A Fauna and Flora Special

7 days / 6 nights | xxx € per person on a 2 people basis (excluding flights) |

Madagascar’s fauna and flora are of an unbelievable richness with several endemic species, the island is considered by scientists and connoisseurs from around the world as a wildlife sanctuary with a unique biodiversity. Through this journey, you will discover this incredible wealth!

STRENGTHS
  • Chameleons of Peireyras private reserve in Marozevo

  • The lemurs of Andasibe
  • The orchids of Mantadia
  • Ankarafantsika National Park
DAY 1: ANTANANARIVO – ANDASIBE

Departure for the Eastern region of Madagascar, characterized by its humid climate and green landscape. Stop on a private farm at Marozevo, home of several creeping species, including chameleons, geckos, crocodiles … Proceeding to Moramanga and visiting a museum where the 1947 Malagasy rebellions for the independence of the island are related. Hotel check-in at Andasibe.

DAY 2: ANDASIBE

Starting the Analamazaotra reserve visit and going in search of the largest lemur, the Indri Indri. Flora here is characterized by tropical lush vegetation, suitable for an incredibly abundant and rich species. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3: ANDASIBE – ANTANANARIVO

Visiting the hotel’s private park in the morning before hitting back the road to Antananarivo. Transfer to hotel on arrival. The rest of the day is free. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 4: ANTANANARIVO – ANKARAFANTSIKA

Breakfast in the hotel. A long day’s drive through the wide open spaces of the Tampoketsa Plateau. Continuation to Ampijoroa, probable meeting with Antandroy immigrants occupying the Tampoketsa region. Stop in the Red River “Betsiboka” area. The foot crossing of the Betsiboka bridge offers an impressive sight.

DAY 5: ANKARAFANTSIKA

Visiting the reserve of Ankarafantsika, home of lemurs and reptiles reflecting the old age: recently listed chameleons, snakes and freshwater turtles. Discovering an extraordinarily blessed site: several lakes, large-sized tree species, thousand year-old rosewood and hundreds of bird species, including the only existing eagle in Madagascar: the Ankoay. Dinner and overnight in lodging within the park.

DAY 6: ANKARAFANTSIKA – ANTANANARIVO

After breakfast, driving back to Antananarivo. Arrival by late afternoon.

INCLUDED
  • Car rental for the following trips:
    • Antananarivo – Andasibe – Antananarivo
    • Antananarivo – Ankarafantsika – Antananarivo
  • French speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the entire circuit
  • Accommodation in single or double or triple room in hotels
  • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as mentioned in the program
  • Entrance and local guides fees at the following sites:
    • Perinet National Park
    • Ankarafantsika National Park
  • Receptions and ground transfers as provided
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned in the program
  • Tourist tax in hotels
EXCLUDED
  • International and domestic flights as well as relevant airport taxes
  • “Free” activities and services
  • Drinks, tips and extra
  • Visits written in italics or with the marking “opportunities to”
  • Casualty