DESTINATION FIANARANTSOA

For a time travel, the capital of Betsileo will be an excellent choice. For the passionate of ancient history, Fianarantsoa perfectly illustrates a very interesting past which is well preserved until now. It is about the old city established in 1930. For those who are curious to discover it, they are invited to settle down in one of the hosts’ houses which are the restored traditional houses.

DESTINATION FIANARANTSOA

Not far from the city there is the famous railroad line Fianarantsoa East coast which is going to bring you to the discovery of the rich east corridor until Manakara. To the South, if you decide to go farther, you can visit the park of Anjà and the wonderful city of Ambalavao rich in culture, without forgetting the park of Andringitra.

To the North, you will find the capital of crafts which is Ambositra where you will find the art Zafimaniry, a real masterwork which transmits from generation to generation. The list is long, but for a stay rich in culture, in a city generated by the typically Malagasy rhythm which is “Mora mora “, a stay of escape waits for you.

So do not hesitate to choose Fianarantsoa as your journey Madagascar.

Sainte Marie
Indri Indri
Andasibe
The palarium
Sainte Marie
Indri Indri
Andasibe
The palarium

Types of destination

Destination culture, nature and adventure

The destination Fianarantsoa doesn’t have an international airport so to go there it is necessary to go to the capital of Madagascar first, which is Antananarivo. Then you have the choice between goings by car on the national road 7. For approximately 8 hours of road, in 400 km of Antananarivo you will be in the city of Betsileo. Or for one hour of flight, you can directly take an internal flight from the capital to Fianarantsoa.

HOW TO GET THERE?

HOW TO GET THERE?

The destination Fianarantsoa doesn’t have an international airport so to go there it is necessary to go to the capital of Madagascar first, which is Antananarivo. Then you have the choice between goings by car on the national road 7. For approximately 8 hours of road, in 400 km of Antananarivo you will be in the city of Betsileo. Or for one hour of flight, you can directly take an internal flight from the capital to Fianarantsoa.

HOW LONG IT TAKES?

In 8 days, you can get acquainted with the capital of Betsileo from the big city in the peripherals.

The price rate can vary between 500 – 700 dollars depending on the tourist attractions you decided to see. The price rate includes the accommodation during your stays, the car rental for eight days and a guide.

Wich price rate?

WHICH PRICE RATE ?

You can choose between go and back by plane or go and back by car. So it’s up to you if you want to directly go to Toliara or to discover sites along the RN7 by car. For this circuit you can spend 1000 to 1 600 dollars per person with double room. This price rate includes the plane ticket go and back or the car rental for 10 days, hotels during your stay and the guide and finally some tourist activities in particular at sea.

Where to billet?

For help, here are some examples of hotels in the multicolored city and its surroundings:

Fianarantsoa

Zomatel, Tsara Guest House, hôtel Sofia

Ambositra

Prisme hôtel, motel Violette

Ranomafana

Setam Lodge, Domaine Nature

Sahambavy

Lac hotel Sahambavy

Manakara

Sidi Hôtel, Parthenay, Ampiloa Beach, Hôtel La Vanille

Ambalavao

Boungainvilles, Tsieniparihy Lodge, Varangue Betsileo

Andringitra

Tsara Camp, Camp Cata, Trano Gasy

 

WHAT TO SEE

In town:

    · The history of the old city
    · Cathedrals
    · The hill of the Sainte Vierge
    · The point of view
    · Discovery of the city of Fianarantsoa
    · The paddy fields in terrace
    · The history of the market of the zoma and the lake Anosy
    · The railroad line FCE ( Fianarantsoa East coast)

Near the city:

    · Sahambavy known by its tea plantation
    · The mount Kianjasoa
    · The point of view
    · The villages near the city for an authentic discovery of the Betsileo population

In the peripheral:

    · The tourist attractions of Ambositra (the diverse crafts, the art Zafimaniry, the population Zafimaniry, Betsileo of Ambositra)
    · The tourist attractions of Ambalavao (Park of Anjà, wine of Ambalavao, papers Antehimoro, tsenan’ omby)
    · The city of Manakara and his its beach
    · The park of Ranomafana
    · The park of Andringitra
    · The mount Ambondrombe and its legend
    · Park of Isalo at Ranohira
    · Gemological discovery at Ilakaka

WHAT TO SEE ?

WHAT TO SEE ?

In town:

    · The history of the old city
    · Cathedrals
    · The hill of the Sainte Vierge
    · The point of view
    · Discovery of the city of Fianarantsoa
    · The paddy fields in terrace
    · The history of the market of the zoma and the lake Anosy
    · The railroad line FCE ( Fianarantsoa East coast)

Near the city:

    · Sahambavy known by its tea plantation
    · The mount Kianjasoa
    · The point of view
    · The villages near the city for an authentic discovery of the Betsileo population

In the peripheral:

    · The tourist attractions of Ambositra (the diverse crafts, the art Zafimaniry, the population Zafimaniry, Betsileo of Ambositra)
    · The tourist attractions of Ambalavao (Park of Anjà, wine of Ambalavao, papers Antehimoro, tsenan’ omby)
    · The city of Manakara and his its beach
    · The park of Ranomafana
    · The park of Andringitra
    · The mount Ambondrombe and its legend
    · Park of Isalo at Ranohira
    · Gemological discovery at Ilakaka

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