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Itinerary questions for Madagascar

Hi. We're considering the following itinerary from Cortez Travel for next summer. The cost is about $3,000/pp. for all hotels, transfers, and most meals (no private guide) + about $1,000/pp. for internal airfare.

Two main questions: First, does this itinerary seem reasonable? Second, does a full-day in Tana on Day 11 make sense? We don't just want to jet in and out of Madagascar without ever seeing any people (as opposed to lemurs). OTOH, we are going transit Tana four times, so I'm not sure whether a full day (two nights) at the end makes sense. If we eliminate the Day 11 visit to Tana, we'd presumably extend our stay in Isalo by a night, thus arriving back in Tana the night before our int'l flight.

Thanks very much.


Day 1: Arrive Antananarivo around 1 PM; lunch; transfer to Perinet Reserve; stay at Vakona Forest Lodge or Hotel Eulophielia

Day 2: Perinet Reserve

Day 3: Perinet Reserve full-day; transfer to Tana in late afternoon; stay at Relais des Plateaux (near the airport) for overnight

Day 4: Antananarivo / Maroantsetra; stay at Relais du Masoala

Day 5: Maroantsetra / excursion Masoala National Park; stay at basic cabins at Chez Arol

Day 6: Masoala / Nosy Mangabe / Maroantsetra; return to the Relais du Masoala for overnight

Day 7: Maroantsetra with late-afternoon flight back to Tana; overnight at Hotel du Louvre

Day 8: Antananarivo / Tulear / Isalo National Park; overnight at Satrana Lodge

Day 9: Isalo National Park; overnight Satrana Lodge

Day 10: Isalo / Tulear / Antananarivo; overnight at Hotel du Louvre

Day 11: Antananarivo: open day; overnight at Hotel du Louvre

Day 12: Antananarivo / int'l connection

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