Baobab Alley and Tsingy de Bemaraha

9 Days

Trip Description

Embark on an unforgettable journey from Antananarivo to Morondava, where a tapestry of changing landscapes and a vibrant mix of cultures awaits you. This expedition promises to be a truly unique experience, adding a special touch to your travel adventure.

As you traverse this diverse region, you’ll witness the breathtaking transformation of landscapes, each presenting its own distinct beauty. From rolling hills to lush forests, from fertile plains to stunning coastlines, the natural wonders of this route will leave you in awe.

Trip Highlights

  • Warm welcome and comprehensive briefing upon arrival at Ivato International Airport, setting the stage for an unforgettable adventure.
  • Stroll through Antsirabe's charming spa town, visit Ambatolampy's aluminum pot manufacture, and discover Lake Andraikiba's natural beauty.
  • Captivating landscapes and magical sunsets await in Morondava, especially at Baobab Alley.
  • Explore the extraordinary Bemaraha National Park with its stunning karst formations and lush forests.
  • Relax on pristine beaches, take a thrilling mangrove excursion, and experience local life in Betania.
  • Discover Antananarivo's vibrant capital, explore the rich history of Upper Town, and find unique handicrafts at the artisanal market.
  • Conclude with a memorable visit to Antananarivo, exploring the city's culture and history before departing from the airport.


As you arrive at Ivato International Airport, our dedicated team of professionals will be there to extend a warm welcome and ensure your seamless transfer to the hotel. We understand the importance of starting your journey on the right foot, so we will also provide a comprehensive briefing of your upcoming trip. In the event that your flight arrives at night, rest assured that we will arrange the briefing before your departure the following day. Our priority is to make your arrival experience comfortable and convenient, setting the stage for an amazing adventure ahead.

- Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel

After a delightful breakfast, we will set off on a captivating journey to the charming spa town of Antsirabe. Along the way, we'll make a stop at Ambatolampy, renowned for its reputation as the city of aluminium pots. Here, you'll have the opportunity to delve into the secrets of pot manufacture as select workshops open their doors to welcome you. This instructive stop will offer insights into the craftsmanship behind these iconic pots.

Continuing our adventure, we'll proceed towards Antsirabe. Take a leisurely stroll through the town to immerse yourself in the nostalgic charm of this old colonial town. Delight in its quaint atmosphere as you explore the streets and absorb the rich history that emanates from every corner.

A delightful diversion awaits at Lake Andraikiba, where we can discover the remarkable diversity of precious stones that Madagascar is known for. Not only will you be enchanted by the natural beauty of the site, but you'll also have the opportunity to interact with the friendly local population as they go about their daily activities.

Finally, we'll check-in at a comfortable hotel where you can unwind and rejuvenate, preparing for the adventures that lie ahead. Antsirabe welcomes you with open arms, promising an experience that combines history, natural wonders, and the warmth of the local community.

- Lunch and dinner at your own expense

- Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel

Embark on an exciting journey to Miandrivazo immediately after breakfast. Along the way, we will
make a delightful stop at Betafo, a charming town that was once the capital of the Vakinankaratra
region. If our timing aligns with the market day, we will organize a short visit to immerse ourselves in
the vibrant atmosphere and discover the local specialities.

After this enriching experience, we will continue our expedition towards the captivating destination
of Morondava. As we arrive, you will be warmly welcomed and smoothly settled into your chosen
hotel, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing start to your stay.

- Lunch and dinner at your own expense

-Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel

Start your day with an early morning breakfast, as we embark on an exciting journey to Bekopaka.

Along the way, we will make a fascinating stop at Tsimafana, a picturesque port where ferries anchor
for crossings over the Tsiribihina River. Here, visitors are invited to indulge in delightful itineraries
along the river, offering a unique perspective of the surrounding landscapes as we make our way to
Belo sur Tsiribihina.

Upon reaching Belo sur Tsiribihina, take a well-deserved lunch break to savor the local flavors at your
leisure (lunch not included). As our journey continues, we'll follow the road that leads us to the banks
of the Manambolo River. After a four to five-hour drive on a challenging track, we will arrive at our
destination, where we'll board a ferry to transport us to the enchanting Bekopaka.

In Bekopaka, we will settle into a comfortable hotel where we will enjoy a three-night stay. This
charming town serves as the perfect base for exploring the wonders of the region. Immerse yourself
in the captivating landscapes, venture into the depths of the renowned Tsingy de Bemaraha National
Park, and discover the rich biodiversity that thrives in this remarkable area.
adventures, immersing yourself in the natural beauty and cultural treasures that Bekopaka and its
surroundings have to offer.

- Lunch and dinner at your own expense

- Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel

Prepare for an extraordinary day as we embark on a visit to the magnificent Bemaraha National Park,
located near the charming town of Bekopaka. Spanning an impressive 15,000 hectares, this park is a
true natural wonder waiting to be explored.

Step into a world where time seems to stand still as we encounter the remarkable karst formations that have been shaped over 200 million years through the forces of erosion. Marvel at the striking contrast of sharp peaks and deep gorges that dot the landscape, creating a truly awe-inspiring sight.

As we venture deeper into the park, immerse yourself in the lush beauty of the primary forests that flourish within this unique ecosystem. Listen to the symphony of nature as you navigate through this extraordinary terrain, taking in the sights, sounds, and scents that make this experience truly unforgettable.

Bemaraha National Park promises to captivate your senses and offer a glimpse into a world untouched by time. Prepare to be amazed by the unusual and breathtaking landscapes that await you, as you create memories that will last a lifetime.

- Lunch and dinner at your own expense

- Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel

Embark on an enchanting journey as we traverse the road to Morondava, where captivating
savannah landscapes adorned with majestic baobabs await us. Prepare to be mesmerized as these
iconic trees dominate the horizon, creating a scene of unparalleled beauty.
Our adventure will lead us across the Manambolo and Tsiribihina rivers, as we continue along the
track towards our destination. As the day draws to a close, we will arrive at the renowned Baobab
Alley, a sight that will leave you in awe. Here, we will have the opportunity to witness the magical
sunset, setting the stage for unforgettable moments and capturing romantic photographs that will
serve as cherished memories.
In the evening, we will make our way to Morondava, where you can relax and unwind after a day
filled with natural wonders and breathtaking landscapes. Reflect upon the beauty you have
witnessed and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this coastal town.

- Lunch and dinner at your own expense

- Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel

Day 7 :

Take advantage of the pristine beaches that Morondava has to offer, allowing yourself to unwind and soak up the sun’s warm rays. Relax on the sandy shores, indulge in refreshing swims, or simply bask in the serene coastal atmosphere.

For those seeking adventure, embark on an exhilarating excursion through the enchanting mangroves. Traverse the intricate network of mangrove forests, marvel at the unique ecosystem, and witness the diverse flora and fauna that thrive in this captivating environment.

A visit to the charming village of Betania awaits, offering a glimpse into the local way of life and cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the village, interact with the friendly locals, and discover their customs and traditions.

Whether you choose to spend your day unwinding on the beach or embarking on fascinating
excursions, this free day in Morondava provides you with the opportunity to create unforgettable
memories and fully immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of this coastal paradise.

- Lunch and dinner at your own expense

- Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel

Upon concluding your remarkable stay in Morondava, the hotel staff will ensure a seamless transfer
to Morondava Airport. There, you will board a domestic flight that will whisk you away to the capital city, Antananarivo.

As you arrive in Antananarivo, our dedicated team will be there to extend a warm welcome and
assist you with your transfer to the hotel. We understand the importance of a smooth transfer, so
depending on your arrival time, we will be readily available to accompany you to your chosen accommodation.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the convenience of our attentive service as we take care of your
transportation needs. Antananarivo, the vibrant capital, awaits you with its rich history, unique
culture, and captivating attractions. Get ready to embark on the next chapter of your adventure in
Madagascar’s bustling capital city.

- Lunch and dinner at your own expense

- Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel

On this final day of your journey, we have curated a memorable visit to Antananarivo, allowing you
to immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of the city. Prepare for a day of exploration
and discovery.

Our first stop will be the Upper Town, where you will delve into the captivating history of the
country. Marvel at the remnants of the grand palaces, such as Manjakamiadana and Andafiavaratra,
which offer glimpses into Madagascar's regal past. Learn about the significance of these historical sites as our knowledgeable guide shares fascinating insights.

Weather permitting, we will make a delightful detour to the artisanal market of the dike. Here, you
will have the opportunity to browse through a wide array of local handicrafts and souvenirs,
providing you with a tangible piece of Madagascar to cherish for years to come. Discover unique and
beautifully crafted items that reflect the country’s rich artistic heritage.

As the day draws to a close, we will ensure your timely transfer to the airport, taking into
consideration your flight schedule. Our team is dedicated to providing a seamless and comfortable
experience, ensuring that your departure from Antananarivo is as smooth as possible.



  • Rooms during the trip
  • Vignettes and tourist taxes
  • Breakfasts
  • Visits mentioned in the program
  • Traditional pirogue trip along the Manambolo Gorge
  • Visit to the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park with a specialised local guide
  • The baobab alley car park
  • Car with French-speaking driver from Antananarivo to Morondava
  • Car from Morondava to Bekopaka and back to Morondava
  • Fuels
  • Transfers to and from the airport


  • Lunches and dinners
  • Free and optional activities and services, visits
  • Mineral water (except during the barge trip), drinks, tips and other extras
  • Multi-risk insurance
  • Any service not mentioned in « these prices include »
  • International and domestic flights and corresponding airport taxes

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Baobab Alley and Tsingy de Bemaraha
From €1,600
/ Person