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Madagascar - Nosy Be, Andasibe to Tulear - 14 Nights

This itinerary is a perfect mix between the beautoful beaches in Nosy Be and the National parks in the central of Madagascar to the Baobabs in Morondava and Tulear. On this trip you will get to see the biggest Lemurs "Ïndri Indri". This is a real mix of fauna and flora that the Island is famous for.

SUNDAY: Johannesburg –Nosy Be SA8246 JNBNOS DK1  0930 1400
On arrival, we meet you. Transfer and accommodation at Loharano  Hotel 3* on a BB.
Days are spent at your own leisure to sightsee and book water activities or Island hopping day trips. These are all bookable via your hotel. You will spend your first 6 nights in Nosy Be.

SATURDAY: Nosy Be –Antananarivo – Andasibe  MD 321 NOSTNR DK1  1425 1600
Transfer to the airport ,fly to Antananarivo. We meet you and drive to Andasibe that is situated in 150 km from the capital. Accommodation Vakona Forest Lodge 3* or similar on a BB.

SUNDAY: Andasibe –Antsirabe 320 km
After breakfast , visit of Vakona park that is called «  The lemurs’ island »: different kinds of lemurs, crocodiles, Fossa etc. Then visit of national park for the observation of the biggest lemurs  “Indri Indri”. Drive to Antsirabe ,on the road, visit of Exotic Madagascar for the observation of the chameleons, crocodiles, uroplatus and other reptiles. Continuation to Andasibe, check in the hotel
.On route, you will take lunches and meet the beautiful landscapes of the rice field, villages. Accommodation at Hotel Les Royal Palace* on a BB.

MONDAY: Antsirabe – Morondava 530 km
Drive to Morondava. Visit of the legendary lakes “tritriva & Andraikiba”.Then, continuation to Morondava. On route ,you will enjoy the western landscapes. You will have a break and take lunches in the restaurant in Miandrvazo village. On arrival, check in the hotel Sun beach 3* on a BB.

TUESDAY: Alley of baobabs and Kirindy reserve 80 km
After breakfast, drive to Kirindy reserve through the Alley of Baobabs where you will stay for the photos etc. In Kirindy reserve you will see the dry forest, the Fossa ( endemic predator), the lemurs and another baobabs. Lunch at the restaurant in the forest. On return back ,visit of beloved baobabs and sunset through the alley of baobabs. Accommodation at Sun beach Hotel 3* on a BB.

WEDNESDAY: Morondava – Antsirabe530 km
Drive to Antsirabe. You will have a break on the road. On arrival , check in the hotel and accommodation at Le Royal palace 3* on a BB.

THURSDAY: Antsirabe – Ambalavao 300 km
After 90 km south of Antsirabe, you will pass by the centre of Malagasy hand sculptured wooden craft work called Ambositra town. There are many shops here where you can browse for souvenirs and find very good marquetry artisan with retailer price. Then continue up to Fianarantsoa. This is a big town, its situation and architectural art are similar as the Antananarivo one’s. Accommodation at Le Tropik 2* on a BB.

FRIDAY: Ambalavao – Ranohira 220 km
About 12 km from Ambalavao ,you will enjoy the  ring-tailed lemurs in the small park “Anja”. There, you will also visit the grottos etc. Continuation to Ranohira. Accommodation at Le Jardin du Roy 3* on a half board basis.

SATURDAY: Ranohira –Tuléar –Antananarivo MD TLE TNR DK1  1640 1745
Drive to Tulear. On the way, you can see some traditional tombs of the Mahafaly and Antandroy tribes. Each grave is decorated to tell the story of the person’s life with drawings and often animal heads. You will also see the baobabs. Then 14 km before entrance to tulear, stop at Arboretum Park known as Antsokay. It is a botanical garden specialized in the flora and fauna of Southwest of Madagascar that should not be missed by anyone. There are almost 900 species of plants, 90% endemic to the region. A trained English-speaking guide takes you on a two-hour tour of the improved area, where visitors see around a hundred of species of Euphorbia and 60 species of Kalanchoe, as well as an abundance of reptiles and birds. You can have your lunch here after your visits. Transfer to the airport. Fly to Antananarivo. You will be met. Accommodation at Belvedere & Spa on a BB.

SUNDAY: Antananarivo –Johannesburg SA8253 TNRJNB DK1  1500 1740          
Transfer to the airport. On the road visit of handicraft market. Check in for the flight back.

Included:
International  & internal flights in very specific booking classes!
Airport taxes
Transfers airport –hotel –airport
Hotels as mentioned in the program on a BB
Le Jardin du Roy : half board basis
Car, driver’s service, fuel
Visit of parks and reserves as mentioned in the program
English speaking local guide in the parks & reserves

Not included:
Visa for Madagascar – payable in EUROS cash upon arrival – approx. EUR30pp.
Lunches, dinners( except at Jardin du Roy), personal expenses, optional extras,  drinks, travel insurance, tips, tourism levy

Please contact us for the prices

Lunches, dinners( except at Jardin du Roy), personal expenses, optional extras,  drinks, travel insurance, tips, tourism levy

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