Where Natural History Abounds Without Limits

Explore the Seychelles!

Combine your Madagascar adventure with an enchanting 8-day Seychelles Cruise in the Garden of Eden! Weekly departures year-round. Please call for details as this is a popular cruise and early booking is highly recommended.

Overview

Watching lemurs leap from tree to tree or dance across your footpath is one of the delights awaiting you in Madagascar. With our superb Trip Leader to unlock the island’s secrets, hike fantastic trails in a dazzling array of wildlife reserves and national parks, be welcomed by local villagers, and search for exotic endemic species. Discover the magical cloud forest of Ranomafana, see the surreal limestone landscapes of Isalo, and experience world-famous Andisabe (Perinet). If you’re a nature lover, this trip is a must!

Itinerary at a Glance

Days 1-3
Antananarivo / Avenue of the Baobabs / Kirindy Forest

Explore Antananarivo, then head to the majestic Avenue of the Baobabs and enjoy a Malagasy sundowner. Special activities include nature walks in remote Kirindy Forest or a boat excursion and village visit.

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Days 4-8
Antsirabe / Ranomafana

In Antsirabe, visit artisan workshops, then explore Ranomafana’s rainforest, home to the rare golden bamboo lemur. On one evening, you’ll enjoy a private talk and dinner with a wildlife researcher.

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Days 9-12
Anja / Isalo / Zombitse-Vohibasia

Community-run Anja Reserve is the ideal place to get eye to eye with ring-tailed lemurs. You can witness a tribal ceremony with the Bara tribe and hike in the dramatic canyons of Isalo before exploring Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park.

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Days 13-16
Andisabe (Perinet) / Lemur Island

Walk in the lush montane landscapes of Andisabe National Park, a vibrant rainforest teeming with fantastic birdlife, colorful reptiles, and home to the famous Indri indri, the largest species of lemur. Depart on Day 16.

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Explore the Seychelles!

Combine your Madagascar adventure with an enchanting 8-day Seychelles Cruise in the Garden of Eden! Weekly departures year-round. Please call for details as this is a popular cruise and early booking is highly recommended.

Highlights

Highlights

Hikes in five national parks and reserves, fascinating night walks, and special early morning walks for birders
Phenomenal Malagasy Trip Leaders whose insider knowledge brings you the best wildlife experiences
Extra local guides at each park for avid photographers and easier hiking options
Cozy lodges chosen for their proximity to wildlife reserves
Private dinner with a wildlife researcher
Comfortable AC vehicle with guaranteed window seats
Optional extension to Ankarana and Amber parks

Details

Length: 16 days
Cost From: $5495  
Arrive: Antananarivo, Madagascar
Depart: Antananarivo, Madagascar
Lodging: 15 nights hotels and wildlife lodges
Meals: All meals included except 1 dinner
Activity: Wildlife & Natural History
Trip Level:

Easy to moderate nature walks, rugged road travel