Madagascar tour for Birdwatching people, THE BEST sites for it

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Activity Level



Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Other


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2



English (advanced), French (fluent), German (basic)

For birdwatching passionate people ; September, October, November and December

High endemicity of birds species in Madagascar (110/285). Come here to observe them with professional birdwatching guides from September to December.

A 15-days-Tour through the best spots and the main spots of birding-tour in Madagascar to observe many endemic birds species in their wildlife environment. To observe for example the following species : Mesites, Asities, Warblers, Vangas, Ground-roller, Broad-billed roller, etc.

Though 9 very interesting birdwatching sites : Andasibe, Mantadia, Ranomafana and Zombitse National Parks (NP), Kirindy forest, Ifaty spiny forest and the southern Madagascar euphorbia scrub on hillsides, then Ampijoroa forest station with Amboromalandy lake.

In Oct. 2018, in Andasibe-Mantadia with Maurice, we've seen in just 2 days 50 species, 6 of them were not easy to see, such as Pitta-like Ground-roller, White-throated Rail, Madagascar Wood Rail, Madagascar Flufftail …

Accomodation not included but I can help you for that. The tour can be customized for your number of people.


D1: Tana - Andasibe
D2: Birds at Mantadia NP
D3: Birds at Perinet SR a. m. then drive to Antsirabe.

D4: Antsirabe - Kirindy
With nocturnal visit of Kirindy forest for nocturnal lemurs.

D5: Birds at Kirindy a. m. then drive back to Antsirabe.

D6: Antsirabe - Ranomafana
D7: Birds at Ranomafana NP a. m. and p. m.

D8: Ranomafana - Sakaraha

D9: Sakaraha - Ifaty
With Birds at Zombitse NP a. m. on the way.

D10: Birds at Ifaty spiny forest a. m. and p. m.

D11: The southern Madagascar euphorbia scrub a. m. Then drive back to Ihosy

D12: Ihosy - Tana
D13: Tana - Ankarafantsika
D14: Birds at Ampijoroa FS then Birds at Amboromalandy lake.

D15: Full day drive back to Tana

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Antananarivo airport, or in a location convenient for you.

End location: Antananarivo airport, or in a location convenient for you.

Duration: 17 days

Birdwatching tour only for September, October, November and December.


By car, by foot ( walking and trekking )

What’s Included

Other: The 4WD vehicle with its driver and its fuel, Parks fees and good birds local guides, my presence as your private tour guide and tour organizer and all activities and visits mentioned in the Itinerary.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 EUR - Lunch OR dinner can be about 8 to 22 EUROS per person per meal, drinks included. And breakfast can be about 4 to 12 EUROS per person per breakfast. The hotel if you take fairly good mid-class hotel can be about 42 EUROS per room per night (or lesser).

What’s Extra

Other: Your international flight, your visa, your personal insurance, your personal purchases and personal expenses ( phone calls, laundry, souvenirs, etc. ), your hotels, your breakfasts, your lunches, your dinners, your drinks, and all visits and excursions not mentioned in the Itinerary.


I am not a driver, we will take a driver with us.

National Parks and Private Reserves have their own local guides, we have obligatory to take them.

Private tour guide Ravo

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