Our Madagascar holidays give you an easy step into a world of diverse landscapes. Also an abundance of wildlife in a truly tropical climate. Quickly becoming the go to destination, it’s time to explore!
From Madagascar’s capital city, Antananarivo (or Tana) we finally journey through to Andasibe.
The best of Madagascar holidays in one easy trip. Also found amongst Africa’s 50 best safari holidays.
|Day 1 - Antananarivo||You're met on arrival for transfer to your hotel ready. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to explore Madagascar's capital city.|
|Day 2 - Perinet Special Reserve||Drive to Andasibe with many primary forests and lakes. See Merina villages spread in the rocky mountains. Arrive, check into hotel, night walk to see active lemurs and other nocturnal animals.|
|Day 3 - Perinet Special Reserve||Visit the Special Reserve of Andasibe to see the Indri Indri. This is the largest lemurs on the island. Unique with its endemic fauna and flora and wide variety of orchids. Visit Andasibe village.|
|Day 4 - Antsirabe||Antsirabe ‘The place of salt’ is an elegant city and known as the centre of the beer industry. Smell the Star Brewery as we enter the town! Founded by Norwegians in 1856, it has a European vibe.|
|Day 5 - Ranomafana National Park||Drive to Ambositra. This is a big centre for wood carving. Through a landscape of rice fields, eucalyptus, pine forests and rocky mountains to Ranomafana National Park. One of Madagascar's highlights.|
|Day 6 - Explore Ranomafana||The 40,000 ha Parc National de Ranomafana. A rainforest with abundant wildlife and streams which fall down into the beautiful Namorana River. Long walks in the park spotting lemurs also chameleons.|
|Day 7 - Isalo National Park||Visit a local wine farm for wine tasting near Fianarantsoa. This is gateway to the south. Down to Ambalavao. We continue to Ihosy and Isalo.|
|Day 8 - Explore Isalo||Visit and hike in the park. Walk to the Natural Swimming Pool. Look out for sifakas, brown lemurs, ring-tailed lemurs, many bird species and lizards. Enjoy a cooling dip in the crystal clear waters.|
|Day 9 - Ifaty||A new scenery among the dry forests of the west and the spiny desert of the south. See the different ‘Mahafaly tombs’ and the ‘Antandroy tombs’. On to Ifaty where the coast is lined by Mangrove trees|
|Day 10 - Ifaty leisure day||Ifaty straddles the beach ideal for diving and snorkeling and is protected by a large coral reef. Walk to Mangily - visit a local school, see Vezo fishermen return with their catch.|
|Day 11 - Antananarivo||Transfer to the airport for flights to Tana, hotel check in and the afternoon is free to explore - walk from the high city to see the Rova, the queen's palace. Or simply relax by the hotel pool|
|Day 12 - Depart Antananarivo||Transfer to the airport for your onward flight|