Isalo Park

FROM TULEAR TO STE MARIE – 13 DAYS
FROM TULEAR TO STE MARIE – 13 DAYS
The starting point of Malagasy tours is from the most beautiful lagoons of this Great Island, Ifaty, in the country of Vezo sea nomadic fishermen. We travel across large plains of palm trees and baobabs to join the ruinform massif of Isalo. The highlands crossing offers to travelers another face of Madagascar, marriage of rice and water. A flash passage in Antananarivo to discover this commemorative site of Merina monarchy and Malagasy history. The road to the east opens us its luxuriant reserves, rich in butterflies, chameleons and lemurs. Last stopover in Sainte Marie (Nosy Boraha), peaceful island with paradise flavors . For big cetaceans lovers , plan to travel in July, August and September to observe the ballet of whales!
From Tana to Tulear – 7 days
From Tana to Tulear – 7 days
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Highlights
  • Crossing the highlands to the west coast;
  • An approach to Malagasy handicrafts;
  • The ruiniform landscapes of Isalo massif;
  • Ifaty lagoon along the Mozambique Channel.
Travel identity card
  • Duration: 7 days (from Tana to Tana)
  • Participant: From 2 persons
  • Support crew : An english-speaking Malagasy Guide
  • Accommodation: Hotel (6 nights)
  • Transport: 4WD or bus or minibus
  • Meals : In Bed and Breakfast
  • Period: All year
Les points forts
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  • Artisanat malgache ;
  • Massif de l'Isalo ;
  • Le lagon d'Ifaty .
La carte d'identité du voyage
  • 7 jours (de Tana à Tana)
  • A partir de 2 personnes
  • Avec guide malgache francophone
  • Tout en hôtel (6 nuits)
  • En véhicule 4x4 ou bus ou minibus
  • En Bed & Breakfast
  • Période: Toute l’année
GREAT TRIP IN MADAGASCAR – 27 DAYS
GREAT TRIP IN MADAGASCAR – 27 DAYS
The most complete trip possible to discover the different regions of Madagascar. Each has its population, its ethnic groups, its way of life, its rhythm. The atmospheres are not the same whether you are in Diego or Fianarantsoa, ​​the people are different, their daily life too. From the nonchalant and colorful north in the Nosy Be region to the central Highlands where the rice terraces draw the hills. From the Baobab forests of the West to the white beaches of Ste Marie. This route allows you to visit several parks and reserves and to understand the many biotopes of the country and to meet many species of animals that inhabit these diverse environments. Several trips to the same country!

Color of south – 12 days
Color of south – 12 days
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  • The Highlands and lemurs of Ranomafana ;
  • The easy hike in the National Park of Isalo ;
  • The seaside stay on the lagoon of Ifaty ;
  • Berenty Private Reserve and vegetation of the extreme south.
Travel identity card
  • Duration: 13 days (from Tana to Tana)
  • Participant: In group - minimum 2 persons
  • Accompaniment: English-speaking Malagasy Guide
  • Accommodation: everything in hotel ( 12 nights)
  • Travel: 4x4 vehicle or bus or minibus
  • Service: in Bed and Breakfast
  • Period: all year
Les points forts
  • © Malagasy Tours | Carte Les Hautes-Terres et la forêt de Ranomafana ;
  • La randonnée dans le Parc National de l’Isalo ;
  • Le lagon turquoise d'Ifaty sur canal du Mozambique ;
  • La réserve de Berenty et ses lémuriens.
La carte d'identité du voyage
  • 12 jours (de Tana à Tana)
  • A partir de 2 personnes
  • Avec guide malgache francophone
  • Tout en hôtel (11 nuits)
  • Véhicule 4x4 ou bus ou minibus
  • En Bed & Breakfast
  • Période: Toute l’année
FROM SOUTH TO NORTH – 15 DAYS
FROM SOUTH TO NORTH – 15 DAYS
For the most complete possible discovery of the Great Island, its landscapes, its culture and its population. Our goal with this trip is to make you appreciate the variety and diversity of Madagascar. To the south, by the famous National 7 and the national parks of Ranomafana in the forest and Isalo for a short hike. To the north, in the Diego-Suarez region, we visit the Amber Mountain National Park and the Tsingy of Ankarana. End in apotheosis on the beaches of Nosy Be for a relaxing stay.

RN7 AND THE EAST TRAIN  – 13 DAYS
RN7 AND THE EAST TRAIN – 13 DAYS
This tour is an invitation to discover the incredible diversity of the Great Island: hikes in the fertile Highlands and the rippling rice fields, quiet villages and children laughs, train crossing towards the lush of the East coast, quiet navigation by canoe on the Canal des Pangalanes which watersides planted with spices and coffee, strange and attractive nature of the great Ranomafana rainforest in contrast with the arid plateau of Horombe, walking through beautiful canyons of Isalo eroded by water, route to Mozambique Channel with singular tombs. Our last stop to enjoy the seaside is the turquoise lagoon of Ifaty on the lands of Vezo fishermen.

Journey moramora on the RN7 – 13 days
Journey moramora on the RN7 – 13 days
Highlights
  • The landscape of Madagascar highlands ;
  • The discovery of the valley of Tsaranoro ;
  • The easy hike in the National Park of Isalo ;
  • The turquoise lagoon of Ifaty along the Mozambique Channel.
Travel identity card
  • Duration: 13 days (from Tana to Tana)
  • Participant: In group - minimum 2 persons
  • Accompaniment: English speaking Malagasy Guide
  • Accommodation: All in hotel (12 nights)
  • Travel: 4x4 vehicle or either bus or minibus
  • Service: In Bed & Breakfast (with some picnics)
  • Period: All year
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  • Hautes-Terres malgaches ;
  • Vallée du Tsaranoro ;
  • Parc National de l’Isalo ;
  • Ifaty | Canal du Mozambique.
La carte d'identité du voyage
  • 13 jours (de Tana à Tana)
  • A partir de 2 personnes
  • Avec guide malgache francophone
  • Tout en hôtel (12 nuits)
  • En véhicule 4x4 ou bus ou minibus
  • En Bed & Breafast
  • Quelques pique-nique
  • Idéal toute l’année
BIRDS OF MADAGASCAR – 15 DAYS
BIRDS OF MADAGASCAR – 15 DAYS
It is just an approach because time is limited, traveling several months is needed to apprehend a large number of Madagascar birding sites. Malagasy aviary is unbelievable ! not particularly by its density but its endemism above all, 107 endemic species amongst 294. Nowhere else but here, in this region, in this Reserve or National Park, in this valley to encounter this or that species. That is the case for the Fitatrala (Copsychus albospecularis), the Firasa (Accipiter madagascariensis), the Akohonala, the crested Ibis (Lophotibis cristata) … and many others ! You are with a specialist ! Best months: october – november
Comfortable hiking – South / North – 19 days
Comfortable hiking – South / North – 19 days
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  • Our selection of charming accommodation;
  • The most extraordinary hikes Madagascar;
  • The Highlands and National Parks;
  • Discovery of the region of Diego Suarez and Nosy Be
Travel identity card
  • Duration: 19 days (from Tana to Tana)
  • Participant: In group - minimum 2 persons
  • Accompaniment: English speaking Malagasy Guide
  • Accommodation: All in hotel (18 nights)
  • Displacement: 4x4 vehicle or either bus or minibus
  • Services: in Bed & Breakfast with some picnic lunches
  • Period: All year round
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  • Notre sélection d'hébergements de charme ;
  • Les plus belles randonnées de Madagascar ;
  • Les Hautes-Terres jusqu'à Tuléar ;
  • Découverte de la région de Diego Suarez et Nosy Be.
La carte d'identité du voyage
  • Durée: 19 jours (de Tana à Tana)
  • Participant: A partir de 2 personnes
  • Jours de marche: 7
  • Accompagnement: Guide malgache francophone
  • Hébergement: Tout en hôtel
  • Déplacement: Véhicule 4x4 ou minibus
  • Prestation: En Bed & Breafast avec quelques pique-nique
  • Période: Toute l’année
COMFORT HIKING IN THE SOUTH – 12 DAYS
COMFORT HIKING IN THE SOUTH – 12 DAYS
These "COMFORT HIKING" trips allow you to go hiking on the main spots of Madagascar without having to sleep in a tent. All nights are close to the sites, in charming and quality hotels. As an appetizer, a walk on the Hauts-Plateaux, to meet the population. Then the National Road 7 towards the South offers us the monumental granite blocks of Tsaranoro and the mischievous lemurs of the Anja reserve. Finally, it is the Isalo massif which presents itself to us with its canyons and its dry forest. The road takes us to one of the most beautiful lagoons in Madagascar, Ifaty. We will let ourselves be seduced by the tranquility, the beauty and the hospitality of this land of the Vezo fishermen.

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TRACKS – 22 DAYS
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TRACKS – 22 DAYS
This journey aims to be to be resolutely a journey of adventure.  Concerning route: a sacred not commonplace itinerary which consists in leaving westward seeing the Tsingy and baobabs, come down to the South via Tuléar and the Cape Sainte Marie up to Fort Dauphin, then to go back up by the Coast by the track of the 10 local ferries to go to take the train in Manakara from where we join Fianarantsoa and then Antananarivo by the road National 7. Concerning travels: quite a lot of kilometers, all with 4×4, and for the greater part by tracks. Dugout during 3 days and then a jump by train. Concerning accommodation: 80 % under the tent with evenings around the campfire, the rest in small nice hotels on the way. As for the atmosphere, it is you who make it…
TSINGY, ISALO, BERENTY,  ANJAJAVY – 5 or 10 DAYS
TSINGY, ISALO, BERENTY, ANJAJAVY – 5 or 10 DAYS
Fly to your first stage in the West to meet the Great Tsingy of Bemaraha and the famous Baobabs Avenue, before continuing south to explore the Isalo National Park and end at the extreme south of the island in the Berenty Reserve.  An exceptional circuit between sky and earth… NB - No "Deluxe" hotels on this trip, but the hotels selected are the best in the sites visited
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