This Summer, join the adventure in this unique opportunity to explore the main wonders of Madagascar with the best possible company.
Beyond the iconic Baobas, explore the coastal beauty of Ifaty to the spectacular landscapes of Isalo National Park, each day unveils a new chapter of adventure. Venture in the lush rainforests in Ranomafana and experience the unique roads of Antsirabe. With a thoughtfully crafted itinerary, this Madagascar Expedition promises an unforgettable experience for those seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure filled with cultural immersion and natural wonders!
- Welcome to Madagascar! The expedition starts on July 22nd from Antananarivo. Our first day is usually full, beginning early in the morning. Therefore, plan to arrive in Antananarivo on July 21st. Take this day to rest and acclimate to the unique surroundings, absorbing the vibrant culture and local charm. This also provides an excellent opportunity to explore Antananarivo.
Day 1: Tulear
- We begin the expedition with a domestic flight to Tulear in the Southwest of Madagascar, where our road trip through the island begins. Once we land, we will drive to Ifaty. Nestled on the coast, Ifaty boasts stunning beaches and a rich marine ecosystem. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the ocean and enjoy a serene evening in this coastal paradise.
Day 2: Ifaty – Zombitse – Ranohira (6 hours’ drive)
- Today’s journey takes you to Zombitseia National Park, a haven for diverse flora and fauna. Continue to Ranohira, surrounded by the spectacular landscapes of Isalo National Park. As the day concludes, marvel at the unique rock formations and vibrant sunset.
Day 3: Isalo NP
- Explore the captivating landscapes of Isalo National Park. Embark on a trek through canyons, lush oases, and natural pools. The day offers a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation in this natural wonder.
Day 4: Ranohira- Anja – Ranomafana (7 hours’ drive)
- Depart from Ranohira and head towards Anja Community Reserve, known for its resident ring-tailed lemurs. Continue the journey to Ranomafana, a town surrounded by lush rainforests.
Day 5: Ranomafana
- This day, we will explore Ranomafana National Park, renowned for its diverse wildlife, including various lemur species and endemic flora. Take a guided trek through the rainforest, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of this biodiversity hotspot.
Day 6: Ranomafana – Antsirabe (About 7 hours’ drive)
- One of the longer drives of the expedition will reveal why Madagascar is known for its roads, on a scenic drive to Antsirabe. Once in Antsirabe, we will explore the local markets, gaining insights into Malagasy culture. Enjoy a relaxing evening in this highland town.
Day 7: Antsirabe – Lakes Andraikiba – Miandrivazo: (5 hours drive)
- Visit the picturesque Lakes Andraikiba near Antsirabe before continuing the journey to Miandrivazo. We will rest in Miandrivazo before heading to the last step of our itinerary.
Day 8: Miandrivazo – Morondava: (5 hours drive)
- Embark on a scenic drive to Morondava, home to the iconic Avenue of the Baobabs. Marvel at these ancient, towering trees during sunset, creating a magical and surreal experience. Take in the natural beauty and capture memorable moments.
Day 9: Morondava and flight to Antananarivo
- We will explore more of Morondava, discovering local culture during the morning. Immerse yourself in the tranquility and beauty of this coastal town. Then, we will take a flight back to Antananarivo.
Day 10: Fly Out
- It’s the saddest moment on any expedition: we say goodbye until the next time we see each other!
AccomodationShared twin room in Lodges and bed and breakfast basis. (when available).
TransportPrivate vehicles, fuel and drivers
FoodBreakfast and the majority of dinners.
ActivitiesAll entrance fees and activities mentioned.
Domestic FlightsFlights from Antananarivo to Tulear and from Morondava to Antananarivo.
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