Adventure in Descent of Tsiribihina

By zania
Antananarivo, Madagascar
$1200 - $2100 / person

In just 11 days and 10 nights, it is possible to taste the adventure while sailing on the Tsiribihina River. A trip to enjoy the beautiful turquoise waterfall of Anosin'ampela and to visit the Riverside population during the visit of the village of Begidro. Dedicated to the West, this tour also includes exploring the spectacular Tsingy of Bemaraha.

Day 1: Arrival in ANTANANARIVO

Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
Dinner and overnight in hotel 3 Metis or similar

Day 2: ANTANANARIVO - ANTSIRABE

The journey begins with the crossing of the RN7 by the high plateaus in order to reach the city of Antsirabe, "the city of water". On the way, a stop in Ambatolampy is necessary to visit a traditional workshop of manufacture of aluminium pots. Once in Antsirabe, set up in the hotel before visiting the city and some workshops, including the work of the Horn of Zebu.
Dinner and overnight at Hotel Hasina or similar.

Day 3: ANTSIRABE - MIANDRIVAZO

After breakfast, we head towards the RN34, towards Miandrivazo, where we take the time to contemplate the beauty of the desert landscape. After 4 hours of driving, we arrive at our destination, we take a seat at the hotel before presenting ourselves to the competent authorities for some formalities. Then we have free area to discover the city.
Dinner and overnight at Hotel Baobab or similar

Day 4 - Day 5: Descent of TSIRIBIHINA

Transfer to Masiakampy after breakfast, where begins the first day of the descent of the famous Tsiribihina River in a local canoe with the crossing of a magnificent landscape. We will see various varieties of birds and chameleons as well as species of Lemur Fulvus who come to drink at the river bank. Lunch takes place at the bank under the mango trees. After lunch we continue to the anosin'ampela waterfall, where we bathe below the natural waterfall. After a day full of discoveries, a good night's rest is essential. It is in a tent that we gain sleep. After breakfast, we start the 2nd day of the descent. The passage through the Bemaraha gorge allows us to contemplate beautiful landscapes with village visits where we can see the daily life of the villagers.
Dinner and overnight in bivouac.

Day 6: TSIRIBIHINA - ANTSIRARAKA - BELO

After breakfast, we resume the descent of the Tsiribihina, this will be our last day in canoe. Arrival at the village of Antanambao where we leave the canoe and board a cart in zebu in the direction of the village of Antsiraraka to take the car to reach Belo for lunch. Afternoon off.
Dinner and overnight at the Hotel Karibo or similar

Day 7: BELO-BEKOPAKA

Departure for Bekopaka after breakfast, for about 4 hours, with the crossing of the Manambolo River on board of a ferry. In the afternoon, visit of the little Tsingy for 1 hour. Return to the hotel where we spend the night dinner and night in the Olympus of Bemaraha or similar

Day 8: Visit of the grand TSINGY

After breakfast, we leave to visit the impressive Great Tsingy (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site), a unique place in the world. These are Andamozavaky, 17 km from the hotel. After the Tour, return to the same hotel.
Dinner and overnight at the same hotel.

Day 9: BEKOPAKA-MORONDAVA

Early in the morning, we take the road to Morondava. We stop in Belo on Tsiribihina for lunch. Then we start the trail to Morondava, where we discover the legendary sacred baobab and the loving baobab. We are witnessing the famous sunset on the Baobab alley.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel Trecicogne or similar.

Day 10: MORONDAVA - ANTANANARIVO

Transfer to the airport according to the flight schedule then fly to Antananarivo. Possibility of city tour according to flight schedules

Day 11: International Flight

Transfer to the airport according to the flight schedule, then fly to the country of origin

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