Isalo National Park

14 day escorted tour

Colours of Madagascar Tour

Discover the Wonder of Madagascar

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Colours of Madagascar is the comprehensive tour of Madagascar. Explore all of the most important National Parks that the country has to offer, from the Andasibe and Ranomafana rainforests to the Isalo Massif which is the oldest geological formation in Madagascar. The tour will end in the Berenty private reserve with its’ intriguing thorny forest home to hundreds of wild lemurs.

You will also get to experience the Malagasy way of life as you pas through the country seeing the friendly and vibrant people.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Spotting lemurs
  • Relaxing in Antsirabe natural hot springs
  • Hiking through Isalo National Park
  • Seeing turtles, chameleons, birds and butterflies

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
14 days
Guide Price
£2,969 per person
Price based on
Based on 17 October 18, meal basis as per itinerary.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
  • Antananarivo
    1 night
  • Andasibe National Park
    2 nights
  • Antsirabe
    1 night
  • Ranomafana National Park
    1 night
  • Fianarantsoa
    1 night
  • Isalo National Park
    2 nights
  • Toliara
    1 night
  • Berenty Reserve
    2 nights
  • Fort Dauphin
    1 night
  • Antananarivo
    1 night
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Included
  • Accommodation, meals, activities and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Domestic flights Toliara to Tôlanaro and Tôlanaro to Antananarivo in economy class
  • Transfers with English speaking driver/guide (2-4 people) or French speaking driver and English speaking guide (5+ people)
  • Transfers in air-conditioned transfer vehicles
  • Tourism tax
Not included
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Any meals, activities and entrance fees not specifically mentioned as included
  • Optional activities
  • Drinks, gratuities, extras
  • Personal insurances
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Antananarivo

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Madagascar’s capital city
    • Founded in 1625
    • Perched on top of a mountain range close to nature reserves
    • The city is also known for its bubbly nightlife
  • Andasibe National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • A place of great beauty and biodiversity
    • The humid forest are one of the richest areas in terms of biodiversity
    • There are 14 species of lemurs and 51 species of Boa reptiles
    • Pass through a myriad of villages and get acquainted with the traditional lifestyle of the Malagasy people
  • Antsirabe

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Known as the ‘Malagasy Vichy’ because of its numerous hot springs and thermal baths
    • Famous for its thermal springs
    • Explore the city in one of the many colourful pulled rickshaws, known as a pousse-pousses
    • Enjoy a trip up Ivohitra Hill, where a panoramic view of the highlands awaits
  • Ranomafana National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Rare and exotic fauna and flora await in the 41,600-plus hectares of tropical rainforest
    • Declared a World Heritage Site in 2007
    • Home to 12 species of lemur, one of which is the critically endangered golden bamboo lemur
    • Visit the open air museum sheltering various wildlife and endemic plants
  • Fianarantsoa

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Madagascar’s cultural and intellectual hub
    • Has more churches per square metre than any other city in the country
    • Enjoy a full day visit in the National Park
    • This is Madagascar's wine producing region, try a few samples
  • Isalo National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Centuries of wind and rain have whittled the landscape into gorges, canyons and bizarre rock formations
    • There are also palm-lined oases and sprawling grasslands
    • Park is a magnet for hikers, with treks ranging from a few hours to several day
    • Cool off in the natural swimming holes
  • Toliara

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Fondly known by locals as the ‘City of the Sun'
    • famous for its crystal clear waters, stretches of golden sand and wonderful diving and snorkeling
    • Great for exploring the the Great Reef
    • Free time to relax on the beach
  • Berenty Reserve

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Is a small private forest along the Mandrare River, it is renowned for its Tamarind forest
    • The reserve is ideal for bird enthusiasts as it attracts a wide range of endemic bird species
    • Visit the informative anthropological museum providing unique insights into local Antandroy culture
    • As well as lemurs you can find birds, butterflies, turtles and chameleons
  • Fort Dauphin

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Relax on the coast
    • Visit the the Arambelo Museum
    • See the Saidi Botanical Garden