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Highlights of Madagascar

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14 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Transport
Transport
Private minibus, plane, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Simple hotels (12 nts), community guesthouse (1 nt, multi-share).
Staff
Staff
Chief Experience Officer (CEO), driver throughout, local guides.

You will visit

Antananarivo

Trip Comfort

Budget

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
Lemurs, wild landscapes, village culture, beaches — Madagascar might be an island but there’s nothing small about it. For those who like to get remote, this isolated island is packed with wildlife, landscapes, and people you’ll find nowhere else. And everybody loves lemurs! You’ll get to embrace local life and still have time to relax at the beach. Best of all, there’s always a local CEO (Chief Experience Officer) there to lead the way and provide a link to the unusual and extraordinary.
Highlights of Madagascar
Starts
Antananarivo
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14 Days
Ends
Antananarivo

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Travel to Andasibe-Perinet National Park with scenic stops en route. Stay in a quiet area near Andasibe and explore the Indri Special Reserve section of this massive area.
  • 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.
  • Travel to the colonial city of Antsirabe, stopping to see rice paddies along the way.
  • Visit Lake Andraikiba before continuing to the small village of Fiadanana. Opt to explore this beautiful village. Listen to a ghost talker, enjoy a stay at a community guesthouse, and dinner with a local family.
    Meals: LUNCH, DINNER
  • Learn traditional rituals from the local villagers. Hike back to the bus taking in the stunning views. Continue on to Ranomafana.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Opt for an early morning forest walk to get a feel for the incredible wildlife of the area, or explore on your own. In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic journey heading south through Madagascar's wine-producing region.
  • Stop at Anja Community Reserve, known for groups of ring-tailed lemurs. Continue on through the ever-changing landscape to Ranohira and Isalo National Park.
  • Spend the day exploring Isalo National park on foot, stopping at a natural swimming pool and waterfalls. In the evening visit the G Adventures supported tree planting project near Ranohira, creating a green corridor to protect the biodiversity of Isalo National Park.
  • Drive through the desert landscape, viewing Mahafaly tombs and giant baobab trees en route. Continue to the beautiful Mozambican Channel beaches of Ifaty.
  • Spend two full days enjoying this gorgeous area. Opt to do some hiking or hit the beach.
  • Spend two full days enjoying this gorgeous area. Opt to do some hiking or hit the beach.
  • Travel to Toliara for a flight to Antananarivo and an optional last night out on the town.
  • Depart at any time.
Trip ID: dmhm