Dry South

Ifaty, Tulear, Isalo

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Dry South, Madagascar

Southern Madagascar is a dry and arid land with a very different climate to the wet and lush eastern regions of the country. It offers its own unique attractions, including some great hiking routes, fascinating baobab and spiny forests, and beautiful beaches at Ifaty and Isalo.

Wildlife adventure in Madagascar

Our trip was wonderful. The hotels you chose for us were really wonderful and in charming locations.


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Journey to the South of Madagascar on this 13-day tour. Beginning in the capital of Antananarivo, you'll explore Andasibe-Mantadia and Ranomafana National Parks, before continuing to the Dry South and Isalo, then ending on the coast at Ifaty.


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La Mira Hotel

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Le Paradisier

Located about one hour from Tulear on a beautiful beach overlooking the lagoon of Ifaty, Le Paradisier is one of our favourite beach retreats in Madagascar.

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Satrana Lodge

Satrana is a beautiful lodge situated on a high hillside overlooking Isalo National Park in the Ihorombe region of southern Madagascar.

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Ranthambore and Bandhavgarh

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