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Madagascar | Top Recommendations

Madagascar trip was an amazing journey, full of surprise, great experience and exciting adventure.

Madagascar is a very special and unique African country. It is a very diverse country with long driving hours and challenging roads, however, as a reward you will see different species of lemurs, baobabs, colourful chameleons, zebus, rice fields, rainforests, deserts, beautiful beaches and you will have the opportunity to meet friendly Malagasy people.

​Madagascar is unlike anywhere else I have ever been. A mixture between Asia and Africa, with a variety of cultures and tribes, each with its own unique customs and traditions.

​Madagascar's major environmental problems include deforestation, habitat destruction, and agricultural fires.

My Top 22 Highlights:

  1. Exploring Antananarivo (the capital city of Madagascar).

  2. Walking in Kirindy Forest Reserve.

  3. Enjoying the sunset on the Avenue of the Baobabs & the Baobabs in Love in Morondava.

  4. Taking a ferry across the Tsiribihina & Manambolo Rivers to Bekopaka.

  5. Exploring Bekopaka.

  6. Hiking in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park (Grande Tsingy, Petite Tsingy).

  7. Visiting the Vezo village - enjoying local food, music and dance.

  8. Browsing the local market in Antsirabe and Ambositra.

  9. Swimming and canoeing at Lake Tritriva.

  10. Exploring Ranomafana National Park (12 species of lemur).

  11. Floating down the Andranaroa River & swimming in hot springs.

  12. Walking in the Botanical Garden & ValBio Reserve.

  13. Visiting Lemurs in Anja Community Reserve.

  14. Swimming in the Piscine Naturelle and enjoying a sunset at the Window Rock in Isalo National Park.

  15. Exploring Isalo National Park.

  16. Exploring Toliara, small town on the coast, and visiting Arboretum d’Antsokay (Botanical Garden).

  17. Relaxing and swimming in Anakao, a fishing village on the beach.

  18. Snorkeling & picnicking at the island of Nosy Ve.

  19. Hiking in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (11 species of lemur).

  20. Hiking in Mitsinjo Reserve and V.O.I.M.M.A Reserve both have a variety of lemur species.

  21. Visiting Lemurs at a Lemur Island.

  22. Whales watching in Ifaty or Nosy Boraha (Île Sainte-Marie).


Colorful Chameleons
Colorful Chameleons

Avenue of the Baobabs

Sunset at Avenue of the Baobabs

Antananarivo (the capital city of Madagascar)

Isalo National Park - Maki’s Canyon and climb to the Namaza Lookout

Isalo National Park - The Window Rock

Visiting local artists in Antsirabe
Visiting local artists in Antsirabe

Visiting local artists in Antsirabe
Visiting local artists in Antsirabe


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