Madagascar - Baobab & Tsingy Explorer

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Overview

Love gorgeous landscapes, unusual creatures, and exploring the outdoors? Then why haven’t you been to Madagascar? This nine-day adventure introduces you to Africa’s remote island paradise by way of Bekopaka’s famed Baobab Alley, the nocturnal creatures of Kirindy Reserve, the stunning weathered rock formations of the Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve, a canoe ride to caves along the Manambolo River, and maybe even encounters with the odd lemur. Madagascar is one of the most otherworldly places on Earth; you may not even believe it when you see it.

Itinerary

Day 1: Antananarivo

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 2: Antananarivo/Miandrivazo

Travel through the Madagascar Highlands to the village of Miandrivazo for the night.

Journey through Antsirabe, the spectacular eroded hills called 'lavaka', and the lush green landscape before arriving at the farming town of Miandrivazo for the night.

Day 3: Miandrivazo/Kirindy Forest

Drive to Kirindy Forest Reserve, where you may be lucky enough to spot the giant jumping rat, or Fossa, the largest carnivore on the island. This evening, enjoy a night walk, the highlight of a visit to Kirindy.

Day 4: Kirindy Forest/Bekopaka

Continue to Bekopaka, our gateway to the National Park of Tsingy de Bemaraha.

Load into 4x4's and head out on sandy roads heading north to Bekopaka, before arriving cross the Tsiribihina and Manambolo rivers by local ferry.

Includes: Dinner

Day 5: Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Morning canoe adventure on the Manambolo River, with an afternoon exploring the Little Tsingy's.

Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Enjoy a full day exploring the peculiar rock formations of the 'Great Tsingy'.

Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Bekopaka/Morondava

A full day driving back to Morondava, stopping for sunset at the Baobab Alley.

The sandy track leads back to Morondava passing through Baobab Alley in time for sunset.

Includes: Breakfast

Day 8: Morondava

Free day in Morondava to relax on the beach, visit the local market, or explore five species of mangroves in a dugout canoe.

Opt for a group farewell dinner as the trip draws to an end.

Day 9: Morondava/Antananarivo

A final morning in Morondava before flying back to Antananarivo. The tour finishes on arrival in Tana.

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