Madagascar tours & holiday packages

A unique flora and fauna destination

The world’s fourth largest island, Madagascar is situated just off the east coast of Africa, home to an wealth of unique flora and fauna.

Madagascar’s tropical climate, sun-kissed beaches, friendly locals and diversity of wildlife and flora make it a must-see destination for travellers and wildlife-enthusiasts alike.

Few countries on the planet can match Madagascar’s biodiversity – over 70% of the 250,000 wildlife species on the island are found nowhere else in the world, while it’s estimated that 90% of the plant-life on the island is also native to the country.

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We swam with turtles, kayaked through mangroves, relaxed for hours on unspoilt white-sand beach, dined on magnificent French-style cuisine, and constantly gazed up -- trying to spot the curious creatures that called down to us from the thick canopy of trees above.

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Madagascar broke away from the African continent over 150 million years ago and has a population of just over 17 million people. Its capital, Antananarivo, is a city with a large and growing population. It was once home to the Madagascan monarchy prior to the coming of European conquest.

The islands top tourist attractions include the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga, considered to be the birthplace of the Malagasy people (the name for the people of Madagascar), Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Nosy Be Island, Madagascar’s largest and most popular holiday destination famed for its tropical, clear-water beaches.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Madagascar

What kinds of animals will I see on safari?

Whether you are in the Southern or East Africa you will generally be able to see the big five. The difference really comes in when considering antelope as they are based on your chosen location. go there.

What shots should I get?

This is all dependant on the countries that you will be visitng and due to the status of certain vaccinations changing at times, please consult our experts before getting vaccines. go there.

Is it okay to drink the water?

In some parts of Southern Africa it is safe to drink the tap water, however it is highly recommended to stick to bottled water (mostly supplied) during your trip as even drinkable African water is completely different in taste and… go there.

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We visited Madikwe and Madagascar for our honeymoon in 2014. It was a dream trip that was made possible by Discover Africa. The best part of their service was the ease with which it was handled. Their website is very clear and full of…

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