The panoramas of the South West – 7 days

From 2 to 10 people. See details below.

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© Malagasy Tours | Carte We start to discover the splendid park of Isalo Massif with the meeting of the fauna and flora that are hiding in this immense mineral world before ending our journey on the north coast of Tulear, a taste of paradise and a change of scenery at the edge of the wild lagoon Ambatomilo, one of the finest in Madagascar.

 

Highlights

  • The spectacular ruiniform reliefs of Isalo ;
  • The north coast of the Mozambique Channel wild and authentic;
  • The site and the beauty of the wide lagoon of Ambatomilo ;
  • An exclusive moment in Ankasy Lodge to the heart of secret corner.

 

Travel identity card

  • Duration : 7 days
  • Participant : From 2 people
  • Support crew : English-speaking Malagasy gide up to Tulear
  • Accommodation : All in hotel (6 nights)
  • Vehicle : 4WD or minibus
  • Meals : On full board
  • Period : From February to December
  • Effort =2

    “Easy to moderate”Physical activity and / or punctual hiking occasional, 3 to 5 hours per day on good trails.
    Little or no gradients. You only carry your bag for the day.
    Madagascar is vast, the stages in the vehicle can sometimes be a little long.

  • Confort = 4

    “Standard”All nights are in hotels. The accommodations and/or the hotel are good categories and equivalent to 2 or 3 stars international standards.
    Dinner in restaurant, lunch at the restaurant and / or picnic.
    Travel take place in comfortable vehicle on roads and/or on relatively good tracks.

 

D 1 : Antananarivo > Tulear > The Park Isalo

Arrival in Tulear Airport and meet with your guide.

Departure to Isalo National Park by the famous National Road 7.

We leave for a first discovery of the park. The Isalo is a ruiniform plateau of continental sandstones from the Jurassic. Here the rock has an aspect, a shape and a very variable composition. Nature has adapted to the dry climate. The massif extends to the horizon, dotted with palm trees and satranas and offers us a festival of colours at the approach of sunset.

  • Duration : +/- 5 h
  • Distance : 250 km
  • Meals : Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : Ranohira. Satrana Lodge.

    Satrana LodgeSatrana LodgeClose to Isalo National Park, Bungalows are made of wood, thatch roof and a thick tent canvas; it gives all the comfort of an attractive hotel with its large reception room, reading lounge, restaurant, bar by the swimming pool and its sand colour which perfectly fits to the landscape. Wi-fi is also available.

    View site on : http://www.satranalodge.com

D 2 : Visit of Isalo National Park

Breakfast at the hotel.

We leave for a short transfer by car to the foot of the Massif of Isalo.

With a small bag on the shoulder, we walk quietly through the amazing scenery made of canyons, pools and rocks with magical erosions. The park is an ecosystem apart ; the endemic vegetation made of aloe, euphorbia, Pachypodium and Kalanchoe … We take our picnic in the forest of Tapia. Around the site, excursions are possible, and a walk towards the summits allows you to enjoy a wonderful view.

NB : The pace and duration of the walk depend on the participants (minimum 2 hours). Your guide will advise you.

  • Meals : Picnic lunch included / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : The same as the day before

D 3 : Ranohira > Tulear

After breakfast, we leave to the South.

Crossing of Ilakaka, the sapphire village. We make a stop into the Arboretum of Antsokay for a tour of this beautiful botanical park.

We continue our journey to the coast and the Mozambique Channel to reach Tulear. Nicknamed the “Sun City”, it is the largest city in southern Madagascar. It reveals large colonial style houses lined with tamarind trees, a large market and a beautiful mosque. The waterfront around a large avenue is very lively in the evening.

  • Meals : Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : Tuléar . Bakuba Concept.

    Bakuba ConceptBakuba ConceptLocated 14 kms from the city of Tulear and 7 kms from the airport, Bakuba is a guesthouse with an African ambience and atmosphere. In a beautiful scenery between mountains and sea, it offers a decor amazing of creativity. 3 beautiful ethnic rooms and 2 suites with excellent comfort. A guest table offers a cuisine that is both simple and refined

    View site on : http://www.bakubaconcept.com

D 4 : Tuléar > Ankasy

Breakfast and departure in 4WD to the north coast to the beautiful lagoon of Ambatomilo. You will leave behind the beige sand of the mangrove and the villages, to dive into unspoilt countryside, marked with white beaches and a turquoise lagoon, bordered by the dry forest. This lagoon is probably one of the most beautiful sites in the region, a real wild and authentic Eden.

We arrive at Ankasy Lodge.

  • Meals : Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : Ankasy. Ankasy Lodge.

    Ankasy LodgeAnkasy LodgeLocated 80 km north of Tulear, on the coast of the Tropic of Capricorn, on the beautiful lagoon of Ambatomilo, Ankasy Lodge is a small hotel full of charm, in the heart of a vast sandy beach in a site of a stunning beauty. It has five spacious bungalows very comfortable, and its restaurant serves simple and tasty cuisine with fresh local

D 5 and 6 : Days at leisure at  Ankasy

These days at leisure on the banks of the Mozambique Channel will allow you to taste the various activities offered by your hotel. Seaward, these are trips in traditional dugout or motor boat to explore the lagoon and discover the fishing villages which border the site. On land, you can go with quad or 4WD to the typical Vezo village of Tsiandamba or to the lagoon of Fianamarasay to see flamingos. During the period from end of June to early September, it will be possible to go and meet the impressive humpback whales.

  • Meals : Lunch include at the restaurant / Dinner included
  • Your hotel : The same as the day before

D 7 : Ankasy > Tulear > Antananarivo

Morning at leisure and transfer to the airport organized by the hotel.

End of Malagasy Tours’ services.

Flight to the capital of Madagascar.

 

  • Meals : Lunch not included / Dinner not included
Number of person 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Supp. Single
Prix par personne 1 338 € 1 261 € 1 203 € 1 181 € 1 115 € 1 090 € 1 069 € 1 067 € 1 032 € 394 €

 

 

Price includes:

  •  The driver / guide throughout the trip except in Ankasy,
  •  A vehicle throughout the journey except in Ankasy,
  •  Accommodation as indicated in the program,
  •  Meals as indicated in the program,
  •  Entry fees in parks and listed sites,
  •  Support crew at Ankasy by the hotel staff,
  •  Local guides and porters in parks,
  •  All transfers.

Price does not include:

  •  International flights,
  •  Domestic flights,
  •  Meals as indicated in the program,
  •  Activities at Ankasy,
  •  Tips and drinks,
  •  Your personal insurance.

 

 

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