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Raid Island Race Madagascar

May 15, 2020 - May 28, 2020


The Red Island Trail (7th edition)

From 15st to 28th May 2020

Proposed by MahayExpédition©

Day 1 – Friday 15st May : Origin country – Antananarivo: 

Welcome to Ivato airport and transfer to your hotel (mutualized or not but depending of your arrival time)

Overnight in Antananarivo

Day 2 – Saturday 16st May : Antananarivo – Betafo

Drive to Antsirabe and visit of the aluminum foundry workshop in Ambatolampy.

Then, direction to Betafo village which is located at 20km in the west of Antsirabe

Pic nic lunch, review medical and delivery of the numbers for each participants.

Free afternoon.

Traditional music before the diner.


Day 3 – Sunday 17st May : Betafo – Miandrivazo

First stage:  A loop of 20km with 350m of D + through rice field and meeting with Malagasy people.

Pic nic lunch at Betafo

Transfer by car to Miandrivazo(04h30)

Diner and overnight: Princesse Tsiribihina –

Day 4 – Monday 18st May : Miandrivazo

Second stage: A loop of 21km with 405m D+ around Miandrivazo via Mahajilo river.

Lunch at the hotel

Join by local bus the Eden Tsiribihina hotel which take place next to the Tsiribihina river.

Free afternoon: massage, swimming pool or rest.

Diner and overnight: Eden de la Tsiribihina

Day 5 – Tuesday 19st May : Miandrivazo – Descente Tsiribihina

Transfer from Miandrivazo to Masiakampy where begins the river’s descent.

Boat trip on the river of Tsiribihina. You will have time to enjoy the beauty of the nature (the banks of the river, fauna and flora).

During the trip, you will stop to a natural waterfall (swimming…)

Lunch and dinner in the boat.

Overnight under tent on the banks of the river


Day 6 and 7- Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st May : Boat trip on Tsiribihina’s river

Program for 02 days during the boat trip:

Morning: 02 stages (The third and fourth) trough rice field, villages and baobab forest.

Third stage: 21.3km with 94m de D+

Fourth stage: 17.5km with 120m de D+

Afternoon: Boat trip with « Mora Mora » rhythm to contemplate the banks of the river. Don’ t forget crocodiles and lemurs!!!

Lunch and dinner in the boat.

Overnight under tent on the banks of the river

Day 8 – Friday 22th May : End of the boat trip – Bekopaka

Navigation until the quay of Belo/ Tsiribihina.

Transfer by car to Bekopaka (110km of track): about 05h.

Pic nic lunch on the way.

Diner and overnight: Olympe de Bemaraha:

Day 9 – Saturday 23th May : Bekopaka – Tsingy of Bemaraha – Bekopaka

02 different stages will be in the program for this day:

Fifth stage Bis : A race against the clock with 06km around the little Tsingy.

Fifth stage: Race of 20km with an arrival at the national parc of Bemaraha.

Pic nic lunch.

Visit of the national parc of Bemaraha.

Back to the hotel.

Diner and overnight: Olympe de Bemaraha

Day 10 – Sunday 24th May : Bekopaka – Kirindy

Transfer by car from Bekopaka village to Kirindy. You will cross 02 rivers…by placing our vehicles on a ferry. … Will be sport!!!

You will take lunch in a restaurant at Belo/ Tsiribihina.

You will arrive to Kirindy at the end of the afternoon.

Diner and overnight: Relais du Kirindy –

Day 11 – Monday 25th May : Kirindy – Kimony

After the breakfast, transfer between your hotel and the baobab alley.

Sixth stage: 24km in single track and sandy track. The departure is at the baobab alley for a final at the seaside of the Mozambic channel…..just fabulous!!!

Pic nic lunch on the beach.

Free afternoon or relaxation: Beach or swimming pool…You have a choice!!!!

Diner and overnight: Kimony Resort:

Day 12 – Tuesday 26th May : Kimony – Mangily – Kimony

Transfer to « Centre Tsaravahiny » situated at the village of Mangily. (You have a choice: you can go there by running or by car)

Canoe trip in the mangrove and you can also learn how to fish crabs….great moment!

Back to « Centre Tsaravahiny » followed by a lunch.

Presentation of the association and delivery of the donation.

Back to the hotel in the afternoon.

Awards ceremony: musical group, dinner… party!!!

Overnight: Kimony Resort

Day 13 – Wednesday 27th May : Kimony – Morondava – Kimony

City tour of Morondava.

Free lunch.

Transfer to the baobab alley to appreciate the sunset then back to the hotel.

Diner and overnight: Kimony Resort

Day 14 – Thursday 28th May : Kimony – Antsirabe

Transfer by bus to the Morondava airport to take the interior flight to return to Antananarivo.

Arrived at Antananarivo airport.







May 15, 2020
May 28, 2020
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MahayExpédition Madagascar

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