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    Ultimate Madagascar Tour 9 Nights

    • Pkg Id

      0000281

    • Destinations

      3

      Mandrare RiverManafiafy BeachAntananarivo
    • Duration

      10 Days

    • Attractions

      3

      MandrareMandrareManafiafy Beach & Rainforest Lodge
    • Price

      On Request

    DAY 1
    Antananarivo, Central Madagascar
    • Arrive at Ivato International Airport.
    • Your ultimate Madagascan adventure starts in the fascinating capital Antananarivo. You will meet our representative who will drive you through as you are staying in the heart of the charming old town at the intimate guesthouse, Maison Gallieni.
    • Its character is enhanced by the originality of the architecture and flamboyant décor. The house has been preserved in its colonial style, with high ceilings and wooden corridors, and each of the 4 rooms has its own individual character and style.
    • Antananarivo is a city of tiered streets built in and on the twelve surrounding sacred hills, around a long, narrow rocky ridge.
    • The summit near the center of the ridge was easy to fortify, as it provided an excellent vantage point and was surrounded by marshland suitable for rice cultivation.
    • Based on the arrival time, embark on a historical city walking tour, or you can relax and refresh in the lush green gardens of your guest house on the edge of a turquoise pool.
    • Overnight stay at the hotel.

    DAY 2
    Mandrare River, Southern Madagascar
    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Check-out and drive to the Airport as it’s time to fly south for some exquisite wildlife. Arrive at Taolagnaro Airport and transferred to the first-class Mandrare River Camp and check-In.
    • Set in the shade of the iconic Tamarind Trees this beautiful camp overlooks the Mandrare River, a mecca for wildlife, and home to the Antandroy tribe.
    • The tents are simple in style but very comfortable with an authentic feel to them with beautiful hand-carved wooden furniture.
    • All the tents have en-suite bathrooms with fully plumbed in shower and toilet with hot water provided by solar heaters.
    • From the camp you are able to walk and drive to see some of Madagascar's endemic wildlife. Choose to visit the spiny forest where you could spot the lemurs leaping from tree to tree, and marvel at the famous baobabs.
    • Take a walk through the deciduous gallery forest and the littoral scrub forest, or scramble up the massive sand dunes at Lac Anony and enjoy the incredible views over the salt water lake.
    • Spend some time with the Antandroy, the local tribe who have made this area their home. Discover their tombs in the sacred forests and with your local guide learn about their local traditions and customs.
    • Overnight at the camp.
    DAY 3
    Mandrare River, Southern Madagascar
    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Visit in the shade of the iconic Tamarind Trees this beautiful camp overlooks the Mandrare River, a mecca for wildlife, and home to the Antandroy tribe.
    • The tents are simple in style but very comfortable with an authentic feel to them with beautiful hand-carved wooden furniture.
    • All the tents have en-suite bathrooms with fully plumbed in shower and toilet with hot water provided by solar heaters.
    • From the camp you are able to walk and drive to see some of Madagascar's endemic wildlife. Choose to visit the spiny forest where you could spot the lemurs leaping from tree to tree, and marvel at the famous baobabs.
    • Take a walk through the deciduous gallery forest and the littoral scrub forest, or scramble up the massive sand dunes at Lac Anony and enjoy the incredible views over the salt water lake.
    • Spend some time with the Antandroy, the local tribe who have made this area their home. Discover their tombs in the sacred forests and with your local guide learn about their local traditions and customs.
    • Overnight at the camp.
    DAY 4
    Mandrare River, Southern Madagascar

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Visit in the shade of the iconic Tamarind Trees this beautiful camp overlooks the Mandrare River, a mecca for wildlife, and home to the Antandroy tribe.
    • The tents are simple in style but very comfortable with an authentic feel to them with beautiful hand-carved wooden furniture.
    • All the tents have en-suite bathrooms with fully plumbed in shower and toilet with hot water provided by solar heaters.
    • From the camp you are able to walk and drive to see some of Madagascar's endemic wildlife. Choose to visit the spiny forest where you could spot the lemurs leaping from tree to tree, and marvel at the famous baobabs.
    • Take a walk through the deciduous gallery forest and the littoral scrub forest, or scramble up the massive sand dunes at Lac Anony and enjoy the incredible views over the salt water lake.
    • Spend some time with the Antandroy, the local tribe who have made this area their home. Discover their tombs in the sacred forests and with your local guide learn about their local traditions and customs.
    • Overnight at the camp.
    DAY 5
    Mandrare River, Southern Madagascar

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Visit in the shade of the iconic Tamarind Trees this beautiful camp overlooks the Mandrare River, a mecca for wildlife, and home to the Antandroy tribe.
    • The tents are simple in style but very comfortable with an authentic feel to them with beautiful hand-carved wooden furniture.
    • All the tents have en-suite bathrooms with fully plumbed in shower and toilet with hot water provided by solar heaters.
    • From the camp you are able to walk and drive to see some of Madagascar's endemic wildlife. Choose to visit the spiny forest where you could spot the lemurs leaping from tree to tree, and marvel at the famous baobabs.
    • Take a walk through the deciduous gallery forest and the littoral scrub forest, or scramble up the massive sand dunes at Lac Anony and enjoy the incredible views over the salt water lake.
    • Spend some time with the Antandroy, the local tribe who have made this area their home. Discover their tombs in the sacred forests and with your local guide learn about their local traditions and customs.
    • Overnight at the camp.
    DAY 6
    Manafiafy Beach, Madagascar
    • Breakfast at the camp. 
    • Today leave the river oasis behind you, get transferred to Taolagnaro. 
    • Enjoy your lunch before travelling onwards (a fascinating journey) to Manafiafy Beach and Rainforest Lodge.
    • A stunning and secluded luxury lodge set in rich forest vegetation right on the beautiful beach with crashing waves.  
    • The lodge has two beaches, and between the two there is a viewpoint from large granite rocks (perfect for sundowners!) stretching out into the sea.
    • The main area is designed very much in the style of an African lodge, all from natural materials including the ravinala thatch, and using local craftsmen and chalets are nestled into the forest and overlooking the beach.
    • The lodge is very proud of its eco-tourism principles using just solar power for its electricity and hot water. The food here is superb – freshly caught fish and shellfish including crab, lobster and oysters are often served, along with a delicious selection of salads and excellent, freshly baked bread.
    • Breakfasts are a treat with warm, fresh pastries and a large selection of fresh fruit – accompanied by freshly squeezed juice of the season, a real treat!
    • You can take a boat trip into the mangroves, where the bird watching is spectacular. At certain times of the year the humpback whales pass by on their migration, and the lodge has a special whale-watching boat which is deployed the moment the whales are sighted.
    • Snorkeling and swimming is offered inside the natural bay created by large granite outcrops stretching into the sea. Guests can also choose to take a night walk in a local area of forest, to spot the nocturnal lemurs, night moths, night birds and other Malagasy species.
    • Spend four nights here exploring the area and enjoying Madagascar's legendary hospitality.
    • Overnight at the lodge     
    DAY 7
    Manafiafy Beach, Madagascar

    • Breakfast at the camp. 
    • Today leave the river oasis behind you, get transferred to Taolagnaro. 
    • Enjoy your lunch before travelling onwards (a fascinating journey) to Manafiafy Beach and Rainforest Lodge.
    • A stunning and secluded luxury lodge set in rich forest vegetation right on the beautiful beach with crashing waves.  
    • The lodge has two beaches, and between the two there is a viewpoint from large granite rocks (perfect for sundowners!) stretching out into the sea.
    • The main area is designed very much in the style of an African lodge, all from natural materials including the ravinala thatch, and using local craftsmen and chalets are nestled into the forest and overlooking the beach.
    • The lodge is very proud of its eco-tourism principles using just solar power for its electricity and hot water. The food here is superb – freshly caught fish and shellfish including crab, lobster and oysters are often served, along with a delicious selection of salads and excellent, freshly baked bread.
    • Breakfasts are a treat with warm, fresh pastries and a large selection of fresh fruit – accompanied by freshly squeezed juice of the season, a real treat!
    • You can take a boat trip into the mangroves, where the bird watching is spectacular. At certain times of the year the humpback whales pass by on their migration, and the lodge has a special whale-watching boat which is deployed the moment the whales are sighted.
    • Snorkeling and swimming is offered inside the natural bay created by large granite outcrops stretching into the sea. Guests can also choose to take a night walk in a local area of forest, to spot the nocturnal lemurs, night moths, night birds and other Malagasy species.
    • Spend four nights here exploring the area and enjoying Madagascar's legendary hospitality.
    • Overnight at the lodge     
    DAY 8
    Manafiafy Beach, Madagascar

    • Breakfast at the camp. 
    • Today leave the river oasis behind you, get transferred to Taolagnaro. 
    • Enjoy your lunch before travelling onwards (a fascinating journey) to Manafiafy Beach and Rainforest Lodge.
    • A stunning and secluded luxury lodge set in rich forest vegetation right on the beautiful beach with crashing waves.  
    • The lodge has two beaches, and between the two there is a viewpoint from large granite rocks (perfect for sundowners!) stretching out into the sea.
    • The main area is designed very much in the style of an African lodge, all from natural materials including the ravinala thatch, and using local craftsmen and chalets are nestled into the forest and overlooking the beach.
    • The lodge is very proud of its eco-tourism principles using just solar power for its electricity and hot water. The food here is superb – freshly caught fish and shellfish including crab, lobster and oysters are often served, along with a delicious selection of salads and excellent, freshly baked bread.
    • Breakfasts are a treat with warm, fresh pastries and a large selection of fresh fruit – accompanied by freshly squeezed juice of the season, a real treat!
    • You can take a boat trip into the mangroves, where the bird watching is spectacular. At certain times of the year the humpback whales pass by on their migration, and the lodge has a special whale-watching boat which is deployed the moment the whales are sighted.
    • Snorkeling and swimming is offered inside the natural bay created by large granite outcrops stretching into the sea. Guests can also choose to take a night walk in a local area of forest, to spot the nocturnal lemurs, night moths, night birds and other Malagasy species.
    • Spend four nights here exploring the area and enjoying Madagascar's legendary hospitality.
    • Overnight at the lodge     
    DAY 9
    Manafiafy Beach, Madagascar

    • Breakfast at the camp. 
    • Today leave the river oasis behind you, get transferred to Taolagnaro. 
    • Enjoy your lunch before travelling onwards (a fascinating journey) to Manafiafy Beach and Rainforest Lodge.
    • A stunning and secluded luxury lodge set in rich forest vegetation right on the beautiful beach with crashing waves.  
    • The lodge has two beaches, and between the two there is a viewpoint from large granite rocks (perfect for sundowners!) stretching out into the sea.
    • The main area is designed very much in the style of an African lodge, all from natural materials including the ravinala thatch, and using local craftsmen and chalets are nestled into the forest and overlooking the beach.
    • The lodge is very proud of its eco-tourism principles using just solar power for its electricity and hot water. The food here is superb – freshly caught fish and shellfish including crab, lobster and oysters are often served, along with a delicious selection of salads and excellent, freshly baked bread.
    • Breakfasts are a treat with warm, fresh pastries and a large selection of fresh fruit – accompanied by freshly squeezed juice of the season, a real treat!
    • You can take a boat trip into the mangroves, where the bird watching is spectacular. At certain times of the year the humpback whales pass by on their migration, and the lodge has a special whale-watching boat which is deployed the moment the whales are sighted.
    • Snorkeling and swimming is offered inside the natural bay created by large granite outcrops stretching into the sea. Guests can also choose to take a night walk in a local area of forest, to spot the nocturnal lemurs, night moths, night birds and other Malagasy species.
    • Spend four nights here exploring the area and enjoying Madagascar's legendary hospitality.
    • Overnight at the lodge     
    DAY 10
    Fly Back
    • Breakfast at the lodge.
    • Check-out and take a drive to Fort Dauphin airport & check in to your domestic flight to Antananarivo Airport and board your international flight to home with wonderful memories.   
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