Soul Of Madagascar Tours

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Antananarivo

Antananarivo

When you arrive at the airport, we will be there waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it. After picking you up at the airport we will drive you to your hotel in Antananarivo and give you a special briefing about your upcoming journey and answer any questions you may have about your upcoming adventure.
Overnight in Antananarivo at Chalet des Roses hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Antananarivo (City)
Accommodation:
Chalet des Roses
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Antananarivo
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Antananarivo to Andasibe-Mantadia National Park

Antananarivo to Andasibe-Mantadia National Park

After breakfast, you will enjoy a city tour by visiting the market of Antananarivo and make a quick tour around the Queen’s Palace where you will have the chance to know more about Madagascar’s history. Then, you will head to Andasibe. On the way, you will enjoy seeing amazing landscapes and mountains as well as villages. You will stop for lunch en route. Once you arrive in Andasibe, you will check in at your hotel and get ready for a night walk to see the night active lemurs, frogs and chameleons.
Overnight in Andasibe at Lemurs Lodge hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
Best Time To Visit August to November (Less rainfall)
High Season July to August and December (The park is busy)
Best Weather April, May, October and November

Wildlife in Andasibe-Mantadia NP

Accommodation:
Andasibe Lemurs Lodge
  • Mid-range bungalow located just outside Andasibe-Mantadia NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Visit of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park

Visit of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park

Today, you'll enjoy a full day on a Madagascar wildlife safari with a visit to Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. The primary forests are densely covered with leans, moss, fern trees and more than a hundred orchid species. It also contains many species of lemurs, indri-indri the largest of all, diademed sifaka, common brown lemur, bamboo lemur and the sportive lemurs. Other common plants growing here are pandanus, ravinala palm tree, tambourissa, bamboos and some precious wood, like palisander and ebony. The extraordinary animal diversity is completed with another 15 mammal species, and more than 100 birds (many of them endemic, like the Madagascar yellow brow). In the afternoon, you will head to the Vakona Reserve to play with the lemurs and see many crocodiles as well as whistling ducks, kingfishers and other species of birds.
Overnight in Andasibe at Lemurs Lodge hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
Accommodation:
Andasibe Lemurs Lodge
  • Mid-range bungalow located just outside Andasibe-Mantadia NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Andasibe - Antsirabe

Andasibe - Antsirabe

After your breakfast, you will head to Antsirabe. In between, you will visit a reptile park, where you will see different species of chameleons, geckos, snakes, crocodiles, frogs and one of the largest butterflies of Madagascar as well as 2 different species of lemurs. This visit will take you about 2 hours and once done, you will continue driving to Antsirabe. On the way, you will drive across Antananarivo. You will leave and take National Road 7 (RN7) where you'll stop at a city called Ambatolampy for a quick visit to a pottery factory. You will have lunch and afterwards continue to Antsirabe. When you arrive, you will check into your hotel and relax for the evening.
Overnight in Antsirabe at Vatolahy hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Antsirabe (City)
Accommodation:
Vatolahy
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Antsirabe
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 5

Antsirabe - Morondava

Antsirabe - Morondava

In the early morning, you will visit the Horn of Zebu Factory and miniature factories and then go to Morondava. On the way, you will enjoy seeing the amazing landscapes of the southwest and a lot of villages and villagers. You are going to see many zebus and some baobabs along the way a few kilometres before Morondava.
Overnight in Morondava at Vezo Beach hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Morondava (Town)
Accommodation:
Vezo Beach
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Morondava
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 6

Morondava - Kirindy Forest Reserve

Morondava - Kirindy Forest Reserve

Today after breakfast, you will drive to Kirindy Forest to see several species of lemurs, birds, and plants including the famous fossa and some giant baobabs. You will drive through the amazing Baobabs Avenue. Here, you will stop for a few minutes to take some pictures and enjoy the scenery then continue your way towards Kirindy Reserve. This night you will go for a night walk to see several species of nocturnal lemurs / sleeping birds and some geckos.
Overnight in Kirindy at Relais de Kirindy hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Kirindy Forest
Best Time To Visit October and November (Fossa mating season)
High Season July and August (Some of the trails get busy)
Best Weather May to September

Wildlife in Kirindy Forest

Accommodation:
Relais De Kirindy
  • Mid-range hotel located outside Kirindy Forest
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 7

Kirindy Forest Reserve - Bekopaka

Kirindy Forest Reserve - Bekopaka

After breakfast, you will head to the Kirindy Forest to see several species of lemurs, the famous fossa and many other species of birds. After your visit, you will drive to Bekopaka the gateway of Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park. On the way, you will be discovering different villages and cross 2 rivers on ferry boats. After the first ferry, you will have lunch and continue your journey to Bekopaka. A few minutes before arriving at your hotel, you will cross another river again on a ferry and then drive to your hotel.
Overnight in Bekopaka at Orchidée du Bemaraha hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Kirindy Forest
Accommodation:
Orchidee Du Bemaraha
  • Budget hotel bordering the park without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 8

Visiting Tsingy De Bemaraha National Park

Visiting Tsingy De Bemaraha National Park

You will spend this day with nature discovering the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park. The Bemaraha Tsingy is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the biggest protected area by the Malagasy State. At the Tsingy, you will see the “cathedral”, the “viewpoint”, the hanging bridge and many of the indigenous animals that live here, such as the Sifaka lemur and common brown lemur. You will also see wild birds and the biggest carnivore in Madagascar called fossa if you are lucky. You will also see different kinds of indigenous plants such as the “palissandre”. Today you will have lunch in the park. After lunch, you will continue your excursion into the smaller section of the Tsingy or relax in your hotel.
Overnight in Bekopaka at Orchidée du Bemaraha hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Bemaraha National Park
Best Time To Visit May to October (Cooler and less rainfall)
High Season July to August (Some of the trails get busy)
Best Weather July and August

Wildlife in Bemaraha NP

Western red
forest rat

Common
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Bemaraha
woolly lemur

Occasional
Rufous
brown lemur
Occasional
Fossa Very Rare
Aye-aye Very Rare
Accommodation:
Orchidee Du Bemaraha
  • Budget hotel bordering the park without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 9

Bekopaka - Morondava

Bekopaka - Morondava

On this day after breakfast, you will drive back south to the city of Morondava. On your way to Morondava, you will see the 'In Love Baobab,' which is the unique scene of two large baobab trees that have grown together intertwined. This tree symbolizes the union of two lovers and many couples come here to renew their vows. Afterwards, you will continue your drive to admire the most popular sunset in all of Madagascar the sunset at Baobab Alley. The baobabs located in this region have been around for eight hundred years and it is one of the most popular attractions in all of Madagascar. After your sunset experience at Baobab Alley, you will continue the drive to your final destination of the day Morondava. Upon arrival in Morondava, you will check into your hotel and settle in for the evening.
Overnight in Morondava at Vezo Beach hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Allee Des Baobabs (Highlight)
Accommodation:
Vezo Beach
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Allee Des Baobabs
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 10

Morondava - Antsirabe

Morondava - Antsirabe

After an early breakfast, you will head back to Antsirabe. On the way, you will enjoy visiting many villages including schools and enjoying the half desert landscape. Or, you can choose to simply relax in your car.
Overnight in Antsirabe at Vatolahy hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Antsirabe (City)
Accommodation:
Vatolahy
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Antsirabe
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 11

Antsirabe - Ranomafana National Park

Antsirabe - Ranomafana National Park

You'll have breakfast at the hotel then get ready for a city tour of the city by visiting the zebu horn, half precious stone workshops then rickshaw riding. After the visit to the city, you will continue on route 7 heading to Ranomafana National Park. On the way, you will enjoy meeting different local people with their terraces of rice paddies. When you reach Ambositra, you will stop for a visit to an art factory made out of wood. After the visit, you will continue to Ranaomafana. This evening in Ranamafana, you will have a night walk to see lots of frogs, chameleons, night active lemurs and other animals.
Overnight in Ranomafana at Centrest hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Ranomafana National Park
Best Time To Visit August to November (Less rainfall)
High Season July, August and December (The park is busy)
Best Weather April, May, September and November

Wildlife in Ranomafana NP

Accommodation:
Hotel Centrest
  • Mid-range hotel bordering Ranomafana NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 12

Visit of Ranomafana National Park

Visit of Ranomafana National Park

Today, you'll enjoy a full day of exploration of this amazing rainforest national park which is one of the largest rainforests we have in Madagascar. You will enjoy seeing several species of lemurs, birds and plants as well as waterfalls. In the afternoon, you can decide to spend time swimming at the natural spring pool or visit the botanical garden to see some more chameleons and a nice garden.
Overnight in Ranomafana at Centrest hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Ranomafana National Park
Accommodation:
Hotel Centrest
  • Mid-range hotel bordering Ranomafana NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 13

Ranomafana - Isalo National Park

Ranomafana - Isalo National Park

You will have breakfast at the hotel. Then, an early morning departure to Ranohira. South on the way, you will visit Anja Park, a community-run nature reserve, home of hundreds of happy-looking ringtail lemurs of different groups, for unique wildlife photo opportunities of chameleons like Oustalet’s chameleons. You will have lunch then drive on to Ranohira, the gateway to Isalo National Park.
Overnight in Ranohira at Satrana Lodge hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Isalo National Park
Best Time To Visit May to October (Cooler, sunny days)
High Season July, August and December (The park is busy)
Best Weather June to August

Wildlife in Isalo NP

Accommodation:
Satrana Lodge
  • Mid-range hotel
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 14

Visit of Isalo National Park

Visit of Isalo National Park

You will have an early breakfast in the morning and visit the famous La Piscine Naturelle and Namazacanyon to discover interesting landscapes characterized by amazing rock formations and to learn about the Bara tribe’s culture. Ringtail lemurs and endemic birds may be encountered along the way. You can plan a picnic lunch in the park at the blue or black pool. Then, you'll continue the hike and in the afternoon drive back to the hotel.
Overnight in Ranohira at Satrana Lodge hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Isalo National Park
Accommodation:
Satrana Lodge
  • Mid-range hotel
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 15

Ranohira - Toliara - Ifaty

Ranohira - Toliara - Ifaty

You will have breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, you'll drive to National Road 7. Amazing photo opportunities include colourful Mahafaly tombs and baobabs. You'll stop for a wildlife walk into Zombitse National Park to look for endemics including lemurs Verreauxsifaka, Hubbard’s sportive lemurs and reptiles such as chameleons. Baobabs and painted Mahafaly tombs are the highlights of this 5-hour road trip. On the way, you will visit the Arboretum of Antsokay.
Overnight in Ifaty at La Bella Donna hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Ifaty (Town & Beach)
Accommodation:
La Bella Donna Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Ifaty
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 16-17

Ifaty Beach Leisure

Ifaty Beach Leisure

On this day, you will have free days to explore and relax at Ifaty beach. During your stay, you can decide to visit the baobab forest nearby or do some marine activities, like snorkelling and scuba diving.
Overnight in Ifaty at La Bella Donna hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Ifaty (Town & Beach)
Accommodation:
La Bella Donna Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Ifaty
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 18

Ifaty - Toliara - Antananarivo

Ifaty - Toliara - Antananarivo

Today, you will have a free morning at leisure at your hotel which is just by the beach. After your leisure time, you will drive to Toliara and have lunch. After lunch, you will drive to the airport for your flight to Antananarivo. When you arrive in Antananarivo, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Overnight in Antananarivo at Chalet des Roses hotel or similar.

Main Destination:
Antananarivo (City)
Accommodation:
Chalet des Roses
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Antananarivo
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 19

Antananarivo

Antananarivo

On this day of your journey, which is also our last day together, you will have a free morning to shop for souvenirs to take home. During your shopping tour, you will look at Malagasy craftwork, local spices, vanilla, and much more. After shopping, you will prepare for your departure to Ivato International Airport. You will arrive at the airport 2 hours before your departure time.

Main Destination:
Ivato International Airport (Antananarivo)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Meals at own expense
  • Drinks not included

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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