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The Canoe Trip on the Tsiribihina and the Tsingy of Bemaraha

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Madagascar  
Specialty Categories: Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting   National Parks  
Season: April - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 620 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1950 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Tana.

Arriving at Ivato international airport, clear customs and meet Ortour representative for transfer to the Hotel Chalet des Roses (midrange) or Tana Hotel (top) for overnight.

Day 2: Tana - Antsirabe.

Leave Antananarivo to Antsirabe, drive through the high land’s landscape. It is an area of rolling hills interspersed with terracing and rice paddies, dotted with picturesque villages. Arrive in Antsirabe. Visit the surrounding: lake sacred Tritriva, Andraikiba and the workshop of semi - precious and precious stones. Hotel Le Trianon (mid range), Villa Camélia/ Couleur Café /Le Voyageur (top).

Day 3: Antsirabe - Miandrivazo.

Drive from Antsirabe to Miandrivazo (220 km). Miandrivazo primarily is notable as the starting point for canoe trip down to Belo Sur Tsiribihina. This area is one of the hottest in Madagascar, so bring thin clothes and umbrellas. Overnight at Hotel Princesse de Tsiribihina (Top, mid range) or Hotel Lakana (mid range).

Day 4: Canoeing.

The first day of the river trip allows you to meet cameleons and birds also quieter and giving you a chance to observe natural attractions, well the boat is comfortable and fast. Camping.

Day 5: Canoeing.

The best part of the canoe trip, passing the Gorge of Bemaraha, a thick forest, sifaka lemurs and lemur fulvus are drinking water on the side of the river. The bird life along the river is particulary noteworthy. Camping.

Day 6: Canoeing.

About half day canoeing and arrive at the small port of Belo Sur Tsiribihina and continue by 4WD to the Tsingy of Bemaraha in Bekopaka. Bekopaka is the small village near the Tsingy of Bemaraha,The Tsingy is 152 000 hectares (66 630 hectares of which have national park status) is one of the largest protected areas in Madagascar. The Tsingy is a vast forest of rugged and eroded karst pinnacles. There are about 90 species of birds, 8 species of reptiles and 11 species of lemurs. Overnight at the Hotel Orchidée de Bemaraha (midrange and top), Vazimba Hotel (top).

Day 7: Tsingy visit.

Full day visit at both small and big Tsingy. Bemaraha is a high spot of endemism and diversity. The scientists estimate that the general endemism of this park is 86, 7% and the Eco - regional one is 47%. 11 species of lemurs are listed from there, five families of Bats, 103 species of bird -species. The index of the reptiles and amphibians is as large as Bemaraha possesses 34 species that are all endemic. There is a broad canyon which is crossed by a swinging suspension bridge. Amid all this grey are splashes of green from the Pachypodiums and other succulents. And there is plenty of wildlife too, expecting to see long eared owls perched on a branch. In the forests there are troops of Decken’s sifaka and red fronted brown lemurs.

Day 8: Tsingy - Morondava.

Drive back to Morondava, an hour stop at the babaob alley, this good apportunity to take a photo during the sunset. Overnight at Renala Sable d’Or (mid range/Top) or Hotel Baobab café (mid range and top), Meva Hotel (mid range).

Day 9: Morondava - Tana.

This day, we take a flight to get to Tana, our final destination before flying back home.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.


Top/per Person:
- One Person 1950 Euros
- 2 Persons 1010 Euros
- 3 Persons 900 Euros
- 4 Pax more 700 Euros.

Mid range/per Person:
- One Person 1800 Euros
- 2 Person 960 Euros
- 3 Person 800 Euros
- 4 Pax more 620 Euros.

Price Includes:
- 4WD with a driver
- Hotel and breakfast
- Transfer from Tana - Antsirabe till Miandrivazo
- 4WD Morondava Tsingy back and forth
- Fuel
- Full board during the camping
- Barge during the canoe trip
- Entrance fee to the parks
- Internal flight booking only
- Hotel and breakfast
- Driver’s meals and his accommodation
- Tour guide who speaks English
- Tax
- Car Insurance only
- Transfer.

Price Excludes:
- Tips
- Local guide
- Drinks
- Lunch and dinner in the restaurant
- Internal flight ticket
- Other activities which are not mentioned above.

About This Supplier
Location: Madagascar
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2009

M19384 is a special tour company. M19384 has been helping many tourists since 1996 by arranging different tour schedules, rent a car, river-trips, and flight booking. M19384 is famous for the flexibility: - You can choose to be in a luxurious type of tour - Normal tour - Budget tour which is cheaper. You are...

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