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Do you have a large family or group of friends that you would like to travel? Does your company want to run its own set of branded series tours? The NDAO-i-Travel tailormade services and charter team can do organize all of this for you, and more! Whether it be in an air-conditioned bus, a minivan or a 4 x 4 vehicle, we will tailor a tour for you to ensure that your dream holiday takes in everything you're expecting from it.

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Whether your party is made up of two or two hundred travelers, we'll pull something special out of the bag, just for you!

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Makay – The Expedition
in the heart of a lost world

Exploring the last Eden - the Makay Massif - It is our passion, and this is the best thing in Madagascar. Who wishes to be first – for those MAKAY! Stay away from the crowd, stay away from civilization, get to know unexplored - committing adventurous hike with NDAO-i-Travel in MAKAY. A mountain range in the central western part of the island, the Makay is one of the last unexplored areas of the island. It consisting of hundreds of intricate canyons, it is a natural labyrinth and true "safe" of biodiversity.

It is accessible only from May to November, except by helicopter, it starts at 130 km south of Malaimbandy. Or is a rough eight- to 10-hour 4WD journey north of Ranohira, with a ferry crossing across the Mangoky River at Beroroha.

An unprecedented and exclusive Madagascar, with a discovery of the Makay, an unparalleled place: a trekking engaged in the South, then an immersion in the North, very little explored. In this paradise lost, far from civilization, every step is a reward: roaring waterways, inextricable canyons, glowing earth, dense forest, ruiniform reliefs... A must for the trekker in search of wild nature, to approach with a pioneering spirit!

Remember the movie on "Channel+" in 2011 "Makay, the trekkers of the lost world"? Who has not dreamed of adventure by reading the stories of a Marco Polo discovering Samarkand or an Amundsen reaching the South Pole. What an exhilarating sensation to count among the first to discover these marvels! And the man of the 21st century to lament that he was born in a world already mapped... NDAO-i-Travel offers an unprecedented expedition with a full crossing on foot between the northern and southern parts to discover even more wild areas and unexplored! This beautiful original crossing, allows an in-depth approach of the massif of the Makay. An expedition will allow a handful of privileged people to carry out an entire crossing between the northern and southern parts of the massif.

ENJOY THIS… an exclusive and the real one adventure:

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The special geomorphology of the Makay is a formidable playground for lovers of nature and physical effort. Every day, a route is challenging. Climbing or descending the gradients of the sandy gray, pearl or pink lava-like amphitheaters. Climb rocky chaos. Or sink deep into narrow canyons, countercurrent, water up to the waist while. It is the price to be paid to discover, at the exit of a narrow gorge, unexpected and sublime gardens of Eden that are offered for the first time to the eyes of men. Disheveled pandanus, emerald and glazed ferns, royal osmondes of almost fluorescent green harmoniously arranged. Graceful palm trees and arborescent ferns lean. Squadrons of turquoise parrots will be enlivened their rapid flight with these lush landscape compositions worthy of a naturalistic engraving of the eighteenth century. In the bed of the rivers, other marvels will make you forget aches and fatigue, such like remarkable trunks of petrified trees 150 to 200 million years old. Sometimes, simpler pleasures come to crown the effort, like to smell the resinous tannins to the fragrances of camphor of the Canarium madagascariense, the tree of myrrh...

Difficult of access and "protected" by prohibitions of tribal orders (Malagasy are the champions of the taboo in world, which they call "fady" and whose transgressions generate according to their beliefs dramatic consequences), the Makay is a site where one must forget any notion of comfort. A team of porters and cooks however ensures the stewardship and prepares each evening the bivouac. As for the configuration of the ground, it implies to be at the top of its physical condition. In fact, it is necessary to expect each day between 5 to 9 hours on a soil mostly sandy. Some delicate passages are carried out by swimming or crawling in narrow aisles of rocks (claustrophobic abstain). And some abseiling cannot be excluded. A unique experience for those who have kept the spirit (and form) of a pioneer.

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