Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Antananarivo . Mandrare River Camp . Manafiafy
Locally escorted journey
8 days from $3,769 per person double occupancy*

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer



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8 Days, 7 Nights

Explore beautiful southeastern Madagascar in luxury and encounter various species of lemur and exotic rain forests.

Looking for something very real, very true and very rare? At Mandrare River Camp, luxurious secluded en-suite tents afford intimate access and insight to the spiny forest, home to an abundance of unique wildlife and the fascinating Antandroy tribe. Sparkling blue seas, verdant forests and abundant wildlife offer a taste of serenity at Manafiafy Beach and Rainforest Lodge, where you’ll spend the last four days of this intimate and up-market safari experience in the south of Madagascar.


  • Visit to Antandroy Forest to track lemurs 
  • Canoeing
  • Wetland birding
  • Boat trips
  • Guided rainforest walks
  • Snorkeling


  • Airport transfers
  • Seven nights accommodation
  • All meals from Day 2 - 7
  • Breakfast on Day 8
  • Included activities at the lodges

Group Size

Minimum 2, solo travelers pay surcharge


Daily, subject to availability.


From $3769 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share occupancy. Single supplements apply.  Black-out dates may apply. All pricing is strictly subject to availability. Internal flights are not included in price and cost approximately $700 per person. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices.  Prices are current at the time of posting (4/8/2022) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Day 1: Antananarivo

Upon arrival in Antananarivo, Madagascar’s capital, you will be met and welcomed by an English speaking guide, before transferring to your hotel in the city center.

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Day 2: Mandrare River Camp

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Ivato airport for your flight to Fort Dauphin (airfare not included), on the south-eastern coast of Madagascar, where you will be met by your guide and drive west towards Antandroy Spiny Forest offering a contrast of landscapes. You will arrive at your luxury tented camp in the late afternoon, where you can enjoy breath-taking views across the Mandrare River. (B,L,D)

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Day 3: Mandrare River Camp

After breakfast on the banks of the river, we embark on a trip to Antandroy forest where we will see the tombs of the Antandroy ancestors as well as lemurs and many bird species while crossing the river on foot. In the afternoon, you can either just relax at the camp or take part in our activity options such as a trip to the giant sand dunes of Lake Anony or night walks in the forest. (B,L,D)

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Day 4: Mandrare River Camp

Today will be spent enjoying the various activities located at and around our luxury tented accommodation, tailored to your interests. Some unique and fascinating forest areas in close proximity to the camp can be explored with permission from and being accompanied by one of the local village chiefs. (B,L,D)

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Day 5: Manafiafy

After our last breakfast by the river, transfer by road to Fort Dauphin, where we then continue onwards through plantations of mango, citrus, pineapples and bananas to the ocean coast and Manafiafy. Situated on a beautiful white sandy bay, fringed with forest covered mountains, your lodge offers barefoot luxury with wildlife and water on your doorstep. (B,L,D)

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Days 6 & 7: Manafiafy

Today you will embark on your choice of a wide range of wildlife and sporting activities which are included in your stay. Some of the options included are, among others, canoeing in the mangroves, early morning boat trips for wetland birding, snorkeling in the bay and nearby cove and visits to the local village and school. (B,L,D)

Madagascar Barefoot Luxury Southern Explorer

Day 8: Depart

You will drive back to Fort Dauphin where your tour concludes. (B)



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