Madagascar Tailor-made Safaris

Follow the avenue of Baobabs and go off the beaten track in Madagascar

Discover unspoiled Madagascar in 2017

Make sure your visit to Madagascar is as unique as the island is itself on your own bespoke journey. Home to staggering diversity of species and distinct ecosystems, it's like nowhere else on earth and a tailor-made safari holiday is the perfect way to scratch the surface of what's on offer. From wild national parks to pristine beaches, there's plenty of outdoor adventure to be enjoyed and characterful animals to meet. Just let our tailor-made team know where you want to go and what you would like to do and we'll do the rest.

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Must-see destinations on a tailor-made safari holiday to Madagascar

Thanks to its lack of infrastructure and relative isolation, Madagascar remains largely unspoiled and there's plenty of national parks and epic landscapes to discover. As well as the more popular spots, the island holds many hidden gems and unique adventures. To help get you started with your holiday planning, here's our choice of the best places to visit.

Nosy Komba Highlight

Nosy Komba

Nosy Komba (Island of lemurs) is a small volcanic island lying midway between Nosy Be and the mainland of Madagascar. Second in size only to Nosy Be, this island makes up a significant part of this Madagascan archipelago and is popular among travellers who want beauty, tranquility and sunshine. From the moment you step off the boat, you can almost see your stress evaporate as you prepare yourself for a trip in a place where your most strenuous activity will likely be defending your fruit from to ...
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Sainte Marie

Officially known as Nosy Boraha. but still referred to as Ile Sainte Marie, this island sits off the northeast coast of Madagascar and has long been a popular retreat for travellers and locals alike thanks to its sublime beaches and laidback atmosphere. Hidden within the lush vegetation that makes up the core of the island are numerous villages, consisting of thatched roof huts, which are just waiting to be explored. Despite everything this magnificent island has to offer, development has not to ...
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Ifaty Highlight


One of Madagascar's premier beach destinations, Ifaty boasts sparkling white beaches, peppered with rocks, and crystal clear water that just tickles the shore as it gently ebbs back and forth. Further inland, palm trees fringe the sand, hiding the small villages that depend on this expanse of water for fish, which is the converted into both food and business. Ifaty is far from being the biggest player along the coast but its charm lies somewhat in its smaller size, which makes the atmosphere and ...
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Antsirabe Highlight


Built up by Norwegians in the late 1800s, the small town of Antsirabe is a quiet but appealing destination for travellers looking to get off the beaten track during the trip through Madagascar. The town is used by many residents of Antananarivo as a quick getaway where they can escape the chaos of the capital and breathe in some fresh air as they stroll through the wide, leafy boulevards. While the city's former colonial glory is not quite as brilliant as it undoubtedly once was, the stunning at ...
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Isalo Highlight

Isalo National Park

Stretching over 81,540 hectares of sandstone massif, the Isalo National Park, which was founded in 1962, is the ultimate destination for nature lovers looking for something a little bit different. One of the most fascinating features of the park is the numerous sandstone mounds that have been naturally sculpted, through erosion, into odd shapes, giving the park a moon-like landscape. Canyons, gorges and waterfalls also make appearances throughout the park, giving the scenery a bit of diversity a ...
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Nosy Be & Nosy Sakatia

Just off the coast of mainland Madagascar sits the idyllic island of Nosy Be, Madagascar's number one beach destination and a hotspot for travellers from around the world. Spared from rampant development, the island has maintained much of its natural beauty, making it all the more aesthetically pleasing as you bask on its sparkling shores. If you are looking for a chance to top up on vitamin D then Nosy Be is certainly the place to do it, blessed as it is with year round good weather. Whether up ...
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Antananarivo Highlight


Antananarivo, better known by locals as Tana, is the bustling capital of Madagascar and is home to about 2,000,000 inhabitants. Situated in the high plateau, the city was founded in 1610 by a Malagasy King. To protect the newly gained territory he left 1000 men behind and that’s how Antananarivo got its name (town of 1000). It has developed into a very interesting city with a lot of contrasts. At first it can seem a little overwhelming as the hum of traffic and markets fills the airwaves but a ...
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Ranomafana National Park

Ranomafana National Park was created in 1991, after the golden bamboo lemur was discovered there in 1986. Located 445 kilometres south of Antananarivo and 65 kilometres east of Fianarantsoa, this beautiful reserve protects a humid rainforest, teeming with a vast array of wildlife. In addition to the golden bamboo lemur, other lemur species include the greater bamboo lemur, the red-bellied lemur, the grey bamboo lemur, Milne-Edwards sifaka, the red fronted brown lemur, the sportive lemur, the the ...
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Suggested tailor-made holiday itineraries for Madagascar

Madagascar is wild adventure at its best with little infrastructure and large areas of unexplored wilderness. If you've got the time and the money it's possible to get well and truly off the beaten track but if you're looking for something more manageable, here's a selection of popular touring itineraries to get you started.

Madagascar ring tailed lemurs1000 Views of Madagascar - 12 days MapCultural Experiences, Local Partners

1000 Views of Madagascar

12 days | FROM USD $2,295

An island of adventure! Discover rare lemurs, colourful tribes, stunning national parks, tropical beaches, and...

Unique Wildlife

Isolated from the rest of the world for nearly 90 million years, the island of Madagascar is home to an unbelievable number of endemic species. In fact, between 1999 and 2010 alone, scientists discovered 615 new species in Madagascar to add to this ever-growing list. Here you have the chance to come face-to-face with cheeky lemurs, the cat-like fossa and all manner of colourful chameleons.

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