Today, you have to get up early not to miss the train FCE (Fianarantsoa East Coast) this morning. Your seats are in the first-class. You will appreciate the whistle of the locomotive diesel which makes its way out of town. You will cross fields about 150 miles, 1200m of vertical drop, 21 tunnels, 42 bridges, and 17 folk stations before arriving in Manakara.
Throughout the journey, at every stop, there are many traders will offer their culinary specialty samosas, fried bananas, boiled crayfish, fruit, etc. but you can taste all these specialties, with the advice of your guide.
In the station of Manakara your driver guide will wait you and will take you too to the hotel, bordering the Indian Ocean. You'll have your dinner and sleep in the same place.