Best Trips 2018

Looking for your next adventure? Our editors’ top picks will have you discovering new trails, tasting local foods, and spotting vibrant wildlife around the world.

Discover the 21 places you need to visit this year with Madagascar positioned at number 11 on the list.
Here is why you need to travel to Madagascar…

11. Madagascar

WHY GO NOW: Spot endangered lemurs in the wild.

Madagascar, the world’s fourth-largest island, is the undisputed land of the lemurs. Located in the Indian Ocean east of Mozambique, the biodiversity hotspot is home to about 100 species of lemurs—almost all endangered due to deforestation, climate change, and other threats.

FUN FACT: Madagascar separated from the Indian subcontinent about 88 million years ago.


Author: Maryellen Kennedy Duckett
Publication: National Geographic
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