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(Best time to do this tsiribihina river is From April till January).
TOUR ROUTES :
ANTANANARIVO - ANTSIRABE - MIANDRIVAZO – TSIRIBIHINA RIVER - SAIN MARIE - MORONDAVA.
Day 1 :
ANTANANARIVO - ANTSIRABE .
Day 2 :
ANTSIRABE TO MIANDRIVAZO.
Day 3 - 4 :
ALONG TSIRIBIHINA RIVER BY MOTOR BOAT.
Day 5 :
SAINT MARIE VILLAGE - MORONDAVA.
PRICE FOR MID RANGE HOTEL OPTION : 1 250 Euro for 2 people . ( one double or twin room sharing option )
PRICE FOR LUXURY HOTEL OPTION : 1 350 Euro for 2 people . ( one double or twin room sharing option )
AMBATOLAMPY : is a city (commune urbaine) in the Vakinankaratra region, Madagascar which is 68 km south of tana by route national RN 7. It’s the largest town between the capital and Antsirabe. The town also has a BOA and BFV bank, a hospital, a pharmacy and petrol station.
ANTSIRABE : is the third largest city in Madagascar and has a population of approximately 220,000. Due to its high altitude (about 1 500 m) temperatures are rather cool and very cool in winter! The template climate was probably the reason why Norwegian missioners chose this place to settle down in 1872. Its name means “where there is salt” honouring the large number of hot springs the town has, a fact that has given the city the nickname of “Malagasy Vichy”. The thermal baths had been long appreciated for their curative effects by the local population when French colonists decided to locate a thermal bath here in the 19th century. Antsirabe is also a pole for agribusiness, textile and tobacco industry. It is the home of Tiko (diary products) which is own the former president “ marc ravalomanana “, Star Brassieres (brewery), Cotona (textiles) and Kobama (grain).
MIANDRIVAZO : is the starting point for the decent of Tsiribihina River. It’s one of the hottest places in Madagascar. The ride from antsirabe to miandrivazo takes about 4 hours with very good road. This is small town and has no bank to change money.
MORONDAVA : The Morondava area was the centre of the Sakalava kingdom . It’ s the southern gateway to many of the attractions of the western region and is the centre for visiting the western deciduous forest, the famous baobabs, belo sur mer and the tsingy de bemaraha national park . There is an ATM or difference banks around . This place is one of the hottest weather in Madagascar .
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