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

New Ocean Current Discovered Off Madagascar

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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

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

Learn More About our Enthusiastic and Passionate Guide Rija

Our leader was Rija. She was fantastic. She is an asset to your organisation. At all times she was enthusiastic, well-informed, passionate about wildlife, professional, hard-working, extremely well organised, friendly and entertaining. We couldn’t have asked for a better leader. With such high praise, we couldn’t be prouder of our guide Rija who so expertly … Read more

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 more

Madagascar’s Smallest Animals

Did you know the world’s tiniest chameleon species calls Madagascar home? The Brookesia micra chameleon, which is found only in Madagascar is as small as the head of a matchstick. It however, is not the only miniscule critter to be found on the island, there are some other small animals that warrant special attention. In fact, some of … Read more

Why We Love Madagascar

“It’s rare, it’s different, and it leaves you wanting more. From the unusual fauna and flora to the beautiful, gentle people. From the busy, bustling cities to the tranquil, extraordinary forests. Madagascar touches your soul.” It’s no secret that we love Madagascar, but do you know why? In this article, our team shares their special insight and reasons … Read more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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