Valid From 01 November 2018 Until 31 October 2019
8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS Antananarivo
8 Days 7 Nights Wild in Madagascar (Antananarivo & Morondava & Tsingy Escorted)
8天7夜塔那那利佛&穆龙达瓦&黥基 - 马达加斯加精选游
HIGHLIGHT: Visit of the Kirindy dry forest reserve and drive through the baobab alley. The continuation to Bekopaka, entrance to the Tsingy of Bemaraha (UNESCO World Heritage Site), sharp limestone pinnacles, up to 50m high. Tour for the more adventurous customer and only possible from June to October, it is unsuitable for big people and people who are afraid of heights as there are passages in the Tsingys where you have to climb through narrow gaps. Beach extension in Morondava possible! *Valid for daily arrival at Antatanarivo.  *2/4/6 To Go Ground Package (minimum 2 or 4 or 6 persons per booking).
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PACKAGE INCLUSIVE
  • 02 night's hotel accommodation in Antananarivo
  • 02 night's hotel accommodation in Morondava
  • 02 night's hotel accommodation in Bekopaka
  • 01 night's hotel accommodation in Kirindy
  • Round trip airport-hotel and sightseeing transfer
  • Meals- Daily breakfast by local hotel or lodges, 4 dinners included on Superior Hotel Category in Morondava & Bekopaka
  • English speaking representative/tour guide (entire trip)
  • Visit of the small Tsingy and the Tsingy, and of Kirindy reserve
  • Park fees and service of local park guides
  • Ferry transfers across the rivers
  • 4 wheel drive car rental with a driver to and from Bekopaka
  • Driver’s indemnities and Fuel
  • Visit of the historical site of Ambohimanga
  • Tourist levy and VAT
  • Private Service (Except cruise, flight, train or sightseeing public coach if any involved)
PACKAGE EXCLUDE
  • International air ticket & airport taxes
  • Domestic flight ticket & airport taxes from Antananarivo - Morondava - Antananarivo
  • Items of personal nature, such as lunch & dinners, laundry, telephones calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, minibar charges and etc.
  • Airport & hotel porterage which MGA 1000-2000 (around MYR 1.50-3.00) per bag for a porter
  • Tour guide tipping EURO 10 per person per day.
  • Driver tipping EURO 5 per person per day.
  • Park guide tipping EURO 3 for locals.
PACKAGE COMPULSORY
COMPULSORY ITEMS A C
Agency Collection Fee 30.00 30.00
PACKAGE OPTIONAL
OPTIONAL ITEMS A C
Domestic flight ticket & airport taxes from Antananarivo - Morondava - Antananarivo (checked in luggage up to 15-18kg & hand luggage up to 5kg; air fare & airport taxes subject to change from time to time) 2,624.00 2,624.00
GENERAL TERMS
  • Rates quoted are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon hotel confirmation. This may be due to any special event and any immediate room surcharges implied by the hotel.
  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • The above itinerary is for reference only and visiting sequence may be different, and is subject to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
  • Others 12fly terms & conditions applies.
PAYMENT TERMS
  • Reservation Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 100 per person, you may required for more deposit for booking security and terms may vary from destination to destination.
PACKAGE REMARKS
  • General travel period: 01 November 2018 until 31 October 2019.
  • Red Alert Date: Chinese New Year, Christmas or New Year period subject to surcharge & hotel compulsory gala dinner upon booking made.
  • Suggestion flight route: Kuala Lumpur - Antananarivo - Kuala Lumpur.
  • The above rates require a minimum of 02 persons, single/solo traveler (additional surcharge apply).
  • The above rates are valid for Malaysian passport; surcharge might apply for foreigner passport, subject to individual hotel surcharge.
  • Above Antananarivo hotel rates (if any) are strictly applicable for packages' extension nights only, based on Half Board Basis (Breakfast & Dinner) or Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • For Extra or Extension night with us, free of charge for airport-hotel or hotel-airport transfer, but chargeable if own hotel arrangement.
  • Any children sharing the same room with one single full paying adult will be charged at the full adult twin sharing rate.
  • Malaysian could apply Visa-On-Arrival when landed in Antananarivo International Airport, for a maximum stay of 30 days required EURO 35/ USD 37/ MGA 115,000, original passport and proof of round trip flight ticket.
  • All hotels based on similar class.
  • Domestic flight ticket & airport taxes are subject to change.
  • Wildlife is beyond human control, and tour always subject to weather condition and other factors. Hence, there is no guarantee that visitors will see them. No refund value of any opportunity of viewing of wildlife.
  • Advance booking required at least 30 working days before departure.
ITINERARY / SCHEDULE
DAY 1 - Antananarivo (Arrival)

Upon arrival in Antananarivo International Airport, you will be meet and greet by local representative. Transfer to your selected hotel for check in. 

*Note for Malaysian passport holder: Malaysian could apply Visa-On-Arrival when landed in Antananarivo International Airport, you must prepare MGA 115,000 for a maximum stay of 30 days, original passport and proof of round trip flight ticket (about EURO 35/ USD 37-subject to currency fluctuation, small notes or coins are highly recommended).

Rest of the day is free at own leisure, you might explore this beautiful city. 

Antananarivo is the capital city of Madagascar, in the island’s Central Highlands. Overlooking the city, the Rova of Antananarivo palace complex was the center of the Merina kingdom from the 17th century. There some Antananarivo must do's when you reach this city which is the capital of Madagascar. You are sure to enjoy your rest of the day here. 

*Remarks for Hotel Accommodation in Antananarivo: All hotels standard check in time is 1400-1500pm afternoon. 
Standard Hotel Category: Lapasoa Hotel or similar
Superior Hotel Category: Tamboho Hotel - Superior Room or similar

Transfer Travel by Coach or Van (depend of group size)
Meals Self expenses
Hotel Hotel in Antananarivo (At your own choice)
DAY 2 - Antananarivo - Morondava

After hotel breakfast, you need to check out from the hotel and drive will transfer to the airport for domestic flight from Antananarivo to Morondava. (flight duration about an hour) **Domestic Flight exclude from the ground-package's price, please refer OPTIONAL ADD ON.

Morondava is a town on Madagascar’s west coast. It’s the gateway to the Avenue of the Baobabs, where massive baobab trees tower over the landscape. Nearby, Kirindy Forest is home to lemurs and carnivorous, catlike fossas. Farther north, Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park has jagged limestone pinnacles connected by rope bridges and walkways. South of the city, ships are built by hand on Belo sur Mer’s sandy lagoon.

Upon arrival at local airport, transfer for hotel for check in, you may free at your own leisure for the rest of the day. 

*Remarks for Hotel Accommodation in Morondava: All hotels standard check in time is 1400-1500pm afternoon. 
Standard Hotel Category: Chez Maggie Hotel or similar
Superior Hotel Category: Palissandre Cote Ouest Hotel (on half board base compulsory, dinner at hotel included) or similar

Flight Domestic Flight Antananarivo - Morondava exclude from the ground-package's price, please refer OPTIONAL ADD ON.
Transfer Travel by Coach or Van (depend of group size) or 4WD Vehicles
Meals Breakfast in hotel, Lunch & Dinner at own arrangement or supplement
Hotel Hotel in Morondava (At your own choice)
DAY 3 - Morondava - Kirindy Mitea National Park

Hotel breakfast, you'll drive first by 4WD vehicle along some local villages and go through the Avenue of the Baobabs. 

The Avenue of the Baobabs is a prominent group of baobab trees lining the dirt road between Morondava and Belon'i Tsiribihina in the Menabe region in western Madagascar. Along the Avenue in some 260m long segment are remaining some 20 - 25 trees about 30 meters in height. Baobab trees, up to 800 years old, known locally as renala (Malagasy for 'mother of the forest'). 

Thereafter, continue the drive of approximately 2 hours (45km) to Kirindy Mitea National Park and visit its' dry forest reserve. 

Kirindy Mitea National Park is a privately managed forest in one of Madagascar's most threatened ecosystems: its dry deciduous forests. It it famous for the giant jumping rat, but is also home to seven species of lemur and a number of endemic reptiles. The flora is equally unusual - a number of unique species are found at Kirindy. You will have to walk for 1.5 to 3 hours for the forest trails (mostly flat trails) , try your luck and grab the chance to meet the unique Madagascar' wildlifes, birds, lemurs, tenrecs, reptiles and many more. 

*Remarks for Lodge Accommodation in KirindyAll hotels standard check in time is 1400-1500pm afternoon. 
Standard Hotel Category: Kirindy Lodge or similar
Superior Hotel Category: Relais du Kirindy or similar

Transfer Travel by 4WD Vehicles
Meals Breakfast in hotel, Lunch & Dinner at own arrangement or supplement
Hotel Lodges in Kirindy (At your own choice)
DAY 4 - Kirindy Mitea National Park - Belo sur Tsiribihina - Bekopaka

Morning filled with simple breakfast in lodge, start another early visit of the reserve, then drive to Tsimafana at the Tsiribihina River, a local ferry transfer for you and the vehicles to cross the river while you may relax and enjoy the scenery of local villages. You will drive through the small town of Belo sur Tsiribihina to reach Bekopaka with total approximately 7 hours journey for 160km. En route, you can see the dry plains with some bush, palm and of course Baobab trees!

Belo sur Tsiribihina is a town, which is a part of Menabe Region. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 20% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans and chickpea. 

Bekopaka is a town in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsalova, which is a part of Melaky Region. Bekopaka is served by a local airport, and primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, maize and cassava.

Before arriving Bekopaka, you will need to cross another river named Manambolo River with a small local ferry. 

Check in & rest at local hotel upon arrival at Bekopaka. 

*Remarks for Hotel Accommodation in Bekopaka: All hotels standard check in time is 1500pm afternoon. 
Standard Hotel Category: Grand Hotel Des Tsingys or similar
Superior Hotel Category: Soleil Des Tsingys  (on half board base compulsory, dinner at hotel included) or similar

Transfer Travel by 4WD Vehicles
Meals Breakfast in hotel, Lunch & Dinner at own arrangement or supplement
Hotel Hotel in Bekopaka (At your own choice)
DAY 5 - Bekopaka- Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

After hotel breakfast, is a day for total outdoor, visit the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, with it's Great Tsingy (the large one), rare sharp limestomne pinnacles, its up to 50m high, sheltering some species of lemurs, various species of birds and many endemic plants. This walk is sporty and exhausting, you need to be fit, it goes up and down, sometimes steep, you have to climb on some ladders, and will wear for security reasons a harness. This is probably the most rewarding half-day trip within the park as it goes deep into the limestone forest passing through several hanging bridges with the impressive karstic formations below your feet. The trail is not technically difficult and even children can cope with it, but you certainly should not suffer from vertigo! The look down from the hanging bridge is something to avoid for the easily fainted.

In the afternoon, an optional visit of the small Tsingy with its limestone pinnacles, the Tsingy have been millions of years under water, and so you can also see some fossils enclosed in the limestone. 

Together with the adjacent Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve, the National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve comprises karstic landscapes and limestone uplands cut into impressive 'tsingy' peaks and a 'forest' of limestone needles, the spectacular canyon of the Manambolo river, rolling hills and high peaks. The undisturbed forests, lakes and mangrove swamps are the habitat for rare and endangered lemurs and birds.

Note: The Park is only opened during the dry season from April to November, since it is inaccessible during the rainy season (mid-end November to mid-end May). The Grand Tsingy are only accessible between June and the beginning of November.

*Remarks for Hotel Accommodation in Bekopaka: All hotels standard check in time is 1500pm afternoon. 
Standard Hotel Category: Grand Hotel Des Tsingys or similar
Superior Hotel Category: Soleil Des Tsingys  (on half board base compulsory, dinner at hotel included) or similar

Transfer Travel by 4WD Vehicles
Meals Breakfast in hotel, Lunch & Dinner at own arrangement or supplement
Hotel Hotel in Bekopaka (At your own choice)
DAY 6 - Bekopaka - Belo sur Tsiribihina - Morondava

After hotel breakfast, begin a return journey from Bekopaka to Morondava via Belo sur Tsiribihina with total 200km and 9 hours drive.

If weather permitted, you will enjoy sunset views that you will never forget at the same dreamland- The Avenue of the Baobabs. This magical and compelling site has been protected since 2007. Few things say Madagascar more than this small stretch of the RN8 between Morondava and Belo sur Tsiribihina. Lined with majestic baobabs, it comes into its own at sunset and sunrise when the trees cast their long shadows on the red sand and the sky lights up with orange and purple hues. It's stunning!

Check in and rest at hotel in Morondava. 

*Remarks for Hotel Accommodation in Morondava: All hotels standard check in time is 1400-1500pm afternoon. 
Standard Hotel Category: Chez Maggie Hotel or similar
Superior Hotel Category: Palissandre Cote Ouest Hotel  (on half board base compulsory, dinner at hotel included) or similar

Transfer Travel by 4WD Vehicles
Meals Breakfast in hotel, Lunch & Dinner at own arrangement or supplement
Hotel Hotel in Morondava (At your own choice)
DAY 7 - Morondava - Antananarivo

After hotel breakfast, you will be transfer to the airport for domestic flight from Morondava to Antananarivo. (flight duration about an hour). **Domestic Flight exclude from the ground-package's price, please refer OPTIONAL ADD ON.

Upon arrival at Antananarivo, pick up for hotel check-in, you may free at your own leisure for the rest of the day. 

*Remarks for Hotel Accommodation in Antananarivo: All hotels standard check in time is 1400-1500pm afternoon. 
Standard Hotel Category: Lapasoa Hotel or similar
Superior Hotel Category: Tamboho Hotel - Superior Room or similar

 

Flight Domestic Flight Morondava - Antananarivo exclude from the ground-package's price, please refer OPTIONAL ADD ON.
Transfer Travel by 4WD Vehicles or Coach or Van (depend of group size)
Meals Breakfast in hotel, Lunch & Dinner at own arrangement or supplement
Hotel Hotel in Antananarivo (At your own choice)
DAY 8 - Antananarivo (Departure)

Today, an excursion to the historical site - The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga, where the Merina Kings used to live, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga consists of a royal city and burial site, and an ensemble of sacred places. It is associated with strong feelings of national identity, and has maintained its spiritual and sacred character both in ritual practice and the popular imagination for the past 500 years. It remains a place of worship to which pilgrims come from Madagascar and elsewhere.

In the afternoon, a visit to the Local Handcrafts Market with beautiful handmade items from materials like leather, stone, natural fiber, wood. 

You will send back to hotel for refreshment, then transfer to airport for flight departure home.

*Itinerary Remark: The sequence/arrangement of entire trip's activity could be adjust according on both ways flight schedule, final itinerary should be advise/ consult before departure.

Transfer Travel by Coach or Van (depend of group size)
Meals Breakfast in hotel, Lunch & Dinner at own arrangement or supplement
HOTEL ROOM
2 TO GO GROUND PACKAGE
4 TO GO GROUND PACKAGE
6 TO GO GROUND PACKAGE
Adult Single Room Adult Twin Sharing Adult Single Room Adult Twin Sharing Adult Single Room Adult Twin Sharing
Standard Hotel Categories
Standard 8538.75 7084.69 6821.72 5367.66 6331.98 4877.92
Extension
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Superior Hotel Categories
Standard 10271.25 9064.69 8554.22 7347.66 8064.48 6857.92
Extension
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