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Ultimate Madagascar

Uncover the riches of Madagascar - stunning landscapes, incredible national parks and an amazing array of wildlife. On this journey you'll meet local people, discover the creatures of the night, see the famous ring-tailed lemur and trek through lush rainforest.A WORLD OF WILDLIFEVisit Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, renowned for its chameleon population and a home for many rare and endangered species, including 11 different types of Lemur! You'll spend an incredible night here, giving you the opportunity to encounter the park's nocturnal wildlife too.Take some time to explore the quaint villages of Ambatolampy, Antsirabe and Ambositra, famous for their traditional pots, handicrafts and hot springs. More than 41,600 hectares of tropical rainforest then lies ahead at Ranomafana National Park. You'll experience the park's exquisite beauty in the morning, then head on an evening trek in search of Lemurs.BEACHES TO BAOBAB TREESSee a traditional paper and silk mill at work on your way to Isalo National Park. Truly unique, this park's terrain includes canyons, oases and a lunar-like landscape. Then experience the rich and rare birdlife of Zombitse National Park, and the coastal town of Toliara.

Inclusions

Travel

  • Meet & greet on arrival and private airport transfers
  • Exclusive use of 4WD Safari vehicle
  • Economy-class flight between Toliara & Antananarivo

Accommodation & Meals

  • 11 nights in African-style hotels & lodges (3 star)
  • 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 9 dinners

Tour Guides

  • English-speaking locally based guide & driver

Entrance Fees & Permits

  • Entrance fees to all national parks and reserves are included

Sightseeing

  • City tour of Antananarivo including Old Upper Town, City Centre and the colourful neighborhoods of Lower Town.
  • Nocturnal tour in the Andasibe National Park.
  • Hike through the Analamazaotra Reserve in search of the famous 'Indri Indri' Lemur.
  • Hike through the Ranomafana National Park with a tracker and ranger to see all the unique flora and fauna.
  • Explore the lunar landscape of the Isalo National Park with its many canyons and oases.
  • Visit the Baobab Forest in the Reniala Private Reserve.
  • Walk through the streets of the Ifaty fishing village.
Tour Provider Bunnik Tours
Number of Days
12
Price From
AUD $7,165
Start Location
Madagascar
End Location
Madagascar
Age Range
Avg. 50+
Group Size
20
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Private
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
01 Jan 201931 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $7,165 
01 Jan 202031 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,920 
ItineraryExpand
Ultimate Madagascar

Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 1. Arrive Antananarivo

Welcome to Antananarivo, the capital and largest city in Madagascar. On arrival you'll take a city tour.

Day 2. Antananarivo - Andasibe National Park

Enjoy a scenic drive to Andasibe National Park this morning. Head into the park to discover its amazing nocturnal wildlife tonight. [B,D]

Day 3. Analamazaotra Reserve

Visit Analamazaotra Reserve. The protected forest here is home to many kinds of lemur and amphibians. Spot the wildlife on a hike through the rainforest. Enjoy great photo opportunities exploring Lemur Island this afternoon. [B,D]

Day 4. Andasibe National Park - Antsirabe

Leave the rainforest behind and travel south towards Antsirabe, stopping to meet some villagers who hand-make traditional-style pots from recycled aluminium. [B,L,D]

Day 5. Antsirabe - Ranomafana

Travel through the scenic highlands and local villages to Ranomafana. [B,L,D]

Day 6. Ranomafana National Park

Explore the lush Ranomafana National Park early this morning. Enjoy a trek to see many different nocturnal animals this evening. [B,L,D]

Day 7. Ranomafana - Isalo

Enter the semi-desert of southern Madagascar. Visit traditional mills and local villages, before continuing to the Anja Reserve, home to many unique species of lemurs. [B,L,D]

Day 8. Isalo National Park

Accompanied by a park ranger, enjoy a full day hike through canyons, oases and lunar landscapes, before arriving at a stunning waterfall. [B,D]

Day 9. Isalo - Ifaty

Travel past several villages and stop at Zombitse National Park, on the way to the charming fishing village of Ifaty. [B,D]

Day 10. Ifaty

An interesting morning visiting the Reniala Reserve, known as the "Spiny Forest". It is home to many tall, spiny bushes that can only be found in southern Madagascar. Later explore an impressive forest of baobab trees. [B,D]

Day 11. Ifaty - Antananarivo

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Antananarivo. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. [B]

Day 12. Depart Antananarivo

Transfer to the airport for your onward journey. [B]