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8 Days Nature tour itinerary for madagascar: Take A Trip To The Tsiribihina River

Tsingy de Bemaraha, Antsirabe, Morondava, Antananarivo, Bekopaka

Nature Tour
Camping Tour
Canoeing Tour
Take a trip to the Tsiribihina River

Tsiribihina River

Beloni Tsiribihina-Madagascar

Admire the scenic beauty that this grand river has to offer to us! Embark on a boat ride here, see lemurs, chameleons and bats, play in the natural pool waters from waterfalls,  and enjoy gorgeous red sunsets at the Avenue of the Baobabs.

DAY 01


  • Drive from Tana to Antsirabe, following the famous National Road 7 (RN 7) which leads to the South of Madagascar. You can admire the beautiful landscape with the sweet green of paddy-fields, and the colorful fruits and vegetables and also that of various handicrafts on the way. This city can be easily explored by its well-known mean of transport (rickshaws).

Overnight in a hotel.

Hotel: (in Antsirabe)

DAY 02


  • Leave the RN 7 and drive on the RN 34, from Antsirabe to Miandrivazo ( 220 km) and pass by new landscapes of large yellow savannas and different mountains that are covered by the volcanic rocks.

  • Arrive at Miandrivazo, one of the hottest regions in Madagascar.

Overnight in a hotel.

Hotel: (in Miandrivazo)

DAY 03


  • Transfer to Masiakampy wharf (35 km), and embark on a canoe/boat ride with our crew. The river trip is on! Admire the beautiful views along the Tsiribihina River. Have lunch by the river bank.

  • In the evening, we will settle down with camping tents and sleep in it.

DAY 04


  • The second day, we feel to be in Madagascar’s Midwest region. We can stop many times to see some birds, lemurs, chameleons, bats and crocodiles as well if you are lucky. Then, relax a little bit at a Natural swimming pool and Waterfall.

  • In the evening, we will settle down with camping tents and sleep in it.

DAY 05


  • This is the last day of camping. Visit the village of Begidro where tobacco exploitation is quite famous. End of the descent will be around midday. We will be welcomed at Antsiraraky (if by canoe) or Belo (if by boat) by 4WD from Morondava.

  • After lunch at Belo Sur Tsiribihina, we will drive directly to Bekopaka village after crossing the Manambolo River (the gateway to the tsingy) in a ferry boat.

Overnight in a hotel.

Hotel: (in Bekopaka)

DAY 06


  • The river trip on Manambolo by local boat (pirogue) is the 1st step to see some stalactites, stalagmites and how they are formed in this region. Watch the Ancestors (VAZIMBA) tomb in the last part of the Gorge of Manambolo.

  • After that, go directly to the Small Tsingy where you will begin your hike.

Overnight in a hotel.

Hotel: (in Bekopaka)

DAY 07

BIG TSINGY (Harness is provided by the Park)

  • Early in the morning, drive to the Big Tsingy which is situated at about 17 km from Bekopaka village (about 1 hour drive). See the unique rock structure view from the canopy, especially that of the dancing lemur which is called Decken’s Sifaka, the common brown lemur, some species of birds and the famous succulent plant (Pachypodium or elephant foot). Natural Caves, the famous suspension bridge and plenty of panoramic views from the top of the Big Tsingy that can be seen.

Overnight in a hotel, rest and relax. 

Hotel: (in Bekopaka)

DAY 08


  • After breakfast, drive back to Morondava by 4WD again, turning towards the place of the majestic Lovers Baobab, and then passing by the Baobab Avenue or Alley for the wonderful and intense colors of these trees against the backdrop of a dominant red sunset.

  • Drive to Morondava.

Overnight at a hotel.

Hotel: (in Morondava)

"Enjoy your tour with us"

  • 1300 EUR Per Group (* For 2 PAX)
  • 4WD with a driver and fuel from Tana-Miandrivazo-Boarding point (4 people per vehicle in general).

  • Boatmen for 3 days.

  • The guide-cook assistance during the river trip/ full board, all camp equipment during the river trip (except sleeping bags)

  • Meals and Hotel of the Madagascar tour guide/driver.

  • Accommodation in the hotels (Antsirabe, Bekopaky, Morondava).

  • Breakfast during the whole tour.

  • Guide fee in the Tsingy.

  • Two ferry boats crossing two (2) different Rivers.

  • 4WD from Antsiraraky-Belo-Bekopaky-Morondava.

  • Some taxes.

  • International and domestic flights.

  • Your food and drinks during the whole tour.

  • Personal insurance.

  • Park entrance (Tickets).

  • Extra and Tips.

Tsingy de Bemaraha, Antsirabe, Morondava, Antananarivo, Bekopaka

Nature Tour
Camping Tour
Canoeing Tour

Contributed By

Madagascar Local

starting from


EUR 1300
Type of Tour

Private Tour


The tour is available from 15 Mar to 31 Dec on the following days of the week.

  • Monday 07:00
  • Tuesday 07:00
  • Wednesday 07:00
  • Thursday 07:00
  • Friday 07:00
  • Saturday 07:00
  • Sunday 07:07
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