Madagascan Discoverer

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5 Based on 34 Reviews
  • Natural landmarks sightseeing
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Family
  • Customizable
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  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-39776
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Ends Antananarivo, Madagascar
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit the Alley of Baobabs to see the ancient trees at sunset
  • Walk among the extraordinary limestone pinnacles of Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park
  • Join experienced local trackers for the best encounters with lemurs in their natural habitats
  • Explore Isalo National Park, home to amazing rock formations, spectacular canyons and natural swimming holes
  • See unique wildlife in the Andasibe Nature Reserve and in Ranamofana National Park
Start and end in Antananarivo, the "Madagascan Discoverer" tour is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 16 days. You will travel through Ranomafana, Anja Reserve Conservation Project, Ranohira and 8 other destinations in Madagascar. "Madagascan Discoverer" is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Madagascar is home to wildlife and landscapes found nowhere else on this planet. Join this trip and discover this unique destination for yourself, visiting the primary forest at Andasibe to search for rare indri lemurs and unusual nocturnal wildlife. We also visit 1,000-year-old trees at the Alley of Baobabs, taking them in as the sunset throws an extraordinary blanket of colour, and trek through the otherworldly limestone pillars in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, a highlight in a trip packed full of them.
  • Day 1: Start Antananarivo
  • Day 2: Morning city tour in Antananarivo; afternoon drive to Andasibe; guided night walk
  • Day 3: Morning trek in Andasibe National Park; return to Antananarivo
  • Day 4: Fly to Morondava; visit Alley of Baobabs
  • Day 5: Drive to Bekopaka, with a visit to Kirindy dry forest reserve
  • Day 6: Morning trekking in Tsingy National Park; afternoon return to Bekopaka
  • Day 7: Take a 4x4 to Morondava; sunset at Alley of Baobabs
  • Day 8: Drive to Antsirabe
  • Day 9: Drive to Ranomafana
  • Day 10: Morning visit Ranomafana National Park; afternoon visit Ranomafana village
  • Day 11: Drive to Ranohira, visiting Anja National Park en route
  • Day 12: Full-day trek in Isalo National Park
  • Day 13: To west coast and beaches; overnight in Ifaty
  • Day 14: Free time for relaxation or optional activities at Ifaty beach
  • Day 15: Fly to Antananarivo
  • Day 16: End Antananarivo
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  • All breakfasts
  • All transport and listed activities
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  • Single accommodation (available on request)
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5 - Excellent
Based on 34 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 16 2024
5 - Excellent
Incredible Adventure
Incredible adventure through Madagascar. While there is a lot of travel, it allows you to see all the different cultures and landscapes of the country - from the highlands to the western coast, cities and rural villages, national... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 08 2023
5 - Excellent
Only in Madagascar, a real adventure!
I’ve wanted to visit Madagascar for some time, mainly to see the lemurs and to visit the giant baobab trees, but there is so much more to Madagascar, it has to be one of the most amazing and unique places I have ever travelled... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 26 2023
5 - Excellent
Madagascan Discoverer
A fantastic adventure holiday. Yes the days are long with a lot of travelling, but the rewards along the way more than make up for it. The spotters ability to find lemurs, chameleons, frogs, geckos, etc (even in the dark!) was... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 03 2019
5 - Excellent
"Madagascan Discoverer" was a truly wonderful, very enjoyable, multi-faceted trip with a really excellent guide, Rija. I am writing this review to inform future customers about 1 less-than-good aspect because it might be a safety... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Madagascan Discoverer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 24 October 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 October 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

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Madagascan Discoverer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Madagascan Discoverer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

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