1000 Views of Madagascar - 12 Days

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Duration: 1 - 2 Weeks
Country(s): Madagascar

This is an island waiting to be explored. Discover the best of Madagascar during this fascinating twelve-day guided tour with lemurs, colourful tribes, tropical beaches, bustling markets and ever-changing scenery. Begin your adventure in Tana and travel through unspoilt nature, the dense forests of Andasibe, the eroded hills of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Isalo National Park, Ifaty and Tulear.

Group Size: Minimum 2, Maximum 10

Description

A small-group guided tour through Madagascar, starting and ending in Antananarivo – 12 Days


Tour Highlights:

Antananarivo – Antananarivo is a city for walking. Some of the most interesting places and views will be chanced upon during leisurely walks – that may climb haphazardly over the hills. Tana is truly a lovely Madagascar vacation destination and spending a few days there will be a great experience!

Andasibe National Park – Topographically, the area is characterised by low hills covered by a degraded forest and dotted with a few small, attractive lakes.

Ranomafana National Park – The main tribal group in the area is the Tanala, who are known for the honey they produce, as well as for their ‘tavy’ (slash-and-burn) farming methods. Visiting the Ranomafana National Park is a great highlight of any Madagascar tour.

Fianarantsoa – The markets and the bargains that you can get in this Madagascar town on vacation are endless… Fianarantsoa is the place to go to experience Madagascar in its authentic beauty and raw lifestyle. The city has a chilly high-country feel to it and can get quite cool in the evenings. To the west of Fianarantsoa is Mt Kianjasoa (1374 m).

Isalo National Park – Park National de Isalo, also commonly known as Isalo National Park, was established in 1962 and covers 81,540 hectares of wildly eroded sandstone massif. The grassy plains are surrounded by sandstone ridges sculpted into various wild forms, and secluded in the rocks are many Sakalava Tombs.

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2021 Tour Departure Dates

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Price

2022

EUR 1 950 per person sharing

Price based on 4 people travelling. Please contact us for a tailormade quote.

An English-speaking guide is included when 2 or more clients are booked.

 

Included
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • All transport and group transfers
  • Airport transfers on the day of arrival and departure of tour
  • English-speaking guide for 2 clients+ (Day 1-9)
  • Activities and excursions as mentioned
  • Specialist local guides in national parks as per programme
  • Park entrance fees

 

Excluded
  • Flights
  • Pre and post-tour accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • All drinks
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, curios and tips
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • Please note all rates are subject to change according to the rate of exchange fluctuations

Accommodation

Accommodation will be in mid-range hotels. Please note that Madagascar is a country which is in its infancy when it comes to tourism. Accommodation is limited so all the above mentioned accommodation are subject to availability and we reserve the right to change these using similar accommodation of the same standards. The hotels used are simple & clean and of mid-range standard, with bathrooms en-suite.

 

Day 1: Palissandre Hotel & Spa or similar

Day 2 – 3 Andasibe Hotel, or similar

Day 4: Royal Palace Hotel, or similar

Day5 – 6: Setam Lodge or similar

Day 7 – 8: Isalo Ranch or similar

Day 9 – 10:Le Paradisier or similar

Day 11: Palissandre Hotel & Spa or similar

Tour Preparation

Departure

When arriving in Antananarivo on the morning of day 1 of the tour, you will be picked up from the airport and embark on your tour. Should you arrive prior to day 1, pre-tour accommodation can be arranged and you will be picked up from your hotel on the morning of day 1 (Pick up time will be confirmed on arrival).

Transport

A minibus is used for group tours.

Visas

A visa is required to enter the territory of Madagascar and can easily be obtained upon arrival at the airport of Antananarivo with a validity of up to 60 days. Tourists staying for less than one month, can purchase a visa for 115’000 Ariary (around 35 €). Paying with the exact amounts or small currency is advised. No photographs are required, however please ensure that passports are valid for at least 6 months after return date.

Travel Insurance

Please note that travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for every guest travelling with Jenman Madagascar Safaris. All insurance is solely the responsibility of our guests. Please ensure you arrange
your own insurance with protection for the full duration of your journey to cover personal injury, damage and loss of personal items including but not limited to camera equipment and other electronic items, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and loss of luggage, etc. Please speak to your travel agent if you require assistance

Making your travels meaningful

The Grow Africa Foundation (163-738 NPO) is the responsible tourism initiative started by Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways. The focus of Grow Africa is to make a positive impact on the environment, society and economy in the places we travel to. We do this by instigating and supporting local social and environmental projects.
Your booking makes a difference: With every booking to the value of R10,000 / US$1,000 / EUR1,000 or more a donation of R50 / US$5 / EUR5 will go to the Grow Africa Foundation. Click here to see the projects your booking is supporting

1 review for 1000 Views of Madagascar – 12 Days

  1. Annie Madsen

    1000 Views of Madagascar trip 2016
    This was our second trip with Jenman. We booked this as a private tour for my husband & myself so that we could go at our own pace & were very happy that we did. We were able to add extra days at 3 different locations so that we had plenty of wildlife time. We also wanted to have a variety in the accommodations & upgraded at a couple of the parks. Grace’s Lodge had good food & an amazing staff. Our 80+ year old waitress made this place a delightful experience. Our driver Jimmy was excellent & was able to provide many details about the locals through all of the areas that we went through. We had excellent local guides for all of our hikes. Madagascar is an amazing country with spectacular scenery in addition to the lemurs, chameleons and birds. One of our unexpected highlights was our snorkeling tour via canoe to the reef near Ifaty. The staff at the Bellevue in Ifaty went above & beyond to make our stay perfect. They had the best food in all of Madagascar. I usually don’t like the stops for seeing how things are made but loved each stop we made in Madagascar. It makes you appreciate what an effort is for just basic living in such a poor country.

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