• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Madagascar: the Land of Wonders

  • Round trip
  • 13, 14, 15 or 16 nights
  • Madagascar
price from £ 2,199
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons

Looking for adventure? Head to Madagascar and explore like never before over 12 or 14-nights incl. excursions, B&B, transport & return flights!

Tick magnificent Madagascar off your bucket-list on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Start in the vibrant capital, Antananarivo, and embark on a journey through Jurassic rock formations, lush rice fields and tropical rainforests. Learn about the endemic species of flora and fauna, and get up close to some of the world's most fascinating creatures: from the famous ring-tailed lemur to the elusive cat-like fossa. Spend the last few days of your Madagascan experience soaking in the sun in Ifaty, indulging in a massage or two at your hotel or, if you haven't had your fill of biodiversity, embarking on another excursion into the Baobab Forest. With a jam-packed itinerary that includes all transport and a wide variety of exciting excursions, get ready to unlock the mystery of Madagascar!

Included
  • Madagascar Round Trip - 12 or 14 nights
  • Breakfast
  • Private guide and driver
  • Tour of the Peyrieras Reptile Reserve (day 2)
  • Night Walk Andasibe (day 2)
  • National Park of Analamazaotra (day 3)
  • Private Tour of Vakona Private Reserve (day 3)
  • Ranomafana National Park Private Tour (day 6)
  • Thermal Waters of Ranomafana with Swimming (day 6)
  • Private Tour Anja Community Reserve (day 7)
  • Private Tour in Isalo National Park (day 8)
  • Antsokay Botanical Gardens (day 9)
  • Private transfers
  • Domestic flight from Toliara to Antananarivo
  • Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Antananarivo

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Day 1: Antananarivo

Wild landscapes, fascinating creatures and land of real adventure: welcome to Madagascar! Today you will arrive in the capital city of the fourth-largest island in the world, Antananarivo. After being picked up at the airport, you will be taken to your hotel where the rest of your day is yours... Read more

Grand Hotel Urban  or similar

Day 2-3: Andasibe

Day 2 begins with a morning briefing from your guide before getting on the road for the 145-kilometre drive to Andasibe, a protected area of rainforest in the east of the country. Get ready to drive through magnificent landscapes: expect lush rice fields, traditional villages and, of course, t... Read more

Mantadia Lodge  or similar

Day 4: Antsirabe

Rise with the sun on day 4, for a 315-kilometre road trip through the Madagascan highlands. Stop in traditional villages on the way and chat with the locals over lunch, or bring some educational gifts to a school in the countryside. You will also make a stop at the small city of Ambatolampy, a... Read more

Eco Lodge Les Chambres Du Voyageur  or similar

Day 5-6: Ranomafana

On day 5, you will start the day with a visit to the precious gemstone stores of Antsirabe before getting back on the road for the 230-kilometre drive to Ranomafana. On the way, you will stop at Ambositra, known as the capital of Malagasy handicrafts and the centre of Madagascar’s woodcarving ... Read more

Hotel Thermal Ranomafana  or similar

Day 7-8: Ranohira

Today you will travel 350 kilometres southwest from Ranomafana to Ranohira, home to the Isalo National Park. You'll make a few interesting stops along the way including Ambalavao, where you can take a tour of the Antaimoro Paper Fabrik. Another stop will be made at the Anja Community Reser... Read more

Le Relais de la Reine  or similar

Day 9-11: Ifaty

Today you begin the last leg of your journey with a 270-kilometre drive to the coastal city of Ifaty. En route, you will pass several sapphire-mine villages, as well as plenty of fascinating scenery: from baobab trees to ancient tombs to tribal villages. You will stop 50 kilometres away from y... Read more

Hôtel La Mira de Madiorano  or similar

Day 12: Antananarivo

On day 12, it's time to leave the sun-kissed shores of Ifaty and return to Antananarivo. You will be driven to the airport in Toliara for your flight back to the capital city. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel where your final night in Madagascar is yours to spend as you wish! ... Read more

Grand Hotel Urban  or similar

Day 1: Antananarivo

Wild landscapes, fascinating creatures and land of real adventure: welcome to Madagascar! Today you will arrive in the capital city of the fourth-largest island in the world, Antananarivo. After being picked up at the airport, you will be taken to your hotel where the rest of your day is yours... Read more

Grand Hotel Urban  or similar

Day 2-3: Andasibe

Day 2 begins with a morning briefing from your guide before getting on the road for the 145-kilometre drive to Andasibe, a protected area of rainforest in the east of the country. Get ready to drive through magnificent landscapes: expect lush rice fields, traditional villages and, of course, t... Read more

Mantadia Lodge  or similar

Day 4: Antsirabe

Rise with the sun on day 4, for a 315-kilometre road trip through the Madagascan highlands. Stop in traditional villages on the way and chat with the locals over lunch, or bring some educational gifts to a school in the countryside. You will also make a stop at the small city of Ambatolampy, a... Read more

Eco Lodge Les Chambres Du Voyageur  or similar

Day 5-6: Ranomafana

On day 5, you will start the day with a visit to the precious gemstone stores of Antsirabe before getting back on the road for the 230-kilometre drive to Ranomafana. On the way, you will stop at Ambositra, known as the capital of Malagasy handicrafts and the centre of Madagascar’s woodcarving ... Read more

Hotel Thermal Ranomafana  or similar

Day 7-8: Ranohira

Today you will travel 350 kilometres southwest from Ranomafana to Ranohira, home to the Isalo National Park. You'll make a few interesting stops along the way including Ambalavao, where you can take a tour of the Antaimoro Paper Fabrik. Another stop will be made at the Anja Community Reser... Read more

Le Relais de la Reine  or similar

Day 9-13: Ifaty

Today you begin the last leg of your journey with a 270-kilometre drive to the coastal city of Ifaty. En route, you will pass several sapphire-mine villages, as well as plenty of fascinating scenery: from baobab trees to ancient tombs to tribal villages. You will stop 50 kilometres away from y... Read more

Hôtel La Mira de Madiorano  or similar

Day 14: Antananarivo

On day 14, it's time to leave the sun-kissed shores of Ifaty and return to Antananarivo. You will be driven to the airport in Toliara for your flight back to the capital city. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel where your final night in Madagascar is yours to spend as you wish! ... Read more

Grand Hotel Urban  or similar
Excursions

This trip includes carefully curated excursions to make your trip unforgettable. The following optional excursion is available on day 10 and can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.

• Explore the Reniala Baobab Forest (day 10 - 3 hours) •

Reniala is a private reserve and belongs to the baobab forest of the southern part of Madagascar. Get ready to explore this dry and spiny forest and its rich flora and fauna as well as a wide variety of birds and reptiles! An English-speaking guide and entrance fees are included.

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Excluded
  • Visa
  • Tips for guide/driver (£2 is recommended per person, per day)
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

Additional Information
Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Ltd. is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

Occupancy

Maximum three persons per room.

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Children's discount

Unfortunately this trip is not suitable for children under 5. For children aged 6-11 years, a discount may be offered based on the departure date and the duration of the trip. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Pets

Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Travel documents

You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest

Passport

Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Madagascar with at least two blank pages. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website.

Visa

British citizens need a tourist visa for travel up to 90 days in Madagascar. A tourist visa can be purchased at the airport upon arrival.

Vaccinations

All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel in Madagascar include Diphtheria; Hepatitis A; Tetanus. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.

Currency

The national currency of Madagascar is the Malagasy ariary (MGA).

Group travel

During this trip, transport and excursions could be in groups of international travellers.

Travel schedule

The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Quality standards

Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads may differ from Europe.

Airport transfer

Your driver will wait for you with a sign with your name at the airport. You will receive more information together with your travel documents.

Extra nights

Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flights schedules.

Luggage

1 hand luggage up to 5 kg and 1 suitcase up to 20 kg per person.

Guide and driver

All transfers are private. An English-speaking driver and/or guide is included for the duration of the trip.

Extra nights

Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flights schedules.

Board

Guests will enjoy breakfast on every day of their trip, and half board (excl. drinks) on days 7-11 or 7-13 dependent on length of journey.