Baobab Tour

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Overview

“Sanctuary of nature” and “ecological jewel”, are the adjectives that qualify the natural wealth of Madagascar. The baobab, also called “Reniala” (“mother of the forest”) in Malagasy, is a 100% secular Malagasy tree. There are eight species on earth and six of them are endemic to the island. The baobab constitutes an important reserve of water which allows it to tolerate extreme climatic conditions. Because of its trunk filled with water, the baobab is also called “bottle tree”. You will admire the unique forest of baobab trees in the world and the most beautiful specimens in a wonderful scenery.

Day 1

ARRIVAL IN ANTANANARIVO

Arrival in Antananarivo.
Meet and greet by our representative at the airport.
Transfer to your hotel and briefing for your tours.
Overnight in Grand Urban Hotel or similar on Half Board.

Day 2

ANTANANARIVO / ANTSIRABE

Departure to Antsirabe at 8:30 am; 170km through the high plateau.
Discover the city of water and its crater lakes; the small zebu horn articles and the rickshaw. Antsirabe is the first industrial city of Madagascar.
Overnight in PLUMERIA HOTEL or similar on half board.

Day 3

ANTSIRABE / MIANDRIVAZO / MORONDAVA

Drive to Miandrivazo through a volcanic landscapes characterized by rocky hills and grasslands. You will discover several small villages.
Heading to Morondava which is a coastal city cradled by the Mozambique Channel and an historical city of the Sakalava Kingdom and Menabe.
Overnight in KIMONY RESORT or similar on half Board.

Day 4

ALLEY OF BAOBABS AND KIRINDY FOREST

Drive to the kirindy forest. Seven species of lemur can be found at like: The Verreaux's sifakas, grey mouse, the common brown.
Endemic reptiles are present too in this magnificent forest.
On the way back we will visit the alley of baobabs and lover’s baobabs.
Overnight in KIMONY RESORT or similar on half Board.

Day 5

MORONDAVA / ANTSIRABE

After breakfast, visit to the laidback atmosphere of Morondava coastal town which is felt all over the city. Stop at the local market.
Continuation to Antsirabe.
Overnight in PLUMERIA HOTEL or similar on half board.

Day 6

ANTSIRABE / ANTANANARIVO

After breakfast, transfer from Antsirabe to Antananarivo. Stop at Ambatolampy which is a small small hamlet with undeniable charm and typical city of the Highlands region where you can purchase some souvenirs.
Continuation to Antananarivo.
Overnight in Grand Urban Hotel or similar on Half Board.

Day 7

ANTANANARIVO – OUT

After breakfast, scenic drive with private van (including driver/tour guide) through the vibrant city center of Antananarivo. Stop at ZOMA Market souvenir shops, then transfer to Ivato airport to fly back home.

INCLUDED
  • Accommodation in a double standard room on Half Board as per the mentioned program.
  • Park entrance fees with a local guide
  • All Transfers
  • Transport with a private car
  • One bottle of mineral water per day per person
  • All taxes
NOT INCLUDED
  • All personal expenses
  • All excursions which are not in the program or optional
  • All personal insurances

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