Madagascar in Depth

Madagascar in Depth

24 Days
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$5634

Madagascar in Depth

24 Days Starting and ending in Antananarivo

Visiting:

Antananarivo

,

Miandrivazo

,

Tsingy De Bemaraha National Park

,

Bekopaka

,

Reserva natural de Tsingy de Bemaraha

,

Morondava

,

Antsirabe

,

Andasibe-Mantadia National Park

,

Ambositra

,

Ranomafana

,

Fianarantsoa

,

Isalo National Park

,

Anakao

Tour operator:

Intrepid Travel

Physical rating:

Medium

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

YBSCC

Group size:

1 - 12

Age range:

1-12

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$5915

$5634 (USD)

tourhub discount: $281

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Tour Overview

Take an in-depth journey into Madagascar and learn what makes this island nation so incredible. Madagascar's wildlife has developed in isolation for millions of years, and the vast majority is endemic to the island as a result. There are 33 species of lemur and you'll have an opportunity to meet them as you travel the country visiting remote national parks, pristine beaches, winding rivers and towns and cities with a culture all their own.

Highlights

  • Wander around 800-year-old trees along the Avenue of the Baobabs.

  • Cross the Big Tsingy via suspended bridge.

  • Float down the meandering Manambolo River on a morning canoe trip.

  • Stay in a cottage deep within the Ranomafana National Park, surrounded by lush rainforest and countless species of flora and fauna.

  • See how many species of lemur you can spot in Isalo, Andasibe and Ranomafana national parks (there are 33 different types!).

  • Chill out at laidback Anakao – this Malagasy seaside village will provide you with plenty of R&R after a massive Madagascar adventure.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Antananarivo
Location:

  Antananarivo


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Tonga soa! Bienvenue! Welcome to Antananarivo, Madagascar's crowded but charming capital. Your adventure officially begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. If you decide to arrive early, take some time to get acquainted with the city. With cobbled streets, wooden houses and impressive churches, ‘Tana’ has a distinctly romantic air. Perhaps wander the streets of Haute-Ville or visit the permanent Analakely street market. After your welcome meeting this evening, you might like to head out with your new friends for dinner in one of Antananarivo high-quality restaurants.

icon Day 2 : Miandrivazo
Location:

  Miandrivazo


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Be prepared for a long drive as you begin the journey west this morning. Maybe kick back with a book or get to know your fellow travellers during the 7-hour drive to Miandrivazo, a small city that will act as the starting point for your adventure down the Tsiribihina River. On arrival, check in to the hotel and listen to a briefing on essential information for your two-day cruise. Head out to pick any extra supplies you may need or desire for the next few days, then get some rest in preparation for tomorrow.

icon Day 3 : Tsirbihina River Excursion
Location:

  Tsingy De Bemaraha National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Rise and shine for the 35-kilometre drive to Masiakampy, where you will find a traditional barge waiting to escort you along the Tsiribihina River. These flat bottom boats were once used to transport tobacco, but without that precious cargo they make a comfortable way to cruise along the water and access the remote reaches of western Madagascar. For the next few days, you’ll have the chance to spot wildlife on the banks and in the water, enjoy easy walks to hidden waterfalls and stop off in rural villages. Climb aboard and meet the crew, then settle in and enjoy some lunch as you travel through flat farming plains and enter the dramatic gorges of the Tsiribihina, stopping in the afternoon to trek to a waterfall before returning to a large sandbank to set up camp.

Included Activities:
-Miandrivazo - Tsiribihina River Trip

icon Day 4 : Tsiribihina River Excursion
Location:

  Tsingy De Bemaraha National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Enjoy a full day gliding along the water today, travelling into the heart of the river and waving to the locals on the banks and barges as you pass. In the absence of roads, nature flourishes along the river in this part of Madagascar – watch out for herds of zebus crossing the river, and flashes of colour as you look for bee-eaters, herons, and egrets in this bird lovers’ paradise. Stop occasionally for a village walk or a short trek for some lemur spotting before setting up camp at a village along the shore. This evening, light a campfire and enjoy some traditional Malagasy music and dancing with the locals.

Included Activities:
-Miandrivazo - Tsiribihina River Trip

icon Day 5 : Bekopaka
Location:

  Bekopaka


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Enjoy one last morning along the Tsiribihina river before disembarking the boat and bidding farewell to the crew. Make a quick stop at Belo-sur-Tsiribihina, a small village nestled in the marshes and mangroves of the Delta, to check out the market and grab some lunch before beginning the 2.5-hour drive to Bekopaka. Arrive, check in to your hotel and settle in for the afternoon. Perhaps enjoy a swim or a refreshing shower and rest your weary limbs. Tomorrow you’ll be taking on the Small Tsingy.

icon Day 6 : Bekopaka / The Small Tsingy
Location:

  Bekopaka, Reserva natural de Tsingy de Bemaraha


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Rise early, pick a comfortable outfit and pack some snacks, as today you’ll spend up to five hours trekking through the Small Tsingy, located in Bemaraha National Park. Scramble and navigate through a labyrinth of limestone formations that resemble a forest made of rock. Stop at two lookout points along the way for photo opportunities and a chance to take in the impressive surrounds. In the afternoon, unwind with a float down the Manambolo River on a pirogue (wooden dugout canoe) under the shadow of these towering rock cliffs. Enjoy an easy afternoon cave stroll, taking the sight of stalactites, stalagmites and the eerie tombs of the Vazimba – said to be the earliest inhabitants of Madagascar.

Included Activities:
-Small Tsingy walking circuit
-Manombolo River canoe ride

icon Day 7 : Bekopaka / The Great Tsingy
Location:

  Bekopaka, Reserva natural de Tsingy de Bemaraha


Accommodation:

  Hotel,


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Embrace another early start this morning and prepare for another action-packed trip to the Great Tsingy. Getting up early again might be a struggle, but it’s the best way to beat the heat and more intense crowds. Largely unexplored until the 1990s (the name Tsingy is very roughly translated as ‘place where one cannot walk barefoot’ in Malagasy), the area is now easier to navigate due to a series of bridges, semi-permanent climbing plugs and other equipment. Feel your heart stop as you pass over a sheer drop via a suspended bridge, a truly breathtaking experience that those with vertigo may wish to skip. Animals lovers should keep an eye out for 11 species of lemurs, 100 species of birds and 45 endemic reptiles and amphibians, including the Madagascar iguana and Antsingy leaf chameleon.

Included Activities:
-Big Tsingy Trek

icon Day 8 : Morondava
Location:

  Morondava


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


There is a long day of travel ahead, so grab that book or download a podcast and prepare to keep yourself occupied as you cross the Manambolo River and the Tsiribihina River by ferry, arriving in the laid-back seaside town of Morondava in time for a spectacular sunset in the Avenue of the Baobabs. These cartoonish, towering trees are native to Madagascar, and the variety you’ll see lit from behind this evening are adansonia grandidieri, the tallest of them all. Watch the sky turn pink and yellow and finally cast these trees – many of which are up to 800 years old – in shadow. Spend the night in Morondava and take a well-deserved rest.

Included Activities:
-Sunset at Baobab Alley

icon Day 9 : Antsirabe
Location:

  Antsirabe


Accommodation:

  Hotel,


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Depart this morning for Antsirabe, the capital of the Vakinankaratra region. It’s another drive that will last around 8 hours, and after an orientation stroll around the city and included dinner at the hotel, it’s up to you whether you’d like to relax or explore further. The town is fairly quiet after dark, but there are a few places to grab a nightcap if you so desire. If you’re so inclined, perhaps head to travellers favourite Le Pousse Pousse, where the booths are made from rickshaws, or ask your leader for recommendations.

icon Day 10 : Antananarivo
Location:

  Antananarivo


Accommodation:

  Hotel,


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Enjoy breakfast and then hit the surrounding region on a soft trek, a good way to limber up after a few long days of driving. Discover the beauty of the local lakes, including the emerald-green waters of Tritiva, an extinct crater surrounded by verdant forest. Hike through the lakes district, sitting down for a picnic-style lunch along the way. Later, continue to Antananarivo. There’s plenty of international cuisine on offer in ‘Tana’, but why not toast to your Malagasy adventure with a Three Horses Beer and a bowl of Madagascar’s national dish, romazava (a one pot rice and meat sensation).

icon Day 11 : Antananarivo
Location:

  Antananarivo


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Enjoy a free day in Antananarivo. As this is a combination trip, there may be members of your group departing today and new travellers joining. You're already a seasoned traveller in Madagascar, so why not take them out for some local food and a drink and get excited about the next leg of the journey.

Optional Activities:
-Antananarivo - Ambohimanga Rova Tour (per person; minimum 2) (including transport,entry, guiding)
-Antananarivo - Lemur's Park

icon Day 12 : Andasibe National Park
Location:

  Andasibe-Mantadia National Park


Accommodation:

  Lodge


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Leave Antananarivo in your dust after breakfast, heading for Andasibe National Park (approximately 4 hours). Stop en route at Pereyras Nature Farm – a private reserve that's home to chameleons, frogs, snakes and so much more wildlife. This evening, you'll have an opportunity to take night walk through the forest at Mitsinjo – a privately-owned reserve, where you'll encounter nocturnal species including endemic butterflies and lemurs.

Included Activities:
-Andasibe National Park - Mitsinjo night walk
-Andasibe Nationa Park - Pereyras Private Reserve

icon Day 13 : ndasibe National Park
Location:

  Andasibe-Mantadia National Park


Accommodation:

  Lodge


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Andasibe is the most visited park in Madagascar and famous for the 11 species of lemur that call it home. Aside from lemurs, you'll find endemic birds including the long-eared owl and the rufous-headed ground roller, as well as the smallest living chameleon – brookesia minima – and many times types of reptiles, insects and frogs. This region is popular thanks to an abundance of unique wildlife, and you'll have an opportunity to discover them during a guided walk through the national park.

Included Activities:
-Andasibe National Park - guided walk

icon Day 14 : Antsirabe
Location:

  Antsirabe


Accommodation:

  Guest-House


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Drive to Antisrabe (approximately 6-7 hours). Antsirabe maintains a Malagasy touch with all the tranquillity of a small European town, thanks to the contrast of its bustling street markets and Colonial-style facades. Located in the highlands, it's a popular spa town thanks to the hot springs and thermal baths, and the colourful rickshaws known as 'pousse-pousse' are a popular form of transport.

On arrival check into your hotel and enjoy a group dinner in the Gazebo within the grounds of the Guest House.

icon Day 15 : Ambositra
Location:

  Ambositra


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Make the short journey to Ambositra this morning, home to the third-largest ethnic group in Madagascar – the Betsileo people. Take a visit to the nearby Sandrandahy villages and explore the process of silk production, which is an important part of Malagasy culture. The use of silk was once reserved exclusively for royalty, but now everyone is free to wear it though its use is more often used for the dead. When a Malagasy is buried, their body is wrapped in a large, silk sheet known as a 'lambamena' and, after a few years, the family traditionally return to the tomb to exchange the sheet for a new one. This custom is known as famadihana, and each village specialises in one step of the production. Enjoy a local lunch before spending a free evening in Ambositra.

Included Activities:
-Ambositra - Village Visit
-Ambositra -Manandriana Village Lunch

icon Day 16 : Ranomafana
Location:

  Ranomafana


Accommodation:

  Cottage


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Travel this morning to Ranomafa National Park, a journey of about 5 hours. Located in the southeastern part of Madagascar, this park is home to a number of rare species. Ranomafana means 'hot water' in the Malagasy language and the area is haven for small mammals, birds, reptiles and insects, as well as palms, bamboo, orchids and carnivorous plants. It's home to 13 species of lemur, including the famous golden bamboo lemur, which was first reported in the area in 1985 and is one of the reasons why the government decided to protect this forest. Enjoy some free time on arrival, and you may want to consider taking an optional night walk once the sun goes down. Your accommodation tonight is a small cottage located within the park's boundaries.

Perhaps consider visiting the thermal springs after which the town is named. Located across the Namorona River. The outdoor swimming pool fed by the springs is popular spot to take a dip.

icon Day 17 : Ranomafana
Location:

  Ranomafana


Accommodation:

  Cottage


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Continue exploring Ranomafana, this time on a guided walk. Keep your eyes peeled for lemurs, striped civets, mongooses, goshawks, geckos, frogs and butterflies. You may even spot an incredible net-casting spider or the world's smallest chameleon. Relax into the day, and once again spend the night within the park.

Included Activities:
-Ranomafana National Park - Rainforest walk

icon Day 18 : Fianarantsoa
Location:

  Fianarantsoa


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Travel this morning to Fianarantsoa – a colourful town known for its markets and handicrafts. This heritage site is a must-see, with its long, paved roads, labyrinths of small paths and old houses with flower-studded balconies and tiled roofs. Take a day visit to a typical Malagasy village for an insight into how the majority of the island's population live, then take a local walk to explore the surrounding countryside,which is dotted with rice paddies and vineyards that produce Fianarantsoa's famous wine. You'll get a chance to sample local cuisine with a lunch stop in the villages then, in the afternoon, visit the historical old city of Fianarantsoa on foot.

Included Activities:
-Fianarantsoa - Betsileo: village visit and walk

icon Day 19 : Isalo National Park
Location:

  Isalo National Park


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Drive approximately 8 hours west toward Isalo National Park. You’ll stop at the Anja Community Reserve on your way – a great spot to observe lemurs and learn a little more about the local culture. The local villagers will be your guide on this excursion, and your leader will be able to translate all the knowledge they can pass on to you. Isalo is known for its variety of landscapes, from rainforests and rolling plains teeming with life to strange geological formations and deep-cut canyons. And of course, there are a variety of lemur species roaming around the place because – well, this is Madagascar. Spend a couple of days exploring the park, which is home to over 80 species of birds, 30 species of reptiles and 14 species of mammals including three lemur species – ring-tailed, red-fronted and Verreaux's sifakas lemur.

Included Activities:
-Ambalavao - Anja Community Reserve
-Ambalavao - Antemoro Paper Factory visit
-Isalo National Park - guided walk

icon Day 21 : Anakao
Location:

  Anakao


Accommodation:

  Bungalow


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


You'll be up early today (approximately 5.30 am) to travel to Toliara Harbour, from where the group will take a boat to Anakao. Imagine perfect white sandy beaches beside turquoise waters, and that’s Anakao – a small, laid-back town in which fishing is the main occupation. Enjoy a free day taking it easy on the beach, soaking up some sun and swimming in the clear waters of the Mozambique Channel. You’re on island time now – so chill out and bask in the golden glow of Anakao.

Optional Activities:
-Anakao- Nosy Ve Excursion Canoe and Entry

icon Day 22 : Anakao
Location:

  Anakao


Accommodation:

  Bungalow


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Today is another free day of leisure in this paradise. Consider taking a full-day tour of Tsimanampetsotse National Park – a birder’s paradise named for its spectacular lake. More than 100 species of bird can be found here, including pink, greater and dwarf flamingos, as well as the gray-brown mouse and white-footed sportive lemurs. Maybe paddle a canoe out to the mirage of Nosy Ve instead and check out the beaches and reef, or just hang out in Anakao town and make the most of its convenient beaches.

Optional Activities:
-Anakao- Tsimanampetsotsa National Park (Entry)

icon Day 23 : Antananarivo
Location:

  Antananarivo


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


This morning, transfer to Toliara by boat for the flight back to Antananarivo. Flights in Madagascar can be delayed and often experience late schedule changes. You need to be prepared that there may be some waiting time in Tulear today depending on the scheduled flight time for the day and your scheduled boat transfers, but this is all part of the fun. Back in Antananarivo this evening, enjoy a celebratory night with your new travel companions – perhaps toast Madagascar with a local beer or two.

icon Day 24 : Antananarivo – Departure Day
Location:

  Antananarivo


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


With no activities planned for today, your adventure ends today after breakfast and you are free to leave at any time, provided you comply with the hotel’s internal check-out policy. Departure transfers are available for pre-booking with Intrepid Travel or your booking agent.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    Hotel (14 nights) Lodge (3 nights) Camping (2 nights) Eco-lodge (2 nights) Guesthouse (2 nights)dge (2 nights) Camping (2 nights)

  • Isalo National Park - guided walk

  • Miandrivazo - Tsiribihina River Trip

  • Manombolo River canoe ride

  • Small Tsingy walking circuit

  • Andasibe National Park - Mitsinjo night walk

  • Big Tsingy Trek

  • Sunset at Baobab Alley

  • Andasibe Nationa Park - Pereyras Private Reserve

  • Andasibe National Park - guided walk

  • Ambositra - Village Visit

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What's Not Included

  • Tipping and Gratuities

  • International Travel

Included Activities

  • Miandrivazo - Tsiribihina River Trip
  • Miandrivazo - Tsiribihina River Trip
  • Small Tsingy walking circuit
  • Manombolo River canoe ride
  • Big Tsingy Trek
  • Sunset at Baobab Alley
  • Andasibe National Park - Mitsinjo night walk
  • Andasibe Nationa Park - Pereyras Private Reserve
  • Andasibe National Park - guided walk
  • Ambositra - Village Visit
  • Ambositra -Manandriana Village Lunch
  • Ranomafana National Park - Rainforest walk
  • Fianarantsoa - Betsileo: village visit and walk
  • Ambalavao - Anja Community Reserve
  • Ambalavao - Antemoro Paper Factory visit
  • Isalo National Park - guided walk

Transport

  • Private Vehicles , Boat , Plane , Ferry

Accommodation

  • Hotel (14 nights) Lodge (3 nights) Camping (2 nights) Eco-lodge (2 nights) Guesthouse (2 nights)dge (2 nights) Camping (2 nights)

Check out our Q&As

Are internal flights included in this tour?

Yes, Anakao To Antananarivo.

Are internal flights included in this tour?

Yes, Anakao To

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

Yes if aged 15+ and accompanied by an adult

Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

No

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

No

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    Yes, except optional activities

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Please contact us for latest COVID-19 policies

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Intrepid Travel has been taking travellers around the world for over 30 years

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Since 2002, The Intrepid Foundation has supported over 130 organisations across the world. We’re creating positive impact through the joy of travel, community and connection.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Over 50% of traveller travel solo with Intrepid. You can choose to share a room with another solo travelle of the same sex for no additional charge, or choose to pay a single supplement if you’d like your own room. Please request this when booking, and we will secure you a single supplement wherever possible. Please note, if you are booking a last-minute trip, it may be harder for us to secure a single room

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  • Free Date Changes

    Intrepid Travel allows you to make 10 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 56 days before the start of the tour.

  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Intrepid Travel allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform intrepid travel, 56 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Intrepid Travel requires a minimum deposit of 200 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of intrepid travel charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: 30% of booking price.

    At 30 days before tour starts: 60% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

  • COVID Protection

    If you contract COVID-19 before you leave, or if government-imposed travel restrictions related to COVID-19 mess up your plans, you can cancel your trip right up until the departure day.*

    *Some exclusions will apply. Please ask your booking agent for more information.

    Trips on or before 31 December 2022
    If your Intrepid trip starts on or before 31 December 2022, you must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

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    Children under 18 are exempt. Children aged between 5 and 17 years old must provide proof of either vaccination, recovery or a negative COVID-19 test.

    Trips from 1 January 2023 onwards
    From 1 January 2023, Intrepid will no longer require travellers to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

    However, we continue to strongly recommend that all travellers and leaders get vaccinated to protect themselves and other Specific proof of testing or vaccination may still be required by your destination or airline. Please ensure you check travel and entry requirements carefully.

    This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination remains a requirement. Please refer to the Essential Trip Information of your chosen tour for more details.

Madagascar in Depth

24 Days Starting and ending in Antananarivo

Visiting:

Antananarivo

,

Miandrivazo

,

Tsingy De Bemaraha National Park

,

Bekopaka

,

Reserva natural de Tsingy de Bemaraha

,

Morondava

,

Antsirabe

,

Andasibe-Mantadia National Park

,

Ambositra

,

Ranomafana

,

Fianarantsoa

,

Isalo National Park

,

Anakao

Tour operator:

Intrepid Travel

Physical rating:

Medium

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

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Tour code:

YBSCC

Group size:

1 - 12

Age range:

1-12

Tour operated in:

English

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$5915

$5634 (USD)

tourhub discount: $281

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