Who Should Travel to Madagascar

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For some, Madagascar is the ultimate dream destination while for others it’s an exotic and practically unheard of locale that merely piques their interest. They may find themselves wondering who exactly Madagascar is for. In this case, travellers will go to their agents requesting information and advice about whether the country is the right destination … Read moreWho Should Travel to Madagascar

The Madagascar Experience

Madagascar Experience

Madagascar as a travel destination still remains largely undiscovered and most first-timers or interested travellers may not know what to expect beyond lemurs and tropical beaches. While Madagascar is officially part of the African continent, the wildlife on the island has developed in relative isolation for thousands of years and it’s rather different from your … Read moreThe Madagascar Experience

Five Fascinating Facts about Lemurs

Five Fascinating Facts

One of Madagascar’s most famous attractions is not a palm tree fringed beach or a towering mountain or even a historical landmark, but actually, it’s an animal – the lemur! Lemurs have long held an allure for travellers around the world because of their uniqueness and rarity, the mammals are only found in Madagascar. The sheer … Read moreFive Fascinating Facts about Lemurs

Dive into the Beauty of Nosy Be’s Pristine Waters

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Madagascar’s largest offshore island is also home to some of its most stunning beaches. Underneath the pristine waters lies a world of untouched coral reefs just waiting to be explored. The best way for clients to submerge themselves amongst the tropical fish and colourful reefs is on a Nosy Be Dive & Nature Discovery Package, … Read moreDive into the Beauty of Nosy Be’s Pristine Waters

Where Reef Meets Rainforest – Masoala National Park

Mosoala

Experience the abundant beauty of both land and sea in Madagascar’s largest national park, Masoala National Park, covering 2,300 square kilometres of lush rainforest as well as three marine parks with breathtaking coral reefs covering a total of 100 square kilometres. Crystal clear water, perfect for kayaking, laps onto golden sand beaches that lead to … Read moreWhere Reef Meets Rainforest – Masoala National Park

Air Madagascar Soaring to New Heights

Air Madagascar

In what is very promising news, Air Madagascar will soon become much more reliable and convenient for travellers, due to joining forces with Air Austral, a French airline based in Reunion. The two Indian Ocean carriers signed an M.O.U stating that Air Astral will own 49% of Air Madagascar. The two airlines were previously partnered … Read moreAir Madagascar Soaring to New Heights

Our Favourite Madagascar Lodges | Staff Picks

Top 10 Madagascar Lodges

As Madagascar opens up as a bucket-list destination, accommodation options are becoming more varied. The lodges we send your clients to range from beautiful barefoot luxury to the ultimate in high-end luxury. We’ve compiled a list of some of our staff’s favourites that we believe every guest should experience. Have a look below… Home Madagascar the Residence A … Read moreOur Favourite Madagascar Lodges | Staff Picks

Add an Andasibe Excursion to your Trip

Andasibe National Park

The Andasibe and Mantadia National Parks (also known as simply the Andasibe Mantadia National Park) are Madagascar’s most popular reserves. Its close location to Antananarivo, makes an excursion the park and excellent add-on for visitors who are spending some time in Tana (perhaps waiting for a connecting flight) and who want to maximise their wildlife … Read moreAdd an Andasibe Excursion to your Trip

Reducing Use of Water Bottles on Madagascar Tours

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50 million water bottles are consumed worldwide every year and the impact on our environment is disastrous. From polluting our oceans and ending up in whales’ bellies to filling up landfills, to using up to 17 billion barrels of oil a year to produce those water bottles, it’s a situation that needs serious attention. However, … Read moreReducing Use of Water Bottles on Madagascar Tours

New Day Trip in Tana – Cycling to the Kings Palace

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There’s a unique new activity on offer in Madagascar’s capital city, Antananarivo. Guests can now explore the scenic Royal Hill of Ambohimanga on two wheels instead of a standard bus excursion! Cycling to the ancient royal city is a refreshing way to take in the sights and surrounding area of the journey and engage with the Malagasy way of … Read moreNew Day Trip in Tana – Cycling to the Kings Palace

Cultural Significance and History of the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga

The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga is the most important of the 12 hills surrounding the capital city of Antananarivo and is regarded as the embodiment of the Malagasy cultural identity. It is home to important palaces and sacred sites dating back to the 17th and 19th centuries. Located in a quiet neighbourhood just outside the city … Read moreCultural Significance and History of the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga

Unique and Varied Landscapes of Madagascar

Madagascar, as the fourth-largest island in the world, has an impressive variety of landscapes to explore. From Baobab Alleys and Spiny Forests to Red and Grey Tsingy Formations. It contains impressive vistas found nowhere else on earth. Visitors to Madagascar have the incredibly fortunate opportunity to explore a vastly diverse range of worlds all on … Read moreUnique and Varied Landscapes of Madagascar

Fragrant Spices of Madagascar

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With fragrant oils such as ylang-ylang and the exquisitely flavourful spices of vanilla and saffron, Madagascar is a true delight for the senses. The market places of this exotic island are a treasure trove for foodies. But more than just an aromatic keepsake of a memorable trip, these ambrosial products provide a valuable income to … Read moreFragrant Spices of Madagascar

Tana’s New Grand Urban Hotel Madagascar

There’s a chic, new luxury hotel in Madagascar’s capital. Situated in the sprawling capital city affectionately known as Tana the new property is aptly named Grand Hotel Urban. The expertly designed hotel seamlessly combines clean modern lines with classic colonial elements, providing an urban contemporary space rarely found in Antananarivo. With tasteful furnishings, beautiful ironwork … Read moreTana’s New Grand Urban Hotel Madagascar

Trail Running, Travel and Tsingy – An Epic Trail Running Race in Northern Madagascar

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The fitness travel trend is a phenomenon that shows no signs of slowing down. Research has shown that while fewer people are using hotel gyms, they are still packing their trainers and looking for exotic fitness experiences. One of these experiences, trail running, has become increasingly popular over the years. Some people run to lose … Read moreTrail Running, Travel and Tsingy – An Epic Trail Running Race in Northern Madagascar

Revealed: How a Chameleon Changes its Colours

Chameleons are known for their dramatic chromatic metamorphoses but do you know how and why they achieve this amazing feat? It was long believed that chameleons would change colour to blend into their surroundings as a form of camouflage. But actually, that is not the reason at all. The versatile reptiles adjust their pigmentation to … Read moreRevealed: How a Chameleon Changes its Colours

Explore the Fascinating Northern Region of Madagascar on a Small Guided Group Tour

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The Madagascar North Adventure tour is a fantastic nature-filled holiday travelling around the top tip of the island nation. Spend 8 days exploring the best that northern Madagascar has to offer with Jenman Madagascar Safaris. This small guided group tour that takes you from the waterfalls and lakes of Montagne d’Ambre National Park to the … Read moreExplore the Fascinating Northern Region of Madagascar on a Small Guided Group Tour

Seasons and Highlights of Madagascar: When Best to Go and What to See

Travelers may wonder when the best time to visit Madagascar is and what they should take into account regarding the climate and seasons? To answer that question, it’s important to remember that it’s a large country with incredibly diverse geography and topography. It’s possible to travel from temperatures only slightly above freezing high up in … Read moreSeasons and Highlights of Madagascar: When Best to Go and What to See

Discover the Forest Paradise of Madagascar’s Amber Mountain Reserve

The Amber Mountain Reserve in northwest Madagascar is a nature lover’s dream come true with breath-taking waterfalls, volcanic lakes, and wild orchids in an emerald green forest. Due to the altitude and micro-climate temperatures are about 10 degrees lower than the rest of the island, providing cool refreshing air that is a welcome respite from … Read moreDiscover the Forest Paradise of Madagascar’s Amber Mountain Reserve

The Rare and Unique Birds of Madagascar

Madagascar is one of the world’s most fascinating nature destinations. With landscapes ranging from dry clay desert to lush green rainforest with incredibly unique vistas in between. Adventurers travel to the island nation to see species of animals not found anywhere else in settings that will take your breath away. Of course, Madagascar’s lemurs are … Read moreThe Rare and Unique Birds of Madagascar

Miavana – Time and Tide’s Sublime Luxury on a Private Island in Madagascar

There is a stunning new ultra-luxury resort in Madagascar. Imagine spacious, tastefully designed, private villas all facing pure white sands and turquoise blue waters on a private island surrounded by vibrant coral reefs. This exclusive tropical paradise is found on Nosy Ankao, off the north-east coast of Madagascar. Nosy Ankao forms part of nearly 15,000 … Read moreMiavana – Time and Tide’s Sublime Luxury on a Private Island in Madagascar

Stunning New Property in Nosy Be, Madagascar – Home Madagascar the Residence

Home Madagascar the Residence is a stunning new property on the island of Nosy Be. Situated in verdant nature on the north-west corner of Nosy Be, the Residence’s beach and palm trees offer the tranquillity and splendour of a protected paradise. It’s the ideal place for travellers who want something different to typical hotel accommodation … Read moreStunning New Property in Nosy Be, Madagascar – Home Madagascar the Residence

Spotlight On: Sea Turtles of Madagascar for World Turtle Day

23 May is World Turtle Day, a day to shine a light on the plight of the world’s turtles. At Jenman Madagascar Safaris we obviously have a special place in our heart for Madagascar and its wonderful and varied flora and fauna. We believe it’s important to spread awareness about the challenges these species face. … Read moreSpotlight On: Sea Turtles of Madagascar for World Turtle Day

5 Animals to Spot on a Night Walk in Andasibe

Andasibe is one of Madagascar’s most well-known national parks. Conveniently close to Antananarivo, the 155 square kilometers protected area is lush rainforest known for its lemurs and frogs, as well as other flora and fauna. Once the sun sets, a whole new world comes alive and even though the park is closed in the evening, … Read more5 Animals to Spot on a Night Walk in Andasibe

Madagascar: A Heaven for Food Lovers

Malagasy cuisine is a mixture of French, African and European flavours. While the island is most famous for its jumping lemurs, lush rainforests and bright-blue coastlines, it’s also become famous as a destination for food lovers. The Indian Ocean Island was a refuge for Indo-Malayan people, who brought rice; African settlers, who brought cows that … Read moreMadagascar: A Heaven for Food Lovers

Specials

Jenman Madagascar Safaris is always on the lookout for the best deals for your holiday throughout Madagascar. A selection of the best specials that are currently on offer in Madagascar can be found below.

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