SpiceRoads has designed a 15-day adventure -
Bike and Hike Wild Madagascar - that will allow participants to
discover a biodiversity hotspot renowned for its natural
treasures, rich culture and charming ethnic groups.
The tour meets at Antananarivo, Madagascarís
capital, and then travels through the highlands to the popular
retreat of Antsirabe where the biking begins.
The biking and hiking adventure then heads
southwest through many magnificent national parks, past crystal
blue crater lakes to magnificent savannah grasslands and ends at
the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean at Ifaly.
Highlights of the tour include:
- Andasibe National Park, a
tropical rainforest teeming with chameleons, leaf-tailed geckos
and the largest living lemur, the Indri.
- A visit to the Zafimaniry, an ethnic people
who are famous for their wood carvings and listed as one of UNESCOís Intangible Cultural
- Trek through the rainforest of Ranomafana
National Park and spot the golden bamboo lemur.
through the wine region of Madagascar to the beautiful town of Ambalavao with its brightly painted buildings.
through the canyons and along the pathways of the huge rock
massifs of IíIsalo National Park, home to the ring-tailed lemurs.
- Cycle past Tritriva crater lake.
- End the tour at Ifaty
This journey is a
multi-activity tour consisting of 519 km of riding and 50 km of
hiking. This trip is recommended for confident and physically fit
riders looking for a challenging experience with a variety of
tour cost is US$3,250 with an additional US$395 for bike rental.
Accommodation, all meals, plus drinks and snacks while riding are
The inaugural tour will begin on 10 May 2015, enter promo
code LEMUR to get 10% off.
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