Avenue of the Baobabs

  • days: 5
  • from: $4,345

Description

Discover the rich fauna & flora of Madagascar including incredible national parks and unique wildlife.

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Antananarivo

Welcome to Antananarivo, the capital and largest city in Madagascar. On arrival you’ll enjoy a city tour including Old Upper Town, City Centre and the colourful neighborhoods of Lower Town. [D]

Day 2. Antananarivo - Morondava

After breakfast, you will transfer to the airport for your flight to Morondava. [B,D]

Day 3. Morondava

Today is devoted to exploring Morondava. In the morning, you travel to the Kirindy Reserve and visit the dry forest, famous for the fossa, a cat-like carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar. Later on your return to Morondava, you drive through the stunning Avenue of the Baobabs, a stretch of road lined on both sides with century old Baobab trees. [B,L,D]

Day 4. Morondava - Antananarivo

This morning you transfer to the airport for your flight to Antananarivo. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. [B,D]

Day 5. Depart Antananarivo

Transfer to the airport for your onward journey. [B]

 

Inclusions

Travel

  • Meet & greet on arrival and private airport transfers
  • Exclusive use of 4WD vehicle
  • Return economy-class flights between Antananarivo and Morondava

Accommodation & Meals

  • 4 nights in African-style hotels & lodges (3-4 star)
  • 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners

Tour Guides

  • English-speaking locally based guide and driver

Entrance Fees & Permits

  • Entrance fees to all national parks and reserves are included

Sightseeing

  • City tour of Antananarivo including Old Upper Town, City Centre and the colourful neighborhoods of Lower Town.
  • Explore the Kirindy Reserve and go in search of the Fossa, the island's top predator.
  • Drive along the famous 'Avenue of the Baobabs' and finish the day with a magnificent sunset.

The Small Print: Prices are per person based on twin share. Single supplement on request. Seasonal surcharges apply. Please contact our office for details.

Visa Requirements: For Australian passport holders, a visa for Madagascar needs to be applied for prior to travel. For non-Australian passport holders, please check with your travel agent.