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Trek Madagascar for WaterAid

10 days
Grade 3

About the challenge

From canyons and gorges to bush-covered plains and dense forests, rocky ridges and the summit of the island’s highest accessible mountain peak, this is a unique and highly varied trek steeped in natural beauty. Our route takes us through the sandstone rock gorges of Isalo National Park, home to ring-tailed lemurs, before heading east to the valleys and ridges of Andringitra National Park, where our goal is Pic Boby (2658m), Madagascar’s second-highest mountain.

Madagascar is an adventurous destination, with rough roads making travelling distances long. The rewards more than make up for the efforts of seeing the country – this is a truly unforgettable trek.


After completing this stunning trek, you’ll then get the unique opportunity to visit a WaterAid project and see first- hand how the money you raise can make a difference. All the money raised for this trip will be restricted to funding WaterAid projects in Madagascar.

Dates & prices

Departs Days Charity Availability Registration fee   Fundraising target   Payment option  
04 Nov 2017 10 WaterAid Spaces £399 + £4300 Or Book now

The itinerary

The Highlights

Wonderful trek through National Park tosummit of Pic Boby
Discover diverse rainforest, mountain landscapes and traditional villages
Fantastic opportunities to spot endemic wildlife including lemurs!
Low mountain summit
Project visit with WaterAid

Concise Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Antananarivo

Day 2-4: Acclimatisation walks in Ranomafana National Park, including rainforest night walk; drive to Fianarantsoa

Day 5-8: Trek through small villages and rice paddies to impressive mountain scenery and lush valleys of Andringitra National Park; trek Pic Boby (2685m) and down to camp

Day 9: Enjoy a project visit with WaterAid, then drive north via Antsirabe to the airport

Day 10: Fly to UK

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What makes it tough?

Remote trekking in mountains
Trek up to 9 hours on summit day
Hot, humid and unforgettable!
Adventurous destination with long days travelling
Semi-permanent camps on trek


Discover Adventure reserves the right to change the route or itinerary for safety reasons should local conditions dictate.