The Combo East-West Tours
7 days / 6 nights

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In the Land of contrast 

This tours will make you experience two areas of interests but full of contrasts: the rainforest of the East and the dry deciduous region of the mid-west famous for its unique Baobab forest. You will also discover the unique wildlife and flora of these two different habitats. Above that, you will enjoy the breathtaking landscapes and will meet the very hospitable Malagasy people – who will welcome you any time and any where in the country.

Within a short time, one will be able to experience different wildlife and ecosystems as well as the cultures of the Malagasy people.

  • Lemurs and other wildlife of the rainforest at Andasibe National Park and in the dry decidous forest of Kirindy Reserve.
  • Plants of the rainforest and the dry deciduous forest
  • Magroves in Morondava
  • Landscapes of the Highlands, the evergreen east and in the Baobab areas.
  • The Baobab Avenue and forest in Morondava
  • Cultures of the Merina, Betsimisaraka and Sakalava tribes
  • Beaches in Morondava
  • Extension: the Tsingy de Bemaraha – the krastic rock forest

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  • Wildlife safari
  • Hiking
  • Pirogue ride
  • Cultural activities
Itinerary outline
  • Antananarivo
  • Andasibe / Mantadia
  • Optional: Palmarium Reserve
  • Morondava
  • Baobab Avenue
  • Kirindy
  • Optional: Tsingy de Bemaraha from April to early December
  • Antananarivo
Suggested extensions

Detailed itinerary

Arrival in Antananarivo. You will be met at the airport. Transfer to the airport and briefing.
Drive eastwards to Andasibe throughout the eastern slopes. En route,  visit the reserve of Peyrieras at Mandraka. In Andasibe, visit of VOIMMA nature reserve managed by the local community. walk.
Hike at Mantadia Reserve – a primary rainforest.
Hike at Analamazaotra National Park and visit of Lemurs’ Island. Drive back to Antananarivo.
Fly to Morondava, the land of the Baobabs. Drive to Kirindy Reserve and enjoy the walking safari. Visit of other baobab areas. Sun downing at the Baobab Avenue.
Early morning depart to reach the magical lights at the Baobab Avenue. City tour and visit of the local market. Sightseeing by pirogue to the surrounding mangrove. Relax and enjoy the amenities of your hotel and the beach.
In the morning, you will take the flight back to Antananarivo. Upon arrival, you will have shopping at the handicraft market before heading back to the airport and fly homewards. End of our services.
  • Palmarium on Day 4
  • Tsingy de Bemaraha on Day 7 to Day 14

Tour code: #CEW02


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Combo East-West Tours

Trip notes

Departure: Any day
Period: All year round
  • 4WD
  • Motorboat
  • Pirogue
  • Domestic flights
Accommodation: Hotels, Lodges City of departure: Tana