Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Malagasy Culture

Malagasy Culture

When people think of the exotic island of Madagascar they may conjure up visions of aromatic vanilla growing wild in lush jungles, towering baobabs, or of bouncing, singing lemurs from the popular animated movie, but the enigmatic Malagasy culture remains somewhat of a mystery. For instance, did you know that burial and funerary traditions hold … Read moreInteresting Things You Didn’t Know About Malagasy Culture

Try Out these 5 Great New Restaurants in Antananarivo

Restaurants

Antananarivo (Tana) is often a mandatory stopover for anyone visiting Madagascar, the bustling capital city is an interesting mix of the melting pot of cultures that have passed through the island nation. After exploring the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga by bicycle or haggling for unique souvenirs in the Artisanal Market you may have worked up … Read moreTry Out these 5 Great New Restaurants in Antananarivo

Top 10 Landmarks of Madagascar

Landmarks

Some people refer to Madagascar as the 8th continent because of its size and astounding ecological diversity. The island is the 4th largest in the world and is home to many must-see destinations and unique landmarks. From the atmospheric Avenue of Baobabs to the towering razor sharp spikes of the Tsingy de Bemaraha, these breath taking attractions feature … Read moreTop 10 Landmarks of Madagascar

New Ocean Current Discovered Off Madagascar

Ocean Current

It’s not every day that you discover a new ocean current, but that’s exactly what one Cape Town researcher revealed recently. This previously unknown current flows between South Africa and Madagascar and was discovered by scientists at the University of Cape Town. Part of that team was Heriniaina Juliano Dani Ramanantsoa who is from Madagascar, … Read moreNew Ocean Current Discovered Off Madagascar

Trivia From The Popular Animated Film: Madagascar

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Anyone who has seen the animated Madagascar movies will fondly remember the famously zany King Julian. But did you know that lemurs actually form matriarchal societies? This means that instead of having a king as a leader they would have rather had a queen to establish rules and protect their territory. But then filmgoers would … Read moreTrivia From The Popular Animated Film: Madagascar

Why A Barefoot Safari Should Be On Your Bucket List

Barefoot

Being barefoot is a very personal and intimate experience. Feeling the fine-grained sand under your feet, being aware of your toes digging into the sand and leaving a gentle impression with every step is a very strong sensual pleasure. In the Southeast of Madagascar, private “barefoot” luxury tours of the island’s unique ecosystems explore magical … Read moreWhy A Barefoot Safari Should Be On Your Bucket List

How To Get To Madagascar via Air Travel

Madagascar branched off of the continent of Africa more than 80 million years ago and over those years evolved to be the unique destination that it is today. The earliest human inhabitants arrived by boat but these days that option is mostly preferred by travellers who are avid sailors. Due to its separation from the continent, overlanding there … Read moreHow To Get To Madagascar via Air Travel

Spotlight: National Parks and Special Reserves of Northern Madagascar

National Parks

The unique flora and fauna of Madagascar is one of the country’s most popular attractions. The best places to experience the astounding variety of plants and special creatures are in the country’s numerous National Parks and Special Reserves. Because of such extensive diversity you will find these parks all around the country. This month, we’re … Read moreSpotlight: National Parks and Special Reserves of Northern Madagascar

Straight From The Horse’s Mouth: Clients Share Their Experience In Madagascar

Clients

Over the years we have sent many clients and even some of our staff members to the warm and tropical shores of Madagascar to explore the beaches, national parks, and towns that make Madagascar the exotic and vibrant island it is! Personal feedback and lived experiences can often be the most important tool when it comes to selling … Read moreStraight From The Horse’s Mouth: Clients Share Their Experience In Madagascar

Find Out How To Navigate The Marché L’artisan

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The Marché l’Artisan is the market for beautiful artisanal goods from Madagascar in the busy, bustling capital city of Antananarivo. A wonderful way to immerse yourself in the Malagasy culture is by exploring its colourful markets. It’s also a great way to support local business when selecting treasured mementoes to take home with you. From … Read moreFind Out How To Navigate The Marché L’artisan

Meet Claudia Our Incredibly Competent and Organised Madagascar Guide

Our guide Claudia was absolutely excellent, a real gem and she escorted and looked after us with fantastic attention to detail. She is a real asset to your organisation. We agree! Claudia is indeed an asset to our organisation as one of our amazing Madagascar guides who expertly takes guests around the country, always making them feel at ease. … Read moreMeet Claudia Our Incredibly Competent and Organised Madagascar Guide

The Magic of Ile St Marie

Ile St Marie is one of the last truly unspoilt island paradises to be found on the planet. The tropical island with crystal clear waters that was once a pirate haven now boasts deserted palm-fringed beaches, impressive whale watching, and pure bliss. This hidden gem off the east coast of Madagascar has the perfect mix … Read moreThe Magic of Ile St Marie

A Great Sustainable Fishing Success Story in Madagascar

Madagascar’s stunning coastline provides an impressive diversity of fresh seafood for locals and visitors alike. While seemingly abundant, the supply is not infinite and fishing needs to be managed sustainably to ensure that the ocean’s stocks are not depleted. A local community in Andavadoaka has, through the help of Blue Ventures, began a sustainable fishing … Read moreA Great Sustainable Fishing Success Story in Madagascar

Flavours and Food of Madagascar

Travellers come to Madagascar to experience incredibly rare fauna and flora and perhaps even magnificent beaches and marine attractions. And while the island is not known as a culinary destination, everyone needs to eat and visitors may be pleasantly surprised by the delicious Malagasy food that’s on offer. Savour the flavours of abundant fresh fruit … Read moreFlavours and Food of Madagascar

Top 5 National Parks in Madagascar

national parks

Travellers flock to Madagascar to experience its amazing wildlife and stunning landscapes. Some of the best places to experience these attractions are in its abundant national parks. The parks vary greatly in size and location and it may be difficult to choose which ones are worth your while. Of course, all the parks have something special … Read moreTop 5 National Parks in Madagascar

Best Places to Go Whale Watching in Madagascar

Whale Watching

Whales are fascinating creatures, their awe-inspiring size and mysterious habits have earned them a legendary status among sea-dwelling mammals. Madagascar is a fantastic place to spot these great giants of the deep. From June to September great numbers of Humpback whales travel to the warm waters of Madagascar to breed and calve and put on a spectacular display of … Read moreBest Places to Go Whale Watching in Madagascar

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

Dive into the Beauty of Nosy Be’s Pristine Waters

Scuba Diving

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

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

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

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

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

trail running

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

Go To Madagascar

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

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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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