165 € /personne
3 days trek discovery of Zafimaniry culture. A trip out of time that will allow you to discover these master craftsmen. To participate in this trek is to contribute to the protection of the preservation of the cultural value of the Zafimaniry which is classified intangible heritage of UNESCO.
Duration: 3 days and 2 nights
Period: APRIL to DECEMBER
LEVEL OF PHYSICAL DIFFICULTY
GOOD PHYSICAL CONDITION
PROVIDER: SUDMADATREK VOYAGES
CAMPING ON FULL BOARD
Minimum: 2 persons – Maximum: 16 persons.
D1: AMBOSITRA – ZAFIMANIRY COUNTRIES
42km 1h 30 drive 4 hours of walking and 100m + of unevenness
Departure for the discovery of the hinterland Zafimaniry. After 1 hour 30 minutes drive (15km on the RN7 and 25km of track), arrival in Antoetra then after the formalities at the office of the municipality, on the way for two days of walking, accompanied by the local guide. For today we will evolve for 4 hours through eucalyptus forests, mimosas for arrival in Vohibe. It is a rocky platform where Catholics have built a large cross. A very exceptional view before starting to descend on a slab of granite to reach the village of Sakaivo.
D2: ZAFIMANIRY COUNTRY
6 hours of walking and 200m + of elevation gain For this day, the route to the village of next bivouac, does not seem long when there is something to do. After breakfast, head north east, starting with a descent through rice paddies to the bottom of the valley to immediately go up a 150m climb. After a break, descent into a pine forest to climb to the village of Tetezandrotra. Here we can even people who design carved objects. From there 1 hour of walk to arrive in a well cleared place for the picnic. 45 minutes walk after the picnic to reach the village of Vohitrandriana. We will have a beautiful view and another aspect of Zafimaniry village. After a tour in the village, we take the road and 1 hour 45 minutes to reach the village of Faliarivo. To end the day we go down to the bottom of a valley to take dinner and spend the night in bivouac in the village of Ankidodo.
D3: ZAFIMANIRY COUNTRY – AMBOSITRA
42km 1h 30 drive 5h walk 500m +/- ascent After breakfast, drive for 5 hours of walking. For this day our path always furrows mountains and valleys half naked because of the tavy practice of several generations of Zafimaniry. We cross typical villages including the famous village of Ifasina. Picnic lunch and then we continue our way to reach the town’s head town to return to the car and departure for the capital Zafimaniry. End of our services in Ambositra.
HIGH LIGHT TOUR
- Sustainable tourism
- The landscape of the high land
- The Culture of The Zafimaniry Tribe
- The camping near the village
PRICE PER PERSON SHARING from 215 €
The indicated price is per person, for a package stay of 3 days / 2 nights. Non-contractual program that can be modified at any time.
- Circuit of 3 days / 2 nights
- Accommodation on the basis of a double or twin room
- Camping equipment (tent and mattress)
- Carriers for trekking
- Full board
- Meet and greet at the hotel
- Visits and excursions mentioned in the program
- Local guide fees
- Transfers Ambositra/Antoetra/ambositra
- Sleeping Bag
- All drinks.
- Extra and other expenses than those proposed by the formula.
- Personal expenses Tips.
- Cancellation, assistance and repatriation insurance
Individual passport, including for minor children, valid at least 6 months after the date
back from the stay. For foreign nationals outside the European Union, consult your
We recommend you to be up to date with your usual vaccinations.