Baobab & The Tsingy

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Duration :  5 nights /6 days

Type of service : hotel with breakfast

Number of people : from one person

Accommodation : top or midrange hotel

Vehicle type : 4WD

Language of the driver / guide : English, French, Malagasy

Period : May to October

Price : from 380 Euros per person

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS : The baobab alley, Kirindy reserve ,  Tsingy of Bemaraha national park.

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Price and Condition

DAY 1: TANA

Upon arrival at Ivato international airport in Antananarivo, a member from our Team representing Ortour will welcome you and then transferring you to your hotel for check-in and overnight in hotel du Louvre (Top) or Chalet des Roses (high-midrange) , Hotel Tripolitsa (high-midrange), in BB.

DAY 2: TANA – MORONDAVA – KIRINDY

Take a flight to get to the western part of Madagascar. Morondava is the capital of the tribe of ‘Sakalavan’I Menabe’. Visit the famous ‘Baobab Alley’. The trip in the west coast precisely in Morondava is best known for its Baobab species that the nation itself possesses a large number of 7 out of 8 species worldwide, and Adansonia grandidieri is the most majestic species reaching 30m in height. We continue driving to Kirindy Reserve, a privately managed forest by a Swiss company. Night walk in the forest in search of endemic animals.Kirindy is the best place in the whole island to observe the rare Coquerel’s giant mouse, lemur and pygmy mouse-lemur, fork-crowned lemur, Gray mouse lemur, western fat-tailed dwarf lemur and the red-tailed sportive lemur; with 50 species of reptiles, several bats, tenrecs, mongooses, the jumping rat, etc… completing the mammal population.

Overnight at Relais du Kirindy or at the Camp des Amoureux (Tent bungalow) in BB.

DAY 3: KIRINDY- TSINGY OF BEMARAHA

Morning visit at Kirindy reserve to discover the Fosa . Also, there are 40 species of birds, 8 species of lemurs including the brown lemurs and the dancing sifakas,reptiles …  Kirindy Reserve  is a good place to see the lemurs like Coquerel’s Sifaka, Red-fronted Lemur and Mirza Coquereli. After the morning visit, leave Kirindy and drive to Tsingy of Bemaraha. Overnight at the Le Grand Hôtel or Orchidée de Bemaraha, in BB ou Olympe de Bemaraha (Midrange), in BB

DAY 4: TSINGY OF BEMARAHA VISIT

More than 100 species of birds have been inventoried in this National Park, namely the endangered Madagascar Sea Eagle, the Crested Ibis, the Cuvier Rail, the Giant Coua and also the Coquerel’s Coua. 45 species of reptiles and amphibians are also their home here. We should be ready devoting the whole day visiting both the Great and Little Tsingy in order to observe animals making home in this exceptional park covered with limestone pinnacle found nowhere else in the world. Based upon the estimation provided by scientists, it is claimed that the park possesses a high rate of endemism reaching 86, 7%. 11 species of lemurs are recorded, and five families of Bats, 103 species of bird species nesting in this area. The index of the reptiles and amphibians is as large as Bemaraha possessing 34 species. During the hike in the park, there is a broad canyon crossed by a swinging suspension bridge.  Amid all this grey pinnacles sprout the green plants, pachypodiums and other succulent plants. Expect to see the Giant Coua, the long eared owls perched on tree branch.Harness has to be put on and avoid skirts for females or flip flops. Overnight at  Le Grand Hotel or Orchidée de Bemaraha in BB (high-midrange )

DAY 5: TSINGY – MORONDAVA

Drive back to Morondava. A stop is planned along the road for the visit of the famous Baobab Lovers, Baobab Twin and Baobab’s Alley  forming the famous Baobab avenue . The sunset and sunrise are the best  moment for a picture , especially when the colors of the trees change.Overnight at Top Hotel option: Baobab Café or Palissandre de l’Ouest in HB or at Chez Maggie or Renala Sable d’Or in BB (high-midrange).

DAY 6: MORONDAVA – TANA

This day, transfer to the airport where we take a flight back to Tana our final destination. End of our service.

 

Participants Price per person for Top Option Price per person for midrange option
1 Pax 1400€ 1100€
2Pax 750€ 600€
4 Pax 650€ 500€
6 Pax 620€ 450€
8 Pax 580€ 400€
10 Pax 550€ 380€

 

Included:

Car with driver who speaks English or Tour guide and driver

Fuel

Ferry

Driver and his accommodation

Hotel in BB for Midrange option only

Hotel in HB in Morondava for Top Option

Car insurance only

Parks entries

Transfer

 Excluded:

Tips

Local guide (Less than 6 Pax)

All lunches/dinners not mentioned

Drinks

Internal flight

Other activities which are not mentioned above