HIKE TO ANDRINGITRA PARK
This hike Tour to Andringitra National Park is one of the most popular adventure camping tours leading to the beautiful places in Madagascar. Your adventure begins upon your arrival at Ivato Airport in Antananarivo and will end with the transfer for the flight back home. The Andringitra massif offers incredible natural wealth. It is open to all, and large spaces’ and mountain walk lovers won’t be disappointed as a panoramic view awaits them there! Madagascar’s nature encompasses jungles, tropical forests, a variety of landscapes, and high mountains. All that natural beauty, combined with the vast areas of uninhabited land, makes Madagascar a great destination for trekker lovers from all over the world. You’ll discover unsuspected wealth in this highland region and Andringitra National Park. Our expert staff will help you to arrange everything, meets the porters and local expert guides and this would be an opportunity to get to know them well. This tour includes visiting the local craft market, City Tour, wildlife& nature at Ranomafana Park, and testing the local fresh meals. There are a few species of lemurs, snakes, chameleons, frogs, and birds with flamboyant colors. The surrounding park area offers you to discover endearing people anchored in ancestral traditions, and exceptional wet rain forests due to the altitude, but most importantly, we will let you have the opportunity to climb Peak Boby which culminates at 2,658 m the second-highest mountain on the island.
-Pick-up from the airport/Hotel Take a private 4wd transportation following the national road N°7 for 4hours. On route, you will spot the variety of landscapes of the Highland, We will have a break at Ambatolampy village where we can visit the local factory work with (Aluminum), produce kitchen materials, and others. -Continuous to Antsirabe Town after lunch and visit the cathedral old church, ride Pouss-Pouss, visit local craft. Night at midrange Hotel/per requirement.
8:00 Am -Leave Antsirabe town then drive out on the mine road RN7 for 6hrs to Ambalavao village. We will arive at Ambalavao village after passing Fianarantsoa city. Here we will have the chance to visit the popular silk and Antaimoro paper factories. -The rest of the day at your liesure ! Overnight at midrange Hotel/per requirement
This morning, after your morning breakfast. The guide will prepar the camping materiels and buy all fresh food from the local market . We will then take our 4wd private car for 4 hours drive on off-road and hills to reach Namoly village. Here, you will going to experience the wonderful hike & camping and know how means the salient night, and have fun. Overnight on Camp with all staff.
Today, after our morning breakfast, we will keep our hike with local guide and the porter to explore the Andringitra area on foot. We will walk "Mora-Mora"-"Slowly" in the park by enjoying on amazing landscapes, view to another till we get to the base camp. This walk will take us about 5-6hours a day on valey and by climbing the montagne. -Fee- evening with fire camp to have dinner with the stars and moon . The guide will tell you the area story. Night and the dinner on Camp with all staff .
After our breakfast in the base camp we will head to the climb the Peak Boby, this will be the most enjoyable and hardest in our trekking. -Once we arrive at the top of the peak we will enjoy the amazing view and have lunch before we walk down slowly back to Namoly Village for a night. Night in basic Hotel /Homestay with locals
Today, we will leave the Andringitra Park to get back on the same road down back to Ambalavao for lunch and head out to Fianarantsoa city (win city) to spend the night. Overnight at midrange Hotel /per requirement.
We will leave Fianarantsoa city after your morning breakfast then drive on to Ranomafana national park. Ranomafana means 'hot water' in the Malagasy language. The area is a home for small mammals, birds, reptiles, and insects, as well as palms, bamboo, orchids, and carnivorous plants. It's home to 13 species of lemurs, including the famous Golden bamboo lemur, as well as the endemic birds, which was first reported in the area in 1985 and is one of the reasons why the government decided to protect this forest. -6:00 Pm -Night walk organize by the local guide to see the smallest nocturnal lemur called "Mouse" also rarest endemic Reptiles, chameleon on this area. Night and Dinner at midrange Hotel/per requirement.
Today, we will leave this Rainforest area to drive slowly back on the mine road to Ambositra village-of the third-largest ethnic group in Madagascar. Here will spend half-day to take a visit the nearby, walk through the rice field, visit the open wood craft market and explore the process of silk production, which is an important part of Malagasy culture. The use of silk was once reserved exclusively for royalty, but nowday everyone is free to wear it and the more often used is for the dead. When a Malagasy is buried, their body is wrapped in a large, silk sheet known as a 'lambamena', and, after a few years, the family traditionally return to the tomb to exchange the sheet for a new one. This custom is known as famadihana, and each village specializes in one step of the production. Night at midrange hotel /per requirement
7:30 Am - Leave the Betsileo village to drive back on RN7 for 6hrs on a good road. We will have a chance to spot the ricefield landscapes and the local village of Merina tribe and you can have a break for a nice picture. Lunch on route at local restaurant . We will arrive at Tana in the late afternoon. End of my Services!
Driver fees and accomondaion
Mid-range Hotel with breakfast
Park entrance & local guide fees.
All activity mentioned on program
Private transportation with Gasoine(Fuel).
All Tax & Parking -2 Poteur each hikker
Camping materials (Tents,cook materials).
Visa, Internationa flight
Drink, meals at the Restaurant