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Madagascar Wilderness Trek - Explore!

Madagascar Wilderness Trek

15 days
4.7
(4)
Start and end in Antananarivo
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
16 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124722
Hygiene Measures:
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Highlights

  • Discover the home of lemurs on rainforest treks
  • Search for chameleons, amphibians and birds
  • Interact with the friendly and hospitable locals
  • Summit the highest point in southern Madagascar

Itinerary

Start and end in Antananarivo! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Madagascar Wilderness Trek, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Antananarivo, Madagascar and 11 other destinations in Madagascar. Madagascar Wilderness Trek includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Trip starts in Antananarivo
  2. Day 2: Bus to Ranomafana National Park.
  3. Day 3: Hike through the rainforest. Look for lemurs
  4. Day 4: Wildlife trail and thermal baths at Ranomafana
  5. Day 5: Drive to Ambalavao. Visit the Anja Community Reserve
  6. Day 6: Drive into Andringitra National Park. Start four day hike
  7. Day 7: Wildlife trail. Trek through rainforest and a meadow plateau to higher campsite
  8. Day 8: Walk to the summit of Imarivolanitra (2,658 m)
  9. Day 9: Travel to Isalo National Park
  10. Day 10: Wildlife Trail. Swim in natural pools
  11. Day 11: Hike out of park. Drive to Ifaty Beach via Zombitse Park
  12. Day 12: Free day in Ifaty Beach
  13. Day 13: Fly to Antananarivo
  14. Day 14: Day walk in the highlands and villages around Antananarivo
  15. Day 15: Trip ends in Antananarivo
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
10 nights
Camping
4 nights

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Operated by Explore!

4.5
(3395)
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We've been taking small groups on adventure holidays for almost 40 years. Our authentic adventure travel experiences explore the sights and culture of a country, with hand-picked accommodation that balances comfort and location. Our average group tour size is just 12; perfect for meeting new people and getting to the heart of our destinations. Explore is one of the worlds most trusted adventure travel companies with over 500 trips to more than 120 countries. We are passionate about travel and have developed a wide range of unique activities and adventures which give our customers an unforgettable experience with a team of award-winning Explore leaders. With Explore, you'll get to see your destination from a whole new perspective that takes you away from the typical well-trodden tourist track. You'll have the chance to meet, dine and stay with local people, rest in authentic accommodation with other like-minded explorers and travel to must-see destinations with a unique Explore twist. From family holidays to trips for solo travellers; cycling tours to wildlife safaris; trekking on mountains or exploring miles of scenic coastline; self-guided journeys small group trips or Private Tours; there is something for every kind of traveller with Explore. We will provide our expert knowledge, exciting itineraries and outstanding service as part of our sustainable travel experiences which take you under the skin of the country you're visiting for the adventure of a lifetime.

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.5
  • 4.5
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    I think the section in the trip notes about money needs updating. They said ATMs only set the airport. We found there were ATMs in the large towns we went through. This means Two places outside the capital during the trip. The tour leader said it would... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and feedback. Glad you had a great trip!
    Trip date: October 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    A simply amazing trip which was very well organised both in advance and on the ground when we were in country.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you had a great trip!
    Trip date: October 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • F
    · November 6th, 2019
    This is a busy itinerary designed to make the most of your time in Madagascar. Be prepared to see a lot and have limited time to relax. It can involve very hot traveling and trekking experience.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Great pictures!
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    Trip date: November 2019
  • AB
    · April 17th, 2019
    Claude is the reason this trip was amazing. He was knowledgeable yet humble , organized yet relaxed, disciplined yet lid back and went beyond and above to take care of us. He was educated and respectful, spoke English, French and German fluently.... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    thank you so much for those great comments on Claude, we'll let him know how much you enjoyed the tour :)
    Trip date: March 2019

Dates & Availability

15 days
Madagascar Wilderness Trek
From Antananarivo to Antananarivo
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  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Madagascar. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Madagascar. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Madagascar. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Madagascar. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Madagascar. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Madagascar. Ideally 10 days before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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    • For any tour departing before April 20th, 2023 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after April 20th, 2023, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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