Fort Dauphin enjoys one of the most beautiful sites in Madagascar, bordered on one side by the lush vegetation which descends the steep slopes of the Saint-Louis peak, on the other by the blond beaches of the Indian Ocean: Lokaro, Libanona, Manafiafy. It has also great reserves like Nahampoana and Saïadi, the historic Fort Flacourt and endless hike possibilities.
Andohahela National Park
A true crossroads between two worlds, Andohahela National Park brings together/;' three different ecosystems with an incredibly rich flora and fauna.
In a superb environment, the valley of the Mandrare river allows an exceptional flora to develop at the limits of the bush. About 2,000 lemurs live freely in the reserve and everything is done to facilitate their observation. There is also a museum and a sisal plantation.
Lavanono means "long breasts", this name refers to a kind of sugar loaf that stands in the sea. The area is superb, especially the arrival on the road which overhangs the valley, formed by the fall of a meteorite millions of years ago. Great surfing place.
Small fishing village, the first on the Vezo coast coming from the south. Superb beach and great snorkelling opportunities. From Itampolo, the great Coral Reef extendo northwards all the way to Andavadoaka.
Tsimanampetsotsa National Park
Tsimanampetsotsa National Park is famous for its high number of endemicity at a local level. Its salt lake houses entire colonies of flamingos have made it their home. Famous also for its caves and ancient baobabs.
Located south of Saint-Augustin, Anakao is the region's best-known fishing village. It is very popular with visitors for its fishing returns and its possibilities for excursions, snorkelling or diving in a canoe vezo. Surf lovers will also find their happiness. Anakao cannot be reached by road unless you like spending more than 8 hours in a terrible dusty road.
Arguably the best beach of Madagascar. Surrounded by a fantastic spiny forest. The most authentic beach destination of the tour.
Located on the west coast of Madagascar, Morombé is a city at the end of the world. The road connecting the city to the rest of the country is in very poor condition but, the Malagasy government is working on redoing it. Morombé has great potential, a sandy beach, offshore uninhabited islands surrounded by coral reefs, the Mangoky river delta and Lake Ihotry, a true natural reserve which shelters an exceptional bird life. The town used to be a thriving center during the time of the french colonisation.
Belo sur Mer
This small village located 80 km from Morondava is our favorite in the region. It is difficult to get there but once there, your efforts will be rewarded: an adorable bay with its sandbanks facing the sunset, and, from mid-June to September, whales cruising offshore. Village full of wood and palisades, feet in the sand, builders of dhows and schooners, whose know-how comes from Muslim traders and Breton sailors, salines and a reserve of baobab-bottles! On the other hand, the beach is not made for swimming, it is rather used for domestic needs. Great excursion can be organized from here.
The Kirindy reserve is home to a dry forest, long managed by a Swiss company, where people try to teach ecological rules and preserve endangered species. Kirindy Forest is also home to 6 species of nocturnal lemurs and two diurnal species. Chances to see the famous fossa.
Small town in western Madagascar, only passable during the dry season, from May to November approximately. Tourists adventure this far to visit the National Park of the Tsingy de Bemaraha. The hotels are not located in the village center but, this sleepy place deserve a visit. Lively place at night from July to October.
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this park is famous for its needle-shaped karst formations whose means of access are as epic as the geological history of these famous peaks! The Tsingy de Bemeraha.
Capital of Menabe, Morondava is located on the delta of the river of the same name. The city has always struggled with the sea. It has thus conceded 2 km of rich cultivated plains to the place called "La passe Bethania", in the space of only a century and a half. Morondava is less than 19 km from the spectacular Baobabs Avenue.
Antsirabe is located not far from the Malagasy capital, at an altitude of more than 1,400 meters: we have to say that during the austral winter, it is cold for Madagascar. This ancient spa town has kept its quaint colonial style. Antsirabe is peaceful and calm, perhaps a little sleepy. You can go on lovely mountain bike or horse rides in the Vakinankaratra. In addition, the city has thousands of beautifully decorated rickshaws. Great for hikers, Lac Tritriva and Mt Ibity are great destinations.