You will certainly pass through Antananarivo on your arrival or departure from Madagascar. This multi-faceted capital divides opinions: some love it, others hate it. It's up to you to make your own opinion during your visit!
An excursion to Nosy Mangabe offers a beautiful "nature" break - tropical adventure and the life of a castaway on a desert island! Check out my advice on how to make the most of this hidden island paradise: nature observation of the fauna and flora, pirates' bay and incredible biological diversity - there's no end to the surprises!
The kingdom of the Betsileo peasants, Ambositra welcomes you to a quiet and relaxing setting, the time for a cultural stop dedicated to the discovery of local crafts. Combining quality and expertise, the Zafimaniry sculptures reveal a traditional culture renowned since the beginning of time...
Located in western Madagascar, Bemaraha National Park is one of the island’s jewels. The Tsingys, sharp-peaked karst formations stretching as far as you can see, are classified a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and are a National Cultural Heritage. Hard to get to, the park holds many surprises for visitors who decide to venture there.
Tuck into a fresh seafood platter by a white sandy beach in Anakao, a little village where you can watch the sun set over the Mozambique Channel. Benefitting from a hot, southern sun, the village sits on a coastline that boasts sandy beaches and a dry hinterland - typical of the scenery on this side of the island. The setting is idyllic and relaxation top of the bill.
Admire the wonderful view of the region offered by Windsor Castle, northwest of Diego Suarez. Bordered by the Mozambique Channel to the west and Antsiranana Bay to the east, the French built an observation point to monitor the surroundings.
Approximately a 2-hour drive from Diego Suarez, you'll find the magnificent rock formations of the Tsingys Rouge d’Irodo. Different from their limestone cousins, the Tsingys Rouges are the result of quick erosion, thus creating unique ephemeral sculptures.
Are you looking for encounters and something unique? Follow the guide to discover the village of Ampotaka, in the bush of southern Madagascar. Here, the inhabitants have their own expertise: transforming baobabs into water tanks. They'll be thrilled to explain to you how it works, but a word of advice: do not try the collected water, unless you want a severe case of the runs!
Head to Antoetra for an authentic immersion in the rural world of the Highlands, for a trek in a landscape sculpted by the hands of masters, the artist-loggers of the Zafimaniry people. Come and meet this extraordinary people who still perpetuate the ancient traditions and beliefs in their day-to-day lives!