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7 Days Camping tour itinerary for madagascar: Experience Exotic Adventures Through Western Madagascar

Antananarivo, Antsirabe, Miandrivazo, Tsingy de Bemaraha, Morondava

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Embark on a unique adventure in the intricate wilderness of western Madagascar, experiencing rural life, taking the barge through Gorges, swimming in waterfalls, circuiting the Tsingy of Bemaraha, visiting the Baobab Alley, and much more.

DAY 01

Antananarivo - ANTSIRABE

  • We will receive you at the Ivato International Airport, and head straight south. Throughout the plains of the highlands, you will discover the first amazing scenery of your trip: the rural villages surrounded by rice fields, and a population of farmers whose lifestyle has never changed since the dawn of time

  • Have lunch and then proceed to Antsirabe, the thermal city constructed and developed by Norwegian missionaries. This city is ranked first in agriculture and the second in industry in the whole country. The beautiful middle class houses downtown are witnesses of this frivolous era.

  • Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 02

ANTSIRABE - MIANDRIVAZO

  • Start the day with a visit to the famous lakes of Andraikiba and Tritriva. Then, we go westward and visit the fertile lands of Vakinankaratra are soon to be replaced by the bareness of the dry Bongolava.

  • We’ll have lunch at a local hotel (gargotte) and taste the delicious Malagasy rice meal.

  • Post lunch, head to Miandrivazo, which is a city on the banks of Mahajilo, a tributary of the Tsiribihina. This is where we will start our journey on water. This river is well known for its naturally heated flows.

  • Arrival and check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.

DAY 03

TSIRIBIHINA RIVER

  • Boarding the barge, we start a ride that will allow us to catch a glimpse of almost everything in Madagascar.

  • We can take as many breaks as we need to walk around in the expansive wilderness and enjoy spotting the local bird species of the likes of the whistling ducks, aigrettes, heron and chameleons.

  • Have lunch which includes fish, zebu, chicken and vegetables.

  • Post lunch, enjoy navigating through the river till sunset.

  • Enjoy overnight camping on the sandy riverside.

DAY 04

TSIRIBIHINA RIVER

  • Crossing of the gorges of Bemahara, stop by near a beautiful waterfall with a natural pool. You’ll get to swim and lunch on site while watching lemurs and turtles.

  • Overnight camping.

DAY 05

TSIRIBIHINA RIVER - BEKOPAKA (half board)

  • Leave at dawn to visit the villages settled on the shores. There are many bats hooked on the cliffs and if you are lucky you can even catch a glimpse of some crocodiles.

  • In the middle of the afternoon, we leave the river to head for the park of the Tsingy of Bemaraha, a road deserving a Camel Trophy

  • Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 06

TSINGY DE BEMARAHA

  • Ideally, we leave early for the Great Tsingy. The road is 15 km long. There are two circuits you can choose from,

    • Le circuit Ranotsara: 3 hours inside the great Tsingy. Lunch on the run.

    • Le circuit Andamovazaka: About 4 hours inside the Great Tsingy. We recommend this circuit, but its intensity requires you to be in a good shape.

  • For both of these options, you’ll need the gear and a forehead lamp that we will provide. In the core of the Tsingy of Bemahaea, you’ll find two breathtaking sites before reaching the cathedral.

  • Lemurs are likely to show up, so be ready with your camera.

  • Overnight stay.

DAY 07

BEKOPAKA - MORONDAVA

  • We head back to Morondava, and take a lunch break at the beautiful city of Belo sur Tsiribihina.

  • On the trip back, you’ll discover the Lovers Baobab and the Sacred Baobab. There, people leave in the crevices conches, bottles, or red and black ribbons for their ancestors’ souls

  • As the afternoon ends, we will reach the famous baobabs alley, witnessing a perfect sunset. This proper boulevard of Andansonia Grandidieri, protected as a “Natural Monument” during the first festival Jama in July 2007, remains the masterpiece of our journey.

End of the tour.

  • 780 EUR Per Adult
  • Reception by a private guide

  • Transportations during the tour (bus and 4x4/gasoline included) 

  • Insurance for the vehicle

  • An English-speaking Guide during the whole tour

  • Hosting and food for the guide

  • Cruise 3 days and 2 nights

  • Accommodations/camping on twin sharing

  • The meals as specified

  • Entrance parks, reserve and local guide fees

  • Taxes, VAT and handling fees

  • All internationals and internal flight cost and visa fees

  • Tips and personal expenses

  • Sleeping Bags

  • Anything not mentioned specifically in inclusions

  • Required documents:

    • Passport (children included) valid for at least 6 months after returning to home country. For those out of European Union, consult your consulate.

    • We strongly recommend the proper vaccination before visiting Madagascar.

Antananarivo, Antsirabe, Miandrivazo, Tsingy de Bemaraha, Morondava

Boating
Boating Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Eco
Eco Tourism Tour
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