Western Madagascar Adventure Tour: Tsiribihina River Descent & Tsingy De Bemaraha 10 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Family friendly
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You will visit the Tsingy of Bemaraha, and see the wildlife of Madagascar. You will be taken to Masiakampy or you will take the canoe. The 4*4 car will wait for you in Belo sur Tsiribihina to take you to Bekopaka.

In just 11 days and 10 nights, it is possible to taste the adventure while sailing on the Tsiribihina River. A trip to enjoy the beautiful turquoise waterfall of Anosin'ampela and to visit the riverside population during the visit to the village of Begidro. Dedicated to the West, this tour also includes exploring the spectacular Tsingy of Bemaraha and sunset at the Alley of the Baobabs.

Day 1 Arrival in Antananarivo

Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Dinner and overnight in hotel 3 Metis or similar.

Day 2 Antananarivo - Antsirabe

The journey begins with the crossing of the RN7 by the high plateaus to reach the city of Antsirabe, "the city of water". On the way, a stop in Ambatolampy is necessary to visit a traditional workshop for the manufacture of aluminium pots. Once in Antsirabe, set up in the hotel before visiting the city and some workshops, including the work of the Horn of Zebu.

Dinner and overnight at Hotel Hasina or similar.

Day 3 Antsirabe - Miandrivazo

After breakfast, we head towards the RN34, towards Miandrivazo, where we take the time to contemplate the beauty of the desert landscape. After 4 hours of driving, we arrive at our destination, we take a seat at the hotel before presenting ourselves to the competent authorities for some formalities. Then we have a free area to discover the city.

Dinner and overnight at Hotel Baobab or similar.

Day 4-5 Descent of Tsiribihina

Transfer to Masiakampy after breakfast, where begins the first day of the descent of the famous Tsiribihina River in a local canoe with the crossing of a magnificent landscape. We will see various varieties of birds and chameleons as well as species of Lemur Fulvus who come to drink at the river bank. Lunch takes place at the bank under the mango trees.

After lunch, we continue to the Anosin'ampela waterfall, where we bathe below the natural waterfall. After a day full of discoveries, a good night's rest is essential. It is in a tent that we gain sleep. After breakfast, we start the 2nd day of the descent. The passage through the Bemaraha Gorge allows us to contemplate beautiful landscapes with village visits where we can see the daily life of the villagers.

Dinner and overnight camping.

Day 6 Tsiribhina - Antsiraraka - Belo

After breakfast, we resume the descent of the Tsiribihina, this will be our last day in a canoe. Arrival at the village of Antanambao where we leave the canoe and board a cart in Zebu in the direction of the village of Antsiraraka to take the car to reach Belo for lunch. Afternoon off.

Dinner and overnight at the Hotel Karibo or similar.

Day 7 Belo - Little Tsingy - Bekopaka

Departure for Bekopaka after breakfast, for about 4 hours, with the crossing of the Manambolo River on board a ferry. In the afternoon, visit the little Tsingy for 1 hour.

Return to the hotel where we spend the night dinner and night in the Olympus of Bemaraha or similar.

Day 8 Grand Tsingy

After breakfast, we leave to visit the impressive Great Tsingy (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site), a unique place in the world. These are Andamozavaky, 17 km from the hotel. After the tour, return to the same hotel.

Dinner and overnight at the same hotel.

Day 9 Bekopaka - Morondava - Alley of the Baobabs

Early in the morning, we take the road to Morondava. We stop in Belo on Tsiribihina for lunch. Then we start the trail to Morondava, where we discover the legendary sacred baobab and the loving baobab. We are witnessing the famous sunset in the Alley of the Baobabs.

Dinner and overnight at the Hotel Trecicogne or similar.

Day 10 Morondava - Antananarivo

Transfer to the airport according to the flight schedule then fly to Antananarivo. Possibility of a city tour depending on your flight schedule.

What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guiding in selected language
  • Breakfast
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Park/ museum entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Taxes
  • Full board during the River trip in Tsiribihina (Day 4,5)


  • Cold drinks
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Other meals
  • Visas
  • Domestic flight


Available in

English, French, Spanish

Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Antananarivo , Analamanga, Madagascar

Pick up times available: 8:00

Pick up location: At your hotel in Antananarivo

Ends at: Same as pick up location

Nearest airport: Ivato Airport (TNR)

Covid-19 measures

  • Contactless payments for add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Eco Features:

  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 15 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 6-14 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-5 days before the travel date

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from $1540 per person