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Sep 3, 2013
“An interesting way to see the country”
Aug 10, 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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Reviewed September 3, 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

Date of experience: July 2013
7  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed August 10, 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.

Date of experience: November 2012
2  Thank simporta
Reviewed April 17, 2013

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

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank Elizur
Reviewed January 28, 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

Date of experience: January 2013
6  Thank Rosie O
Reviewed January 10, 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

Date of experience: May 2012
4  Thank slpb
Reviewed May 20, 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

Date of experience: April 2012
5  Thank DiDonn
Reviewed March 28, 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.

Date of experience: December 2011
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