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Madagascar vacations & safaris

Encounter Madagascar's lemurs and other wildlife and explore the country's rainforests and beaches on a tailor-made tour

With its tropical climate, hugely diverse landscape, abundance of wildlife and friendly locals it is no wonder Madagascar is now making it onto the shortlist of many travelers’ must see destinations.

Flight Time

20 hours (New York to Antananarivo airport)

Time Zone

UTC +3

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Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Madagascar specialists at 1-855-838-0585

Suggested itineraries for Madagascar

These itineraries will give you a starting point for what your trip to Madagascar could entail. They cover routes that we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Our expert guides to traveling in Madagascar

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Madagascar. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Madagascar at its best.

My travels in Madagascar

Our short video on Madagascar gives a flavor of what to expect in a country where plants and animals have evolved in relative isolation over millions of years.

Chameleon, Madagascar

What to do in Madagascar: our highlights guide

On a Madagascar vacation you’ll see wildlife found nowhere else on Earth. Trek through rainforests teeming with lemurs, chameleons and exotic birds, swim and snorkel with marine life or explore the island’s culture on a riverboat cruise. Africa specialist James shares his ideas.

Fossa, Madagascar

Madagascar’s wildlife: A quirk of evolution

Madagascar’s forests shelter so many endemic wildlife species that visiting is like arriving on another planet. Following your guide through the trees, Indris cry overhead while chameleons lie perfectly camouflaged in the undergrowth. Africa specialist Andrew shares his wildlife experiences.

Indri, Andasibe

Family vacations in Madagascar

Thanks to a Dreamworks film of the same name, Madagascar proves a popular choice for many children. As the animals found here are no threat to humans, you and your family are safe to explore the endless parks on foot, in search of local wildlife.

Masoala Beach, Madagascar

Honeymoons in Madagascar

Home to unique wildlife, dense rainforest and beautiful white sand beaches, Madagascar has something for the most discerning honeymooners. Add to this small, boutique hotels and great food, and your Audley tailor-made honeymoon to Madagascar won't disappoint.

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