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Itinerary: Lemur Tour in Madagascar

Lemur Tour in Madagascar

This trip is designed for you to spend time seeing and learning about the unique Lemurs of Madagascar as well as the other indigenous wildlife, people and culture and magnificent scenery along the way.

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Lemur Tour in Madagascar

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Madagascar is famous for the primates living there, the Lemurs. In fact 97% of the worlds lemurs are found on the Red Island. As well as learning more about the people and culture of this unique place.

Day1
Arrival in Tana
Arrival at the airport welcome and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in a comfortable hotel BB

Day2
Antananarivo - Ambositra 250 km
City tour in Tana. Departure for Antsirabe by car in the Highlands through the green rice fields. Continue to Antsirabe, the town was built by the Norwegian missionaries and is famous for its rickshaws, thermal springs, semi-precious and precious stones. A visit to the stone cutter factory is a must. Continue to Ambositra, capital of the Zafimaniry region, known for its sculpture and marquetery. Hotel l'Artisan Hotel Violette Hotel Mania BB

Day 3
Ambositra – Ambalavao 210 Km
Transfer to Fianrantsoa, visit to the administrative center of the Betsileo tribe.
Continue to Ambalavao, the wine-growing region and the biggest zebu-market of the island. Stop at the Antaimoro paper-manufacturing centre, nice papers are made by hand from plants similar to papyrus, the so-called "Avoha" and decorated with many flowers. Hotel Bougainvillées or similar BB

Day 4
Ambalavao - Ranohira via Ambalavao (visit to the villages Lemur Park Anja) 250 km
Where you will have the possibility to see Ring Tailed Lemurs (maki) and Brown Lemurs very closely.

You have left the Hauts-Plateaux and enter the Bush in the South. In the next town Ihosy, the capital of the Bara tribe (mostly shepherds), you will meet Bara people with spears and large zebu herds, a sign of wealth in the southern region. Continuation through the grasslands of Horombe to the ruin-like massif of Isalo, home for Lemurs and sapphire. Motel de l'Isalo BB.

Day 5
Ranohira.
Walking in the National Park of Isalo, to the waterfall of Namazaha from the "natural swimming-pool"; a delightful oasis in the middle of the ruin-like massif. The tombs of the Bara people are placed between the rocks in the Park. You will meet once again Lemurs in the Park as well as birds, snakes and other animals living there. Nice palm-trees remind you of the Arabian landscapes. Motel de L'Isalo BB

Day 6
Ranohira -Tuléar 240 km.
Traveling towards Tuléar. On your way you will see the fantastic baobabs that can be used as water reservoirs for the inhabitants. On this day you will see the famous big Mahafaly tombs. These are particularly interesting because of the sceneries representing the daily life of the deceased. Lunch at Resaurant "Auberge de la Table", after we walk in the amazing Arboretum of Antsokay which shelters more than thousand species of endemic plants of the South such as the spiny plants and the the euphorbiaceas. Continuation to Tuléar . Hotel Victory*** BB

Day 7
(must be on each Tuesday) Tuléar – Fort-Dauphin – Berenty 80 Km
Flight to Fort-Dauphin. Three picturesque bays surround Fort-Dauphin that is one of the best coasts of Madagascar. Drive to the private Park of Berenty where you will see lots of Lemurs up close, they even may come to your room and pay a visit to you. On your way to Berenty, you will see endemic plants of the South such as carnivorous plants (the so called Nepenthes Madagascariensis), three-cornered palm-trees and lots of didieraceas, euphorbiaceas, crassulaceas. Nocturnal walking in the spiny forest in Berenty.
Overnight in Berenty Lodge HB

Day 8
Berenty.
You have all day to explore the Park with its numerous lemurs and birds with a local guide first and then you can go by yourselves afterwards. Possibility to visit the sisal factory. Overnight in Berenty Lodge HB

Day 9
Berenty – Fort-Dauphin 80 km
Drive back to Fort-Dauphin. Free schedules. You can visit the city on foot. Hotel Croix Du Sud*** or similar HB

Day 10
Fort-Dauphin - Tana
Transfer to the airport, flight back to Tana. Overnight in a comfortable hotel BB

Day 11
Shopping at an artisans' market. Flight back to Europe.

Included in Price
- Bed and breakfast during the trip except in Berenty and Fort-Dauphin
- Half board in Berenty and Fort-Dauphin, it makes 3 dinners in total
- Car with English speaking driver including fuel from Tana to Tuléar
- Excursion to Berenty
- Entrance fees for the visits to the Parks and Reserves
- An English speaking local guide for the visit in Berenty
- Transfers airports/hotels/airports
- 2 Internal flights with taxes: From Tuléar to Fort-Dauphin and back to Antananarivo

Not Included
- International flights
- Local guides for the visits parks in Ambalavao, Isalo and the Arboretum in Tuléar
- Personal expenses
- Any Insurances

Participants: Min 2
Trip Duration: 11 days

Price Per Person based on a double or twin room

English and French speaking drivers and guides.
German, Italian or Russian speaking guides can be arranged at a small additional cost

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