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17 Days Safari tour itinerary for madagascar: Board The Train Of East Coast

Antananarivo, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Ifaty, Isalo National Park, Ranohira, Ranomafana National Park

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Begin the tour by traveling through the beautiful Madagascar ,touching the spots of Antananarivo, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Manakara, Ranomafana, Ranohira, Isalo National Park and Ifaty.

DAY 01

ANTANANARIVO

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  • Reception and assistance at the airport. A visit to the capital.

  • Check in at the hotel. 

DAY 02

ANTANANARIVO - ANTSIRABE (169Km)

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  • After breakfast, continue to Antsirabe.

  • Pass through Ambatolampy which is home to the cooking pot makers. 

  • Then arrive Antsirabe to visit "Hot Water" Thermal Spring.

  • Take a Pousse Pousse (human pulled rickshaw) Tour.

  • Overnight in hotel. 

DAY 03

ANTSIRABE - FIANARANTSOA (241Km)

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  • After breakfast, proceed to Fianarantsoa. 

  • Pass through Ambositra, the handicraft capital of the Island (Marquetry and Basketry made of wood and plant). 

  • Then arrive at Fianar.. 

  • Visit the Old Town (Tanana Ambony). 

  • Go to the Wines Factory (Lazan'i Betsileo and Soavita,etc). 

  • Overnight in the hotel.

DAY 04

FIANARANTSOA - MANAKARA (250Km)

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  • After breakfast, continue to Manakara by Train. 

  • Overnight in hotel.

DAY 05

THE TRAIN OF LEGEND

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  • Pass through 17 train stations and two tunnels. The route will take about 7 to 8 hours by Train (Train of  Legend).

  • Arrive in Manakara.

  • Check in at the hotel.

DAY 06

MANAKARA

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  • You can have an overview of the town in one glance for there are two major neighbourhoods complementing each other - Manakara, where you first landed and the other is Manakara-Be. It is a little town stretching between the river and the sea.

  • Visit the fishing villages, essential oils distillery, medicinal herbs of Madagascar and a former settler's plantation. Tours here are generally done by rowing in traditional canoe.

  • Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 07

MANAKARA - RANOMAFANA (194Km)

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  • After breakfast, continue to Ranomafana to visit the "Hot Water" Thermal Spring.

  • Arrive in Ranomafana and then check in at the hotel.

DAY 08

THE RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK

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  • Visit the Ranomafana National Park, which indeed, a genetic pool of many rare and endemic plants and animal species (Lemur Baboo" Happalemur Aureus, birds, insects, reptiles, lizards, gecko, tonnes of endemic plants).

  • Overnight in hotel.

DAY 09

the ranomafana national parK

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  • The National Park is one of the most popular ecotourism attractions in the region and performs an important ecological mission in the South-Central and Eastern part of Madagascar.

  • Overnight in the same hotel.

DAY 10

RANOMAFANA - RANOHIRA (310Km)

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  • After breakfast, move to Ranohira

  • Pass through Fianar and then Ambalavao. 

  • Visit the Antemoro Paper Makers, who make paper from a plant called"Avoho". 

  • Next, we will go to see the Silk fabrics made by craftsmen by hand.

  • Lastly, visit the Zebu Market.

  • Arrive Ranohira for overnight in hotel.

DAY 11

THE ISALO NATIONAL PARK

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  • Visit the Isalo National Park, to see lemur catta, sifaka, igoans, birds, reptiles and endemic plants. 

  • Overnight in hotel. 

DAY 12

the isalo national park

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  • Today, we visit natural Limestone and dessert.

  • Stay at the same hotel.

DAY 13

RANOHIRA - IFATY (721Km)

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  • After breakfast, continue to Ifaty.

  • Pass through Toliara, a little town. 

  • Then go to see Shell Fabric and continue to Mahafaly Tombs.

  • Arrive at Ifaty and check in at the hotel.

DAY 14

IFATY

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  • Beach and swim lovers will have endless choices in the Mozambic Ocean and the Manific Lagoon.

  • Overnight in the hotel. 

DAY 15

ifaty

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  • Visit the Fishing Village "Vezo" and the Manific Lagoon.

  • Overnight in the hotel. 

DAY 16

ifaty

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  • Day for leisure.

DAY 17

ANTANANARIVO (980Km)

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  • End of tour.


  • 4000 EUR Per Adult
  • Room 

  • Full Board

  • Car (Without Gasoline)

  • Visits (National Parks Tickets, Train Ticket)

  • Communal Taxe

  • Gasoline

  • Drinks and the other extras.

Antananarivo, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Ifaty, Isalo National Park, Ranohira, Ranomafana National Park

Safari
Safari Tour
Sun
Sun and Sand Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
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