Arrival in Tana and flight to Tulear. Transfer to the Arboretum Antsokay. Visit the reserve during the afternoon. Night in Tulear
: TULEAR / BEROROHA
Transfer by 4X4 through the vast plains of the West. Eight hours of track with difficult passages. Overnight camping on the Mangoky.
& D4 : BERONONO
We begin our 8 day trek off the beaten track. We walk along the river Makay for 2 days. We passed through several villages and witness the daily work of local people. The Bara tribe, zebu breeders and growers, is still very attached to the beliefs of talismans. Our many meetings we learn more about this ethnic group still intact. Overnight camping
D5 & D9 : TREKKING IN THE MAKAY MASSIF
We enter the Makay Massif towards the cave Mahatiny to observe patterns dating ancient aboriginal peoples. We move along the river at the bottom of the gorge before reaching an oasis of greenery, lakes inhabited by sacred crocodiles. We access several peaks where we enjoy exceptional views. Overnight camping.
D10 : BERONONO / ANTANAMBAO
We cross the savanna and numerous herds of zebu cattle to reach the edges of the Makaykely covered with dry forests. We will have the opportunity to discover a rare endemic wildlife, among others, the Sifaka Verreaux and many endemic birds. Overnight camping.
D11 : ANTANAMBAO / BEROROHA
We board of traditional pirogue for a day cruise along the Mangoky river. We can observe a very rich birdlife: Meller ducks, herons, egrets and other teal. Overnight camping.
D12 : BEROROHA / TULEAR / IFATY
Transfer back to Tulear and Ifaty for a well deserved rest. Night in Ifaty.
Free day at Ifaty. Night in Ifaty.
D14 : IFATY / TULEAR / TANA
Transfer to the airport of Tulear and flight to Tana. Correspondance for the international flight.