RN7 – Ifaty - 9 NIGHTS
Short on time but keen for a mix between beach and bush....this is a great itinerary.
Day 1: INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT - ANTANANARIVO
On arrival in Antananarivo, welcoming and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at Colbert. (Up Market)
Day 2: ANTANANARIVO - ANTSIRABE (170km – 3h30)
After your breakfast then drive southward to Antsirabe.
Stop at Ambatolampy to visit the manufacturer of the pot made in aluminium.
Continue to Antsirabe.
On arrival in the afternoon, transfer to your hotel.
You have an optional tour by pousse pousse
Overnight at hotel des thermes. (Up Market)
Day 3: ANTSIRABE – RANOMAFANA (227km – 4h)
After breakfast you will continue southward to Ambositra. Quick visit of the shops of sculpture, the career of marble.
Continue to Ranomafana and transfer to you hotel.
Overnight at Le relais. (Up Market)
Day 4 RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK – FIANARANTSOA (67km – 1h30)
After breakfast, visit of jungle Ranomafana,
Ranomafana National park is a natural hot water swimming pool, great biodiversity. Home of 12 species of lemurs, 7 species of tenrecs, 8 bats and 6 carnivorous, birds are also wide spread in the park.
Continue to Fianarantsoa in the afternoon.
Transfer to you hotel
Dinner and overnight at Zomatel. (Up Market)
Day 5 FIANARANTSOA – RANOHIRA (295km - 5h30)
After breakfast, a quick visit of Fianarantsoa town, and then to Ambalavao, the town is known for its paper making called Antemoro paper which is papyrus based paper with wild flowers in, you can visit the workshop of Antemoro paper.
Visit of the Anja reserve, located at 13km south of Ambalavao. The area is enriched with an ecological wealth of fauna and flora species, several groups of ring-tailed lemurs, chameleon, huge granite peaks, and orchids ….
In the afternoon the second part of the journey is over to the wide Horombe plain Arrived in Ranohira, transfer to your hotel
Overnights at the Relais de la Reine. (Up Market)
Day 6 ISALO National Park
After early breakfast, one journey to explore the Isalo National Park, its solid mass of sandstone wildly eroded by wind and rain, dating to the Jurassic period, deep canyons and caves, natural swimming pool. Home of 14 species of lemurs, 80 species of birds. There are several endemic plants such as the elephant’s foot, aloes …..
In tha late afternoon, go to Isalo window to see the sunset.
Overnight at Relais de la Reine. (Up Market)
Day 7 RANOHIRA – IFATY (270km – 5h)
After breakfast, we are going on to the coastal area of Ifaty passing by Tulear. The trip ends here.
Ifaty is a place where you can relax on the beautiful beach.
Dinner and overnight at Paradisier (Up Market)
Day 8 IFATY
Breakfast in hotel.
Relax on the beautiful beach
Dinner and overnight at Paradisier
Day 9 IFATY – TULEAR – ANTANANARIVO (by flight)
After beakfast, transfer to Toliary where you’ll take your flight to return to Antananarivo.
Arrival in Antananarivo, transfer from the airport to your hotel.
Dinner and overnight in hotel Colbert. (Up Market)
Day 10 ANTANANARIVO – INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
City tour of Antananarivo before transferring your to the airport for your international flight.
End of service
- All transfers from / to the airport and assistance
- Vehicle from Antananarivo to Ifaty, fuel included
- Accommodation on double room bed and breakfast basis in the hotel above or similar,
- Entrance fees and local guide in the parks in the South.
- Domestic flight from Tulear with taxes
- International flight on Airlink with taxes
- ESG for a group
- Lunch, personal items
- Tips, Visa and anything not mentioned