Big South Circuit

The big south circuit

About the circuit

The South is one of the classical tours in Madagascar. This travel is a travel to live the daily life of Malagasy people, to discover the amazing fauna and flora. Do not miss this tour because it is one of the must that you absolutely need to do when you come to Madagascar.
Isalo, known as Malagasy Grand Canyon, Isalo is the most famous park in Madagascar. Indeed, missing Isalo means missing Madagascar. Landscape, lemurs are waiting for you there.

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Day 1

Arrival in Antananarivo

Greeting and meeting with the staff of Gigatravel Madagascar at the airport. After that transfer to your hotel.
Diner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 2

Antananarivo – Morondava (700 km, 8h)

Continental breakfast, departure for Morondava. Literally translated as ” the long coast ”, Morondava is a coastal town in western Malagasy. A region recognized worldwide as a Baobab sanctuary. Indeed, Morondava is the only place where you can walk on an avenue of Baobab.
Diner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 3

Morondava – Bekopaka (185 km, 10h)

Continental breakfast, this third day is consecrated to drive from Morondava to Bekopaka. This is the best way to get off the beaten trail.
Diner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 4

Bekopaka

Day dedicated to the discovery of Tsingy. In the morning after breakfast, departure for a pirogue ride to discover the Manambolo gorges. Then just next stroll in the small Tsingys. Tsingy, are presented as true cathedrals of limestone, consisting of a very dense network of faults, crevices, limestone blocks sculpted surfaces blades or sharp needles. Limestone rocks formed by a deposit of dead fossils and shells under the sea 200 million years ago, and subsequently shaped by rain water 5 million years ago, the Tsingy offer one the most spectacular landscapes of the Big Island.
Diner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 5

Bekopaka -> Morondava (180km, 8h)

Continental breakfast, Departure for the way back to Morondava. Stop in the famous ‘’allée de baobab’’.
Diner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 6

Morondava -> Antsirabe (525km, 6h)

Continental breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Antsirabe. Antsirabe is one of the biggest cities of Madagascar. Famous for its thermal station, Antsirabe is called ‘’water city’’
Diner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 7

Antsirabe – Ranomafana (460 km – 7h)

Morning Breakfast at the hotel, after that drive to Ranomafana. One of the lemurs’ hotspot in Madagascar. But before arriving in Ranomafana stop on way to admire the highland’s landscape. Arrival in Ranomafana, known as the thermal city, at the end of the evening.
Diner and Overnight at the Hotel.


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Day 8

Ranomafana – Fianarantsoa (90 km, 1h30)

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is consecrated to discover Ranomafana National Park. Meet the different spices of lemur’s, bird, other insects, reptiles and endemics flora of Madagascar.
Diner and overnight at the Hotel.


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Day 9

Ranomafana – Ranohira (260km–6h)

Continental breakfast at the hotel, departure at the hotel to reach the city of Ranohira. Long way passing the highlands, first stop at Ambalavao the city of zebu. The biggest zebu’s market of Madagascar. After that visit of the famous Anjah Park where the maki are waiting for you. Continuation to Ranohira. Arrival at the end of the evening.
Diner and overnight at the hotel.


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Day 10

Ranohira

Continental breakfast at the hotel. The Isalo National Park is a protected area of Madagascar, declared a national park in 1991. It is a mountain range of Jurassic sandstone, extending for nearly one hundred kilometers in the north-south direction, and cut with deep canyons and bristling with peaks. Isalo National Park covers an area of 81,540 ha, extending almost one hundred kilometers in a north-south direction. The erosion of the rock has carved a ruiniform relief ranging from 820 to 1240m of altitude with deep canyons, rivers, and abundant rupicolous vegetation. The park is also the domain of makis and other lemurs.
Diner and overnight at the hotel


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Day 11

Ranohira Ifaty (290km – 5h)

Continental breakfast. Drive to the Sun City. Toliary is one of the capitals of the six former region of Madagascar. Apart from that Toliary is one of the hottest regions of Madagascar.
Diner and overnight at the hotel .


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Day 12, 13, 14

Ifaty

Continental Breakfast, free day at leisure to discover the fishermen village or the village of Mangily.
Overnight at the hotel

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Day 15

Ifaty – Tana (National and International flight)

Continental Breakfast. Transfer to the airport depending on the flight, possibility of free morning if the flight is at the evening. Free lunch. According to the flight possibility of visit of the queen’s palace and city tour. Then transfer at the airport.

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