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- Wildlife Watching
- Boat | Sailing Boat
- Car with driver
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10-Day Magical Madagascar Journey
- Soft hike in the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park
- Spot the tiniest lemur of Madagascar: the mouse lemur
- Beautiful sunset view at Baobab Avenue
- Relax on a beautiful beach after your trip
On a 10 day tour to western Madagascar, you will explore its unique landscape, and enjoy various fascinating experiences. Go for a canoe ride on the Tsiribihina River. Explore the Kirindy forest, home to endemic flora and fauna, where you can see the mouse lemur on a nocturnal tour.
One of the major highlights of your Madagascar trip is a visit to the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the unique geological formations at the park that is also home to endemic species.
You can also see the beauty of the Baobab Avenue at sunset in an area lined with beautiful baobab trees. End your trip by relaxing in the coastal areas by the sea at Morondava.
- All airport transfers
- English speaking guide on excursions
- Private transfers in air-conditioned car with private, English speaking driver
- Entrance fees for all national parks
- 10x breakfast, 3x dinner
- Domestic flights
- International flightsObligatory guiding fees in parks
- Lunch and dinners not mentionned in included services
- All activities in Morondava
- Travel insurances
- Additional night at Palissandre Resort (127USD/per person sharing a double room)
Example Trip to customize
Arrive in Antananarivo
Welcome to Madagascar!
Get set for unique experiences and adventure in this fascinating land! After landing at the Ivato airport in Antananarivo, you can get a visa on arrival.
Complete all formalities and proceed to meet your driver who will take you to a hotel in the city center. Overnight, stay in the hotel.
Journey to Miandrivazo
After breakfast, you will embark on your trip to western Madagascar. The journey to Antsirabe town will take around three to four hours. En route, you will see Ambatolampy, a small town situated at an altitude of 1500m altitude.
It is the coldest town in Madagascar! This is due to its proximity to the Ankaratra mountain range that separates it from the heat of western Madagascar. Continue your journey till you reach Antsirabe known as the ‘Water City’ as well as ‘City of Rickshaws.'
From here, you will proceed to Miandrivazo, a trip of around four hours. The name Miandrivazo originates from a story about the Highlands king Radama who waited for his bride-to-be–a Sakalava kingdom princess–in the village of Miandrivazo.
Enjoy A Boat Ride On The Tsiribihina River
Today, you will climb aboard a traditional canoe for a ride on the Tsiribihina River. As you glide along, take a look at the area’s biodiversity and at the daily life of the locals along the shores.
After a relaxing ride, your journey continues to Morondava. A city on the western coast, Morondava is famous for its Baobab Avenue.
One of the top tourist attractions of Madagascar–the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park–is located at a distance of around 150 kms from the city.
Go On A Nocturnal Tour Of The Kirindy Forest
Before you travel to the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park, you will spend a day at the remote Kirindy village. You are going to experience a forest adventure here.
During the daytime, you can see the remarkable flora and fauna at the Kirindy forest. This forest has plants such as baobabs and animals including Sifaka lemur species that have adapted to the dry conditions. Later, you will go on a thrilling night visit to the forest reserve to discover its nocturnal life. On this two hour exploration, you will see some endemic species such as the mouse lemur that you will not find anywhere else.
And if you get really lucky, you may even spot the island’s biggest predator – the fossa – that looks similar to a cougar!
Travel to Lovely Bekopaka
Today morning, you will go on a long journey to the deep western part of Madagascar to reach the site of the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park.
The journey to this UNESCO World Heritage Site is equally fascinating. On an eight hour drive, you will cross two rivers and travel along dirt roads. Then, you will make your way through a forest and arrive at the Tsiribihina River which you will cross on a wooden boat.
Afterward, depending on the time, you will have lunch at Belo sur Tsiribihina or elsewhere on the route. By early evening, you will reach Bekopaka, which is the starting point for tours to Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park.
Visit The Manambolo River and Little Tsingy
Get set for an adventurous exploration of the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park. Feast your eyes on the dramatic landscape of the gorge of Manambolo with a boat ride on the river that flows through the park.
Navigate the gorge area known for its canyons and caves. You will discover the section of the national park known as Little Tsingy.
Enjoy the wilderness and marvel at the superb geological formations found here.
Visit The Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park
The Little Tsingy was just the beginning. Now, prepare yourself for the incredible Big Tsingy. There’s adventure in every step at the Big Tsingy.
It has a spectacular rocky landscape with pointed karst peaks that are spread out all over the area and is difficult to navigate. The park is deservedly on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. With an area of 157,710 ha, the park’s geological formations and biodiversity are unique. It supports endemic species of flora and fauna.
Scientists estimate that the overall uniqueness of this park is of 86.7%. 11 lemur species, 5 families of bats and 103 bird species are listed. Go ahead, make fascinating discoveries at the park!
Embark On A Road Trip to Morondava
Bid goodbye to the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park, and commence your journey to the western coastal city of Morondava to see the famous Baobab Avenue at sunset. But before that, you will stop en route to discover the interesting Sakalava tribe tombs.
Afterward, in Morondava, see the remarkable Baobab Avenue. In local Malagasy language, baobab is known as "Reniala" or "Forest's Mother". You can spend some time here.
Admire the area lined with the unique Baobab trees at sunset as it covers the area in a golden hue. Capture photographs of the beautiful setting before driving back to your city hotel.
Relax At Magical Morondava
After all the adventure, journeys, and sightseeing in Madagascar, it is time for you to relax.
Spend a day by the sea or the beach. Alternatively, you can unwind at your hotel’s swimming pool.
If you would still like some activity, take a walk in the city and indulge in some shopping at a local market.
Your magical Madagascar trip has come to an end. Travel to the Morondava airport from where you catch a flight to Antananarivo.
You will be transferred to a hotel near the airport in the capital city for the daytime. Later, proceed to the Ivato International Airport where you can take a flight to your destination with unforgettable memories of Madagascar.
Safe travels home, and visit again soon!