Private Ambohimanga and Ironwork Shop Tour from Antananarivo

This tour will make you discover the culture and the history of the people of the central highlands of Madagascar. From its royal customs to its artistic know-how, malagasy people comes a mix of origin that needs to be encountered.

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7 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch - 2-course lunch (starter/meal or meal/dessert)
    • Entry/Admission - Ambohimanga
    What's excluded :
    • Bottled water - 2-course lunch provided excludes drinks.
    • Tips
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Antananarivo Province

    After picking you up at your hotel we will start our tour towards the Ambohimanga castle

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ambohimanga, 23 km North of Antananarivo, Antananarivo 101 Madagascar

    You will be guided throughout the visit of the Ambohimanga Rova castle, which was the capital for the Merina royal family. The castle and the sacred hill has been a highly symbolic and historical place. The site is part of the UNESCO World Heritage list since 2001 and is considered a significant symbol of the cultural identity of Malagasy people.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Antananarivo Province

    Lunch will be taken at La Toque Enchantée Restaurant, downtown Tana, well-renowned for its malagasy / european fusion cuisine.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Alasora, Madagascar

    Our guide will bring you to visit Dieodonné and Violette's ironwork shop, in Alasora. This artistic workshop is mostly renowned for the design and creativity of his work, and for the inclusion of hearing impaired and modest origin workers in the staff. Their production is widely renowned, exhibiting in international fairs and collaborating with international designers. You will find original products, decorations and sculptures there.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Antananarivo Province

    After the visit to the Violet & Dieudonné Art Ironwork shop, we head back to Antananarivo and drop you off at your hotel

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by Elatra

Activity ID: V-284319P1

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