OFFERING YOU THE BEST LEMUR VIEWING

Madagascar is the large refuge on earth for lemurs, those primitive primates became extinct in the rest of the world some 30 million years ago, and survive only in the island.
Lemurs are forest dwellers, and they are distributed in different vegetation types according to their species.The 70 species of lemurs can be seen in 50 National parks and Nature Reserves.
This 12 Day Lemur Watching allows you to have the best lemur viewing inhabiting different vegetation types of east and southern regions, ranging from the largest living lemur, the INDRI to the world’s tiniest primate species, the Mouse Lemur weighing about 30 grams.

Lemur watching can be featured from 4days to 21 days.

12DAY LEMUR AND WILDLIFE WATCHING (LW12)

12DAYS/11NIGHTS
  • Accommodation on full board basis in double or twin rooms
  • Accommodation: Middle range or 3*hotels
  • Grading : Easy in general and moderate in Ranomafana National Park only
  • 01 domestic flight: Toliara-Antananarivo
  • Excluding international flights
  • Tips and gratuities are not included in the rates
  • Group size: max 10
  • Tour cost should be paid in EURO because the hotel tariffs and Malagasy money are based in Euro

RATE PER PERSON SHARING

12 Day Lemur Watching 01PAX 02PAX 03PAX 04PAX-06PAX 07-09PAX Single Supplement
Good hotels(3*) from €5225 from €3230 from €2670 from €2310 from €2145 from €480
Middle range(2*) from €4640 from €2990 from €2380 from €2045 from €1915 from €285

ANTANANARIVO-PERINET-MANTADIA- RANOMAFANA-ISALO-ZOMBITSE-IFATY

EAST/ CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/ SOUTH-WEST

01 domestic flight

Day 1: Arrival
Arrival, meet and greet at Ivato airport and transfer to the hotel located in Antananarivo capital city.
Dinner and overnight at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) or LE CHALET DES ROSES (2*)
Day 2: Drive to Perinet (Andasibe)
Drive to Perinet Special Reserve to view Indri, Diademed Sifaka, Grey Bamboo Lemur, Red Fronted Brown Lemur…
Night walk along the road to look for nocturnal lemurs such as Goodman’s Mouse Lemur, Greater Dwarf Lemur...
Some frogs such as Boophis viridis and Parson's Chameleon, Nose Horned Chameleon, Madagascar Green Gecko, Madagascar Tree Boa can be seen.
Accommodation on full board at VAKONA FOREST LODGE (3*) or INDRI LODGE (2*)
Day 3: Mantadia national park
Full day visit of Mantadia National Park which is home Indri, Black and White Ruffed Lemur, Red Bellied Lemur and several
endemic birds such as Blue Coua,Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher the 3 species of Ground Rollers …
Accommodation on full board at VAKONA FOREST LODGE (3*) or INDRI LODGE (2*)
Day 4: Drive back to Antananarivo
Tracking back to Antananarivo, and have a stop at Pereyras reptile farm to see various colorful chameleons, Stump Tailed chameleon
(Brookesia), Leaf-Tailed Gecko, tiny tree frogs, snakes, fruit bats, tenrecs …
Accommodation on full board at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) or CHALET DES ROSES (2*)
Day 5: Drive to Ranomafana
Full day drive to Ranomafana National Park via Ambositra woodcarving center. We’ll stop at Ambositra for lunch and visit some wood carving curios.
Dinner and overnight at THERMAL HOTEL (3*) or GRENAT HOTEL(2*)
Day 6: Ranomafana National Park
Full day exploration of Ranomafana rainforest in search of the endangered Golden Bamboo Lemur, Greater Bamboo Lemur and Ranomafana Bamboo, Milne Edwards’s Sifaka and the small carnivore Ring-tailed Mongoose.
Night walk along the road to have a closer look at the Brown Mouse Lemur.
Accommodation on full board at THERMAL HOTEL (3*) or GRENAT HOTEL (2*)
Day 7: Drive to Isalo
Full day drive to Isalo, via Ambalavao town renowned for its handmade Antemoro paper fabric. We have a stop on route at ANJA forest to view Ring-Tailed Lemurs, and have lunch.
Accommodation on half board at RELAIS DE LA REINE (3*) or ORQUIDEE HOTEL
Day 8: ISALO NATIONAL PARK
Full day exploration of the eroded Jurassic sandstone massif of the Isalo which is home of Benson’s Rock Thrush.
Morning visit of the Canyon des Maki which inhabit Verreaux’s Sifaka and Ring-Tailed Lemur…
Afternoon hike to the Piscine Naturelle a small oasis with a crystal clear water pool.
Accommodation on full board at RELAIS DE LA REINE (3*) or ORQUIDEE HOTEL
Day 9: Drive to Ifaty –via Zombitse National Park
Morning departure to Ifaty fishermen village, with a stop at Zombitse National Park a remnant of dry deciduous forest renowned for the only habitat of the rare bird Appert’s Tetraka.
Some Lemur Verreaux’s Sifaka and the nocturnal Red Tailed Sportive Lemur and Hubbard’s Sportive Lemur can be seen.
Accommodation on full board a LA MIRA beach front hotel (3*)
Day 10: IFATY SPINY FOREST
Morning walk in Ifaty spiny forest characterized by Didiera plant family, Euphorbias and baobab trees which is home the 2 nocturnal lemurs, the White Footed Sportive Lemur, and the newly
discovered Black Shoulder Sportive Lemur, and the famous bird Long-Tailed Ground Roller.
Ifaty reef is an ideal site for snorkeling and diving.Afternoon at leisure.
Accommodation on full board at LA MIRA HOTEL (3*)
Day 11: Drive back to Toliara- Fly back to Antananarivo
We’ll drive back to Toliara and will be transferred to the airport for our flight to Antananarivo. We’ll have a farewell dinner at VILLA VANILLE restaurant
Overnight at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) or LE CHALET DES ROSES (2*)

Day 12: Departure
You will be transferred to the airport for your rturn flight.

    PLEASE NOTE

    • In remote places like ISALO, IFATY there is NO ELECTRICAL POWER.
      Generator runs only from 06PM to 10 PM and from 7AM to 9AM
    • Madagascar is a French speaking country, an English speaking tour guide is recommended if you don’t speak French

    ACTIVITIES

    • Visit of Andasibe-Mantadia National Parks
    • Visit of Pereyras Reserve(Reptile farm)
    • Visit of wood carving work shops in Ambositra
    • Visit of Ranomafana national park
    • Visit of Ambalavao handmade paper fabric
    • Visit of Anja Forest
    • Visit of Isalo National Park
    • Visit of Zombitse National Park
    • Visit of Ifaty spiny forest

    INCLUDED

    • Accommodation:11nights in Good or Middle range
    • Meals: 3meals a day
    • One(01) domestic flight
    • Transfers and ground transport
    • All excursions mentioned above and park fees
    • Service of English speaking guide throughout the tour
    • Service of all park guides for above mentioned reserves
    • Luggage handling at airports
    • One bottle of mineral water each day

    EXCLUDED

    • International airfare to Madagascar
    • Travel insurance and taxes
    • Passport and visa fees
    • Beverages
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Optional excursions
    • Luggage handling at hotels
    • Other expenses of personal nature
    • Luggage handling fee at the hotels

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

Ring Tailed Lemur is the country flagship species