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Nestled off the southeastern coast of Africa, this extraordinary destination beckons you to uncover its diverse landscapes and encounter the countless endemic species that call it home.

From playful lemurs and colorful chameleons to exotic birds and endemic flora, Madagascar is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.

Madagascar’s spectacular National Parks offer a rare opportunity to witness its remarkable creatures in their natural habitat, including agile reptiles, intriguing insects and unique plant species. Playful ring-tailed lemurs are a delight to observe as they leap from rock to rock and interact with their social groups.

As well as being a biodiversity hotspot, where more than 90% of plant and animal species on the island are found nowhere else on Earth, every corner of Madagascar is filled with stunning landscapes that will take your breath away. Explore rugged canyons, lush rainforests, mist-covered mountains, jagged limestone pinnacles and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

Trek through Madagascar’s dense jungles, listening to a symphony of bird song and the haunting calls of lemurs, and spot colorful chameleons and rare birds. From the endearing to the elusive, the wildlife of Madagascar is endlessly captivating.

Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey as you explore Madagascar's lush rainforests, breathtaking coastlines, and delve into its renowned national parks, where a fascinating array of wildlife awaits your discovery.  Let us help you plan your ultimate Madagascar adventure today!


Is it safe to visit Madagascar?

Madagascar is generally considered a safe destination for tourists. The country has a relatively low crime rate, and the majority of visitors to Madagascar experience a trouble-free stay.

What currency is used in Madagascar?

The currency of Madagascar is the Malagasy Ariary (MGA). It's important to note that while the Ariary is the official currency, some businesses, particularly those catering to tourists, may accept major foreign currencies such as the US Dollar or Euro. However, it's advisable to carry and use the local currency for most transactions to ensure fair pricing and avoid potential issues with currency exchange.

What language is spoken in Madagascar?

The official languages of Madagascar are Malagasy and French. 

Malagasy, an Austronesian language, is spoken by the majority of the population and serves as the national language. There are several dialects of Malagasy spoken throughout the country, with slight variations in vocabulary and pronunciation.

French, inherited from Madagascar's colonial past, is widely used in education and business. It is primarily spoken by the older generation and those in formal settings. Many signs, official documents, and educational materials are written in both Malagasy and French.

English is also spoken to some extent in tourist areas, hotels, and by individuals working in the tourism industry.

When is the best time of year to visit Madagascar?

Generally speaking, the best time to visit Madagascar is during the dry season, which typically runs from April to November. However, Madagascar has a diverse climate and varied ecosystems, so different times of year offer a unique experience.

April to May: This period marks the end of the rainy season, and the landscapes are lush and vibrant. It's a great time for wildlife viewing, as animals are more active, and birdwatching is especially rewarding.

June to September: These months are considered the cooler and drier months, with pleasant temperatures and less humidity. It's an excellent time for exploring national parks, trekking, and enjoying outdoor activities.

October to November: Towards the end of the dry season, the temperatures start to rise, but the landscapes remain green and picturesque. It's a good time for whale watching, as humpback whales migrate along the coast during this period.

December to March: This is the rainy season, when some regions may experience heavy rainfall and cyclones which can affect accessibility and outdoor activities.

How do you get to Madagascar?

The Ivato International Airport (TNR) in Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar, is the main international gateway. Several airlines offer direct flights to Antananarivo from various cities around the world, including major hubs in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

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