Who is interested in a Madagascar vacation or the country in general is interested, should first of all a look at a map of Madagascar throw. Such a map gives a pretty good impression of how diverse and varied this country is. From the north to the south as well as from the east to the west, landscapes, climate, wildlife and also the cultural customs of the indigenous tribes change almost dramatically. When planning a trip to Madagascar, you can set individual priorities from the very beginning: For example, discover the hot south with its partly bizarre flora or go to the lush green primeval forest at the East Coast. In our offer you will discover many different types of tours that will take you to many of the fascinating sights in Madagascar. To give you an idea of what this island has to offer, we present to you all our own Madagascar map with many important highlights.
The north of the island - Between culture and nature
In the north and especially in the Northeast of the island of Madagascar a fascinating interplay of the most diverse adventures awaits you. Here are numerous breathtaking national parks such as the Ankarana National Park or the Marojejy National Park. Also fascinating can be a side trip to the Masoala Peninsula, where a hardly penetrable primary forest awaits you. Here you will discover the Malagasy flora and fauna in their original form and with a little luck you might even catch a glimpse of a as yet undiscovered animal or plant species. Especially lovers of reptiles, butterflies or frogs will get their money's worth here. At least as exciting are the lemurs living here, which you can often catch a glimpse of. If you make a trip with us along the northern east coast book, the path leads you not only across the Masoala Peninsula, but also along the Vanilla Coast up to Diego Suarez, one of the most magnificent cities of the whole island, which delights with its colonial buildings. From here it is also only a short trip to Nosy Be, a dreamlike paradise island off the coast of Madagascar.
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The East of Madagascar - A true tropical paradise
On Madagascar map, the tropical rainforest is located mainly in the eastern regions. Warm and humid air, a lush and dense greenery and a flora and fauna that leaves not a few European tourists breathless. Much of what you can discover here on this part of the map of Madagascar, you will not get to see anywhere else in the world. All the more important that you Plan your trip as accurately as possibleso that you can take back home as many unforgettable impressions as possible.
Info: A good planning is recommended for a trip to the east of Madagascar also because of the climatic and weather conditions. Especially on the east coast it is not uncommon for the Cyclone formation and also the Rainfall amounts in the rainy season are in part not necessarily harmless. Among other things, this can be attributed to the geographical position of Madagascar lead back. We will be happy to explain this to you and answer any questions you may have.
Among the main attractions in eastern Madagascar are many beautiful cities such as Toamasina, Manakara or also the former pirate island Sainte Marie, where you can get a wonderful insight into the history of the tropical gem. You should also not ignore the nature in these areas. The Analamazoatra Reserve offers you, for example, the possibility of numerous endangered and exceedingly rare animal species in the wild to discover. About the main points located east on the map of Madagascar, some of our individual travel tours will take you, for example. from Antananarivo to Moramanga.
The West - Wide land and giant trees
In the western part of Madagascar there are usually fewer tours, but this is not because there are not many sights or highlights to discover. On the contrary: Especially in the western part of the map of Madagascar you will discover many of the stunning baobabs. Baobabs are among the oldest and largest trees on earth. Many of them can be discover only in Madagascar. Especially popular in this context is our tour to the West Coast - The splendor of the slopes, which promises adventure and unique experiences.
Info: A special highlight on the west coast is also the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park. Here you will discover fascinating stone formations that are truly breathtaking. A visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site is also worthwhile for all animal lovers, because about 85% of the species living here exist exclusively in Madagascar and a good half of them even only in the local region.
The south - For adventurers and individualists
Travelers coming to Madagascar for the first time are usually only interested in the southern part of the island on the map to a limited extent. The climate here is dry, hot and harsh; there are no lush rainforests or tropical natural paradises to be discovered here. But the south of the map has fascinating succulents some of which have amazingly bizarre formations to ensure their survival in the hot desert. The Isalo National Park is another highlight that you should not miss. Also culturally you can enjoy with a look at the Tombs of the Mahafaly or the Tombs of the Antandroy unforgettable
Gather impressions. As cities are especially St. Augustine, Ampanihy and also Ambovombe recommended. Also a Detour to Fort Dauphin is always worthwhile, because there you will discover dreamlike beaches, like from a picture book.
The center of Madagascar - Antananarivo as the starting point of any trip
For most tourists, Antananarivo is the first stop on a trip, not only because of the international airport. Trip to Madagascarbut is also located on Madagascar's map directly in the Center of the island - in the middle of a unique and extraordinary landscape, which is definitely worth exploring. Many of our tours start and end here, you can explore the island along the RN 1 or also the famous RN 7 which connects the north and east of the island. All lovers of cute lemurs will get their money's worth after a short car ride and visit the Lemurs Park. Spectacular volcanic cones and a mild climate you will discover around the Lac Itasy, whose surroundings are quite well developed for tourism, so you will encounter many good restaurants and hotels here. Also the Geysers of Andranomandraotra are a real sight and definitely worth a visit. This also applies to the Chutes da Lily, idyllically situated waterfalls like out of a fairy tale, which you can see after a short drive from Ampefy can reach from.
No matter which area of Madagascar's map you are particularly interested in, the variety of adventures and unforgettable experiences you will encounter is almost endless. In addition to our tried and tested travel arrangements, we will also be pleased to provide you with one to 100% individual vacation together. On most of our tours you have a say right from the start and are welcome to contribute your own ideas. Feel free to contact us without obligation and together we will make your unforgettable dream vacation in Madagascar possible.