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G Adventures: Ultimate Madagascar Adventure

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Price From: R 47,179.00 pps

21-Day Ultimate Madagascar Adventure.

Home to mind-blowing scenery, lush rainforests, curious lemurs, and all the outdoor splendour you could possibly ask for (and then some), Madagascar was made for adventure travel. This comprehensive tour takes you deep inside Africa’s amazing jungle island for close encounters with both wildlife and humans over 21 incredible days. Sit down for dinner with a ghost-talker at a homestay near Lake Andraikiba, swim in natural pools and splash about under waterfalls, encounter the unique trees of Baobab Alley, and soak up nature at its finest in some of the island’s national parks. Madagascar is so out-there it feels like another planet. Get out there.

Booking Details for this Small Group Tour

  • Prices: R 47,179.00 per person sharing.
  • Valid for set departures from November 2017 to April 2018.
  • Trip Code: DMMU.
  • Trip Type: Small Group. Classic.
     

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Antananarivo

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Antananarivo/Andasibe

Travel to Andasibe-Perinet National Park with stops en route. Visit the upland rainforest. Enjoy a guided walk in Andasibe-Perinet National Park for the first glimpse at Madagascar's famous lemurs. Stay in a quiet area near Andasibe and explore the Indri Special Reserve section of this massive area.

Day 3 Andasibe

Spend the day exploring this national park. Stay in a quiet area near Andasibe and explore the Indri Special Reserve section of this massive area.

Day 4 Andasibe/Antsirabe

Travel to the colonial city of Antsirabe, stopping to see rice paddies and artisan workshops along the way.

Day 5 Antsirabe/Fiadanana

Visit Lake Andraikiba before continuing to the small village of Fiadanana. Opt to explore this beautiful village by foot, bicycle, or in a famous "pousse-pousse". Listen to a ghost talker and enjoy a homestay and dinner with a local family.

Exclusive Inclusions: Local Living Homestay and Traditional Dinner.

Meals included: Lunch | Dinner.

Day 6 Fiadanana/Ranomafana

Hike back to the bus taking in the stunning views. Continue on to Ranomafana. Learn traditional rituals from the local villagers.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 Ranomafana/Ambalavao

Embark on an early morning forest walk to get a feel for the incredible wildlife of the area. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic travel day heading south through Madagascar's wine-producing region.

Day 8 Ambalavao/Ranohira

Stop at Anja Community Reserve, known for groups of ring-tailed lemurs. Continue on through the changing landscape to Ranohira and Isalo National Park.

Day 9 Ranohira

Spend a full day exploring the park on foot, stopping at a natural swimming pool and waterfalls.

Day 10 Ranohira/Ifaty

Drive through the desert landscape, viewing Mahafaly tombs and giant baobab trees en route. Continue to the beautiful Mozambican Channel beaches of Ifaty.

Days 11–12 Ifaty

Spend two full days enjoying this gorgeous area. Opt to do some hiking or hit the beach.

Exclusive Inclusions: Carte Blanche

Day 13 Ifaty/Antananarivo

Travel to Toliara for a flight to Antananarivo and an optional night out on the town.

Day 14 Antananarivo

Free day to explore Antananarivo, or to relax with your feet up.

Day 15 Antananarivo/Miandrivazo

Travel through the Madagascar Highlands to the village of Miandrivazo for the night.

Day 16 Miandrivazo/Morondava

Drive to Morondava and enjoy the afternoon relaxing on the beach.

Day 17 Morondava/Bekopaka

An early start to the day to see the sunrise at the Baobab Alley. Continue to Bekopaka, our gateway to the National Park of Tsingy de Bemaraha.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 18 Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Morning canoe adventure on the Manambolo River, with an afternoon exploring the Little Tsingy's.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 19 Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Enjoy a full day exploring the peculiar rock formations of the 'Great Tsingy'.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 20 Bekopaka/Morondava

A full day driving back to Morondava, stopping for sunset at the Baobab Alley.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 21 Morondava/Antananarivo

A final morning in Morondava before flying back to Antananarivo.

The tour finishes on arrival in Tana.

Validity Set departures from November 2017 to April 2018
Currency Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Inclusions • Local Living: Homestay and Traditional Dinner, Fiadanana
• Andasibe Indri Special Reserve guided walk
• Artisan workshop visit
• Traditional healer visit
• Ranomafana National Park guided walk
• Paper factory visits
• Anja Reserve walk
• Isalo National Park visit
• Sunrise and sunset at Baobab Alley
• 4x4 journey between Morondava to Bekopaka
• Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve guided visit
• Canoe excursion on the Manambolo River
• Internal flights
• All transport between destinations and to/from activities
Exclusions • Allow USD450-585 for meals not included.
• International flights and taxes
• Visas
• Drinks and items of personal nature
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