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HIGHLAND TOUR

 
• Visit of the Blue Hill or the Ambohimanga King’s Palace at 21 km North of Antananarivo
• Visit around the Queens’Palace (The queens’Palace is now in full reconstruction after its burning in 1997), with an overview over the town of Antananarivo and its surroundings.
• Visit of the Private Lemur Parks.
• Visit the Croc Farm, a private park breeding crocodiles, you can taste the meat of crocodile there.
• Visit the artisanal market digue’s market ,


Day 1 : TANA

Assistance at the airport, and transfer to the hotel. If you have time, going to the point of view that you can see Antananarivo and his area
Overnight at the hotel

Day 2 : TANA-ANDASIBE

Departure in the morning for Andasibe, going through the green scenery.
Stop at Madagascar Exotic reserve, which is reputed for its butterflies, frogs, chameleons, reptiles, batrachians, and crocodiles.
Night walk to spotting the nocturnal lemurs known as the smallest of the lemurs in the world.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 3 : ANDASIBE

Visit of Andasibe Park. You will have opportunity to observe the INDRI-INDRI, the biggest lemur, endemic to the island, Orchids, ferns as well as birds.
Visit of Vakona reserve which gives you opportunity to see the lemurs jumping in your shoulders
Overnight at the hotel

Day 4 : ANDASIBE – AMPEFY

Drive to Ampefy through the traditional red clay house of the highland, Lunch at Antananarivo
Overnight at the hotel

Day 5 : AMPEFY

After breakfast, departure for visiting the “ îlot de la vièrge ”, where you can see the lake 360°, the nice Lily waterfall and the geyser.
Ampefy is the ideal place of tranquility
Overnight at the hotel

Day 6 : AMPEFY – TANA

Drive to coming back to Tana , A stop at lemur’s park, visiting lemur’s park gives you opportunity to see lemurs, turtules; continuation to Tana
Overnight at the hotel

Day 7 : TANA – ANTSIRABE

Drive to Antsirabe across the highland sceneries, traditional red clay house of highland, to reach the town of Antsirabe which means a place of much salt
Antsirabe, a town of water for its thermal source, spring water. Antsirabe is also a capital of rickshaws
Overnight at the hotel. .


Day 8 : ANTSIRABE – RANOMAFANA

City tour in Antsirabe with local rickshaw before driving to Ranomafana. Stop at Ambositra for the lunch. Ambositra is the capital of woodcarving sculptures and carving, possibility to visit the artisan market. Continuation to Ranomafana where you will across Betsileo region, with a scenery of rice fields in terraces, specific for this tribe. Stop along the road for having contact with the local people
Night walk to spot nocturnal lemurs, chameleons & frogs.
Overnight at the hotel .

Day 9 : RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK

Visit of the Ranomafana National Park for more wildlife of this rainforest. 12 species of lemurs such as golden bamboo lemur, the greater bamboo lemur, birds, chameleons are seeing in this park without forgetting orchids, different medicinal plants.
Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 10 : RANOMAFANA – FIANARANTSOA – AMBALAVAO

Drive Ranomafana to Ambalavao, with a stop in Fianarantsoa for discovering the old town and nice overview. Possibility to see the market of zebu in Ambalavao, if you arrive at Wednesday day . Ambalavao is known for the market of zebu , the first biggest market of zebu in Madagascar in each Wednesday Ambalavao is known also for the paper Antemoro. Visiting of the craftswoman local making Antemoro paper,which is done by hand Stop along the road for having contact with the local people
Overnight at the hotel.

End of Highlands is in Ambalavao, after you have choice for continuing to Tuléar , or coming back to Tana

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