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The Wondrous Highlands

4 days / 3 nights

This is a 4-day cultural and active tour around the mountain chain of the Ankaratra region, in the very center of the Highlands. Immersed in the Imerina tribe, you will start the tour from the west of Antananarivo by visiting the lemurs Park and a village of artisans specialized in recycling-tins. You will also discover one of the old King’s palace, situated on one of the twelve sacred hills, with a great panoramic view.

Your visit will continue to a thermal spring and geyser then to the fishermen’s village at Itasy lake. Then reaching Faratsiho to visit a typical weekly market.

Getting more inside the Red Island, you will have some walks to visit a smiths’ village as well as traditional herbalists and will taste typical cuisine when staying at a rural inn. You will be then heading to Antsirabe, the city of water and rickshaws, also known for its precious stones and minerals.

Itinerary outline:

Lemurs’ Park
Itasy / Soavinandriana


  • Cultural experience
  • Lemurs
  • The village of can recycling artisans
  • Rural life
  • Sceneries of the Highlands


  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
  • Meeting with locals
  • Understand the Malagasy community
  • Participate in local community projects
  • Learn about the minerals and stones of Madagascar

Suggested extensions:

The Overland Great South
The Western Baobab Safari

Tour code: #EGE002

Discovery Tour

The wondrous highlands tours

Departure: Any day
Period: April to November
4WD / Minibus

Accommodations: Hotels and rural inn
Starting point: Tana

Original trip