Day 2,Antananarivo – Ranomafana
Early, breakfast finished and the luggage in the car, you will go to Ranomafana. Your first stop will be in Ambatolampy (68 km from the capital) to visit a factory of aluminum pots which are the base of the Malagasy kitchen utensils; because it is there that they are manufactured. After this visit, you take the road bordered by splendid landscapes made up of rice plantations in terraces and cultures, from 100Km, until Antsirabe. Called “Malagasy Vichy “, the water town makes you discover the stone gem cutting and the Malagasy craft industry in the area of the Vakinankaratra ethnos group: production of miniature bicycles and miniature rickshaws, the transformation of the zebu horn.
The visit is finished, and your driver will drive you for 98 km of good paved road to the capital Ambositra Crafts Malagasy. Throughout the route, you will admire the tremendous work done to "make" this beautiful landscape of rice paddies and terraced fields.
After visiting shops and craft workshops sculptors Ambositra, you will take the winding road lined with rice terraces, rivers, mountains, and cultures, to reach Ranomafana village where you will visit Ranomafana National Park. You will visit this Park early morning where you will discover the endemic fauna and flora, its lemurs, and the hot springs from which the village takes its name from Ranomafana.
Overnight: Sharyn Hotel (B/D)