TOUR: 10 DAY LEMUR AND WILDLIFE WATCHING (LWW10)

This 10 Day holiday allows you to discover Madagascar Highlights from variety of wildlife to culture, from fascinating landscape to unspoiled beach. You will view several species of lemurs inhabiting different vegetation types, from rainforests, dry deciduous forest to spiny forest.

The guideline tour costs per person, based on two persons sharing
From: Euro 2520
Single supplement: Euro 440
Accommodation on full board at 3* and 5* hotels
Domestic flight:1
Group size: max 10 people
Grading: moderate to difficult

ITINERARY: ANTANANARIVO-ANDASIBE MANTADIA-RANOMAFANA-ISALO-ZOMBITSE-IFATY

EAST/CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTH-WEST
10 days/9 nights
Day 1: Arrival

Arrival, meet and greet at Ivato airport and transfer to the hotel located in Antananarivo capital city. Accommodation on half board at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) /CARLTON HOTEL (5*) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 2: Drive to Andasibe- stop at Peyreiras Reptile Farm

Morning drive to Andasibe and have a stop at Marozevo reptile farm to see various colorful chameleons, Leaf-Tailed Geckos, tree frogs, snakes …
Afternoon visit of Analamazaotra Special Reserve to look for some lemur species such as Diademed Sifaka and Indri, Eastern Woolly Lemur, Parson’s chameleon, Mossy Leaf-tailed Gecko…
We have a night walk in search of nocturnal creatures such Goodman’s Brown Mouse Lemur, Greater Dwarf Lemur, chameleons and tree frogs.
Accommodation at INDRI LODGE (middle range)/MANTADIA LODGE or VAKONA FOREST LODGE (3*) (B, L, D)

Day 3: Drive to Mantadia National Park

Full day visit of Mantadia pristine forest in search of Indri, Diademed Sifaka, Black and White Ruffed Lemur and 3 species of Ground Rollers…
Accommodation at INDRI LODGE (middle range)/ MANTADIA LODGE or VAKONA FOREST LODGE (B, L, D)

Day 4: Drive back to Antananarivo

Morning visit of Vakona Private Zoo to play with Black and White Ruffed Lemur, Grey Bamboo Lemur, Brown Lemur.
We’ll drive back to Antananarivo.
Accommodation at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) /CARLTON HOTEL or similar hotel(B, L, D)

Day 5: Drive to Ranomafana

Early morning departure for our long journey to Ranomafana via Ambositra wood carving center. Visit of Ambositra wood carving workshop and curios before having lunch.
Dinner and overnight at LE GRENAT HOTEL (middle range)/THERMAL HOTEL (3*) or similar hotel (B, L, D)

Day 6: Ranomafana National Park

Full day exploration of Ranomafana National Park which is renowned for its rich bio-diversity and hot spring. The lush vegetation of Ranomafana National Park is the only protected area where the endangered Golden Bamboo Lemur, Greater Bamboo Lemur and Ranomafana Bamboo Lemur, and are known to occur.
This middle altitude rainforest inhabits the Milne Edward’s Sifaka, Red Bellied Lemur, and several bird species such as Vangas and Couas…
Accommodation on full board at LE GRENAT HOTEL (middle range)/ THERMAL HOTEL (3*) or similar hotel

Day 7: Drive to Isalo

Morning departure to Isalo via Ambalavao renowned for its handmade Antemoro paper fabric.
Visit of ANJA Forest to view Ring-Tailed Lemurs.
Dinner ant overnight at. ORQUIDEE HOTEL(middle range)/ RELAIS DE LA REINE (3*) (B, L, D)

Day 8: Drive to Ifaty via-Zombitse national park

Morning departure to Ifaty, with a stop at Zombitse National Park a remnant of dry deciduous forest of the southern region, which is the only Forest where the indigenous Appert’sTetraka. Some Verreaux‘sSifaka, Hubbard’s Sportive Lemur, and Red Tailed Sportive Lemur can be seen in this forest.
Upon arrival visit of Ifaty spiny forest which consists of the indigenous Didierae plant, Euphorbias, giant Pachypodiumsp and two varieties of baobabs (Adansoniaza, Adansoniafony).Ifaty is an ideal spot for diving and water sports with the large 250km coral reef which protect-ted the south -west coastline.
Accommodation on full board at LA MIRA HOTEL(middle range)/LE PARADISIER HOTEL (3*) or similar hotel

Day 9: DRIVE BACK TO TOLIARA- FLY TO ANTANANARIVO

Drive back to Toliara, and transfer to the airport for our flight to Antananarivo. We’ll have a farewell dinner at VILLA VANILLE restaurant Overnight at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) /CARLTON HOTEL (5*) or similar hotel

Day 10: DEPARTURE

You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.


Please note:

* In remote places like ISALO and IFATY, there is NO ELECTRICAL POWER. Generator runs only from 06PM to10 PM and from 7AM to 9AM

PACKAGE INCLUDES

• Nine ‘s night accommodation in full board in Middle-3*, 5*hotels
• Three meals a day
• Transfers, ground transport (four wheel drive vehicles)
• One (01) domestic flight
• All excursions mentioned on the itinerary
• Service of English speaking private tour guide
• Park entrance fees and park guide fees
• One bottle of mineral water per day
PACKAGE EXCLUDES

• International airfares to Madagascar
• Travel insurance and taxes
• Tips and gratuities
• Beverages
• Optional excursions
• Items of personal nature

The newly discovered Black Shoulder's Sportive Lemur(Ifaty spiny forest)

Indri weighing about 8kilograms,is the largest living lemur

The graceful diademed Sifaka

The 35grams Brown Mouse Lemur is one of the smallest primate

Eastern Wolly Lemur one of the smallest leaper species

The Dancer's Sifaka