09 days




From 3,520 USD


From April to December




Fort-Dauphin, Mandrare
Evatraha Lokaro


Embark on a remarkable journey through the diverse landscapes and cultural wonders of southern Madagascar. From the bustling capital city of Antananarivo to the coastal charm of Fort-Dauphin and the captivating Mandrare region, this itinerary offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, wildlife encounters, and immersive cultural experiences. Experience the allure of our camp in remote southern Madagascar, providing exclusive access to a unique ecosystem. Immerse yourself in the diverse biological and cultural wonders of the region. Ther charming tents blend authenticity with high-end comfort, offering stunning views of the Mandrare River. Relax and unwind in this remarkable and secluded destination.



Day 1 International Arrival in Antananarivo
Upon arriving at Ivato International Airport in Antananarivo, you'll be warmly greeted by our representative, who will assist with your transfer to the hotel. Take the day to relax and recuperate after your journey.
Day 2 Antananarivo - Fort-Dauphin
Depart from Antananarivo on a domestic flight to Fort-Dauphin. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy the coastal charm of this beautiful city. Take a leisurely stroll along pristine beaches and immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere.
Day 3 Fort-Dauphin - Mandrare River Camp
Set out from Fort-Dauphin on a scenic drive to the Mandrare region. Upon reaching Mandrare River Camp, settle into your accommodations. In the afternoon, enjoy a peaceful walk along the riverbank and witness a breathtaking sunset. Relish a delightful sundowner experience, sipping refreshing beverages amidst the natural beauty.
Day 4 & 5 Stay at Mandrare River Camp
Located on the serene banks of the Mandrare River, Mandrare River Camp offers a variety of activities to enrich your experience. Explore the Ifotaka Community Forest, Sacred Gallery Forest, and spiny forests. Enjoy night walks, visit Lac Anony, engage in village walks, and experience local culture, birdwatching, and baobab sundowners. Embrace the tranquility of the river bank.
Day 6 Mandrare River Camp - Fort-Dauphin
Bid farewell to Mandrare River Camp and return to Fort-Dauphin. Enjoy some free time to relax or explore the city at your leisure. Reflect on the memorable experiences at Mandrare as you prepare for the next part of your journey.
Day 7 Fort-Dauphin - One Day Excursion at Evatraha Lokaro
Embark on a full-day excursion to Evatraha Lokaro, a pristine beach known for its turquoise waters and vibrant coral reefs. Enjoy water activities like snorkeling, swimming, or simply basking in the natural beauty. Indulge in a picnic lunch on the beach and experience a day of relaxation and coastal exploration.
Day 8 Fort-Dauphin - Antananarivo
Fly back to Antananarivo from Fort-Dauphin. Transfer to your hotel in the capital city. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring Antananarivo or shopping for souvenirs.
Day 9 International Departure
After breakfast, we will transfer you to Ivato International Airport for your departure flight. We hope you had an unforgettable experience in Madagascar with Eskapadi and look forward to welcoming you back soon.


COVID-19 Safety Status

As of August 11, 2022, the Malagasy government has lifted all COVID-19 health restrictions imposed on travelers visiting Madagascar. This means that pre-departure PCR tests and testing upon arrival are no longer mandatory for entry into the country, and proof of vaccination status is not required.


Visa Requirements

All visitors to Madagascar require a visa, which can be obtained through one of two options:

For a visa from an Embassy: If you prefer to obtain your visa before arriving in Madagascar, you will need to apply for a visa at a Madagascar embassy. When completing the application, select “tourism” as the purpose of your visit, and if desired, provide our address IVL 176 A Anosivavaka Ambohimanarina, Antananarivo as your address in Madagascar. The embassy application process typically involves filling out forms and providing passport photos. Check with your nearest embassy for the most up-to-date application requirements.

Visa on Arrival (VOA): All nationalities are eligible for a VOA, which can be obtained upon arrival in Madagascar. The prices for VOAs are as follows:

  • 30-day visa: 20 Euros / 22 USD
  • 60-day visa: 25 Euros / 28 USD

Upon arrival at the airport, you will not need to provide passport photos. Simply present your outbound ticket, pay the fee, and receive your visa.

To secure your spot for this tour, we kindly invite you to visit our dedicated page and complete the straightforward travel requirement form.

Price starts at 3,520 US dollars.

we understand that everyone has different preferences and requirements when it comes to accommodation. We are more than willing to accommodate any upgrades or specific preferences you may have. Please feel free to let us know if you have any specific requests.

Terms and Conditions: Kindly review our comprehensive terms and conditions by simply visiting this page.

Included in the price

  • Accommodations on bed and breakfast in Fort-Dauphin
  • Full board basis in Mandrare River Camp
  • All activities in Mandrare River Camp
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Car with fuel and English-speaking  driver
  • Local Guide
  • Parks and Reserves entrance tickets
  • All hotel/airport transfers
  • 1 bottle of water per day per person


Not included in the price

  • International flight tickets
  • Meal supplements, personal drinks and beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa costs
  • Health/travel insurance
  • Gratuities
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Snorkeling & Diving

Madagascar is a top destination for snorkeling and scuba diving, offering crystal-clear waters, diverse marine life, and stunning coral reefs. Some of the best spots include Nosy Be, Sainte Marie Island, and Anakao, where visitors can encounter a variety of marine life such as sea turtles and tropical fish. There are diving schools and centers throughout Madagascar that offer guided tours for beginners and experienced divers, as well as PADI certification courses.



Madagascar is a top honeymoon destination, offering stunning scenery, unique wildlife, and secluded romantic locations. Couples can enjoy private beach villas, candlelit dinners, and walks on deserted beaches. The island of Nosy Be is a popular choice, with beach resorts, turquoise waters, and coral reefs. For adventurous couples, Madagascar’s national parks offer incredible wildlife experiences, from exploring rainforests to spotting lemurs.


Madagascar is a top destination for birdwatchers, with 120 endemic species, 5 endemic families, and 1 endemic subfamily. Some prime birdwatching locations include Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Masoala National Park, Berenty Private Reserve, Isalo National Park, and Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park. The best time for birding in Madagascar is between September and November, during the mating and nesting season when fruits and insects are abundant.


Madagascar offers a range of trekking trails suitable for all levels, from easy walks to challenging hikes. Andringitra National Park is a popular destination for exploring granite peaks and spotting ring-tailed lemurs. Other options include Montagne d’Ambre National Park, Ankarana Reserve, and Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park. Marojejy National Park is ideal for experienced trekkers seeking rugged terrain and rare wildlife encounters, such as silky sifaka lemurs and helmet vanga birds.


Madagascar offers excellent whale-watching opportunities, particularly from the months of July to September. During this time, humpback whales migrate from Antarctica to the warm waters off Madagascar to mate, give birth and nurse their calves. Visitors can witness these majestic creatures breaching, tail slapping and performing other impressive displays. Some of the best locations for whale-watching in Madagascar include the Ile Sainte Mariea, Nosy Be and Ifaty. Boat tours are available in these areas, giving visitors the opportunity to observe the whales up close in their natural habitat. Additionally, visitors can learn about these amazing creatures and the conservation efforts being made to protect them.

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History & Local Culture

Madagascar’s rich history and culture offer travelers a wealth of activities, including visiting local villages, learning about traditional crafts, and participating in cultural festivals. The UNESCO World Heritage site of Ambohimanga, the royal hill of the Merina people, is a popular destination for exploring the royal palace and tombs and learning about the Merina people’s history and traditions. Visitors can also immerse themselves in local culture by exploring bustling markets like Zoma Market in Antananarivo or visiting artisan workshops to learn about traditional crafts.


Surf & Kitesurf

Madagascar offers uncrowded and unspoiled waves for surfers and kitesurfers. The south coast, particularly the area around Tulear and Fort-Dauphin, has consistent waves suitable for all levels of surfers, with popular spots including Anakao, Ifaty, and Ankoba Beach. The best time to surf is September-October. The northern coast has exceptional spots for kitesurfing and windsurfing, with Babaomby Bay, Nosy Be, and Sakalava Bay being popular spots with side-on winds and calm lagoons for freestyle and freeride. Experienced surfers can also find waves up to 3m on the reef.

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Madagascar may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of luxury travel, but the island offers a range of high-end experiences for those seeking luxury and exclusivity. From private lodges in remote areas to luxurious beach resorts, Madagascar has plenty to offer for those seeking a luxurious escape. We have a large collection of high-end accommodation throughout Madagascar, such as Miavana by Time + Tide, Mandrare River Camp, Anjajavy Le Lodge, Constance Tsarabanjina to name a few

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Madagascar boasts over 5,000 kilometers of stunning coastline with crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, and an abundance of marine life. Some of the most popular beach destinations in Madagascar include Nosy Be, Ifaty, and Sainte Marie Island, which offer a range of activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, whale watching, and sunbathing. There are also many secluded and untouched beaches to be found along the coast, perfect for those seeking a more private and tranquil experience.


Parks and Reserves

Madagascar’s national parks and reserves cover 7 million hectares (17 million acres) and are home to over half of the world’s primate species, along with numerous endemic species like lemurs, chameleons, and aye-ayes. Madagascar has exceptionally high biodiversity, with 80% of its flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world. Ranomafana, Andasibe-Mantadia, Masoala, Bemaraha, and Isalo are among the popular national parks and reserves that showcase the island’s diverse wildlife and landscapes, while also promoting sustainable tourism and conservation efforts.