Departure from the capital. Visit of the village of artisan recyclers in Ambatolampy, discovery of a traditional village. Continuation on Antsirabe, rickshaw ride and visit multiple workshops. Hotel**.
A tradition that came from colonization, the work of the foundry is an activity that has all its importance in almost all the homes of the island. From simple households to modern houses, each house has at least one of the pots that are made in this locality in the central highlands. With the advent of industrial iron, aluminum replaced this difficult-to-work metal. A collection of old aluminum in the various homes of the cities and voila. It remains only to work it with the means of the edge as we are used to say
Stop on photo, rice terraces and traditional villages of the Highlands. Stop in Ambositra, visit sculpture workshops. Continue to Ranomafana. Night tour of the Eastern Rainforest. Hotel**.
Lemurs are part of the large family of primates and are definitely the most famous tenants of the forests of the Red Island. The Ranomafana National Park is one of the most beautiful sites in Madagascar in terms of biodiversity, moreover this reserve is currently classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for the conservation of biodiversity.
Discovery of the rainforest and continuation to Ambalavao. Passage through Fianarantsoa, walking tour of the old town. Discover the daily life of a village of farmers in the highlands. Arrival in Ambalavao at the end of the day. Hotel**.
The life of a country is mostly summed up in traditional markets. In that of Ambalavao life is very lively, in color, smell, an atmosphere completely out of step with large cities such as Fianarantsoa or Antananarivo. Here time is measured in color and smiles. A meeting place and also a place of novelty, it is here in this case that young people discover themselves for their future.
Visit of Ambalavao and its local market, artisan of paper and silk. Continuation to the south. Stop in a Reserve to observe the "maki". Continue to Ranohira. Passage through the Ihorombe plateau. Hotel ***.
In this country where the population is mainly confined to large cities, there are places where time rhymes with spaces. Large expanses still wild without, certainly, animals but very rich in shows. Here the rock has been eroded for thousands of years and continues to change shape to give rise to a setting worthy of the great western films. Isalo National Park is worth a visit as it is a unique biosphere in this arid southern landscape.
A day of discovery of this extraordinary massif. Return to the hotel in the middle of the afternoon. Hotel***.
Isalo National Park is the second largest park on the island. With an area of 81540 ha this area, located on the Ihorombe plateau, is considered to be the home of life in this arid landscape. This mountain range is also the water reservoir of this part of the island. Rising from the bottom of the earth, a few million years ago, this massif is a unique biotope.
Departure towards the South, visit of the Sapphire Mines of Ilakaka, discovery of an artisanal rum factory. Stop in Antsokay for the visit of its Arboretum. Continuation to Toliara. Arrival in the middle of the afternoon, small visit of the city, passage through the small traditional port. Transfer to the hotel and installation. Hotel**.
Currently considered to be one of the largest open-air deposits in the world, the Ilakaka stone quarries attract a very cosmopolitan population from all walks of life. Discovered in 1998, the first sapphires attract so many people until today. There are, according to professionals, more blue sapphires than anywhere else in the world.