Andasibe-Berenty

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Duration :08 days/07 nights

Type of service : Hotel with breakfast+Half board in Berenty

Accommodation : midrange or top hotel

Vehicle Type : 4wd

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

Period : all year

Price : from 460 Euros per person

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS : Andasibe, visit of Analamazaotra reserve, Fort Dauphin-Berenty

  • Detailed Itinerary

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DAY 1: TANA

While arriving at Ivato international airport in Antananarivo (Tana for short), meet Ortour representative, and then transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight at hotel du Louvre (Top) or Chalet des Roses,Tripolitsa (high-midrange), in BB

DAY 2: TANA – ANDASIBE

This morning, we leave Tana going to our destination: Andasibe.It takes approximately 4 hours drive. It is well known for its rare orchids . The Indri indri is the largest lemur in the country that can be observed all year round. Upon your arrival, direct drive toward Vakona reserve for our first visit where four species of day lemurs including the black and white ruffed-lemur, the browns, Indri, the dancing sifakas and the modest eastern bamboo lemur, would be ready to entertain visitors. You’d be enjoying the unforgettable fun time spent at this so-called ‘lemurs island’. Then, this evening, we shall get ready for a nocturnal walk expecting to see some night active animals including mouse lemurs, aye-aye, the fat-tailed dwarf lemur, some eerie insects, reptiles, tiny frogs and chameleons, ground chameleon, Parson chameleon (the biggest of all chameleons), long-eared owl and so on. Overnight at Top Hotel: Vakona Forest Lodge (Top) in BB or at Andasibe Hotel or in Mid-range Hotel: Feon’ny Ala or Grace Lodge in BB.

DAY 3: VISIT OF ANALAMAZAOTRA RESERVE – TANA

After breakfast, we start the hike in search of animals found in the Analamazoatra Reserve. A gentle walk in the forest will surely offer you many opportunities to spot not only the Indri but also other lemurs such as the diademed sifaka, eastern woolly lemurs, the brown lemurs , as well as various species of endemic birds such as the Velvet asity (Philepitta castanea), Nuthatch vanga (Hypositta corallirostris ), pigmy kingfisher nesting in this forest. Many reptiles like the Parson’s chameleon, leaf-tailed geckos , little chameleons, giraffe weevil , and many more. After the visit, lunch first before we drive back to Tana and overnight at hotel Louvre (Top) or at the Hotel Tripolitsa or at the hotel Chalet de Roses (high-midrange), in BB.

DAY 4: TANA- FORT DAUPHIN-BERENTY

You will be transferred to the airport for flight heading down South, Fort Dauphin. Upon arrival, immediate departure to Berenty reserve. Berenty is a private-owned reserve situated around 80 km from Fort Dauphin. More than 100 ring-tailed lemurs are recorded in this reserve; the dancing sifakas are the most astonishing animals leaving tourists flabbergasted. Flying fox and the white-footed sportive lemur active at night can be found here. Visitors will then undoubtedly put Berenty on top of their favorite memorable places due to its unique biodiversity, and the fun they have with the lemurs when seeing them dancing naturally and freely along the open wide flat trails of this reserve allowing the ring-tails, the sifakas to perform on their own. Besides, birds are also among the interests that visitors would not take for granted since the Giant Coua and so many more will be easily spotted in this reserve. Overnight at Berenty Lodge (Top) in HB.

DAY 5: BERENTY

You shall have a full day visit at the reserve walking along the wide well swept paths. The lemur Catta known as the ring-tailed lemurs, are very friendly and seem to be very happy for photographs. Sifakas are also the main attraction due to their beautiful dance performance, as well as some red fronted brown lemurs, which were introduced to Berenty. At night, look for the white-footed sportive lemur, the Grey mouse lemur, the newly recognized red-and-grey mouse lemur. Walking through the reserve will also grant you the opportunity of seeing some of the 103 bird species, 56 of which breed here, and observe many prolific reptiles like chameleons species, lizards, the endangered radiated , spider tortoises and the Madagascar ground boa.Overnight at Berenty Lodge (Top) in HB.

DAY 6: BERENTY – FORT DAUPHIN

After breakfast, drive back to Fort Dauphin. Overnight at Top hotel: Talinjo Hotel or at the hotel Lamarina or at the hotel Croix du Sud or in Mid-range hotels: Hotel Le Phare, or at the hotel Le Nepenthes, in BB.

DAY 7: FORT DAUPHIN – TANA

Drive to the airport for flight back to Tana, and then transfer to your hotel Louvre (Top) or at the Hotel Tripolitsa or at the hotel Chalet de Roses (high-midrange), in BB.

DAY 8: FLY HOME

Transfer to the airport for your flight taking you back home.

 

Participants Price per person for Top Option Price per person for Midrange  Option
1 Pax 1380€ 1120€
2 Pax 760€ 650€
4 Pax 650€ 520€
6 Pax 620€ 500€
8 Pax 600€ 460€
10 Pax 570€ 460€

 

Included:

Car with driver who speaks English or Tour guide and driver

Fuel

Driver and his accommodation

Hotel in BB for Midrange option only

Hotel in HB in Berenty

Entrance fees

Car insurance only

Local guide (More than 6 Pax)

Transfers

Excluded:

Tips

Local guide (Less than 6 Pax)

All lunches/dinners not mentioned

Drinks

Internal flight (500 Euro)

Other activities  which are not mentioned above.