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Madagascar old train, rn7, Anakao or Ifaty beaches and the visit of the south part of Madagascar

F.E.C or Fianarantsoa East Coast is the rail way links the town of Fianarantsoa (town about 400 km in the south of Antananarivo, on this Road Number 7), to the east coast of Manakara town. Distant about 163 km, the rail way crosses the very deep east rain forest in the Antanala tribe territory (Antanala is the mane of tribe live in the forest).Tour on board of the old train, first class wagon run this rail way is an opportunity to the tourists to discover the very nice green landscape in the deep east rain forest, but especially to see the daily life of locale people who live near this rail way. This Tour is combines with RN7 Tour (Road Number 7).

main tour: train (11 Days)

optional tour: ifaty or anakao beaches (3-4 days more)

departs: Antananarivo

destination: south and east south of madagascar

accommodation: good accommodation (local range)

> Optional accomodation: mid range accomodation(locale range)

age range: all

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Best of the tour

> Typically village of Merina tribe, tribe dominated in the highland

> Landscape of the highland

> Visit of Antsirabe town and visit of many handicraft workshops for souvenir

> Visit of Ambositra town and visit of many handcraft workshop for souvenir( this town is the capital of woodcarving and sculpture)

> travel with old train of madagascar

> Landscape in the deep east rain forest

> Visit of the Pangalana channel and daily life of locale tribe live on its shore

> Excursion on the very nice beach of indian ocean

> Night walk visit in Ranomafana National Park

> Day visit of Ranomafana National Park and landscape of rain forest

> Visit of Anja reserve for the Ring tailed lemurs

> Typically landscape of the south part of Madagascar

> Visit of Isalo National Park

> Visit of Zombitse National Park

> Visit of Arboretum d' Antsokay

Plus you get

> private land transport

> services of the tour leader

> all accommodation

Optional tour

ifaty beach: 3 days more

anakao beach: 4 days more

ifaty combines anakao: 7 days more

accommodation: semi-luxury accommodation (locale range)

best of the tour

> Very nice beach on the Mozambique channel

> Many sea activities

> Excursion to visit botanic garden or Nosy- Ve small island

anakao, ifaty beaches - overall tour madagascar

Tour program

Transfer to the hotel

Overnight in the hotel

Morning drive from Antananarivo to Antsirabe town distant about 167 km (3 hours on drive), discover the landscape of the highland of Madagascar and the typically house and the daily life of the Merina tribe (one of the 18 tribes in Madagascar),a tribe who dominated the highland from Antananarivo to Antsirabe town

Morning drive from Antsirabe town to reach Ambositra town distant about 90 km, this last town is the capital of the handicraft, the woodcarving, and sculpture in Madagascar, stop in this town to visit and see how the people there manufacturing many Tools from wood (photos opportunity, a short exhibition is possible), the cheapest place for souvenirs, Ambositra town is dominated and occupied by the Betsileo tribe (one of the 18 tribes in Madagascar),the afternoon drive to reach Fianarantsoa town (one of the 6 provinces in Madagascar), Distant about 145 km, 3 hours on drive

Fianarantsoa town is the second Provinces after Antananarivo on this road RN7 (the capital of Betsileo tribe)

Early morning at the train station (the train station is in the center town), tourists will travel on board of first class wagon of the old train to explore the beauty of the east rain forest of Madagascar, but especially to see the daily life of the Antanala tribe who lives in This forest and on the banks of This rail way (Antanala is one of the 18 tribes in Madagascar), passengers on board of this train will have almost one day to enjoy this trip till arriving at the east coast town of Manakara

Overnight in a hotel

Morning visit of the Pangalana channel on board of the peddling dugout canoe, to see the beauty of this channel, then fisherman village, then vanilla plantation , carnivore plants, and last pick -nick lunch on the very nice sand beach, under the coconut trees of the Indian ocean beach. The Afternoon drives to reach Ranomafana village (about 4 hours on drive)

Arriving in Ranomafana village, short break and night walk visit to see the mouse lemurs (the smallest lemur in Madagascar, flash light is necessary), chameleons...

Then back to the hotel

Overnight in a hotel

Morning visit of the Park to see different species of lemurs, especially the "endemic golden bamboo lemurs", birds, reptiles .The Park is in the Antanala tribe territory (one of the 18 tribes in Madagascar), an ethnic who dominated this area. This Park is also famous for its high rate range endemisity of plants and insects which can't find else where apart in this park, and last the visit of thermal station where visitor will find hot natural spring water , this hot water gives the name of the Park and the village as Ranomafana

Overnight in the hotel

Morning drive to Fianarantsoa town, the biggest town after Antsirabe town on this RN7 road, short visit of this town, then drive to Ambalavao village, visit of many handicraft places (Antemoro paper manufacturer, Lambalandy or silk manufacturer), then drive to Anja reserve, arriving: short visit about 1 hour 30mn, to explore the beauty of this small reserve, the best and easy place to see closer the Ring -Tailed Lemurs in its native area (photos opportunity). Then drive to Ranohira village (about 3h 30mn on drive), from here the area is dominated by the Bara tribe (one of the 18 tribes in Madagascar)

Overnight in hotel

Morning visit of this Park to see the eroded sandstone massif (which formed the Park of Isalo), one of the most spectacular and amazing scenery in this Park, the natural swimming pool where visitors of this Park can swim to cool bit( climate hot and sunny in this place), and last loops walkway to reach the canyon forest with its green vegetation, 3 species of lemurs can be seen in this place, but there are also the waterfalls and natural swimming pools( blue and black),where visitors can swim again after walk to reach this place, then drive back to the hotel

Short break in the hotel ,then drive to the "Isalo's windows" a very nice place formed by natural Windows in the middle of a big rock where visitors can appreciate the sunsets through this natural windows( photos opportunity), then back to the hotel

Overnight in the hotel

Morning drive to Zombitse National Park, short visit about 2 hours to see the wildlife in side this park, then drive to the Arboretum d'Antsokay, this place is a very nice Botanic Garden to see all species of plants growth in this south part of Madagascar, then last drive to Toliary town. During this trip tourists will discover the landscape of the south west part of Madagascar, and to see the daily life of the different tribes, who live on the banks of this road till arriving in Toliary town (at least 3 different tribes occupied this area.

Overnight in the hotel

Morning transfer to the airport of Toliary, then flight to Antananarivo, transfer from the airport to the town, short visit of Antananarivo city, then drive to the hotel

Overnight in the hotel

Needs for this tour

> Domestic flight one way: Toliary(Tulear) - Antananarivo. For the flight ticket booking please visit: Air madagascar website

> Nice walking shoes, sun cream, medicines for all diseases in tropical country

> Swimming clothes (for optional tour)

Optional: you can do the entire tour by car, its need 2 days more. Please mail us for the additional quote

Booking

> You only need to pay a 25% deposit as booking confirmation( this is not refundable in case of tour cancelation, but we will keep this deposit money if you will adjourn your arrival date )

> Full payment is due in your arrival in Madagascar before the tour departure

> Price below are land only, please mail us for a domestic flight inclusive quote

Essential information

> Before you join this tour, you must be cover by adequate travel insurance, which is completely tailored for your trip: tour cancelation, lost of baggage, health evacuation ...

> We highly recommend you book this tour at least 3 weeks prior to your arrival date

Price per person

Train tour: from EURO 825

Train tour and ifaty beach: additional quote for this optional tour EURO 285

Train tour and anakao beach: additional quote for this optional tour EURO 285

Train tour and ifaty combines anakao: additional quote for this optional tour EURO 495

Number of participants: 2 people minimum

Quote for Single traveler is possible, please mail us

Services included

Transfer from the airport to the hotel and hotel to the airport

Cars, fuel and driver during the tour

Guiding assistance during the tour

Hotels and breakfast in Antananarivo (1 night), in Antsirabe (1 night), in Fianarantsoa (1 night), in Manakara (1 night), in Ranomafana (2 night), in Ranohira (2 nights), in Toliary (1 night), in Antananarivo (1 night)

Train trip tickets

Pick- nicks lunch during the Pangalana channel visit and visit of Isalo National Park

Parks entrance fees + local guide fees during all visits

Not included

Foods and Mineral water during the tour

Domestic flight tickets from Toliary town to Antananarivo

Travel insurance

International flight tickets to and out of Madagascar.

Souvenirs, tips and personal expend

Special offer

For more 3 Travellers we offer discount, the definitive quote depends on the number of traveller participants, so for more information please mail us

Contact us for more information:
(+261) 34 16 992 87
(+261) 32.67.559.92
Email: radoeric@gmail.com

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why overall tour madagascar

> Our tours are for all different range of ages for international tourists from all over the world, we offer many ranges of tours like adventure tours; discover tour, nature tour, beach tour for tourists with a sense of fun and keen desire to explore Madagascar.

> Our tour price includes your own tour leader plus all land transport fees in parks and locale guides in each visits, so all you have to pay for are foods, drinks , personal expends and all flight tickets.

> We have a qualified and experienced English speaking guide to supply a full travel guide information to tourist during their tour to Madagascar.

Acknowledgement

Special thanks to all teams for their help to run the company, and their precious trust on me to be the Manager.

I won’t forget to give thanks for all tourists, friends, who know me and pushed me to create this tour operator company, but especially those who have chosen me as their tour guide, when they have been in Madagascar.

Last but not least, advance special thanks for you tourists who will have the intension to choose overall tour madagascar as your future tour organizator company for your trip to Madagascar.

Rado Eric

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(+261) 34 16 992 87


(+261) 32 67 559 92
radoeric@gmail.com