madagascar baobab

Beautiful colors of the West

Duration 11 DAYS
Price from 1300€
TYPE Adventure Tours


Natural space without equal in the world
Morondava Madagascar


Live a wonderful adventure by discovering the colorful landscapes of western Madagascar.

This is the part that shows the most popular image of the island continent through the existence of Big Tsingy within the Bemaraha National Park and a multitude of Baobabs. The down of the Tsiribihina River by boat offers another unique way to get there.

Feasibility: April to November
Best season: July to October


  • A unique landscape of the southern part of the island
  • Rice fields in Terraces
  • Visit of the colonial town of Antsirabe
  • Cooking Pot Manufacture of Ambatolampy
  • Crafts Markets
  • Volcanic landscape
  • 03 Days of navigation through the Tsiribihina river
  • Bemaraha National Park
  • Sacred Baobab and « Baobab in love »
  • Sunset in the Baobab Avenue
  • Natural swimming pool, waterfall
  • Cultural Discovery


Day 1: Tana

Day 2: Tana – Antsirabe (170 km)

Day 3: Antsirabe – Miandrivazo

Day 4: Miandrivazo – Descent of the river Tsiribihina

Day 5: Descent of the river Tsiribihina

Day 6: Descent of the river Tsiribihina – Bekopaka

Day 7: Bekopaka

Day 8: Bekopaka – Morondava

Day 9: Morondava

Day 10: Morondava – Tana (Plane)

Day 11: Tana – Departure




Airport reception

City tour of Antananarivo and after installaAirport reception and transfer to hotelAirport reception and transfer to hoteltion at the hotel


Antananarivo - Antsirabe

Early in the morning after breakfast, we will take the National 7 to Antsirabe. A good road through highlands and beautiful green rice fields.

Stop in Ambatolampy (75 km) to visit famous cooking pot manufacture.

Arrived in Antsirabe, after lunch, we will visit some workshops and craft markets (embroideries, miniature, zebu horns…).

Not forgetting the time to walk through the nice town center and take a rickshaw ride around town.

Overnight at Hotel


Antsirabe – Miandrivazo

After breakfast, we’ll continue our trip with a visit to the sacred -volcanic lake of Tritirva, lapidary and silk weaving.

After that, we will continue our trip to Miandrivazo and for the rest of the day, we’ll be traveling through a volcanic landscape. In the evening we can relax at our hotel in Miandrivazo.

Overnight at hotel


Miandrivazo - Descent of the river Tsiribihina

Here we will start the calm water river journey on the majestic Tsiribihina River.

You can sit back, relax and enjoy a beautiful landscape and many kinds of wild animals like herons, wild ducks, parrots, raptors, kingfishers, chameleons, insects, and butterflies.

We shall see the gorge of Bemaraha with its lemurs and the marvelous sounds of birds. In the afternoon we will have a shower under one of the best waterfalls in Madagascar: “Anosin’ampela ” and its natural swimming-pool.

After this nice waterfall, we continue our cruising toward a “Sakalava” traditional village where we will be setting camp on a sandbank, build a fire and cook your dinner.

Overnight camping


Descent of the river Tsiribihina

Pass through the second gorge of Bemaraha where you can see bats and crocodiles and before a good night’s sleep, enjoy dinner on a traditional animation from the local population.

Overnight camping


Descent of the river Tsiribihina – Bekopaka

At Belo sur Tsiribihina, we arrive at the end of our motorboat trip and right after the lunch break, we’ll be heading to Bekopaka by 4*4 vehicles.

Overnight at hotel



Visit the Great Tsingy. Tsingy of Bemaraha is a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the biggest protected areas in Madagascar.

Enjoy a trek through this remarkable geological phenomena. The visible vertical drop can be quite intimidating especially for those with vertigo.

Animals lovers can look out for some species of lemurs, birds species and endemic reptiles and amphibians, including the Madagascar iguana and Antsingy leaf chameleon.

Overnight at hotel


Bekopaka – Morondava

We will travel south by 4-wheel drive to Morondava. Have a lunch break at Belo Tsiribihina and see many Baobab trees along the way. Endemic to Madagascar, the Baobabs can be up to 800 years of age and reach heights of 98 feet (30 m). The diameter of the larger trees can reach up to 36 feet (11 m) and the circumference can be up to 160 feet (50 m) around.  There is plenty of time to take photos and enjoy the landscape. We will catch the sunset at the ‘Avenue of the Baobab’ between Belo sur Tsiribihina and Morondava.

Overnight at hotel


Morondava – Antananarivo (by plane)

Come-back to Antananarivo by plane.

Transfert to the hotel.

Free afternoon

DAY 10

Antananarivo - Departure

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