Tour overview

Tsiribihina River Trip Madagascar. will give you a great opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the west coast and adventure of the canoe trip.  Drive from Tana to Miandrivazo for the start of the Tsiribihina River trip by traditional canoe. You’ll journey down the Tsiribihina river trip with our expert staff by traditional wood canoe, through beautiful landscapes, meet the friendly local Sakalava people of Tsiribihina, and experience camping, waterfalls, endemic wildlife, and local adventures, this also the good opportunity to test local foods, to feel like a local as we will visit each nice village on the riverside.  After your river trip, cross by Zebu car that transports us to join our private car, then drive for 4hrs to the hotel and visit the Kirindy forest Park, drive through the famous “Avenue de Baobab”, perfect for photos. End your trip in Morondava, Menabe’s capital town. From here you will take your national flight back to Tana.

With our Tsiribihina River Trip Madagascar, we offer cultural tours, adventure tours, and special interest tours which include hikes, river tours, city tours, eco-tours, honeymoons, family trips, car rental, and the opportunity to see different wildlife & nature, National Park, etc. Our Tour Company is run to help our compatriot to get out of unemployment and poverty to give a direct advantage to the local community.

We are driven and passionate about serving the travel needs of groups and individuals. We’re committed to offering competitive value for money tours with high-level services in order to achieve total client satisfaction. We want to meet and exceed all our customer’s travel goals and objectives, and we strive for excellence in quality, integrity, and value in all that we do. We want our partners to grow profitably in our country. The Friendly Tour Guide Company’s priority is quality service, and each member of our company is focused in this direction.

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Included

  • We provide private car fit to your number.
  • Driver accomondation
  • Fuel for whole trip
  • Wood canoe rent with Boat man
  • Full charge on Tsiribihina river
  • All we need for camping and cook
  • Hotel based on Midrange

Not Included

  • Meals, Drinks at the hotel, Souvenirs
  • Internal flight (Morondava -Tana)
  • Otherwise out of Program
  • Visa, International flight

Day 1: ARRIVAL MEET -HOTEL TRANSFER.

You will find me after the arrivals with your name on hand.
-Visit the Queen Palace and city tour if arrive earlier.
Night at midrange hotel/per requirement

Day2: ANTANANARIVO - MIANDRIVAZO (387km)

Leave the hotel after your morning breakfast and drive to Antsirabe town, a 4hr drive on national hight way N°7. On route, we will take breaks for landscape photos. At Ambatolampy village, visit the local factory that produces aluminum pots, here also a good place to buy all fresh food (meals, drinks) for the adventure. Inform us if you have allergic food as we want to give you the best of our country.
-will arrive at Antsirabe town for a lunch and visit the precious stone of Madagascar, a Zebu horn factory, where they handcraft miniature crafts. We will arrive at Miandrivazo in the late afternoon.
The rest of the day at your leisure.
Night at midrange hotel/per requirement

Day3: MIANDRIVAZO -MASIAKAMPY - TSIRIBIHY RIVER

Today, we have to leave early in the morning to Masiakampy village, a 1hr drive (20km good road ,11Km off-road). We will bring you to the river port to get into your traditional wood canoe, with our crew(2 boatmen). During the trip you will see different species of river & forest birds like whistling ducks , egrets, herons, helmeted guinea fowls, as well as crocodiles and also the fishermen and farming villages. We will take a break under a big tree for lunch and we will share you local fresh warm food . Keep following the river again after lunch and spot the deciduous forest sheltering some species of lemurs while we pass in the gorge.
Night camping on the riverbank.

Day4: TSIRIBIHY RIVER -BEGIDRO VILLAGE.

After your local breakfast, the cruise goes continues through a gorge, with different views covered by limestone rocks. We will have a break at “Anosin’Ampela” a marvelous waterfall with a blue natural pool where you can swim, here also we will have our lunch.
-Keep canoeing on for few hours to reach the biggest village on the riverside called Begidro. This is a farmer and fisherman village where we can see the local life and visit the village as well.
Night on the opposite bank of the river in tents.

Day5: TSIRIBIHINA RIVER - ANTSERARAKA VILLAGE

Leave the camp after your breakfast to continue our cruise on the Tsiribihina river. Some miles ahead, the landscape turns into a succession of green fertile plains and baobab forests, with the fisherman field. Lunch will serve in the canoe!
We will arrive at Tanambao village in the afternoon, here we will leave the boat to take local transportation "Zebu car" for 1hr to reach the village of Antsiraraka.
Night at Basic Bungalow.

Day 6: ANTSERARAKA - KIRINDY FOREST - BAOBAB -MORONDAVA

Today, we will meet our private 4wd car to continue our route. Drive on off-road for 4hours to reach Kirindy Forest, where we will have our lunch and also visit this popular park. Hike through the park 1.5 to 3 hours on mostly flat trails of the Kirindy reserve to see lemurs (dancing lemurs), tenrecs, reptiles, and birds. Drive to Morondava, and on the way, visit the “Baobab in love” and stop at the famous Avenue of Baobab for sunset, a magic moment in this beautiful and unique surroundings. Head out to Morondava town after the sunset.

Night at midrange hotel/per requirement

Day7: MORONDAVA TOWN - FLY -ANTANANARIVO.

Depending on the time of your flight, we can drop you off at the airport.
But if you still have time. I would be happy to guide you around the town to explore Morondava, tasting fresh seafood, or doing sea excursion to see the Mangrove forest, fisherman village, and sea birds.

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