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Madagascar's Delightful Diversity - On a Budget

Tailor Made Sample Itinerary No.7

Madagascar budget holiday

Designed for the budget-conscious traveller with limited time who wishes to enjoy a good spread of Madagascar’s manifold attractions at an affordable price.  Enjoy a great rainforest reserve, the best tropical dry deciduous forest park and beach time on a tropical island, staying in simple yet comfortable accommodation, including expert private guiding and plenty of activities to give you a well rounded and stimulating Madagascar budget holiday of exceptional value.

  1. Depart London.
  2. Arrive Antananarivo (Tana).  Drive to Analamazaotra (Andasibe-Mantadia) National Park. Evening wildlife walk.  O/n Andasibe Forest Lodge, HB.
  3. Morning in Mantadia Rainforest. Night walk in Mitsinjo Rainforest, a community-managed part of Analamazaotra. O/n Andasibe Forest Lodge, HB.
  4. Morning walk in Perinet. Afternoon at leisure with optional activities available. O/n Andasibe Forest Lodge, HB.
  5. Tfr Tana. Fly to Majunga. Tfr Ankarafantsika (Ampijoroa) National Park. O/n Park Bungalow, FB.
  6. Day to explore Ampijoroa. Morning boat trip on Lake Ravelobe. Visit Angonoka project.  Evening forest walk. O/n Park Bungalow, FB.
  7. Morning to explore Ampijoroa forest with many lemurs and birds.  Tfr Majunga. O/n Les Roches Rouges, FB.
  8. Fly to Nosy Be. Tfr hotel. Rest of the day at leisure by the beach. O/n L'Heure Bleue, BB.
  9. At leisure on Nosy Be island. Optional: scuba diving, snorkelling, boat trips, village visits, Lokobe Nature Reserve, plantations, cycle/quad bike hire, kayaks. O/n L'Heure Bleue, BB.
  10. At leisure Nosy Be. O/n L'Heure Bleue, BB.
  11. At leisure Nosy Be. Fly to Tana.  O/n Au Bois Vert, BB.
  12. Tfr airport.  Depart Madagascar to Nairobi. Tfr to a hotel for use of facilities and three course dinner. Depart Nairobi.
  13. Arrive London.

MEAL BASIS: FB = Full Board, HB = Half Board, BB = Breakfast, FI = All Meals Selected Drinks.

Trip Tip 1: Add other locations for a longer holiday. Please contact us for the best logistical possibilities.

Trip Tip 2: There are various choices to upgrade your beach hotel e.g. to one of L'Heure Bleue's Deluxe Bungalows, Eden Lodge, Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina, Tsara Komba Lodge, Iranja Lodge.

2016 Prices  

From £2995 per person sharing double/twin rooms and including international flights. 

Please contact us for a definitive quote based on your requirements.

NB: Flights are based on Kenya Airways to Antananarivo via Nairobi.  We can quote based on any airline and will be pleased to discuss the options.



Our tailor-made tours offer full date flexibility and freedom of choice regarding locations and content (subject to logistics and availability).  The above itinerary is a good example of what is possible but can be altered and/or extended to suit your individual preferences.  Please contact us by email or telephone to discuss your requirements and one of our friendly and expert travel consultants will be pleased to design your perfect itinerary.

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IMPORTANT NOTE (1): Despite recent improvements, Madagascar still has some accommodation of a low standard, and a precarious infrastructure including unreliable domestic flights, poor communications and bad roads.  Many areas are isolated and far from medical and other services. Trails can be strenuous, campsites and park huts basic.  Bookings are only accepted if the client accepts Reef and Rainforest Tours has done everything in its power to ensure there are no difficulties, but has limited control over standards of equipment, availability of accommodation and other services, airline and hotel reservation policies, flight schedule changes or breakdowns in communications.

IMPORTANT NOTE (2): Each location generally has limited satisfactory hotels, and international and domestic flights often fill early. Because increases in hotel beds and flight seats have not kept up with visitor numbers, early booking for tailor-made tours is advisable to secure desired itineraries, particularly during high season (from late May to mid November). Some waitlisted nights are to be expected if booking less than 18 months in advance. Waitlists usually clear prior to departure.  We do our utmost to secure accommodation specified in your itinerary, but alternative accommodation will be offered and must be accepted by you in the unlikely event waitlisted nights do not clear or if the hotels over-book their rooms. Your booking is conditional on your understanding and acceptance of this situation.