta (2 stars Ecolodge).

6 day: Visit of the sacred valley of Tsaranoro One of the most beautiful place in Madagascar, here we’re goona spend a day discovering the sacred forest of Tsaranoro and its valley. The local guide will surely tell you the touching legend of the Two princess Tsara & Noro. In the same occasion take advantage of one of the most wonderful landscape in the world on the top of the chameleon mountain, then go down and meet the local people of the valley!

7 day: Tsaranoro > Ranohira We now continue our tour to Ranohira. We’ve now entered totally to what is called the door of the big South. The landascapes are changing, that remind us the safari in Kenya and the Lions, one point is that this animal doesn’t exist here. However our “Masay” will be seen there. The Bara tribe reputed for their barbarian manners predominate that part. Your guide will tell you why they are actually “barbarian!” but do not worry they are not dangerous. Transfer in hotel. Excursion with private guide in Antsirabe.

8 day: Isalo National Park Put on your hiking shoes. The Isalo is part of the Commune of Ranohira, in the region of the Ihorombe. It is 279 Km in the South of Fianarantsoa. The park, called also the “malagasy colorado” furrowed of rivers and their affluent, spreads over 81 540 ha. This massive ruiniforme is a plateau of continental sandstone dating from the Jurassic time. Very much eroded, it forms many canyons and sandy valleys: a really exceptional show. There we’ll have a whole day hiking. Picnic Lunch with the lemurs at the camping site.

9 day: Ranohira > Ifaty Let’s leave the “farwest”. Today we go to Tulear. On the way we’ll pass by many little traditional village, some couples of Saphires seeker villages. In some part the landscapes will be predominated by Baobabs and tombs. Do not forget that the Tombs is a real part of malagasy life. It is very important to them so we need to respect them and all the taboos that go around. Transfer to your hotel at the Ifaty Beach.

10 day: Ifaty Beache Today you’re free to day anything you want: visit the village of the fishermen, the village of the tortoises, snorkeling, diving, surfing or simply going for a walk along the beaches.

11 day: Ifaty > Tulear >

Tana 12 day: Tana > Lemurs park > HOME

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 1400
Duration: 12 days & 11 nights
Group Size: flexible to 2 to infiny
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Malagasy, Portuguese, Russian
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :YES
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES