Madagascar

Isolated from Africa millions of years ago, Madagascar has evolved an incredibly rich ecology and a landscape that is as bizarre as it is unique. Home to one of the richest ecosystems on earth, the island is teeming with cartoon-quirky wildlife and nearly a quarter of all of Africa's flowering plants.

This thoroughly captivating destination is blessed with diverse natural beauty ranging from lush rainforests to arid rust-coloured landscapes and jagged limestone outcrops. The spirited Malagasy people are unfailingly polite and hospitable, with a rich culture that is as unique as the rest of the island.

Don your pack and boots and explore Madagascar's striking wilderness on foot, trek through the Bongolava Mountains and canoe down the stunning Manombolo River. See dramatic 'forests' of limestone pinnacles at the World Heritage Listed Tsingy de Bemaraha, witness one of Africa's most iconic sights at the Avenue of the Baobabs and enjoy the palm-fringed beaches and turquoise waters of dazzling Nosy Be.

Marvel at the island's diverse landscapes and abundant wildlife in its spectacular collection of national parks, including Isalo, Andringitra and Ranomafana, where you can practice your photography skills on tropical flowers, ancient trees, spirited lemurs and deadpan chameleons.

Join us as we explore the best of this fascinating treasure trove of exotic flora and fauna!


 

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of our Madagascar adventures. Our trips provide a true wilderness experience by viewing wildlife in their natural habitat, supporting the conservation of rare fauna and flora and aiming to protect the natural environments and local communities.

Authentic experiences

Our Madagascar program is an exceptional introduction to the so-called eighth continent with elements to suit every age, interest and fitness level. Whether it be hiking, canoeing or wildlife viewing, our Masagascar adventure provides opportunities to encounter the nation's culture in its true form.

Ultimate value

All of our Madagascar tours feature well-maintained private vehicles with experienced drivers, handpicked comfortable hotels, fascinating touring options and helpful camping crews. Additionally, we try to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the trip cost such as most meals, transfers, excursions, permits and national park fees.

Experienced local guides

Our enthusiastic and friendly guides have a deep love of the Malagasy culture, nature reserves and diverse ecosystems and enjoy sharing their extensive knowledge with you. From the national park guides to our local porters, you will be treated like extended family as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime.


 

Development of local communities

Our local partner assists families to develop their homes to cater to travellers. They then train the families in hospitality so that they are ready to welcome tourists into their homes and benefit from the income. Our itineraries are developed to utilise these homestays.

Protection of wildlife

Our forest trekking guides ensure that travellers stay quiet, walk in a single file line and do not leave the trail in order to minimise the disturbance of wildlife and to preserve the vegetation.

Habitat preservation

While we participate in reforestation projects, all guides are trained to preserve the native plants and trees.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 star, twin share properties that are centrally located, comfortable and reliable.

Camping

We offer two styles of camping; fully supported and semi-participation. Both styles feature quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.

Permanent safari camps

Like a tented hotel room, this is the perfect way to experience the African wilderness. We use 3 star comfortable properties that reflect the character of the area.



A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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