Madagascar East and West

Madagascar East and West

From the Pangalanes Canal to the Kirindy Forest Reserve, explore the contrasting sights and sounds of Madagascar’s eastern and western coastlines on this 13-day journey beginning and ending in Tana.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Antananarivo

    On arrival in Tana you will be met and transferred to the IC Hotel for one night (B&B basis).

  2. Day 2: Antananarivo to Andasibe

    After breakfast, embark on a short tour of Antananarivo - or Tana, as it is fondly known - in the company of a local guide.

  3. Day 3: Andasibe National Park

    After breakfast, venture into Andasibe National Park with your guide on an early morning hike.

  4. Day 4: Mantadia National Park

    After breakfast at the lodge, depart with your guide for Mantadia National Park.

  5. Day 5: Andasibe – Ankanin’ny Nofy

    Leaving Andasibe this morning, you drive east to Manambato, a quiet village situated on the banks of Lake Rasoabe, and the gateway to the Pangalanes Canal. From Manambato, transfer by boat to the Palmarium Hotel, where you check in for three nights (B&B basis).

  6. Day 6: Ankanin’ny Nofy

    The next two days will be spent exploring Akanin'ny Nofy Reserve in the company of an experienced wildlife guide. This park occupies 50ha of land on Madagascar’s eastern coast, bounded by Ampitabe Lake and the Indian Ocean, in the Pangalanes Channel.

  7. Day 7: Ankanin’ny Nofy

    Continue your exploration of the Akanin'ny Nofy Reserve.

  8. Day 8: Fly Ankanin’ny Nofy to Tana

    Depart after breakfast and take the boat to Tamatave, where you catch a flight back to Tana.

  9. Day 9: Tana to Morondava

    Take the morning flight from Antananarivo to Morondava, where you will be met on arrival by your driver/guide and transferred to Chez Maggie for one night (B&B basis).

  10. Day 10: Morondava to Kirindy

    After breakfast at Chez Maggie, depart with your driver for Kirindy, stopping along the way at the iconic Avenue of Baobabs. Arrive Kirindy Lodge this afternoon and check in for one night (B&B).

  11. Day 11: Kirindy to Morondava

    Enjoy a morning walk in the forest before departing for Morondava, stopping en-route to photograph the amazing and ancient Baobab trees.

  12. Day 12: Fly Morondava to Tana

    Transfer to the airport to catch the morning flight to Tana.

  13. Day 13: Departure

    Transfer to the airport for your international flight home.

Price guide

Price based on two travellers in shared double/twin accommodation and subject to availability at the time of booking.

13 days from £1949pp


13 days from £1949pp


I had an incredible time in Madagascar. Can’t believe it is all over!



Just wanted to check in with you. I'm at my last night at Buffalo Camp. I have had a truly amazing time!

Ms Kelly Katcher from the USA