SOUTH TOUR

Day 1: Arrival to Tana

One of our team will wait for you at the airport with a sign containing your name, after all formalities, money changes then transfer to your hotel. ­

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Day 2: Tana to Antsirabe (170 km)

After breakfast you will leave Tana to the southward. You will drive through the NR7 to reach Antsirabe passing by Behenjy and Ambatolampy. You will make several stop on the way to visit some interesting place. As soon as you enter the town of this thermal place, the roads are buzzing with colourful pousse-pousse (rickshaw).

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Day 3: Antsirabe – Ranomafana (260 km)

After breakfast, you will visit the workshops of Antsirabe part of that is the Cow horn demonstration and then continue on the NR7 until the Rainforest passing by Ambositra or the capital of wood carving industry. If time allows you will do the night walk in Ranomafana on this day if not you will do it the day after.

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Day 4: Ranomafana national park

This national park is one of Madagascar’s best-known rainforest wildlife hot spots. Ranomafana consist largely of steep, forested slopes over which there are well-designed trails. Some lead to lookout points from where views are mesmerizing. Besides all the beautiful lemurs and other wildlife, leeches are common in this park.

The guide will do his best to show you many species of lemurs, reptiles, birds and insects. During night walks, the guide takes you to a clearing where he pins slices of banana onto branches for the mouse lemurs, and leave scraps of chicken for the Malagasy striped civets.

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Day 5: Ranomafana – Ranohira (340 km)

After breakfast, drive to Ranohira passing by Fianarantsoa which is the second biggest city and Ambalavao. You might visit Anja reserve in where you can see ring-tailed lemurs thriving in spectacular surroundings of enormous granite domes if the time allows. On the way you will enjoy the beautiful landscape of the south.

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Day 6-7: Ranohira (Visit Isalo NP)

Stay 2 days in Isalo to relax and explore this majestic park, by visiting the Canyon then the Piscine Noire and Bleu, the end of afternoon you will arrive at the parking place in where the driver waiting for you to drive back to the hotel.

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Day 8: Ranohira – Toliara – Ifaty (230 km)

After breakfast, drive to Ifaty.

Visit Zombitse National park to observe already the Baobab, Oustaleti Chameleon,

The Mahafaly tombs on the way, lunch in Toliara city and then continue until the beach side.

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Day 9-10: Ifaty

2 days on the beach, possibility to:

-visite the Reniala forest in where you will discover the other fat plants, Baobab and Tortoise

-do beach activity (snorkeling, diving…)

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Day 11: Ifaty – Toliara – Tana

After breakfast and depend on your flight schedule, you will transfer to the airport for flying back to the capital.

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Day 12: Tana Out Breakfast and city tour if time allows and then transfer to the airport for the flight back home