Tour overview

This South RN7 tour starts from the Highlands of Antananarivo and crosses regions peopled by ethnic groups as the Merina and Betsileo which cultivate fields and rice fields on the valley or carved in terraces on the mountain-sides. With the National Parks listed on this tour, you will be able to see the high light of Madagascar, by discovering the culture and the unique wildlife in their natural habitat. Ranomafana National Park is best for its different Lemurs and bird species, home to eight lemur species. Many of them are easy to spot, including the Golden bamboo, eastern Grey bamboo, and other insects include the Giraffe weevil. Many species of chameleons are often seen, as well as diverse birdlife like brown Mesite, Madagascar wood rail, couas, and ground-rollers, a family unique to the island.

You will also go to visit all small interesting towns on the route, such as Ambatolampy, a big farmer village, known for the handicraft manufacturing of aluminum articles; Antsirabe town, with its large and tree-lined boulevards, crossed by the “Posy Poss” (rickshaws); Ambositra, is the “capital” of the precious woodcraft which you will admire in several shops; and Fianarantsoa city is the best city for local Wine with the panoramic viewpoint.  After Ambalavao village; we will come to the vast Horombe valley by the calcareous massif of the Isalo National Park with beautiful landscapes; canyons, gorges, natural pools. Spot the sunset at Isalo Windows, Isalo Queens. On the way, we have a short visit to Zombitse Park to discover another species of Lemur and view some nice Baobabs trees as well. We finish the RN7 route at Toliara city the capital of the southwest, before ending in the seaside resort at  Ifaty/Mangily or at Anakao for a private beach.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Recommended for those like a road trip, hike, and landscapes Photographer.
  • Learn and practice the variety of tribes’ cultures and local life.
  • Discover the unique handcraft local market.
  • Visit Ranomafana, Isalo, Anja reserve, Zombitse National Park.
  • The incredible landscape and original encounters along the south route RN-7
  • A program that may dependent on domestic flights for one way from (Toliara –Tana).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • The accommodation based on bed & breakfast.
  • This Tour is classic and opens the whole year.
  • Travelers require a good physical fitness level and no car sick.
  • Raincoats, walking boots, torches, are required for your comfort during the tour.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.

 We do fully inclusive tours unless you have requested otherwise. Feel free to contact us at any time to get the updated Price if you are more than Two.

 

Included

  • Comfortable Private car rent with Fuel
  • Driver accommodation
  • Park entrance & Local Guide
  • All activity mentioned on the program
  • Hotel based in the midrange with breakfast
  • National flight (Toliara -Tana)
  • English Tour Guide Fees

Not Included

  • Meals, drinks, souvenirs
  • Otherwise out of the program

Day 1: ARRIVAL -ANTANANARIVO -ANTSIRABE TOWN.

I & the driver will pick you from your hotel or the international arrival (Ivato Airport) at any time to start the trip.
-4hrs drive on National High way N°7.
-Visit the local factory(aluminum pots) at Ambatolampy village.

Night at Midrange Hotel or per your requirement

Day2: ANTSIRABE - RANOMAFANA VILLAGE

7:30 Am- Visit the town of Antsirabe with Pouss-Pouss, also the Precious stone of Madagascar, Zebu horn factory, Miniature craft.
-11:30 Am -Arrive at Ambositra village where we will have our lunch and visit the woodcraft market that makes this town well-known.
- 6:00 Pm -Night walk organize by the local guide to see the endemic reptiles, and also the smallest lemurs called Mouse, and others.

Night at Midrange Hotel/ per requirement.

Day3: RANOMAFANA PARK - FIANARANTSOA CITY.

7:30 Am -Guided visit for 3:30 hrs hike at Ranomafana NP to explore the wild animals in their home. This park is recommended for the bird's lover, and rich of Fauna & Flora, including the Grey Bambo lemur, and other wonders.
11:30 Am -Lunch at Local Restaurant /Luxury option can be possible.
1:30 Pm- Drive out to Fianarantsoa city and will arrive at the Hotel around 6:00 Pm.

Night at Midgrange Hotel/ per requirement.

Day4: FIANARANTSOA - ANJA RESERVE -RANOHIRA VILLAGE

7:30 Am- Explore Fianarantsoa City by car(viewpoint, local win company.)
9: 00 Am- Will visit the Antemoro Paper (handmade) this is a local paper made by the tree bark.
11:30 Am- Visit the community reserve of Anja park managed by the local people to see the family of Ringtails lemurs live in freedom in their natural home, and easy to spot for a good photograph.
1:00 Pm- Lunch at the Restaurant before heading out to Ranohira village.

Night at Mid-range Hotel/ per requirement.

Day5: ISALO NATIONAL PARK -TOLIARA -IFATY BEACH/MANGILY.

7:00 Am -Start the visit with the professional local guide for a 3hours hike into this museum dedicated to the art of canyon.
11:00 Am- Back to get rest and lunch at the Restaurant.
1:30 Pm -Leave Ranohira village to Toliara city, visit the craft market and the city center, then cross to Ifaty beach to relax/doing sea activity can be possible by the hotel.
I recommend Anakao village for a white sand private beach and the sea activity (snorkeling, Diving, Fishing, sailing).
Night at Midrange hotel/per requirement.

Day6: MANGILY -FATY BEACH

This day is at your leisure to spot the beach, see the local life, visit the Tortoise village Park, and teste the sea fruits as here is the best place to enjoy them slots by the local cook.

Day7: AIRPORT TRANSFER -ANTANANARIVO-HOME

It depends on your flight time that we have to leave earlier from your Hotel to join the Airport at Toliara( 1hr drive). We can book you a flight in the afternoon to let you have time on the beach.
Driver and I will meet you from the Airport then drive you to visit the croc farm if still have time.
Drop you back at the Airport for the checking to HOME.

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