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Treking with ZAFIMANIRY and TANALA

Treking with ZAFIMANIRY and TANALA
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  • Typical and beautiful scenery of the East
  • Overnight outdoor camping
  • Exchage with Zafimaniry and Tanala
  • Treking from Antoetra to Ifanadiana near the national park of Ranomafana

The price include

  • Night camping on full board throughout the itinerary,
  • The local guide and porters,
  • Municipal taxes and fees throughout the itinerary,
  • Camping and kitchen stuff except a sleeping bag,

The price does not include

  • Tips, drinks and personal expenses,
  • Transfers Antananarivo-Antoetra and Ifanadiana-Ranomafana

D 1
Antoetra - Faliarivo - Antetezandrotra - Sakaivo

Departure from Antoetra at 8 am for a day walk. The first part takes us to Faliarivo located on top of a hill with open view to the surrounding valleys. Then go down passing at Antetezandrotra. Picnic lunch at noon. Another long descent of 30 minutes, with arranged steps in granite allows us to reach Sakaivo, another beautiful Zafimaniry village. Dinner and night camping near this village.

Duration : 6h walk
Accomodation : Camping
 - Antoetra - Faliarivo - Antetezandrotra - Sakaivo

D 2
Sakaivo - Amboasary - Ampasina

After breakfast, start walking towards Fanandrana, a beautiful waterfall. Possibility to swim. After few minutes, continue the walk on the trail that leads further South to the village of Ampasina where we spend the night.

Duration : 5h walk
Accomodation : Camping
 - Sakaivo - Amboasary - Ampasina

D 3
Ampasina - Betsingaory - Maromanana

We leave to the village of Betsingaory then enter to Maromanana Tanala country. This village is located deep in a beautiful valley near a river. Many fruits and vegetables grow in abundance everywhere. We are always on the dirt trails for pedestrians only. Dinner and overnight camping near the village.

Duration : 6h walk
Accomodation : Camping
 - Ampasina - Betsingaory - Maromanana

D 4
Maromanana - Fiadanana - Sandratsy

We walk along the river Fiadanana until the village of the same name. There are rivers to cross and wet fields, it is likely that the feet are wet! Also, the trail is not accessible to cars because of collapsed bridges prevent driving. The forest changes to make room for a beautiful range of bamboos of all sizes. It's very green. It is possible to bathe in the river above the village (between 5 and 10 minutes walking to arrive at a beautiful natural pool). Overnight camping.

Duration : 6h walk
Accomodation : Camping
 - Maromanana - Fiadanana - Sandratsy

D 5
Sandratsy - Analamarina

We continue walking to Analamarina. Beautiful valleys follow one another, work in the field is intense, we meet many people on the road. Bivouac in the courtyard of a house.

Duration : 6h walk
Accomodation : Camping
 - Sandratsy - Analamarina

D 6
Analamarina - Tsaratanana

Walking trail makes its way through the yellow flowers. An easy walk away until Tsaratanana which means means "beautiful village" in the local language. Overnight campin.

Duration : 5h walk
Accomodation : Camping
 - Analamarina - Tsaratanana

D 7
Tsaratanana - Ifanadiana - Ranomafana

It is an easy track for 16 km to reach Ifanadiana where we expect the car to drive us to Ranomafana. Ranomafana is a small village at 45mn away which is famous for its national park with huge forest and lemurs. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Duration : 3h30 walk
 - Tsaratanana - Ifanadiana - Ranomafana

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