ANTANANARIVO - BEKOPAKA - MORONDAVA - KIRINDY - MORONDAVA - ANTANANARIVO - ANDASIBE - ANTANANARIVO - RANOHIRA - ANTANANARIVO
HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR TRIP
DAY 1: ARRIVAL - ANTANANARIVO
DAY 1: ARRIVAL - ANTANANARIVO
Arrival in Antananarivo. Meeting and greeting, then transfer to your hotel. Accommodation Bed and Breakfast basis at RELAIS DES PLATEAUX.
DAY 2: ANTANANARIVO - BEKOPAKA
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for two hours’flight to Bekopaka. An off-road vehicle waits for you at Amborodia airport then visit of the Tsingy of Bemaraha (picnic lunch included). After the visit, check-in at your hotel. Accommodation on half board at SOLEIL DES TSINGY.
The Bemaraha National Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Tsingy of Bemaraha is without doubt one of the most prestigious protected areas in Madagascar. The massif limestone is an ancient coral reef, like the Tsingy de l’Ankarana. At Bemaraha, erosion has created deep vertical cliffs, filled with faults and crevices, which form a complex labyrinth of caves. At the end of the gorge of Manambolo, by foot, we get in a fairy labyrinth of grottoes, crevices, gorges in which dominate the sharpened limestone peaks « Tsingy of Bemaraha » (pinnacles). We can easily understand then the origin of its name because it’s impossible to walk on it even tip toeing. This geological paradise offers a surprising diversity of fauna and flora. More than 85% of plants are endemic to Madagascar.
In Bemaraha, nature lovers can admire crocodiles, lemurs (Sifaka, brown lemur), birds and sometimes even the famous fossa in their natural habitat.
DAY 3: FIANARANTSOA - MORONDAVA - KIRINDY - MORONDAVA
Accommodation on half board basis at PALISSANDRE COTE OUEST.
DAY 4: MORONDAVA - ANTANANARIVO - ANDASIBE
Breakfast, transfer to the airport and flight back to Antananarivo. Pick up at the airport, and then drive directly to Andasibe through the typical landscape of the highland and the eastern rainforest. Lunch in Moramanga. Arrival in Andasibe, visit of the VOIMMA reserve. Check-in at your hotel. Accommodation on half board at VAKONA FOREST LODGE for two nights stay.
DAY 5: ANDASIBE
Morning breakfast and visit of the Analamazaotra reserve which is a special reserve for the Indri Indri, the largest living lemur. In the afternoon, visit of the Vakona park and its small island. In the evening, walk for spotting nocturnal species of animals as the mouse lemur, and other fauna and flora of the region.…
DAY 6: ANDASIBE - ANTANANARIVO - RANOHIRA
After breakfast, drive back to Antananarivo. Lunch near the airport and flight to Ranohira. Transfer to your hotel. Accommodation on half board at JARDIN DU ROY for 02 nights.
DAY 7: RANOHIRA
Breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the parking area where you are starting walking towards the famous “Piscine Naturelle” through the beautiful landscape of Isalo National Park and endemic plants as the Aloes, Pachypodium, Kalanchoes, Tapia trees…..Spending time at the pool then continuation of your walk towards the Namaza site. Arrival at the camping site of Namaza. Picnic lunch and with chance enjoying already to observe the ring-tailed lemur in the same time. After lunch, walk until the Cascade des Nymphes. Possibility of spotting birds including the endemic Benson’s Rock thrush. Joining the parking after the visit, and transfer back to your hotel.
DAY 8: RANOHIRA - ANTANANARIVO - OUT
Breakfast at your hotel. Flight back to Antananarivo and connection for your flight back home.
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