Madagascar Tours & Trips

Magical Madagascar - where the wildlife is unique, from chameleons and frogs to the 70 species of lemur which are only found on this bio diverse island. It is an eco tourist’s dream with abundant national parks and wildlife reserves in breathtaking rainforests and deserts.

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Highlights

  • Enjoy French flavoured colonial ambience as you stroll along the thriving markets and the quaint winding streets of Antananarivo.
  • Gain precious insight into ancient skills of marquetry and woodcarving during an intimate encounter with people belonging to the Betsileo ethnic group in Ambositra.
  • Listen to the piercing calls of indri lemurs and other exotic wildlife in the misty rainforests of the Andisibe-Mantadia National Park.
  • Walk through primitive forests, past scintillating waterfalls and high mountain prairies during an exhilarating trek in the Tsaranoro Valley.
  • Traverse through the strange ecosystem of spiny forest to reach the enigmatic Mahafaly tombs.
  • Inhale the sweet intoxicating perfumes of cinnamon, ylang ylang, vanilla and frangipani at Nosy Be.
  • Discover secret waterfalls, splendid wild orchids, secluded crater lakes and myriad varieties of reptiles at the Amber Mountain National Park.
  • Relax under the shade of swaying palm trees, swim in idyllic lagoons and enjoy snorkelling with colourful aquatic life at the remote paradise island of Saint Marie.

Tips

  • Learn a few Malagasy phrases such as ‘Salama’ for ‘Hello’, ‘Misaotra’ for ‘Thank you’ and ‘Azafady’ for ‘Please’.
  • Do not point towards tombs as it is considered a cultural ‘fady’ or taboo in Madagascar.
  • You can shop for silk scarves and lamba, a sarong-like wraparound cloth for women in Antananarivo.
  • You can buy handmade Antaimoro paper products in Ambalavao.
  • Try a traditional zebu beef steak which is served with a green peppercorn sauce.
  • If you’re a surfing enthusiast, head to Fort Dauphin’s Libanona beach.
  • To quench your thirst, try Ranovola (burnt rice tea) or sample different varieties of Malagasy wine.
  • For a bit of adventure and entertainment, try your luck at one of the casinos at Nosy Be or Antananarivo.

Madagascar Holiday and Vacation Packages Reviews

  • "We toured with Patrick who was wonderful! Fully informed and super nice. We truly..."
    Madagascar Baobabs & Beyond
  • "Really great tour, with good itinerary and outstanding guide from Interpid (Patrick)...."
    Madagascar Adventure
  • "This was a great experience in a totally new cultural environment. Our guide was..."
    Highlights of Madagascar
  • "Great tour with a fantastic guide highly recommended"
    Madagascar: The Lost Continent
  • "An unforgettable moment with green island discovery,during our visit in Madagascar,..."
    RIVER TRIP AND TSINGY BEMARAHA
  • "Excellent trip! Great wildlife and scenery, which was one of my reasons for travelling..."
    Highlights of Madagascar