Tsiribihina river baobab alley

River trip l Culture, adventure, Baobabs discovery.

09 Days

Ages:+10

Size : -/+60+

Adventure

Tour Highlights:

Witness the amazing drive through the landscape of the highland to the west coast of Madagascar. Discover the wonderfull baobab avenue, Look at Fosa, the biggest carnivore of Madagascar, and see many species of lemurs and birds as well different spcies of reptiles at the dry Kirindy Forest.  Have the opportunity to understand the customs and daily life of local people the in the southwest part of Madagascar. Witness the decent of the Tsribihina river trip on a canoe and see its endemic fauna, flora, which is among the many wonders of Madagascar.

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DAY 01 : ANTANANARIVO TRANSFER IN

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When you are arrived at the airport, we will be there waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it. After picking you up at the airport we will drive to our hotel in Antananarivo and give you a special briefing about our upcoming journey and answer any questions you may have about our upcoming adventure.
Overnight in Antananarivo.

Arrival : Ivato International airport

Antananarivo

Duration : 30 mn - 18 km

Lodging : Central Hotel Tana

DAY 02 : ANTANANARIVO - ANTSIRABE

After breakfast at hotel we will visit the queen’s palace to learn the monarchy of Madagascar and visit the market where you will see colorful products and get better understanding about the Malagasy life style in general. After the visit we will drive towards Antsirabe. On the way we will have a quick stop at Ambatolampy to visit the Madagascar’s pot factory capital.  Late afternoon arrival in Antsirabe. Opening a city tour around the city with rick Shaw riding along the city. This night you can decide to have dinner to your hotel or be taken to a restaurant in town.
Overnight in Antsirabe.

Antsirabe

Duration : 3 hours 47 mn - 180 km

Lodging : Flower palace Hotel

DAY 03: ANTSIRABE – MIANDRIVAZO

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Today morning  after your breakfast we  will visit the zebu horn l miniature and half precious stone factories then continue with rick shaw ridding experience. After the visit in Antsirabe  we will head to reach Miandrivazo  you will slowly descend towards sea level crossing desert areas where you will occasionally see along the road of the tiny villages. The green of agricultural crops leaves room for the deserts of Madagascar.
Overnight in Miandrivazo.

Miandrivazo

Duration : 07 hours 30 mn - 497 km

Lodging : Princesse Tsiribihina Hotel

DAY04 : MIANDRIVAZO -NOSINAMPELA

camping along the Tsiribihina river

Today after breakfast we will take our FWD then drive to Masiakampy a little village where we will embark to our  boat, with our team who will serve you a delicious meal during our river trip alon the  river. On the way you will see different species of birds, crocodiles and lemurs. When we arrive to the base camp you will be taken to discover and have a good bath at the water fall called “Nosinampela “which means lady’s island. After your good bath your guide will pitch a tent, on  riverside where you are going to sit back and enjoy your meal listening to the sounds of the river and watching the sun go down.
Camping at night and Full board meal will be served

Tsiribihina river

Duration : 07 hours 30 mn - 497 km

Lodging : Camping at the base camp

DAY 05 : NOSINAMPELA - AMBATOMISAY

camping along the Tsiribihina river

This morning start with a cooked breakfast as we pack up all the camping materials and clean the camp site. When you are fully ready we will continue our adventure as the river winds through the thick forest which is full of wildlife and you will enjoy meeting the villagers and fishermen during our  navigation in the heart of the meanders of the Tsiribihina river. On the way you will see some species of baobabs and beautiful forest. This night we will set a fire camp with some animation with a demonstration of the local dance with a rhythm called “kilalaky” which is a music rhythm of the south-west coast of Madagascar.
Camping at night and Full board meal will be served

Tsiribihna river

Duration : 07 hours 30 mn - 497 km

Lodging : Camping at the base camp

DAY 06 : AMBATOMISAY - ANTSIRARAKY - MORONDAVA

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Today is  our last day 0n the river, after breakfast we will canoe few kilometers to the small village where we will get onto a zebu cart which will take us to a village which called Antsiraraka. In this village where we will meet our  FWD and our driver. During the time we  load your luggage you will admire your first giant baobab just next to our car.  When everything is ready and you are satisfied with admiration and picture taking we will drive towards Morondava. On the way We will visit the sacred baobab and in love baobabs and will enjoy the sunset at the baobab avenue which is one the highlights of this  dream trip.
Overnight in Morondava at Trecicogne Hotel.

Morodava

Duration : 07 hours 30 mn - 497 km

Lodging : Trecicogne Hotel

DAY : 07 MORNDAVA - ANTSIRABE

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Toady after your earlier breakfast we will  prepare to head back to Antsirabe. On the way we will  be enjoying  to visit some villages, gold mining, rice fields, people working on their crops fields and we can including  some schools visit  and enjoying the half desert landscape again by taking different photos of the scenery a long the way till we arrive to the city of Antsirabe again This night you can decide to dinner your hotel or prefer to have dinner the restaurant outside where you will entairtained  .
Overnight in Antsirabe.

Antsirabe

Duration : 8 hours 10 min 531 km

Lodging : Flower palace Hotel

DAY : 08 ANTSIRABE - ANTANANARIVO

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After breakfast the hotel we will drive back to Antananarivo. On the way you will enjoy nice scenery and have lunch in a famous restaurant to taste duck leaver and many other choices. After our arrival to Antananarivo we will check into our hotel and take some time to get settled. In the afternoon, we will take a moment to go and explore historical places in Antananarivo, including the Manjakamiadana Palace, the Andafiavaratra museum, in which we will learn about the history of the Malagasy Kingdom.
Overnight in Antananarivo

Antananrivo

Duration : 03 hours 47 mn 180 km

Lodging : Central Hotel Tana

DAY : 09 ANTANANARIVO TRANSFER OUT

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Toadyis the last day of our trip and our last days together. Depending on your flight. We have a free morning for shoping for souvenirs to bring back home. During our shopping tour we will look at Malagasy craft-work, local spices, vanilla, and much more. After  our shopping we will prepare for our departure to Ivato International airport. We will arrive at the airport 2 hours or earlier before your departure time.
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Antananarivo

Duration : 30 mn - 18 km

Departure : Ivato International airport

This tour proposal is 100% customizable according to your wishes ad wants. You can change your tour (duration, accommodation, activities and services) during your discussions with us.     

INCLUDED

  1. Hotels & breakfast
  2. Fwd or Bus
  3. Fuel for the entire trip
  4. Tour guide
  5. Local guide
  6. Park entrance fees
  7. Night walk
  8. Communal taxes
  9. Car parking fees
  10. One bottle of water per person per day
  11. Boat or Canoe
  12. 03 Meals per day or full board during the river trip.
  13. Camping materials
  14. mattresses and blankets

EXCLUDED

  1. Lunch
  2. Dinner
  3. Other personal expenses

Your required persoanl protective Equipments (PPE)
Hicking shoes, alcoholic hand sanitizer, head lights, warm clothes, mosquito spays, sun glasses, walking stick if necessary, Rain coats and your personal meds.

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