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Magical Madagascar
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path
Madagascar Private Journey
Natural history and wildlife tour in Madagascar introduces you to "dancing" sifaka lemurs at Andasibe, Berenty, Ankarana, and Amber Mt. Nat'l Parks. Madagascar's remote reserves are renowned for endemic biodiversity. See Ranomafana and Isalo Nat'l Parks, and Andasibe Reserve, home to indri lemurs. Experience the exotic wildlife of Madagascar on your own Private Journey with exclusive accommodations, private flights, and top-notch guides.
Activities: Wildlife and Natural History, Walking Activities: Wildlife and Natural History, Cultural Adventures, Walking Activities: Cultural Adventures, Walking, Wildlife and Natural History
Trip length: 14-day trip begins and ends in Antananarivo, Madagascar Trip length: 15-day trip begins and ends in Antananarivo, Madagascar Trip length: 9-day trip begins and ends in Antananarivo, Madagascar
Trip level:

Easy to moderate walking, rugged road travel, cultural exploration
Trip level:

Easy to moderate nature walks, rugged road travel
Trip level:

Easy to moderate nature walks, rugged road travel
Cost from: $6595 Cost from: $7695 Cost from: $6295
Highlights:
  • Inspiring journey brings you to the most astonishing wonders of Madagascar
  • Hike through the Dr. Seussian spiny forest at Berenty and amid the surreal sandstone tsingy of Ankarana
  • Excellent opportunities to photograph Verreaux’s “dancing” sifaka lemurs, ring-tailed lemurs, and red-fronted brown lemurs
  • Spot crowned lemurs, Sanford’s brown lemurs, and many species of chameleons endemic to the north at Amber Mountain National Park
  • Choice of hiking options, plus early morning outings for birders and fascinating night walks
  • Extensions include Isalo National Park in southern Madagascar, South Africa game viewing, Rwanda gorilla tracking, and island hopping in the pristine Seychelles
Highlights:
  • Choice of hiking options, night walks, early morning birding outings
  • Outstanding Trip Leaders, extra local naturalist guides at each park
  • Sunset at Avenue of the Baobabs
  • Fly on two private charters to maximize time in parks
  • Visit local school, sample traditional Malagasy cuisine
Highlights:
  • Private guides with choice of hiking options, night walks, early morning and afternoon outings
  • Private charter flights to reduce travel time
  • Experience Madagascar’s range of ecosystems, from dry deciduous forest to lush rainforest
  • Hear the “singing” of indri lemurs of Andisabe, see Coquerel's sifaka lemurs at Anjajavy
  • Sunset among the baobabs, snorkeling and kayaking at Anjajavy
Itinerary-in-Brief
Day 1: WELCOME TO ANTANANARIVO
Day 2: Crowned Lemurs of Amber Mountain National Park
Days 3-4: Hiking in Ankarana National Park / Tsingy Forest
Day 5: Ankarana’s Dry Forest Wildlife / Birds and Lemur
Day 6: Diego Suarez / Antananarivo
Day 7: Spiny Desert of Berenty Private Reserve / Night Walk
Day 8: Berenty Private Reserve
Day 9: Berenty Private Reserve / Antananarivo
Day 10: Colorful Chameleons / Andasibe
Day 11: “Singing” Indri Lemurs / Lemur Island
Day 12: Endangered Species / Lemur Island
Day 13: Lemur Island / Return to Tana
Day 14: Cooking Class / Depart
Itinerary-in-Brief
Day 1: Welcome to Antananarivo
Day 2: Local School / La Mandraka / Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
Days 3-4: “Singing” Indri Indri at Andisabe
Day 5: Lemur Island / Antananarivo
Day 6: Morondava / Avenue of the Baobabs
Day 7: Avenue of the Baobabs / Kirindy Forest
Day 8: Betania / Fianarantsoa / Ranomafana National Park
Days 9-10: Ranomafana: Rainforest and Rare Species
Day 11: Anja Reserve / Ring-Tailed Lemurs / Isalo National Park
Days 12-13: Lemurs / The Window Of Isalo / Hidden Waterfall Hike
Day 14: Zombitse-Vohibasia / Antsokay Arboretum / Tulear / Antananarivo
Day 15: Cooking Class / Departure
Itinerary-in-Brief
Day 1: Welcome to Madagascar
Day 2: Tana / La Mandraka / Andasibe-Mantadia National Park / Mantadia Lodge
Days 3-4: Andasibe / Indri indri Lemurs / Mantadia Lodge
Day 5: Lemur Island / Antananarivo
Day 6: Antananarivo / Anjajavy Lodge
Days 7-8: Anjajavy Reserve
Day 9: Fly Anjajavy / Antananarivo
Lodging: 7 nights hotels, 6 nights wildlife lodges Lodging: 14 nights hotels and wildlife lodges Lodging: 8 nights hotels and wildlife lodges
Meals: All meals included except 2 dinners as indicated in the Detailed Itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) Meals: All meals included except 1 dinner as indicated in the Detailed Itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) Meals: All meals included except 2 dinners as indicated in the Detailed Itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Departures:
Jul 7-20, 2023
Sep 8-21, 2023
Oct 6-19, 2023
Departures:
Sep 10-24, 2022
Oct 1-15, 2022
Oct 15-29, 2022
Nov 5-19, 2022
Apr 22-May 6, 2023
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Departures:
Best Months: April to November
Country: Madagascar Country: Madagascar Country: Madagascar
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