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Begin your adventure in Tana and travel through unspoilt nature, the dense forests of Andasibe, the eroded hills of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Isalo National Park, Ifaty and Tulear. Madagascar — 11 days: Overview Scheduled small-group Lodge Com www opzionibinarie60 through Madagascar — A classic tour that includes the best views of Madagascar. The tour runs from and to the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo in 11 days. Antananarivo On arrival in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, you will be welcomed and provided with assistance by one of our friendly staff before transferring to your hotel in the city.
Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Antananarivo — Andasibe In the morning we will start our journey with a drive to Andasibe through the green and luxuriant vegetation of eastern Madagascar. This brings us to a very humid part of the country with many primary forests and lakes.
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We stop in Ambatolampy for a quick visit to this huge agricultural city, also recognised as a source of aluminium. Arrival in Antsirabe is around 17h Founded by Norwegians init is the only place which really feels and looks like a European city.
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The highlands are characterized by its architecture: The houses are made with ornately carved wooden balconies and shutters with bright colours. The landscape is still dominated by rice fields, pine forests, eucalyptus trees and rocky mountains. We turn off from the main road to reach our destination for the day: Centrest, Karibotel or similar rooms with en-suite bathrooms Superior Accommodation: Setam Lodge or com www opzionibinarie60 rooms with en-suite bathrooms.
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Ambalavao is the centre of wine industry — the climate is said not to be ideal for grape vines, but it is a tradition left by the priests and monks who lived in the area of Fianarantsoa. Isalo Today, we will visit and hike in the Isalo National Park. The park covers an area of 81, ha, comprising com www opzionibinarie60 the entire stretch of the Isalo massif. This huge mountain is very spectacular with its eroded sandstone elevations.
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We finally reach the swimming pool, with its crystal clear water — a great reward after a long and very hot walk. This part of our journey brings us to new scenery among the dry forests com www opzionibinarie60 the west and the spiny desert of the south.
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Many excursions are possible on this leisure day. You can also take a boat trip to see whales. From July to mid-September, whales come to the cool seas of Madagascar to give birth to their young. It is a spectacular experience, and it is possible to see the whales very near to the boat. Situated in the largest lagoon of the country, Ifaty is also protected by a large coral reef, which makes it an com www opzionibinarie60 place for diving and snorkelling.
After check-in at the hotel, you have the afternoon free to explore and to do some sightseeing. Tana was com www opzionibinarie60 in three stages: All of these were built by Frenchman Jean Laborde during the royal period. Tana Today is the end of our tour and you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. When arriving in Antananarivo in the morning of day 1 of the tour, you will be picked up from the airport and embark on your tour.
Com www opzionibinarie60 you arrive prior to day 1, pre-tour accommodation can be arranged and you will be picked up from your hotel on the morning of day 1 Pick up time will be confirmed on arrival.
A minibus is used for group tours. Breakfast is included throughout the tour. Half board and full board meal options are available at additional expense. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance. Accommodation will be in basic Hotels. Please note that Madagascar is a country which is in its infancy when it comes to tourism. Accommodation is limited so all the above mentioned accommodation are subject to availability and we reserve the right to change these using similar accommodation of the same standards.
Please note that there is an option for an upgrade to a higher standard of accommodation. For this option, please contact our office.
Maximum baggage allowance on the plane will be 20 kg. Please bring a backpack or soft barrel bag, not a suitcase. Please adhere to the allowance specified as space for luggage is limited. Clients are advised to bring enough money to cover their lunches and dinners, the purchase of curios and additional entertainment. Euros are the most practical and convenient currency to exchange into the local currency at Antananarivo Airport.
International credit cards and travellers cheques are very seldomly accepted, and Visa is the only option accepted, where available. Our guides are trained in basic first aid and the vehicle is equipped with a medical aid kit. Preventative Malaria medication should be taken before the trip and throughout its duration, although it is advisable to consult a doctor prior to departure.
Paying with the exact amounts or small currency is advised. No photographs are required, however please ensure that passports are valid com www opzionibinarie60 at least 6 months after return date.
If you feel you have been looked after well by your crew, driver or guides, and you wish to show your appreciation for their services, a monetary tip is very welcomed by those in Madagascar. As Euro coins cannot be changed into local money in Madagascar, it is advisable to com www opzionibinarie60 in Ariary.
We would ask that you please reserve your generosity for tipping for services only, and not providing free hand-outs to children or com www opzionibinarie60, as this encourages begging. Wild Africa Travel Company. Antananarivo — the capital of Madagascar A night walk in the area of Andasibe to observe night com www opzionibinarie60 lemurs and other nocturnal animals. Price is valid until com www opzionibinarie60 December Com www opzionibinarie60 on selected dates see availability tab Accommodation may be different from properties listed due to availability but will be com www opzionibinarie60 a similar standard.
Minimum of 2 people on tour. Maximum of 10 people on the tour. Setam Lodge or similar rooms with en-suite bathrooms Day 6: Setam Lodge com www opzionibinarie60 similar rooms with en-suite bathrooms Day 7: Minimum 2, Maximum 10 Departure: Here follows some suggested guidelines: Online Enquiry Please fill out the below form and we will be in touch shortly.
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