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Gare de Soarano, 1 Avenue de l'Independance, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
+261 20 22 345 99
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An interesting way to see the country

Took the train from Andasibe to the coast to get to Le Nirvana D'Ambila. Great tourist way to... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2013
Caroline M
Where else can you ride such a train?

Michelin train. Funny looking. Old, but still runs. Not often. Costly. You would be lucky if you... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2013
simporta
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
3 Sep 2013
“An interesting way to see the country”
10 Aug 2013
“Where else can you ride such a train?”
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Gare de Soarano, 1 Avenue de l'Independance, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
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+261 20 22 345 99
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Took the train from Andasibe to the coast to get to Le Nirvana D'Ambila. Great tourist way to travel and mix with the locals. For many villages this is the only lifeline to the rest of the country. Lots of fresh fruit and home made...More

7  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Michelin train. Funny looking. Old, but still runs. Not often. Costly. You would be lucky if you could combine it with other trips outside of Tana. It is slow but not much slower than driving windy roads near Tana.

2  Thank simporta
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Thje facade is very impressive - large parking lot in front and a very large and living nice market lays outside

Thank Elizur
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Loved the fact it was a tourist attraction but a lifeline to the villagers along the way, once of course the train did get to each village! the produce along the way feeds you well. The views are amazing. don't expect to get to your...More

6  Thank Rosie O
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Took the Michelin train from Tana to Andasibe. Was a brilliant experience. One carriage of about 20 people reclining in white wicker chairs and getting served tea and croissant airplane style. Was a very relaxing four hours through beautiful scenery. Note the train only runs...More

4  Thank slpb
Reviewed 20 May 2012

We took the Michelin train from Tana to Andasibe. This is not an ordinary train but one of only two which operate in the world, the other is also in Mada. A steady ride through countryside and towns. The service is excellent. This step back...More

5  Thank DiDonn
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Original place to meet some friends in downtown Antananarivo, to have a cup of coffee or quick snack. They have complementary WIFI internet. But it is not recommended if you do not smoke.

Thank Alain H
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