Outside of the major classical circuits, we have developed itineraries in isolated regions, far from the major communication axes, which make you discover sites still little known in the heart of the country. For the realization of these circuits we work in close collaboration with the local populations (carriers, piroguiers, managers …)
This choice allowed us to become directly involved in Solidarity Tourism for sustainable social, environmental and economic development.
The village of Ankavandra on the banks of the Manambolo River is the starting point for the canoe descent where we set up our base for all its logistics; canoes, bivouac materials etc … and the staff of this village.
Nearly a hundred piroguiers are employed during the tourist season (April to November) to accompany each group participating in this descent of the river.
The boatmen of Mad CaméléonThis period corresponds to the dry season when there is more agricultural activity and brings them a non-negligible economic complement.
At the beginning of the season, these boatmen benefit from a training supervised by a trainer guide coming from our offices to perfect their behavior vis-à-vis the travelers, for the good organization of the bivouacs, the improvement in cooking, the sensitization on the respect for the environment, material management ….
This constantly growing activity has contributed to the development of associative actions: equipment in sports equipment of 13 football teams whose objective is the revitalization of sports associations and the stimulation of exchanges between the various existing localities of the Menabe region.
The village of Bekopaka is located at the foot of Tsingy National Park of Bemaraha: near this village we have developed a camp “Camp Croco”.
80% of the human resources working for our structure come from the village of Bekopaka where we built a School of Primary Education for the children of the village in partnership with the Cultural Association “MEETING” of Saignon (France).
This school hosts 2 classes of 40 students supervised by two teachers.