16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour

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16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour

Overview of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour

16 Days Overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour starts from Antananarivo and features a remarkable journey via the Mountainous central highlands, the rainforest to the East, semi-arid savannah along with canyons of the south slopping to the lush beaches.  The Safari features a combination of wildlife, scenery and culture.

Safari Highlight of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour

Day 1 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Arrive in Antananarivo & transfer to the hotel

Day 2 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Antananarivo –Andasibe (Analamazaotra Reserve)

Day 3 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Explore Andasibe / Mantadia National Park

Day 4 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  Andasibe –Antananarivo – Ambohibary

Day 5 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Ambohibary- Antsirabe

Day 6 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Antsirabe – Ranomafana

Day 7 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Explore Ranomafana National Park

Day 8 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Ranomafana – Fianarantsoa – Sahambavy

Day 9 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Sahambavy – Fianarantsoa- Ambalavao – Tsaranoro

Day 10 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Tsaranoro Valley (Andringitra National Park)

Day 11 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Tsaranoro – Isalo

Day 12 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  Explore Isalo National Park

Day 13 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Isalo – Zombitse – Tulear- Ifaty

Day 14 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Ifaty

Day 15 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Ifaty – Tulear – Antananarivo

Day 16 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  City tour & depart

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Detailed Itinerary of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour

Day 1 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Arrive in Antananarivo & transfer to the hotel

Arrive at Ivato International Airport – the main gateway to Madagascar, meet our representative and transfer to the Airport.

Day 2 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  Antananarivo –Andasibe (Analamazaotra Reserve)

Antananarivo Madagascar Safari Tours

Antananarivo Madagascar Safari Tours

Transfer for 3hrs to Andasibe and upon arrival, engage in the hike at Analamazaotra Nature Reserve to spot the largest of all lemurs called Indri amongst other endemic animals and plants. In the evening, you will go for a short night walk to spot nocturnal animals.

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Explore Andasibe / Mantadia National Park

Mantadia National Park Madagascar Safari Tours

Mantadia National Park Madagascar Safari Tours

After some ride on a bumpy road, you will reach Mantadia Reserve, home for other species of lemurs, birds and chameleons. This 4-hour hike is rather challenging but worth-it to explore the primary rainforest of Mantadia National Park. You will seek Black-and-white ruffed lemurs, Diademed sifaka, ground rollers and the insectivorous tenrecs. In the afternoon, you will spot lemurs closely at the Lemurs’ Island.

 

Day 4 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Andasibe –Antananarivo – Ambohibary

After breakfast, you will have about 5-hour drive southwards to Ambohibary and a rural inn located in a small village. Discover the local culture through local cuisine, dance and more. Evening without electricity and no running water inside a Malagasy house.

Day 5 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  Ambohibary- Antsirabe

Antsirabe Madagascar Safari Tours

Antsirabe Madagascar Safari Tours

Visit of the surrounding villages and leave to Antsirabe – the city of water and rickshaws. You will reach Antsirabe after 01-hour drive on paved road. Visit of some precious stones and minerals workshops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 6 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Antsirabe – Ranomafana

Drive to Ambositra most known for their fantastic woodcarving workshops. Continue to Ranomafana National Park. In the evening, you will take a short walk to observe nocturnal animals around the park.

Day 7 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  Explore Ranomafana National Park

Ranomafana National Park Madagascar Safari Tours

Ranomafana National Park Madagascar Safari Tours

Ranomafana is a place to discover and experience the bewildering diversity of endemic plant and animal life it protects. Home for rare primates amongst other animals and plants. The whole day will be spent inside the park.

 

 

 

 

Day 8 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Ranomafana – Fianarantsoa – Sahambavy

Depart to Fianarantsoa. Upon arrival, drive outside of town and have a day hike throughout the Betsileo villages with pirogue ride to Sahambavy – the tea plantation area.

Day 9 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  Sahambavy – Fianarantsoa- Ambalavao – Tsaranoro

Drive to Ambalavao to visit the Antaimoro paper factory, a silk weavers’ workshop as well as the community-run reserve of Anja. From there, you will get off-road to reach the Tsaranoro Valley.

Day 10 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:   Tsaranoro Valley (Andringitra National Park)

Andringitra National Park Madagascar Safari Tours

Andringitra National Park Madagascar Safari Tours

You will enjoy a full day hike in the western side of the Andringitra National Park. This Gondwana massif has a wide diversity of ecosystems ranging from low altitude rainforest in the East to alti-mountain and savannah. There are several options of hiking level depending on your own pace.

 

 

 

 

Day 11 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:   Tsaranoro – Isalo

Your day will be spent mostly on the road through the rocky landscape and savannah scenery. You will be arriving at the end of the afternoon at Isalo. The sunset at Isalo is a nostalgic moment (Weather wise).

Day 12 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  Explore Isalo National Park

Isalo National Park Madagascar Safari Tours

Isalo National Park Madagascar Safari Tours

The major part of the day will be spent inside the park to observe its beauty. As the temperature can rise considerably in the afternoon, you will spend some comforting time by the natural swimming pool or at the black pool inside the canyon. Several amazing figures have been sculpted by the erosion inside the park.

 

 

 

 

Day 13 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Isalo – Zombitse – Tulear- Ifaty

Zombitse Madagascar Safari Tours

Zombitse Madagascar Safari Tours

In the morning, you will head southwards to Tulear towards the savannah and the baobab areas. Several species of spiny vegetation of this area are endemic and exist nowhere else.  On the way, you will visit the Zombitse National park to observe other species of lemurs like the Hapalemurs.

 

 

 

Day 14 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Ifaty

Day at leisure. (No visit/excursion planned). Possibility of scuba diving and snorkeling – Fishing – Swimming – or just relaxing.

Day 15 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour: Ifaty – Tulear – Antananarivo

Transfer to Tulear airport and fly back to the capital. Visit of some cultural sites if time allows.

Day 16 of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour:  City tour & depart

Depending on the flight time, you take up the city tour of Antananarivo and depart.

End of the 16 Days overland Great South & Andasibe Madagascar Tour

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Madagascar

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Madagascar

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Madagascar

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

More lodging options in Bwindi

Gorilla Valley lodge-accommodation in bwindi

Gorilla Valley lodge is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment that is located in Rushaga region in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

More lodging options in Murchison falls

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp - accommodation in murchison falls np

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment owned and operated by an Italian family that came to Uganda in the year 1986. Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is positioned at 10km from the Tangi gate to the north of Murchison Falls National Park.

More lodging options in Murchison falls

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp - accommodation in murchison falls np

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment owned and operated by an Italian family that came to Uganda in the year 1986. Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is positioned at 10km from the Tangi gate to the north of Murchison Falls National Park.

More lodging options in Mburo

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Mburo Safari Lodge is a midmarket inclined to Luxury accommodation on the border of Lake Mburo National Park. The lodge is positioned on a raised hill offering a panoramic view of the park.

More lodging options in Queen Elizabeth

Kasenyi Safari Camp - accommodation in queen elizabeth np

Kasenyi Safari Camp is positioned on Lake Bunyampaka rim the Queen Elizabeth National Park presenting midrange / standard accommodation establishment within Queen Elizabeth National Park.

More lodging options in Budongo

Budongo Eco Lodge- accommodation on a uganda safari

Budongo Eco Lodge is a midrange/ standard accommodation in the Kaniyo Pabidi forest an extension of Budongo Central Forest Reserve accessed through the Kichumbayobo gate in the south of Murchison Falls National Park.

Budongo Eco Lodge also has provision for the budget rooms that caters for the low cost travellers on safaris in Uganda.

More lodging options in Kibale

Papaya Lake Lodge- accommodation in kibale np

Papaya Lake Lodge is positioned at 350km from Kampala the Uganda’s Capital City on the boundary of Kibale National Park in the Ndali Kasenda Crater Field. The region in which it is located features twenty (20) extinct volcanic crater fields that present a range of lakes coming with unique shapes, color and size. The Papaya Lake Lodge also overlooks the magical Rwenzori Mountains that is snowcapped.

More lodging options in Kampala

Imperial Resort Beach Hotel- luxury accommodation in uganda

Imperial Royale Hotel opened in 2007 offering Luxury / Upmarket accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers and other guests in Uganda.

More lodging options in Bunyonyi

Bunyonyi Safaris Resort - accommodation in bunyonyi on a uganda safari

Bunyonyi Safari Resort is a midrange / standard accommodation on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi in the Kagalama village overlooking the lake.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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