merv1DAY 1: ARRIVAL ANTANANARIVO

Arrival at Ivato. Steps for the visa. Guests are welcomed by our representative and transfer to hotel. Installation at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

merv2DAY 2: ANTANANARIVO - ANTSIRABE

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departure to Antsirabe. On the road, panoramic view of the rice fields in steps and the tombs of the Highlands of Madagascar. Stop in Ambatolampy, to visit manufacturing aluminum pots. In the afternoon arrival in Antsirabe. Visit the City of Waters and some Malagasy craft workshops.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

merv3DAY 3: ANTSIRABE - FIANARANTSOA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Before departure to Ambositra, visit of the avenue of Antsirabe in rickshaw. Ambositra is the capital of the Malagasy handicrafts and wood carving. Possibility to visit craft shops in the city of Ambositra. Then continuation till Ranomafana. On the road, admiration of the Betsileo landscape with architecture and culture of the rice.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

merv9DAY 4: FIANARANTSOA - MANAKARA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departure early in the morning to go to the train station. The FCE connects the east coast with the highlands. This is the only line of goods to the villagers. Lunch picnic. Late in the afternoon arrival in Manakara.
Note: The program may change depending on the schedule of the train.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

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DAY 5: MANAKARA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departure to visit the Canal des Pangalanes by canoe. Visit of fishing villages, planting of vanilla and some endemic flora of the region. Lunch of seafood and products of this area
Madagascar.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

merv5DAY 6: MANAKARA - RANOMAFANA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departure to Ranomafana National Park. On the road, panoramic view of the tropical flora as Ravinala (Traveller's Tree) view. Arrival at Ranomafana, visit to the village.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

merv6DAY 7: RANOMAFANA - AMBALAVAO

Breakfast at hotel

In the morning, visit of Ranomafana National Park. Ranomafana rainforest is characterized by the presence of flora and fauna of the island. Several faunas are found in this park as different types of lemurs and chameleons. In the afternoon, transfer to Ambalavao

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

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DAY 8: AMBALAVAO - RANOHIRA

Breakfast at hotel

Before leaving Ambalavao visit the workshop paper making Antemoro and silk. Then visit the private reserve Anja in Iaritsena to see lemurs catta. Continuation to Ranohira-Ihosy through the town of Bara. Arrival at the end of the afternoon in Ranohira.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

merv11DAY 9: RANOHIRA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Leaving the hotel for a visit of the National Park of Isalo.  One day dedicated to visit and to admire the fauna and flora in the park with natural swimming pool, black and blue pool. The park is known for its diverse landscapes, and the Grand Canyon. Late in the afternoon, sunset in the famous "window of Isalo".

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

merv12DAY 10: RANOHIRA - TULEAR - IFATY

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departure to the deep southern of Madagascar. View of the first baobab. Admiration of the arid landscape and ethnicity Mahafaly tombs. Stop in Tulear, visit of  the market and shells and the city. Continue to the village of fishermen for joining the beautiful Beach, Ifaty.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

merv13DAY 11 - 12: IFATY

Breakfast at the hotel.

Day off.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 

 

DAY 13: IFATY - TULEAR - ANTANANARIVO (domestic flight)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to Tulear airport for the flight to the capital. Arrival in Antanasnarivo, customers are greeted by the representative of the agency. Then visit of the capital "city of a thousand".

Overnight at hotel.

 

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JOUR 14: ANTANANARIVO - DEPARTURE

Breakfast at the hotel.

Last purchase in the craft market, the largest market in the capital. Transfer to Ivato airport for  international flight. Boarding formalities