THE BEST WAY TO TRAVEL TO MADAGASCAR AS A FAMILY

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Madagascar is truly a one of a kind destination, with 80 % of its flora and fauna found absolutely nowhere else. It is the perfect place for anyone looking for something new and special. What about travelling families? Does this unusual destination meet the various requirements to make it family-friendly? Children can have very specific … Read more


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SELLING MADAGASCAR EXPERT ADVICE: THE RIGHT REGION FOR THE RIGHT TRAVELLER

As the 4th largest island in the world one can expect a wide range of landscapes and attractions, and in this regard the island nation of Madagascar certainly does not disappoint. In fact, the country still retains such a sense of mystery that it can be hard to tell what to expect in this fascinating … Read more

MAKING MADAGASCAR FAMILIAR FOR OUR PARTNERS

We recently took a group of agents on a fam trip to Madagascar to familiarise themselves with what exactly it has to offer, to learn the ins and outs, and to become the Madagascar experts that will sell this destination to intrepid travellers around the world. Our marketing specialist Nicole had a wonderful time with … Read more

The Many Baobabs of Madagascar

Baobab

Did you know there are 9 species of Baobab trees in the world and 6 of them are native to Madagascar? The rest of the world (Australia, Arabia and mainland Africa) only have 1-2 species, which truly makes Madagascar the country of Baobabs. Although, there they prefer to use a different name for the trees: … Read more

How Fruit Communicates With Animals

Animals and Fruit Communicate

Over the years various plants and fruits have adapted to attract certain animals to eat them and ensure their survival by spreading their seeds. A recent study investigated how this phenomenon occurs by studying lemurs and plants in Madagascar and plants and apes in Uganda, ascertaining why fruits from closely-related plants can have such different … Read more

World’s Largest Stone Forest

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Did you know Madagascar is home to the world’s largest stone forest? An almost impenetrable limestone labyrinth of spiky, grey rocks known as Tsingy. Formed over millennia of erosion by wind and water, Tsingy is a Malagasy word which means “walk on tiptoes” and refers to the razor-sharp peaks of the rocks that would be … Read more

The Largest Day Gecko In The World

Madagascar is known for having some of the world’s most unique creatures – having evolved in isolation for millions of years. From the world’s smallest species of chameleon (Brookesia micra), the tiniest primate (Mouse lemur) to the largest gecko, the Madagascar Giant Day Gecko (Phelsuma grandis). These beautiful emerald green geckos are the largest of … Read more

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 more

Find Out What Vola Has In Common With A Lemur

Vola

In Vola, you have a very, very good guide. Fantastic in all situations. With such high praise coming from guests we thought that perhaps you would like to learn more about, Vola, one of our Madagascar tour leaders.  A true advocate for her country she tries to make sure all her guests learn as much about Madagascar … Read more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

Navigate Northern Madagascar

Northern

The northern area of Madagascar is an almost perfect microcosm of the island’s attractions from magnificent beaches, to lush rainforests and striking landscapes of limestone karst known as Tsingy. Also known as the Diana Region, northern Madagascar is home to Diego Suarez and Nosy Be. Diego Suarez is becoming known as an enticing attraction with … Read more

Fascinating Facts About Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

They’ve been around since the dinosaurs and can date their ancestry back to 110 million years ago. These majestic marine animals lay their eggs on land and the hatchlings follow the shimmering light of the moon on the ocean to guide them back to their home… They are Sea turtles! Truly magnificent creatures and Madagascar … Read more

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 more

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 more

How to be a Responsible Traveller in Madagascar

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Responsible tourism is incredibly important in developing countries like Madagascar and every single person can make a difference when travelling – from simple things like not handing out sweets or money, to refusing to purchase forbidden items. Responsible tourism ensures that a destination retains its authenticity as a place that people want to return to. … Read more

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 more

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