Akory Aby * (*How are you)

This program allows you total immersion into the daily life of villagers far from the noise and stress of the big cities : their rhythm, their work, their living place, their custom, their meal… . A mixture of discovery, immersion, encounter and sharing.

12 days – 11 nights

Antananarivo - Tsinjoarivo - Antsirabe - Andranomafana - Andasibe - Vohimana – Antananarivo


Day 1
Antananarivo / Tsinjoarivo

Meeting with your guide driver. Road to Ambatolampy. Lunch along the way and continuation to Tsinjoarivo on a dirt track for about 2h30. Meeting of the members of the villager Association, visit of the small village and meeting with the population.
Bed and breakfast at the inhabitant's house.

Day 2

Day of Impregnation and meeting with the villagers. Visit of the cultivation areas and introduction to some of work. Visit of the Andriamamovoka waterfall and’ Ambavaloza. Visit of the Royal Palace and return to the village. Lunch.
Bed and breakfast at the inhabitant's house

Day 3
Tsinjoarivo - Antsirabe
Last moments with the villagers. Out of the dirt track and continuation to Antsirabe. Lunch. Walking tour of the city and visit of the open market. Installation in the room.
Bed and breakfast in Soa Guest House

Day 4
Antsirabe - Andranomafana

Departure from Antsirabe and connection’ to Betafo. Walking tour and visit of the countryside, meeting with the local population. Lunch with them. Continuation to Andranomafana and installation in a cottage. Visit of the village, the school and the local crafts. Back at the cottage and installation for the night.
Bed and breakfast in the cottage

Day 5

Day of discovery of the region. Passage through agricultural areas, visit of the recycling activities such as biogas. Detour through the thermal spring. Lunch. Possibility to spend a time for relax, bath and massage in option..
Bed and breakfast in the cottage

Day 6
Andranomafana - Andasibe
Departure from ​​Antsirabe area. Back to the north and towards the east of the island. Andasibe is 3 hours from the capital. Passage through the Pereyras reserve. Arrival in Andasibe in the late afternoon. Installation in the room.
Bed and breakfast in Feon'ny ala

Day 7

Day dedicate to the discovery of nature. Visit of the Mantadia National Park. Drive to the northern entrance by the visit of this unspoilt nature reserve. Back to the hotel in the middle of the afternoon.
Bed and breakfast in Feon'ny ala

Day 8
Andasibe - Vohimena

Short drive to the Ambavaniasy’ village. One hour trek through the Eastern countryside to reach the village of Vohimana and its bush lodge owned by the village community of Vohimana. Visit the village and meeting with villagers.
Bed and breakfast in cottage

Day 9
Discovery of the village and its surroundings. Immersion in the daily life of villagers. Disvovery of the living areas. Plantations and reforestation with the population. agricultural activity, Visit of the association. . Introduction to local cooking. Local lunch. Discovery of the nature trail..
Bed and breakfast in cottage

Day 10
Discovery of nature through the small village association of Vohimana. Visit of the Vohimana reserve . Day in the community.
Bed and breakfast in cottage

Day 11
Folklore day in the village. Discover of the Bezanozano customs and traditions, the dominant ethnic group in the region, participation in the crafts and visit of the "women's house".
Bed and breakfast in cottage

Day 12
Vohimena -
Back to the capital. Three hours of car and day use at a hotel before flying back to Europe.