South Classic Tour

Antananarivo, Fianarantsoa, Toliary




9 days

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4.07 by 3 reviews
  • Quality4.67
  • Location3.33
  • Amenities3.67
  • Services3.67
  • Price5


This tour is particularly fascinating and many people enjoy participating in it due to its various aspects and attracting views and divers activities.
It follows the NR7 departing from the highlands in Tana; going down slowly to the south till Toliary. Many sites can been seen during this tour; national parks and reserves for wildlife lovers, very beautiful and various landscapes for photographer, through which you can observe the local people's way of life in different tribes that you pass by.
This tour is more colorful from the green rice-fields, the red soils, the stunning sunset, and ending by the blue sea in ifaty beaches, among the most beautiful of the island. In addition to that , you can make your diving for the wonderful coral reef.
This tour is complete for the people who don't have much time, to know about Madagascar and its wonder.


  • Pick and Drop Services
  • 1 Meal Per Day
  • Cruise Dinner & Music Event
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  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Food & Drinks
  • Tickets

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Car Parking
Free Coupons
Outdoor Seating
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet

Tour Plan

Tongasoa! (Welcome). We will pick you up at Ivato International Airport and transfer you to Antananarivo, the Capital of Madagascar and ‘City of a Thousand Warriors’. Check in at your hotel. Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast, we take Route National nr. 7 to Antsirabe, by private car. A good road through highlands and beautiful green rice fields. Along the way, we can stop to take photos, buy some fruit or crafts and then have lunch. In the evening, we will arrive in Antsirabe, where there is time to walk through the nice town center or take a “pousse pousse” ride around this small town. Overnight at hotel: Couleur café, comfort room.

Before driving to Ranomafana, we will visit some of the craft shops which produce carvings of Malagasy life. The drive to Ranomafana takes up most of the day. Before midday, we stop for lunch in Ambositra and there may be the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Malagasy meal and see a folk dance at the hotel Artisan. After lunch we can visit some souvenirs shops from the handcraft wood at Chez Victor Shop after that we continue driving to Ranomafana. We arrive there before the evening .
Around 6 pm or before: we meet a local guide to show us the nocturnal wildlife such as the mouse lemur, Frogs, Chameleons, etc. (Night walk is 2 hours maximum). Overnight at hotel Manja, economy room.

After breakfast, we will drive to the entrance of Park and will start our daytime visit to this beautiful humid tropical forest with the local guides then we admire lemurs such as Grey Bamboo lemur ,Milne-Edwards Sifaka, some birds and insects. The golden bamboo Lemur is the main attraction of this park. Around noon, we will leave this park and arrive at the hotel. We have lunch at the restaurant.
Returning to the main road, this afternoon, we continue south via the regional Capital of Fianarantsoa, the academic centre of Madagascar. Here we have an opportunity to admire Fianarantsoa city on the Upper town. Leaving the highland plateau and descending through superb mountain scenery to the plains. Arrival in Ambalavao and check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Around 9 am, arrival at Community Anjaha Reserve. Here we have chance to watch troupes of ring-tailed lemurs on the granite boulders. Continuing south the pine trees thin out and the fertile soil of the highlands gives way to drier savannah, cactus, termite mounds and the dust of the mid south. We finally reach our destination late in the afternoon. Ranohira is situated on the edge of the Isalo National Park.
Hotel check in. Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast, we drive to the Parking lot and we will enter the Isalo National Park. On walking; landscapes are literally incredible, you do not believe it , how can wind and water have done all this? After 3 kms walking, we arrive at the natural oasis pool, known as ‘Piscine Naturelle’, Here you can swim, relax and enjoy this beautiful oasis. From here, we have the opportunity to walk within the National Park to Namaza and you see on the side path the sparse dry deciduous forest, including species of dwarf-like Baobab. Arrival at the Namaza campsite, a place where we can have a picnic Lunch. After lunch we get ready to go to ‘Cascade des amoureux’ (Lovers waterfall),swim, relax en enjoy nature. Then back to the campsite and a walk back to the Parking lot, we drive back to our hotel in Ranohira. Overnight at hotel.

This morning, after breakfast, we continue our journey to the south. The temperature rises as we lose height and head for the coast, crossing the Savannah plain, Ilakaka sapphire village. On the way, we have a short visit in Zombitse Park to discover another species of Lemur and view some nice Baobabs trees as well. Then we continue our trip, we pass by a number of fascinating Mahafaly Tombs. At noon, we will reach the ‘white city’ also known as Tulear. We have lunch at the Restaurant. Transfer to Ifaty and arrival in Ifaty before the evening. Overnight at hotel .

Continuation of the bathing, and transfer to the airport of Tuléar, flight back on Antananarivo.

Night at the hotel.

Possibility of extension to the Grand Sud Fort Dauphin.

Transfer to the airport and takeoff toward your country of destination.


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Quality 4.67/5
Location 3.33/5
Amenities 3.67/5
Services 3.67/5
Price 5/5

3 thoughts on “South Classic Tour”

  1. 4.4

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    This is the best tour on the east coast! It was amazing how many places we visited and what great memories we made!

  2. 3.8

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    We always stay at here when in town. The location is great, staff is wonderful and we love the overall feel. Beautiful view from the here.

  3. 4

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    It is a great place to shop not too far from New York. We took the bus from Port Authority and traveled through the countryside to get there.

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