Scenic Madagascar : Discover the Wildlife

Madagascar - 14 days trip with motorcycle - starting at € 5700
Enjoy the Isalo Massif and Tulear Lagoon
Discover Plateau de l'Hormone and meet the Bara
Explore scenic Madagascar by motorbike
Guide speaks : French, English,
14 day trip
Driving 12 day
4h per day
Intermediate
with guide
2000km in total
From April to January
Available Vehicle Option:
Vehicle Included
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Vince and Steve - Madagascar - Motorcycle

Vince and Steve

Spécialiste Motorcycle

Madagascar

Vincent arrived more than 30 years ago, in Madagascar, to work on a humanitarian mission. He has since, well traveled on the roads and tracks Malagasy, North to South. He…

Located in Madagascar

Get a full-on Madagascar experience as we show you a side of Madagascar only locals know !

Get ready for a truly unique Madagascar motorbike immersion as you travel across the forests, rice fields, coasts and plateaus. This fourteen day adventure is designed for you to fully discover the incredible island. Watch as the landscapes transfor and you make your way across the different panoramas, cultures and encounter many different people along the way. If you are looking for the perfectly paced trip that gives you plenty of time for adventure with plenty of time to kick back and really soak in your surroundings than this Madagascar road trip the perfect choice for you!

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Map of your Motorcycle road trip :

Day 1

Antananarivo Arrival

Your Madagascar adventure begins today! Our team will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the capital. Here you’ll meet the guides from HD Madagascar Rider along with your fellow riders on your two weeks adventure. After meeting, we’ll head over to one of favorite local spots before we turn in to get some rest before our adventure.

Day 2

Antananarivo - Antsirabe

168 km

We’ll have breakfast at another one of favorite spots in the capital. After, we’ll take you to Madagascar Antananarivo Madagascar Riders agency to pick up your bike. Here we’ll have a short briefing about our journey and the rules of the road in the country, before we set off! The hustle and bustle of the capital will quickly disappear as we head into the beautiful rolling hills and stop off at Ambatolampy for a little lunch and exploring the local crafts from the region before we reach Antsirabe for the evening.

Day 3

Antsirabe Highlands Discovery

70 km

We’ll explore Antsirabe famous market before heading out of the city to check out the highlands on our Madagascar road trip. We’ll then take a short hike up to a waterfall before enjoying a picnic lunch in Betafao and heading back to Antsirabe for the evening.

Day 4

Antsirabe - Fianarantsoa

240 km

The road begins straight and cross the beautiful rice fields that are warmly lit by the morning light. Then we’ll head into the forests of Tapias- a local, native tree— that lead into the Malagasy Highlands. We’ll take a break at Ambositra and then wind more and more through traditional villages. In Ambohimahasoa, we’ll enjoy a traditional Malagasy meal before we arrive in Fianarantsoa.

Day 5

Fianarantsoa - Ambalavao

56 km

We’ll enjoy the high-altitude heritage city of Fianarantsoa before we set off on our Madagascar by motorbike adventure. You’ll enjoy the smooth, beautiful roads that wind downhill. Along the lay, we’ll visit some of Madagascar famous vineyards. In the afternoon, we’ll visit a famous village known for its stunning architecture.

Day 6

Ambalavao - Isalo Massif

225 km

We visit the Anja Reserve Forest which contains some of the only primary growth forest that has managed to avoid destruction through its unique location hidden among large rocks in the valley. Here you see local wildlife including Catta Lemurs, chameleons and so much more. THe spectacular large rocks that dot the landscape are truly outstanding. Then we’ll cross the ghost and watch as the landscape transforms yet again until we reach the village of Ranohira which borders the massif of Isalo.

Day 7

Isalo - Ifaty

276 km

In the morning, we’ll cross over ten miles of ruinforme massif made of sandstone on an incredible plateau. We’ll be making our way through Ilakaka famous for sapphire and other precious gem exchange. Then we’ll make our way onto the coastal roads on our Madagascar motorcycle tours to wind along the ocean through sand dunes, mangroves and some forests to reach our hotel that is perched on the edge of a beautiful lagoon. Here we enjoy the night in the calm fishing village.

Day 8

Ifaty

Take today to enjoy a little relaxation after all this exploring on our Madagascar road trip. You can enjoy hanging out by the sea or go visit the city. We’ll meet back in the evening to enjoy dinner in Ifaty.

Day 9

Ifaty - Sarodrano

51 km

We’re changing sceneries yet again as we head to the “end of the world” near the Saradrono Peninsula. We’ll lunch at one of the great spots here at either Jeff “La Terrasse” or “Chez ALain” and the enchanting city of Tulear. Then we’ll pass into the Tropic of Capricorn as we make our way through a scenic secret road through the bush on our Madagascar by motorbike journey.

Day 10

Sarodrano - Isalo

237 km

We’re headed back to the North on our Madagascar motorcycle tours. At the halfway point we’ll stop at the Zombitse-Vohibiasa before we return to Isalo.

Day 11

Isalo - Sahambavy

292 km

We’ll fuel up and cross the Harambe Desert Plateau at top speed before we make at stop at lhost. The scenery will change from desert to savannah as we pass through different villages. We’ll break at Ambalavao for lunch and then wind our way up the Malagasy highlands. WE’ll pass Fianarantsoa and head to Sahambavy, a village famous for the F.C.E- Fianarantsoa East Coast- train before stopping along the edge of a lake for the night.

Day 12

Sahambavy - Antsirabe

217 km

We’re headed towards Ambositra through the Malagasy highlands.Madagascar by motorbike reaches its peak as we explore the Amoron’i Mania region, we’ll see many incredible sighs before we stop in Antsirabe for the night.

Day 13

Antsirabe - Antananarivo

168 km

We’re headed back to where it all began. We’ll arrive in the capital by early afternoon to return our bikes to HDMR to wrap up our Madagascar motorcycle tours. Then, we’ll visit Upper Town and share a meal in another one of our favorite spots. You’ll spend one last night in Antananarivo or possibly be transferred over to the airport for your flight.

Day 14

Antananarivo

You’ll have the morning free to enjoy the capital a little more before being transferred over to the airport depending on your flight’s departure time.

For this trip, your vehicle is: a 1200 Sporster or Iron 883 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

To drive this vehicle you need : sup. 125cc motobike licence.

Price for this road trip starts at 5700€ for each rider .

Maximum number of participants per circuit : 4 bikers (+ possibility of 4 non-bikers in 4×4)

 

Price for 4 bikers : 

5700 € : Price for each rider based on 2 people

4990 € : Price for each rider based on 3 people

4600 € : Price for each rider based on 4 people

 

Price for non-bikers in 4×4 : 

1900 € : Price for one rider

1850 € : Price for each rider based on 2 people

1750 € : Price for each rider based on 3 people

1700 € : Price for each rider based on 4 people

 

Price includes :

  • Rental of a Harley-Davidson 883 IRON or 1200 Sportster motorcycle, for a solo driver with his fuel for the whole circuit to and from our Antananarivo agency.
  • Hotel and full board (excluding alcoholic beverages)
  • Fresh water
  • Parks and recreational activities described in the circuit
  • Airport shuttles.
  • Madagascar Riders T-shirt
  • A 4×4 vehicle accompanying and assistance with motorcycle trailer, will accompany throughout the journey and will be responsible for transporting your luggage and all mechanical and logistical equipment necessary for travel. (including the cost of fuel and a driver)
  • A bilingual guide and motorbike (with its accommodation and meals) who will be the coordinator of the assistance team and will ensure the security and smooth running of the circuit. This vehicle can also accommodate non-bikers who will enjoy the same route as bikers
  • The insurance on the bike with an RC of 300 000 € approx. (in Ariary) The deductible (1000 €) remaining your responsibility in case of damage or theft, an electronic imprint of the amount of the deductible will be charged by the provider.
  • SLI insurance (third party liability, which covers you up to € 100,000)

 

Price doesn’t include :

  • International flights & Visa expenses
  • Personal expenses
  • The amount of all or part of the franchise in case of damage on the motorcycle
  • Anything that is not listed in “our prices includes”

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