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Beautiful scenery

We hiked here as part of a 3-day trek to Pic Boby with a group in August 2018. The drive to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike C
Waterloo, Canada
to the top of pick Boby with Alefa tours Ambalavao

While traveling Madagascar one of our highlights was a 3-day track to the top of Pick Boby. We... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Anouk R
Best, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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Ambalavao, Ambalavao 303, Madagascar
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We hiked here as part of a 3-day trek to Pic Boby with a group in August 2018. The drive to the National Park from Ambalavao was a 4-hour ordeal over a very rutty 4WD track but that was soon forgotten as we started hiking...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 30 July 2018

While traveling Madagascar one of our highlights was a 3-day track to the top of Pick Boby. We booked the tour with Alefa tours Ambalavao (you can find them on Facebook). This is a local touragency ran by two brothers, Mario and Gege. On our...More

Thank Anouk R
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We did a 3-day-2-nights-trekking in Andringitra with Mario from Alefa Tours as guide (incl. Pic Boby and a lunch at Camp Katta, where we could spot kattas). It was amazing! The cooking skills of Mario and his team were exceptional! They cared for everything -...More

Thank Liandu
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We did a 3-day trek in Andringitra National Park in May of 2018. The trek was incredible, taking us from Namoly valley to the top of Pic Imarivolanitra (aka Pic Boby, Madgascar’s 2nd highest peak), through the surreal “lunar landscape”, and ending up in the...More

Thank Ilan R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Andringitra National Park is not easy to access but totally worth the drive! We came from Ambalavao where we met our organizing guide Patrick and needed 3,5 hours for the 47km into the park. There we got Fidi as a guide for the park who...More

Thank Marie_Sue13
Reviewed 1 May 2018

A few weeks ago we did a 3 day trek with Mario from Alefa Tours, which was highly recommended. The first day we did an easy 4 hour trek after a long 4WD car ride into the park (including crossing a much destroyed bridge), including...More

1  Thank FSchatz
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We organised our trip through Gege - we met him through the Residence du Betsileo in Ambalavao. We had a great time and can only recommend both Gege and visiting the Park in general. As the bridge on the normal road to get there has...More

Thank Excursion602978
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We were going there doing the Imarivolanitra trail, the summit (where the mountain reach the sky). From Antsirabe, we stopped in Ambalavao, and had a night there to prepare everything, our supplies. The next day, we drove to Namoly, the park entrance, we bought the...More

Thank ChristianRaktondrjoa
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My sisters and I booked a 4 day tour in the Park with Gege Laurent and his team of porters. We learned so much about plants and animals, Gege speaks fluently English and knew to name and explain everything we wanted to know.The weather was...More

2  Thank iristravelgirl
Reviewed 12 December 2017

My boyfriend and I travelled around in Madagascar for 2 months and the 3-days-trekking in Andringsitra Nationalpark organized by Alefa Tours was definitely one of the highlights. Madagascar is such an unique country with such variety in nature and landscape. The landscape in Andringsitra is...More

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10 September 2018|
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Response from ChristianRaktondrjoa | Reviewed this property |
Hello, You will find cooking gears and camping with guides in Bougainvillées hotel in Ambalavao. For the deposit, you can do it the night before your departure to Namoly.
Dana K
7 July 2018|
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Response from ChristianRaktondrjoa | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, not a going and back tours I mean.
3 February 2018|
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Response from iristravelgirl | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Tsarasora cabins! Loved it!