The south of Madagascar:
Numerous sights and adventures await you
For most tourists who are visiting for the first time a Madagascar vacation the south of the island seems less attractive as a travel destination at first glance. In contrast to the prosperous north or the green overgrown east of the island, the south of Madagascar awaits a rather arid and desert region to all adventurous tourists. Long dry periods and areas where it sometimes rains only a few times a year have shaped the landscape as well as the way of life of the people, animals and plants. Those who dare to take on the hardships of the heat and the drought can in the south of Madagascar a amazing diversity of life forms discover and marvel at the bizarre ways in which some plants and animals have adapted to the environment.
Basically, we advise you to plan around eight days for an extensive tour. For beginners, we recommend tours to the south rather rarely, because on the trip may well be partly some strains can result. The roads in the south of the island are less developed than in the north and the ride usually proves to be rather bumpy and dusty. In addition, the Weather or climate conditions in the south sometimes quite strenuous Therefore, it is important to know your own physical condition. In the following we do not want to present you a complete tour proposal, but only to provide you with a few exceptional highlights inspire on a possible route. If you are looking for your Madagascar vacation decide to travel through the south, we recommend that you contact us directly. We will then be happy to put together a travel package based on your own personal interests.
The highlights of southern Madagascar
As already mentioned, the south of Madagascar offers numerous sights and attractions, some of which we would like to present to you here.Worth mentioning are first of all the impressive and also outside Madagascar known Tombs of the Mahafaly. These richly decorated tombs are numerous in the south of the country and can be extensively examined on various routes. Also the Tombs of the Antandroy are on your Journey through Madagascar definitely worth a look. In general, you will certainly meet the impressive members of the Antandroy people more often on the way through the southern part of Madagascar: The tall and often very gaunt Madagascans are preferred employed as night watchmanThey are one of the few tribes in Madagascar who are not afraid of the spirits of the dark. The Antandroy are often equipped with a long spear, which underpins their imposing appearance. Also noteworthy are the scenic regions: From the red desert, which also gave the island of Madagascar its nickname Red island the various types of products and services. Succulents as well as the sisal plantn that shape the image of the landscape. In part, these plants take exceedingly bizarre shapes which can be captured particularly well in photographs. Various cities are also recommended for a visit on the journey through the hot south: St. Augustine, Ampanihy, Ambovombe or Fort Dauphin are only some of the possible stops on a trip. In Fort Dauphin, numerous dream beaches and a colorful life await you, where you can end a thoroughly strenuous but also breathtaking tour with a few relaxing days of snorkeling, diving or other activities.
Precise planning is important
Regardless of which of the highlights we have presented come closest to meeting your personal interests, we would like to conclude by pointing out once again that a Tour through the south of Madagascar in the best case should be planned by experienced tour guides. Especially the road and weather conditions are sometimes difficult to judge for someone who is not familiar with them. If you are interested in the south of the country, it is therefore best to contact us directly. After all, we were already allowed in the past Numerous tours to the hot south of Madagascar and have thus turned the vacation of many tourists into a unique experience become.