WEST TOUR

Antananarivo – Andasibe – Antsirabe – Morondava – Bekopaka – Morondava – Antananarivo

Day 1: Arrival to Tana

One of our team will wait for you at the airport with

a sign containing your group name, after all formalities,

money changes then transfer to hotel. ­

Overnight at Ecole-Lodge on BB or similar

Day 2: Tana – Andasibe: 140 km

After breakfast, drive to Andasibe passing by several interesting places such as Peyrerass reserve (72km), Moramanga town if there is a time. Nocturnal visit at the VOIMA and Mitsinjo private reserve to meet the smallest lemurs. Overnight at Grâce Lodge on BB or similar

Day3: Visit Andasibe

Full day to explore the rain forest and its interesting area. In the morning visit of Analamazaotra reserve or Mantadia primary forest and in the afternoons the private reserve of Vakona forest lodge. Overnight at Grâce Lodge on BB or similar

Day 4: Andasibe to Antsirabe (310 km)

Breakfast and you will start to leave Andasibe to Antsirabe,

passing a lot of interesting places on the National road N7.

As soon as you enter the town the roads are buzzing with

colourful pousse-pousse (rickshaw). Overnight at Soa Guest

Lodge on BB or similar

Day 5: Antsirabe to Morondava (450 km)

After breakfast drive the westward to Morondava. You can enjoy the beautiful landscape during the long road. Overnight at ‘” Chez Maggie’’ with breakfast (BB) or similar

Day 6: Morondava

It’s the day to stay in Morondava and to visit around. Possibility to make a day excursion at Kirindy forest or the kingdom of Fosa the biggest predators of the island and some other creatures such Lemurs and birds followed by the lover Baobab and the sunset at the Baobab alley. Overnight at “Chez Maggie’’ with breakfast (BB) or similar

Day 7: Morondava – Bekopaka (200km)

Drive early from Morondava to see the sunrise at the Baobab’s avenue and then continue to reach Bekopaka on the off-road passing by kirindy forest and crossing two ferry boat. Overnight at Tanakoay with breakfast (BB) or similar

Day 8 + 9: Bekopaka

Start the 2 days for exploring the Bekopaka area. In the first day, early in the morning departure to the Grand Tsingy “Big Tsingy” for the amazing site which is classified among the world heritage. Picnic lunch is provided.

The Tsingy de Bemaraha is among the most wonderful National Park to be visited in Madagascar. This is the biggest protected area of the island and is classified a Natural

World Heritage by Unesco. Among the most spectacular sites to be visited in this park is the Grand Tsingy with its different hikes and walk through caves and labyrinths. In the forest canyons, the Tsingy de Bemaraha has its endemic species among the Madagascar wildlife: The Decken’s Sifakas, the Schlegel’s Asity, the local endemic nocturnal mouse Lemurs: The Pygmy Mouse Lemurs

In the second day, you will visit the Petit Tsingy or “Small tsingy” in the morning and relax in the afternoon or as well possibly to do an excursion with pirogue in the Manambolo river. Overnight at Tanakoay with breakfast (BB) or similar

Day 10: Bekopaka – Morondava (200km)

Drive back to Morondava, stops at the sacred baobabs and at the baobabs alley for the unforgettable sunset. Drive to the hotel afterward. Overnight at “Chez Maggie’’ with breakfast (BB) or similar

Day 11: Morondava – Tana

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Tana (MD740 1250). Overnight at

Ecole-Lodge on Half Board

Day 12: Tana Out

According to your flight schedule, transfert to the airport and flight home.