Madagascar's Deep South


The Deep South of Madagascar

Madagascar’s Deep South is one of the island’s most popular destinations. This tour, stretching from Antsirabe to Tulear, offers a multitude of options that will delight lovers of wide open spaces and breathtaking landscapes. You’ll discover vegetation unique to Madagascar, adding a touch of sport and adventure to your stay. You’ll find excellent restaurants offering a variety of Malagasy specialties, as well as entertainment and cultural discoveries of all kinds. Seaside resorts surrounded by small fishing villages provide an ideal setting for sea lovers. Additionally, numerous tourist sites are perfect for bird-watching enthusiasts. The national parks available for exploration include Ranomafana National Park, Isalo National Park, Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park, Tsimanampetsotsa National Park, and many more…

Tulear to Ifaty

Tulear, the capital of southwest Madagascar, is  seen as a stopover on the way to other, more interesting parts of southern Madagascar. Despite this, Tulear offers a warm welcome to its visitors, thanks to the friendliness of its people. The town combines tradition and modernity, constituting a veritable ethnic melting pot of fishermen, rickshaw drivers, and a diverse tourist offering. Lively and dynamic, just like many coastal towns, Tulear boasts a vibrant nightlife with plenty of options for dining and socializing.

Twenty kilometers north of Tulear lies Ifaty (Mangily), a must-see destination for beach and ecotourism enthusiasts. Ifaty consists of several Vezo villages, an ethnic group whose main activity is fishing. You can meet them on a pleasant stroll through the villages. The area around Ifaty is also full of picturesque villages that are sure to capture your attention.

Fort Dauphin

Located at the foot of Pic Saint Louis, Fort Dauphin is a vertiginous town that was occupied by Europeans in the 17th century. The town was named Fort Dauphin in honor of Louis XIV, the future Sun King. Fort Dauphin boasts many historic sites from the colonial era, including Sainte Luce, a charming fishing village with beaches lined with filaos and arched palm trees. You can also explore the remains of Fort Flacourt, delve into colonial history at the Musée d’Anosy, and visit the Fort des Portugais. The region also features several nature reserves, including the Berenty Reserve with its carnivorous plants and spiny forest, Andohahela Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Saïadi Botanical Garden.


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Madagascar's Deep South

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