SOUTH RN7 ROAD TOUR
This South RN7 road tour to Toliara starts and Ends at Antananarivo. This road trip is the most popular tour of Madagascar. It crosses regions peopled by ethnic groups such as the Merina and Betsileo which cultivate fields and rice fields on the valley or carved in terraces on the mountainsides. A Long 960 km of tar road, the landscape will be changing every day. The RN7 road will take you along highlands, dramatic mountains, dry savannah, Baobabs, and thorny forests. You will be wowed by the scenery along the way. From exploring the unusual features, forests, wildlife, cultures, and customs to a relaxing beach holiday in the tropical sunshine. 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 Lemur and bird species, home to eight lemur species including the Golden bamboo, eastern Grey bamboo, and other insects such as the Giraffe weevil. Isalo National Park with it beautiful landscapes; canyons, gorges, and 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. You will also go to visit all the interesting small towns on the route, such as Ambalabao; Fianarantsoa, and Antsirabe town, with their large and tree-lined boulevards, crossed by the “Poussy Pouss” (rickshaws). Your tour will end only after visiting the capital town on food, from the panoramic view down to the local markets to see local daily life and get souvenirs.
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 Flower Palace Hotel in bed & breakfast.
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 Manja Hotel in bed & breakfast.
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 Bamboo 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 Guest House Hotel in bed & breakfast.
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 at 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 Satrana Hotel in bed & breakfast.
7:00 Am -Start the visit with the professional local guide for a 3hours hike into this museum dedicated to the art of canyon.
11:30 Am - Back to get rest and have lunch at the Restaurant.
1:30 Pm -Leave Ranohira village to Toliara city for 4 hour drive, 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), we can change the destination to there but let us know to plan it well for you.
Night at Bella Donna Hotel in bed& breakfast.
This day is at your leisure to spot the beach, see the local life, visit the Tortoise village Park, and taste the sea fruits as here is the best place to enjoy those slots by the local cook.
Night and Dinner at the same Hotel.
Today, you will transfer to the airport of Toliara to reach Antananarivo by domestique flight -Home. If time allow us; We'd be happy to guide you to visit the city center and get some litle souvenirs before go home . End of our Services!
Car rent with gas (4wd) way back)
Driver fees & accommodations.
National flight (Morondava–Tana).
Park entrance and local guide.
Midrange Hotels with breakfast
Visa, Internationa flight
Drink, meals at the Restaurant