road to the south of madagascar

The splendor of the Great South

Duration 11 DAYS
Price from 800€
TYPE Adventure Tours


Lovers of explorations? The great south of Madagascar is for you.

Choose the track to live a journey through time and space in Madagascar. Through the sublime contrast of cultures and landscapes, we will better understand why travelers are attached to the land of “Moramora”. From the freshness of the colonial city of Antsirabe to the beautiful beaches of Ifaty, declared Reserve Biosphere by UNESCO, we can come to visit 02 national parks including Isalo, Ranomafana and the nature reserve of Anja, where endemic flora and fauna can be observed, to finish on the beaches of Ifaty

Feasibility: January to December
Best Season: April to November



  • A unique landscape of the great island
  • Terraced ricefield and traditional houses of the highlands
  • Colonial town of Antsirabe
  • Sunset in the « fenêtre de l’Isalo »
  • Natural swimming pool, waterfalls, and canyons
  • Biodiversity
  • Cultural discovery in different regions
  • Antemoro paper
  • Capital of Malagasy crafts
  • Beach
  • Relax


Day 1: Antananarivo

Day 2: Antananarivo– Antsirabe /170 km

Day 3: Antsirabe – Ambositra – Ranomafana/280 km

Day 4: Ranomafana

Day 5: Ranomafana – Ambalavao – Ranohira/323 km

Day 6: Ranohira

Day 7: Ranohira – Tulear –Ifaty/274 km

Day 8 & 9: Ifaty

Day 11: Ifaty – Tulear – Tana/30 km + flight

Day 12: Antananarivo– Departure




Arrival at the airport of Antananarivo.

Transfer to the hotel.


Antananarivo – Antsirabe /170 km

The departure will be just after the breakfast. We start our journey through the mythical RN7 traversing the landscapes of terraced rivers and traditional houses of the highlands. A stop at Ambatolampy to discover the famous aluminum pot making workshop.

We will be in Antsirabe for lunch. After lunch, we will do a city tour by rickshaw to discover the spa town, but also for visiting some places of handcraft exhibition and selling like embroidery, etc.

Overnight at hotel


Antsirabe – Ambositra – Ranomafana/280 km

Breakfast and departure for Ranomafana. Stop for lunch and visit to the handcraft shops of Ambositra, the capital city of handmade crafts in Madagascar to discover the Zafimaniry wooden sculptures which is internationnaly recognized by the UNESCO.

The second step will be for the afternoon : way to Ranomafana, a great rain forest where we can find differnet species of Lemurs and birds living in their natural area.

Overnight at Hotel




The whole day will be dedicated to the trekking inside the Ranomafana National Park and visitors will be guided by the local guides for discovering the several species of Lemures, the different medical plants and its rich vegetation.

Overnight at Hotel


Ranomafana – Ambalavao – Ranohira/323 km

Departure from Ranomafana after the breakfast. We will continue our discovery in the southern part of the island. We will stop in Ambalavao for a visit of a wine making workshop and visit the nature reserve of Anja to admire lemur catta.

We will have lunch in Ambalavao and then we will pay a visit to the local Antemoro paper and silk workshop then continue to Ranohira. From Ambalavao, the landscape changes and we will start seeing some traditional tombs belonging to the Bara Ethnicity, a semi-nomad and cow breeding tribe. And then we will arrive to the Far-West, in Ranohira, with its big rocks and canyons having different shapes.

Overnight at Hotel.



Trekking inside the Isalo National Park. A paradise for all visitors of the Malagasy Far West region. Bath in some natural swimming pool and discovery of the canyons.

Overnight at Hotel.


Ranohira – Tulear –Ifaty/274 km

We will still continue our way to the south. This time, we will see other kinds of tombs belonging to to the tribute of Mahafaly with itheir famous « Aloalo », all along our way. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful beach of Ifaty which is an exceptional place for fishing and seascape discovery.

Overnight at hotel

DAY 8 - 9


Two days of leisure in the beach. Possible activities: Sea bath, seascape discovery, fishing, etc.

Overnight at hotel

DAY 10

Ifaty – Tulear – Antananarivo 30 km + flight

Transfer to the airport of Tulear for a flight to Tana.

Welcoming at the airport of Tana and transfer to the hotel.

Free time in the afternoon.

DAY 11

Antananarivo – Departure

The last day will be dedicated to shopping at a special open market in Antananarivo. Then transfer to the airport according to the flight schedules.