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Location: Antananarivo

Day 1 - 5 Nov 2019

Ivato International Airport, Madagascar

Antananarivo, Ivato International Airport, Madagascar
Antananarivo, Ivato International Airport, Madagascar
Antananarivo, Ivato International Airport, Madagascar

Content: We started our journey from New York to Invato international airport by taking a 36hrs Air Canada flight, the flight experience was good

ibis Antananarivo Ankorondrano

Antananarivo, ibis Antananarivo Ankorondrano
Antananarivo, ibis Antananarivo Ankorondrano
Antananarivo, ibis Antananarivo Ankorondrano

Content: We took a 20min drive from Ivato Airport to hotel where we checked-in, Hotel is located near restaurants and shopping malls around, do carry your toiletries as hotel only provides shower gel and the room are little small but good at the price

Analakely market

Antananarivo, Analakely market
Antananarivo, Analakely market
Antananarivo, Analakely market

Content: After little rest we headed towards Analakely Market, which took around 15min drive to reach here, Here we bought some fruits as it were very fresh. if you dont want to buy anything this place is good to walk around & explore the sights, sound and aroma

Faravohitra

Antananarivo, Faravohitra

Content: Taking a 10min walk from market we reached Faravohitra Church, This roman Catholic Church has marvelously charming interior

Restaurant La Ribaudiere

Antananarivo, Restaurant La Ribaudiere
Antananarivo, Restaurant La Ribaudiere

Content: Taking a 10 min walk we went for dinner at restaurant which serves Malagasy cuisine, good ambiance and delicious Malagasy dishes

Location: Antananarivo

Day 2 - 6 Nov 2019

Andasibe

Antananarivo, Andasibe

Content: Starting our day we had our breakfast at the hotel which was stunningly good

Andasibe

Antananarivo, Andasibe
Antananarivo, Andasibe
Antananarivo, Andasibe

Content: With a 4hrs drive passing through green and luxuriant vegetation we reached Andasibe which is known for best lemur experiences in the world

Location: Andasibe

Day 2 - 6 Nov 2019

Andasibe Forest Lodge

Andasibe, Andasibe Forest Lodge
Andasibe, Andasibe Forest Lodge
Andasibe, Andasibe Forest Lodge

Content: After reaching Andasibe we checked-in to a forest accomodation where there were hut like structure in the forest for experiencing a stay between the nature, they were giving a good service but there were network issue

Andasibe Forest

Andasibe, Andasibe Forest

Content: Later that evening we enjoyed a night walk in the area of Andasibe to observe night active lemurs and other nocturnal animals

Location: Andasibe

Day 3 - 7 Nov 2019

Reserve of Andasibe

Andasibe, Reserve of Andasibe

Content: We started our morning with a visit to the Special Reserve of Andasibe to see the Indri, the largest lemurs on the island, this indri is unique as it contains a wide range of orchids, canopy, endemic animals like chameleons and many birds

V.O.I.I.M.A community reserve

Andasibe, V.O.I.I.M.A community reserve

Content: Later on in afternoon we headed towards V.O.I.I.M.A community reserve which conserves the remaining rain forest, here we saw one orange chameleon, It is the place where you can see variety of wildlife, ranging from brown lemurs, indri, chameleons, geckos and birds etc

Andasibe Forest Lodge

Andasibe, Andasibe Forest Lodge

Content: After a lot of fun and exploration of wildlife and nature we went back to our accomodation and had Dinner experience in Forest covered with range of tress all around

Location: Andasibe

Day 4 - 8 Nov 2019

Ambatolampy

Andasibe,  Ambatolampy

Content: We headed towards highland landscape passing by rice fields and green landscape with vegetables and fruit trees. place to pass through eroded hills known as Lavaka

Location: Ambatolampy

Day 4 - 8 Nov 2019

Ambatolampy

 Ambatolampy,  Ambatolampy
 Ambatolampy,  Ambatolampy
 Ambatolampy,  Ambatolampy

Content: After a 4hrs drive. We took a stop to visit a huge Agricultural city known for its source of Aluminium which a place on thew way towards Antsirabe

Antsirabe

 Ambatolampy, Antsirabe
 Ambatolampy, Antsirabe
 Ambatolampy, Antsirabe

Content: After a 2hrs drive we reached our final destination for today which is Antsirabe known as the place of salt and for thermal springs, a beautiful place

Location: Antsirabe

Day 4 - 8 Nov 2019

Arotel

Antsirabe, Arotel
Antsirabe, Arotel
Antsirabe, Arotel
Antsirabe, Arotel
Antsirabe, Arotel

Content: After exploring the thermal springs we checked-in to hotel for a night stay, the hotel was recently renovated and had all the modern facilites, high-end luxury hotel with amazingly low prices

L'Insolite

Antsirabe, L'Insolite

Content: we had our dinner at L'Insolite a French restaurant and had Thai food, the best thing about here is the owner ages the cheese here so he can serve fresh cheese on our dishes we order

Location: Antsirabe

Day 5 - 9 Nov 2019

Ambositra

Antsirabe, Ambositra
Antsirabe, Ambositra
Antsirabe, Ambositra

Content: After having our Breakfast we started our 2hrs journey towards Ambositra which is located in middle of Madagascar and known for wood carving industry must stop destinantion towards Ranomafana National Park

Location: Ranomafana

Day 5 - 9 Nov 2019

Ranomafana National Park

Ranomafana, Ranomafana National Park
Ranomafana, Ranomafana National Park
Ranomafana, Ranomafana National Park
Ranomafana, Ranomafana National Park
Ranomafana, Ranomafana National Park

Content: After heading from Ambositra we took a 2hrs 30min drive towards Ranomafana National Park is one of the most picturesque national parks in Madagascar, the wildlife experience was incredible need lot of time

Hotel Thermal Ranomafana

Ranomafana, Hotel Thermal Ranomafana
Ranomafana, Hotel Thermal Ranomafana
Ranomafana, Hotel Thermal Ranomafana

Content: we checked in to hotel near to Ranomafana National park which is good place to stay in middle of nature the room were spacious and clean

Hotel Thermal Ranomafana

Ranomafana, Hotel Thermal Ranomafana
Ranomafana, Hotel Thermal Ranomafana
Ranomafana, Hotel Thermal Ranomafana
Ranomafana, Hotel Thermal Ranomafana

Content: Had dinner at the same hotel as there were no restaurants near by but the food was awesome and there menu changes everyday which is a plus

Location: Ranomafana

Day 6 - 10 Nov 2019

Ranomafana National Park

Ranomafana, Ranomafana National Park
Ranomafana, Ranomafana National Park

Content: After breakfast we left for exploring Ranomafana National Park where we will spend our day,park is covered with Rain forest and hills. there are small streams passing through it while walking we spotted some of the lemurs, chameleons and other animals, A day well spent in nature

Varibolo Restaurant

Ranomafana, Varibolo Restaurant
Ranomafana, Varibolo Restaurant

Content: After having a tiring day at the end of our day we had our dinner which was a great traditional vary amin'anana with the curried zebu

Location: Ranomafana

Day 7 - 11 Nov 2019

Fianarantsoa

Ranomafana, Fianarantsoa
Ranomafana, Fianarantsoa
Ranomafana, Fianarantsoa
Ranomafana, Fianarantsoa

Content: We left Ranomafana using the road that we entered on, and headed to Fianarantsoa, which is capital of the Betsileo tribes

Location: Fianarantsoa

Day 7 - 11 Nov 2019

wine farm

Fianarantsoa, wine farm

Content: While heading towards Fianarantsoa we stopped at a local Wine Farm but one needs to note that ectry ti this wine farm are not allowed on week ends, good place to gain knowledge of vines

Anteimoro Paper Factory

Fianarantsoa, Anteimoro Paper Factory

Content: On the way to Fianarantsoa we stopped at a paper factory, a vestige of the Arabian civilisation in the island not a famous spot but can visit if intrested in manufacturing

Isalo

Fianarantsoa, Isalo
Fianarantsoa, Isalo
Fianarantsoa, Isalo
Fianarantsoa, Isalo

Content: Then we continue to Isalo passing through the mountain chain of Andringitra, alonng the way further we saw the Gate of south which is the end of the highland and the beginning of the south

Location: Isalo

Day 7 - 11 Nov 2019

Isalo Rock Lodge

Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge
Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge
Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge
Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge
Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge

Content: checked-in to a hotel with awesome view and jacuzzi room aswell do not go for back room as there will be no privacy

Isalo Rock Lodge

Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge
Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge
Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge

Content: Had Dinner It was Great place with panoramic view and delicious food

Location: Isalo

Day 8 - 12 Nov 2019

Isalo National Park

Isalo, Isalo National Park

Content: We started our journey towards Isalo National Park, where we walked to the ‘Natural swimming pool, Along the way saw vegetation like Uapaca Bojeri, Pachypodium Rosulatum or ‘elephant's foot

Eroded mountains

Isalo, Eroded mountains

Content: while walking we reached Eroded Mountains where the Bara people place their dead before they can be interned into their final resting place after that we saw specaticular sandstone mountains creating images such as tortoise, the masks, Crocodile

Natural Swimming pool

Isalo, Natural Swimming pool

Content: After having a long walk and climb we finally reached swimming pool, with its crystal clear water. it was a great reward after our trek.

Isalo Rock Lodge

Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge

Content: After a Bath at swimming pool we returned back to hotel & Had Dinner It was Great place with panoramic view and delicious food

Isalo Rock Lodge

Isalo, Isalo Rock Lodge

Content: After a Bath at swimming pool we returned back to hotel & Had Dinner It was Great place with panoramic view and delicious food

Location: Isalo

Day 9 - 13 Nov 2019

Tulear

Isalo, Tulear
Isalo, Tulear

Content: On the way towards Ifaty we stopped in Tulear for the dry forests of the west and the spiny desert of the south, En-routeing we also saw the fascinating ‘Mahafaly Tombs’ and the ‘Antandroy Tombs’

Location: Tulear

Day 9 - 13 Nov 2019

Ifaty

Tulear, Ifaty
Tulear, Ifaty
Tulear, Ifaty
Tulear, Ifaty

Content: We started our journey thorugh national road 7 towards Ifaty which is known for Turtle Breeding Hub and some ancient baobab trees

Ifaty

Tulear, Ifaty

Content: After reaching at Ifaty beach, we spent our day watching the locals earn their living from fishing

La Bella Donna

Tulear, La Bella Donna
Tulear, La Bella Donna
Tulear, La Bella Donna
Tulear, La Bella Donna

Content: we checked-in to hotel for a night stay the hotel was good, it had beach facing rooms the windows were wide for cool breeze to come in

La Bella Donna

Tulear, La Bella Donna
Tulear, La Bella Donna
Tulear, La Bella Donna

Content: we had dinner at our beach side hotel, the owner was Italian so we ordered pasta which had fresh ingredients every dish had a unique taste there

Location: Tulear

Day 10 - 14 Nov 2019

Antananarivo

Tulear, Antananarivo

Content: Left hotel early in morning and left for Antananarivo known as The CIty Of Thousands which is the capital city of Madagascar which took 8hrs to reach there where we saw wooden houses and royal tombs along the way

Antananarivo

Tulear, Antananarivo

Content: Left hotel early in morning and left for Antananarivo known as The CIty Of Thousands which is the capital city of Madagascar which took 8hrs to reach there where we saw wooden houses and royal tombs along the way

Location: Antananarivo

Day 10 - 14 Nov 2019

Chambre d'hôtes Valiha Ivato

Antananarivo, Chambre d'hôtes Valiha Ivato
Antananarivo, Chambre d'hôtes Valiha Ivato
Antananarivo, Chambre d'hôtes Valiha Ivato
Antananarivo, Chambre d'hôtes Valiha Ivato

Content: After 8hrs drive we reached Antananarivo the capital city of Madagascar where we checked-in to a hotel which was near to airport, the location was perfect for transit rooms were clean and bed were comfy

Rova

Antananarivo, Rova
Antananarivo, Rova
Antananarivo, Rova
Antananarivo, Rova
Antananarivo, Rova

Content: Our walk started from Rova which is the royal palace of the first minister known as the queen's palace, A potentially good attraction in the capital

Dzama Cocktail Café Antananarivo

Antananarivo, Dzama Cocktail Café Antananarivo

Content: After returning drom Queen's Palace we Had Dinner, The dishes were succulent and tasty. The deserts were also great enjoyed food with Live Band

Location: Antananarivo

Day 11 - 15 Nov 2019

Ivato International Airport, Madagascar

Antananarivo, Ivato International Airport, Madagascar
Antananarivo, Ivato International Airport, Madagascar
Antananarivo, Ivato International Airport, Madagascar

Content: Checked-out from hotel and took a drive for 30min to reach Airport from where we had a 30hrs flight to New York, security check took a lot of time need more time for process at airport