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TOUR SOUTH-WEST OF MADAGASCAR- DESCENT of TSIRIBIHINA RIVER- BEMARAHA(10 Night 11 Days)

Sites and national Park

  • Bemaraha National Park and the Tsingy
  • The Descent of Tsiribihina River
  • Baobabs  Avenue
  • Morondava City
  • Kirindy National Park
  • Moronda
  • Antsirabe

Program and Timing

DAY J-1 : ANTANANARIVO
Reception at the airport of Ivato Antananarivo, transfer and Installation at the hotel.

Drive to  the center of the Malagasy Capital.

 Night in SAKAMANGA Hotel
DAY J-2 : ANTANANARIVO – ANTSIRABE (171km)
Morning departure to the south on the RN7. The high Mountain is rich in landscapes, many earthen works of Rice field, beautiful villages are home to bricks, many bricks for making bricks along the river, many women who wash clothes and dry on the prairie forming beautiful multi-colored colors. there are also many handicraft sellers, fruit and vegetables. Arrival in Antsirabe.

– We will visit the miniatures of cars, motorcycles and bicycles, Horn zebu workshop and then we will visit the city on board rickshaw. Lunch at a restaurant in the City.

                 : ANTSIRABE – MIANDRIVAZO (270 km)

Departure after lunch to sail on RN 34, the road is paved and beautiful, we Mount and down the hills, the landscape is very beautiful with lots of vegetation and many cultures up to about half the way.

It is necessary to reach 6 hours by car to reach Miandrivazo

l’hotel PRINCESSE TSIRIBIHINA.
           DAY J-3 : MIANDRIVAZO – MASIAKAMPY
       

DESCENT OF TSIRIBIHINA RIVER

Miandrivazo-Masiakampy

Transfer to the pier of Masiakampy about 30 km from the starting point, Miandrivazo. Installation on the barge (flat bottom boat) and for the descent of the Tsiribihina river. Lunch on the boat. You will discover extremely rich fauna and flora in an almost wild state. During the descent, you will observe rare and endemic plants of Madagascar (pachypodiums, aloes, kalanchoes, baobabs, etc.) as well as several species of birds, lemurs and crocodiles.

Discovering the life of local residents on the way down is another attraction of this foray on the Tsiribihina River. Stop in Nosy Ampela for the night. Dinner on the boat.

NIGHT IN CAMPING
          DAY J-4 :   DESCENT OF TSIRIBIHINA RIVER
       

Nosy Ampela-Ambatomainty(2 nd Day of Descent )

After breakfast,

but above all, visit and meet the local people in a beautiful Village. You will also visit the schools and especially see the children in their classrooms.

The descent of the Tsiribihina continues. During the day, stop for a short walk to a huge waterfall and climb through the forest to join the Waterfalland the natural pool, where swimming is of course possible. Get back on the boat and continue sailing through the basalt cliffs. Many species of birds are visible from the boat: teals, herons, kingfishers, humpback ducks, fruit bats and even crocodiles. Lunch on the boat. Visit of the village of Berevo. In the evening, you have the opportunity to see village entertainment with Sakalava and Cabosses songs. Dinner on the boat.

NIGHT IN CAMPING
         DAY J-5:  END OF  TSIRIBIHINA RIVER

 Ambatomainty-Belo-sur-Tsiribihina(3 th Day of Descent)

 Breakfast before continuing the cruise. At the end of the morning, facing a softer relief, the course of the river widens and gets lost in its bed of sand. The river activity comes to life and announces the imminent arrival in Belo-sur-Tsiribihina (landing place and where the car awaits us). Meal in a restaurant in the city.

 

                           – Belo-sur-Tsiribihina –BEKOPAKA ( 115 km)

From 7:30 in the morning Departure to BEKOPAKA where is the TSINGY OF BEMARAHA NATIONAL PARK (distance 115 km and drive during 3h ).

And all along the way you ride on a magnificent RED SANDS TRACKS surround the forest of Baobabs and Thorny forests like Cactus, Aloe ……through several small villages.

Arrival on the Manambolo River pass the car by a Ferries  (During ferry 10mn)

Night  ORCHIDÉE DU BEMARAHA
      DAY J-6 : BEMARAHA  PARK
At 7:00 am, Boarding with a traditional Pirogue( Canoe) to visit the GORGE of  MANAMBOLO River with the CAVE of BATS.

During the visit and the navigation you’ll see many species of Birds, Butterfly, the Tomb of the Sakalava ancestral      

 Departure from the River  at 8:00 to the entrance of the Park (distance 15 km and 30 minutes drive).

Beginning of the BEMARAHA NATIONAL PARK, starting first with the Forest and GREAT TSINGY and ending with the Cave.

 (Visit for 6 to 8 hours of time depends on the Guests).

Visiting the Park you will also enjoy climbing on the Tsingy by doing some Climbing but you will be well equipped with the entrance of the Park.

We’ll pass and across the two SUSPENSION BRIDGE.

In the afternoon, swim in the swimming pool of the hotel.

 Night  ORCHIDÉE DU BEMARAHA
    DAY J-7 : BEKOPAKA – KIRINDY FOREST ( 185km) 
                     From 7:00 am Departure to KIRINDY FOREST

By passing the car twice on the Barge to cross the two rivers (Manambolo and Tsiribihina).

And all along the way you ride on a magnificent red sand trail surrounded by forests of Baobabs and thorny forests like Cactus, Aloe …….

Lunch in the town of Tsiribihina (Drive 6 to 7 hours)

Arrive in hotel installation and after that 10 mn visit to the SACRED BAOBAB

Night RELAIS DU KIRINDY
   DAY J-8 : KIRINDY FOREST-BAOBAB ALLEY- MORONDAVA
                 From 7:00 am beginning for the visit Kirindy Forest National Park (visit during 4 hours). Different species of animals and plants are there. And there is possibility too to the famous big predator endemic in Madagascar calling FOSA

Lunch in the restaurant of the hotel.

 

             –AVENUES OF  BAOBABS

At 4:15 pm, start walk and visit to the BAOBABS AVENUES through the Twins Baobabs.

 After wards go to the forests of the Baobabs and to the Baobabs Lovers.

Finally arrive at the way of Baobabs. Walk inside all the largest and the highest Baobabs in the world.

Waiting for SUNSET.

Return to the hotel around 7:00 pm

Night SUN BEACH hotel
DAY J-9 : MORONDAVA – ANTSIRABE (530 KM)
At  6:30 am departure to the city of Atsirabe through several villages and several mountains.

Arrival at the town of Miandrivazo, restaurant for the lunch break of Princess Tsiribihina. In the afternoon departure for the city of Atsirabe and arrive in the city around 4:00 pm.

night in FLOWERS PALACE
DAY J-10 : ANTSIRABE – ANTANANARIVO (171 KM)
After breakfast, visit the City of Atsirabe or the Economic Capital of MADAGASCAR and shopping opportunities.

Departure after towards the capital. The high Mountain is rich in landscapes, many earthen works of Rizzo, beautiful villages are home to bricks, many bricks for making bricks along the river, many women who wash clothes and dry on the prairie forming beautiful multi-colored colors. there are also many handicraft sellers, fruit and vegetables. Arrival in Antananarivo.Arriving in the Town at 12:30

-On thé afternoon tour ans visit the  Capital and THE QEEN HISTORY PALACE

Night in SAKAMANGA Hotel
  DAY J-11 :  ANTANANARIVO- IVATO

                                     TRANSFERT TO THE AIRPORT

PRESTATIONS INCLUDED :

  • Transfer hôtel  airoport 
  • JEEP 4X4 car with air-condition during the tour
  • Gasoil for the car
  • Driver
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Guide accompenement
  • Local guide to each Park
  • Fees or taxes to the entrance Park
  • Bottle and mineral water

PRESTATIONS NON INCLUDED

  • International Ticket Fly
  • Tips
  • Personal expense
  • Meals and dinners are in the guests expense.

NOTE:

  • Meals and dinners are in the guests expense.
  • During the trips the customers are allowed to stop and make or take pictures the times they want
  • The timing and the program and alsothe Hotel are modifiable according to the preferences of the customers.
  • Guests must wear walking shoes, light clothing, sunscreen and flashlight.

RATE TOUR :

= 1360 € per person( based 2 person)
= 1180 € per person( based 3 person)
= 1020 € per person( based +5 person)

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