Madagascar in Depth

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 24 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 15-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-18123
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Ends Antananarivo, Madagascar
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Wander around 800-year-old trees along the Avenue of the Baobabs.
  • Cross the Big Tsingy via suspended bridge.
  • Float down the meandering Manambolo River on a morning canoe trip.
  • Stay in a cottage deep within the Ranomafana National Park, surrounded by lush rainforest and countless species of flora and fauna.
  • See how many species of lemur you can spot in Isalo, Andasibe and Ranomafana national parks (there are 33 different types!).
  • Chill out at laidback Ifaty – this Malagasy seaside village will provide you with plenty of options to explore, adventure or relax as you wish.
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The "Madagascar In Depth" trip starts and ends in Antananarivo. It is a national parks trip that takes 24 days taking you through Fianarantsoa, Anakao, Belo Sur Tsiribihina and 13 other destinations in Madagascar. "Madagascar In Depth" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Take an in-depth journey into Madagascar and learn what makes this island nation so incredible. Madagascar's wildlife has developed in isolation for millions of years, and the vast majority is endemic to the island as a result. There are 33 species of lemur and you'll have an opportunity to meet them as you travel the country visiting remote national parks, pristine beaches, winding rivers and towns and cities with a culture all their own.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Antananarivo
  • Day 2: Antananarivo
  • Day 3: Tsiribihina River
  • Day 4: Tsiribihina River
  • Day 5: Bekopaka
  • Day 6: Bekopaka (The Small Tsingy)
  • Day 7: Bekopaka (The Great Tsingy)
  • Day 8: Morondava
  • Day 9: Miandrivazo
  • Day 10: Antsirabe
  • Day 11: Antananarivo
  • Day 12: Ifaty
  • Day 13: Ifaty
  • Day 14: Isalo National Park
  • Day 15: Isalo National Park
  • Day 16: Fianarantsoa
  • Day 17: Ranomafana
  • Day 18: Ranomafana
  • Day 19: Ambositra
  • Day 20: Antsirabe
  • Day 21: Andasibe National Park
  • Day 22: Andasibe National Park
  • Day 23: Antananarivo
  • Day 24: Antananarivo - Departure Day
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (14 nights), Camping (2 nights), Bungalow (4 Nights) Cottage (2 Nights) Gite (1 Night)
Meals
  • 22 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 4 Dinners
Transport
  • Private Vehicles , Boat , Plane , Ferry
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Miandrivazo - Tsiribihina River Trip
  • Miandrivazo - Tsiribihina River Trip
  • Bemaraha National Park - Small Tsingy walking circuit
  • Bemaraha National Park - Manombolo River Canoe Ride
  • Bemaraha National Park - Big Tsingy Trek
  • Morondava - Sunset at Baobab Alley
  • Tulear - Antsokay Arboretum
  • Isalo National Park - guided walk
  • Ambalavao - Antemoro Paper Factory visit
  • Ambalavao - Anja Community Reserve
  • Fianarantsoa - Betsileo: village visit and walk
  • Ranomafana NP - Night Walk
  • Ranomafana National Park - Rainforest walk
  • Ranomafana - Conservation Lecture & Lunch
  • Ranomafana - ValBio Research & Conservation Centre
  • Ambositra – Woodcarving workshop visit
  • Ambositra - Village Visit
  • Ambositra - Sandrandahy Village Lunch
  • Andasibe National Park - Analamazaotra Special Reserve Night Walk
  • Antananarivo - Malagasy Chocolate Workshop
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Antananarivo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Madagascar in Depth tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Madagascar in Depth tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 16 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 16 August 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Madagascar in Depth 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.

Visa

For this Madagascar in Depth 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.

Is this trip right for you
  • A good level of fitness is required for this trip, there are treks and camping and long journey it is a long trip so we recommend being in good physical condition to get the most out of your trip.
  • There are two nights of river camping on this tour. There are no bathroom facilities and it will not be possible to shower for three days, though water is available for washing.
  • It takes a while to see all this trip has to offer, and some of the places we visit are remote, so you need to be able to manage long travel days and bumpy roads.
  • Some accommodation inside the national parks is basic and may not have the creature comforts of hotels in bigger towns and cities. Be prepared for no wifi or air conditioning, but also for charming, tucked away locations you won’t quite believe are real.
  • The visible vertical drop at the Big Tsingy can be quite intimidating especially for those with vertigo. 
  • This itinerary includes a canoe ride along the Manambolo River.
COVID VACCINATION POLICY
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
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