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 … Weiterlesen The Magic of Ile St Marie


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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 … Weiterlesen Learn More About our Enthusiastic and Passionate Guide Rija

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 … Weiterlesen A 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 … Weiterlesen Flavours and Food of Madagascar

Revealed: Why Malagasy Women Paint Their Faces

Face Painting

In Madagascar it is not only the flora and fauna that is both unique and intriguing but the people as well. There are so many customs and traditions that are particular to the country, stirred together from a melting pot of cultures that span Africa, Asia, and even Europe. Travellers to the country may be surprised … Weiterlesen Revealed: Why Malagasy Women Paint Their Faces

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 … Weiterlesen Madagascar’s Smallest Animals

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 … Weiterlesen Why We Love Madagascar

Top 5 National Parks in Madagascar

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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 … Weiterlesen Top 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 … Weiterlesen Best Places to Go Whale Watching in Madagascar

What to Drink in Madagascar

Drink in Madagascar

Holidays are about relaxing, trying new things and taking in the sights, sounds and flavours of an exotic location. Travellers who like to build their excitement before embarking on their trip will often do some research on what to see, what to eat, and even what to drink in their dream destination. In this article … Weiterlesen What to Drink 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 … Weiterlesen Who 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 … Weiterlesen The Madagascar Experience

Meet Armel, One of Our Amazing Malagasy Guides

Meet Armel

We work with only the best in Madagascar to offer our clients a memorable experience. A guide can often make or break this experience. We thought you would like a chance to get to know Armel, or Mel as he is affectionately known, one of our guides who consistently gets great reviews, such as this … Weiterlesen Meet Armel, One of Our Amazing Malagasy Guides

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 … Weiterlesen Five Fascinating Facts about Lemurs

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, … Weiterlesen Dive 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 … Weiterlesen Where 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 … Weiterlesen Air 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 … Weiterlesen Our 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 … Weiterlesen Add 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, … Weiterlesen Reducing 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 … Weiterlesen New 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 … Weiterlesen Cultural 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 … Weiterlesen Unique and Varied Landscapes of Madagascar

Fragrant Spices of Madagascar

Spices

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 … Weiterlesen Fragrant 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 … Weiterlesen Tana’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 … Weiterlesen Trail 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 … Weiterlesen Revealed: 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 … Weiterlesen Explore 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 … Weiterlesen Seasons 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 … Weiterlesen Discover the Forest Paradise of Madagascar’s Amber Mountain Reserve

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