( Lonelyplanet) – Tour description provided by Viator
Take it easy on this overnight tour of Mantasoa, an artificial lake and historical site of the Madagascar Industrial Revolution. Built in 1931, the lake is one of the best places for fishing, sailing, picnicking, and weekend retreats.
Explore the beauty of this serene getaway, ride horses, quad race, take a swim, or just lay back and play aboard game at the lodge. This tour includes meals and round trip travel.
Meet your driver and guide at 8 am in the reception of your hotel. From there, you will depart to Mantasoa to visit Jean Laborde vestige. Located 45 km from the capital, passing through Manjakandrina and Ambatoloana.
Mantasoa has always been a favorite destination for weekend getaways. The lake is one-and-a-half hours by road from Antananarivo. You will arrive at the Ermitage hotel or Mantsasoa Lodge at around 10 am, right in time for lunch at the hotel.In the afternoon, choose how to spend your time.
Enjoy horse riding on the terrain or spend some time in the lake. Mantasoa Lake and its surroundings offer many opportunities for recreation, sport, and relaxation. Wake boarding, boating, quad biking on the tracks around the lake, kayaking or tubing are just some of the activities offered.
Fishing fans can grab a reel and cast out from a rowboat.Take a quick boat ride out to the cottages, not included in the fee, to check out the various games and sporting goods such as board games, petanque, and badminton.
Then head over to the Ermitage Hotel or Mantsasoa Lodge for some shuteye before your next big day.When you wake up, enjoy breakfast at the hotel and take the morning to relax. You will have free time to roam around the place before having lunch at the hotel. At 2 pm you will be driven back to Antananarivo and dropped off at your hotel.