Madagascar

Isolated for 65 million years, Madagascar is the oldest island in the world, and with this isolation comes a unique natural history. The diverse habitats of rainforest, desert, mountains and mangroves are home to over 200,000 species, 80% of which only exist in Madagascar, amongst them the famous lemurs.

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The Red Island

Madagascar - Antananarivo

The people in Madagascar boast a varied and diverse heritage, having come from Indonesia, Africa and Arabia over the past 2,000 years and the different cultural backgrounds can easily be observed to this day. This incredible diversity is what makes the Malagasy peoples’ beliefs and customs so wonderfully complicated and fascinating.

Travelling in Madagascar is an adventure, with so many places unexplored and off the beaten track. A journey to Madagascar is one of the most rewarding travel experiences, with the stunning and varied landscapes, extraordinary wildlife and the friendly welcoming people all making for an unforgettable adventure.

The best time to visit is generally during the drier winter months from April to October, but rainfall varies enormously in different areas.

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The Best of the North

This two week itinerary takes you to the east of the island first before heading north, to explore spectacular landscapes, amazing wildlife and the Indian Ocean.

  • 1 night at Pavillon de l’Emyrne
  • 2 nights at Vakona Forest Lodge
  • 2 nights at Grand Hotel
  • 1 night at Joffreville Nature Lodge
  • 1 night at Relais de l’Ankarana
  • 1 night at Dauphin Bleu
  • 3 nights at Tsara Komba Lodge

From £2,520 per person

The Best of the South

This classic two and a half week itinerary takes you on the National Road 7 to the south of this vast island.

  • 1 night at Royal Palissandre Hotel
  • 1 night at Hotel des Thermes
  • 2 nights at Tsara Guest House
  • 2 nights at Vahiny Lodge
  • 2 nights at Setam Lodge
  • 2 nights at Tsara Camp
  • 2 nights at Jardin du Roy
  • 2 nights at Les Dunes d’Ifaty

From £2,560 per person

Madagascar in Style

  • 1 night at Lokanga Boutique Hotel
  • 2 nights at Vakona Forest Lodge
  • 1 night at Lokanga Boutique Hotel
  • 4 nights at Mandrare River Camp
  • 3 nights at Manafiafy Rainforest and Beach Lodge
  • 1 night at Lokanga Boutique Hotel

From £3,960 per person

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MADAGASCAR INFO

Visa

A Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

Time Difference

GMT + 3 Hours

Flight Time

12.5hrs Indirect

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