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12 Days South of Madagascar Tour



Day 1: Antananarivo

Your island adventure begins in the city centre and capital, Antananarivo. The bustling capital of Madagascar is known as Tana to many travellers. With an open schedule today, just relax, settle in, or wander through the city’s diverse architectural history.


Our guide will meet you at the airport and will take you to the hotel. If you arrive early on the day, contact us at Fosa Travel for information on any attraction that you can visit in town.


Accommodation: Le Louvre Hotel & Spa (or similar)


Day 2: Antananarivo - Andasibe

Day two sets off heading east where you’ll quickly get up close and personal with the island’s vibrant array of wildlife. Chameleons, lizards, frogs, snakes, butterflies, and Sifaka Lemurs are only the short list of creatures you’ll see first-hand at the Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic Reserve.  


With so many more species of lemur, like Indri and ring-tailed, we will next head farther out to Andasibe, the world-renowned lemur watching paradise.


In the afternoon, we will visit Parc Mitsinjo, where you can find chameleons, snakes, birds and most importantly the largest lemur species, Indri.


When night falls, perhaps your true inner-explorer can come alive as we’ll hike through the forest to catch a glimpse of night lemurs and other nocturnal friends.


Accommodation: Vakona Forest Lodge (or similar)


Day 3: Andasibe

We can’t see it all in just one day, though. Spend hours more wandering through Andasibe National Park on Day 3. Unique, rare, and endangered all describe the species of animals you’ll see here, including 11 different lemur species.  


In the afternoon, the wildlife adventure continues as we visit Lemurs Island and Crocodile Park. There, you’ll walk among flora and fauna unlike anywhere else on Earth.


Accommodation: Vakona Forest Lodge (or similar)


Day 4: Andasibe - Antsirabe

After a couple of days in nature, Day 4 combines travel and tour. We will depart Andasibe early in the morning, heading inland 7.5 hours through beautiful highlands and valleys to the colourful and classic city of Antsirabe. The French called it ‘The city of water’ for its thermal springs.


Once there, Madagascar’s iconic rickshaws will wheel you around to all the top sites.


Accommodation: Royal Palace (or similar)


Day 5: Antsirabe - Ranomafana

Today, we will travel from Antsirabe to Ranomafana, which means ‘hot water’ in the local language. Before arriving Ranomafana, we will visit a city called Ambositra, it is believed as the capital of Malagasy handicraft, we will take a visit of handicraft shop.


Accommodation: Hotel Thermal (or similar)


Day 6: Ranomafana

Day 6, we are going to spend around 4 hours in Ranomafana National Park, another paradise to see the wildlife, including 12 different lemur species, and also reptiles, birds, butterflies etc.


After taking some rest in the afternoon, when it is getting dark, we will start a guided night walk. Visiting some night lemurs and other nocturnal animals.


Accommodation: Hotel Thermal (or similar)


Day 7: Ranomafana - Ranohira

After the visit of the rain forest, we are moving to the dry tropical area. We will take a 5 hours drive to Ranohira, a town close to Isalo National Park. On the way, we will visit Anja community reserve. One of the best place to see the icon of Madagascar, ring-tailed lemur.


Accommodation: Isalo Rock Lodge (or similar)


Day 8: Ranohira

Isalo National Park, a 815km² large park with sandstone landscape that has been eroded by wind and rain into plateaus, canyons etc. According to your fitness level, we will do some hiking and visit some popular attraction.


At the last afternoon, we will visit two major attraction outside the park, La Reine de l’Isalo (the Isalo Queen) which is a figure in stone; and La Fenetre de l’Isalo (the Isalo Window) which is a popular spot to get nice photos, and enjoy the spectacular sunset.


Accommodation: Isalo Rock Lodge (or similar)


Day 9: Ranohira - Ifaty

For the last destination we will go to the seaside, after 3.5 hours drive, we will arrive Tulear, the largest city at the south of Madagascar. After a short visit in Tulear, we will take one more hour drive to the north to Ifaty to visit Reniala Reserve. A very unique Baobab forest and the turtle park will be give you an unforgettable experience.


Accommodation: Les Dunes d’Ifaty (or similar)


Day 10: Ifaty

Day 10 will be a day for you to decide. You can relax on the beach, enjoy the facilities of the hotel, or even renting a boat, do snorkelling etc.


Accommodation: Les Dunes d’Ifaty (or similar)


Day 11: Ifaty - Antananrivo

At Day 11 we will take a local flight back to Antananarivo, you can buy your flight ticket online at or you can contact us if you need help for booking.


According to the flight schedule, we can visit some attraction in Antananarivo, please contact us for more information.


Accommodation: Le Louvre Hotel & Spa (or similar)


Day 12: Antananarivo

Just as the tour began, Day 12 is yours for the taking. Heading to the airport later in the day? Contact us at Fosa Travel for information on the best remaining tour spots.


Say farewell, for now, to Madagascar; a genuine island and a world apart. What a grand adventure it’s been!



Package includes:

- Double/Twin-shared room with daily breakfast (11 nights)

- Transportation by private car with English speaking driver guide

- Airport transportation

- Entry fee and On-site local guide

- Tax and service charges


Package excludes:

- Drinks and personal expenses (phone calls, souvenirs, laundry, tipping, etc.)

- Travel insurance

- Local flight from Tulear and Antananarivo

- Any services and other meals not mentioned in the program

*An additional single supplement is required for solo traveller

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