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Step into the magical world of Madagascar. This active adventure takes you in search of camouflaged chameleons, multiple species of the island’s signature lemurs, prized orchids and brilliantly plumed birds.


How Your Trip Matters

Often known as the “8th Continent” for its biodiversity, this magical tour of a wild island reveals epic beaches, rain forests, and wildlife.



Explore a place unlike any other, fantastically beautiful and diverse, where half the fun is getting to these incredible attractions.

Discover the joy of waking to the distant singing of the local Antandroy tribe as they fetch water from the river.

Experience the thrill of spotting your first mouse lemur on a nocturnal forest walk.

Enjoy a one of kind adventure, tracking more than a dozen species of lemurs in forests of every kind – rain, dry and spiny.


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  • 1. Maison Gallieni

    Madagascar, Antananarivo

    Maison Gallieni was built in 1879 and housed the first bank in Madagascar. Located on a hill, in the historic heart of Antananarivo, it has spectacular views overlooking the town. Beautifully designed of brick, stone and wood, the restored mansion is an elegant mix of modern and traditional décor. The guesthouse consists of 4 spacious, air-conditioned bedrooms, indoor common areas, a library, heated pool, garden and outdoor lounge.

    2. Mantadia Lodge

    Madagascar, Andasibe

    Mantadia Lodge is located up on a hill, with panoramic views of the forest of Andasibe National Park.  All en suite rooms have Wi-Fi, cable TV, private terrace with panoramic views, shower with panoramic views, indoor lounge and a wood burning stove for the cool season. The restaurant, with large windows has been designed for exceptional views.  The terrace is the perfect spot to soak up the sun and enjoy a cocktail. The lodge has a bar and lounge with a reading area, an infinity pool, two massage parlors and a curio shop with products and souvenirs made by local artisans such as jewelry, decorative objects, honey and wild pepper.

    3. Mandrare River Camp

    Madagascar, Mandrare River

    Mandrare River Camp is nestled under the shade of tamarind trees on the banks of the Mandrare River. The tents are spread out along the river bank with breathtaking views across the tranquil water, which is the lifeblood of the region. Each tent has a private terrace with hand carved wooden furniture, 4 poster bed with mosquito netting, safari wardrobe, dressing table, baggage trunk, and bedside lights. A fully plumbed en-suite stone built bathroom, with shower and toilet, extends to the rear of the tent. Solar panels provide hot water and 24 hour lighting. Meals are served on the large terrace which extends to the water’s edge. Far from civilization the camp is incredibly peaceful. Each day is greeted with the singing of children by the river, accompanied by the calls of birds and other forest animals. Spend your time on day and night guided walks with experienced guides in the Sacred Gallery and Spiny Forest to see the sifaka and ring tailed lemurs. Visit the colorful markets and local villages to learn about the local Antandroy tribe. Enjoy sundowners in the Baobab Forest and then return to camp for dinner served in the warm glow of hurricane lamps.

    4. Relais des Plateaux Hotel

    Madagascar, Antananarivo

    Relais des Plateaux is conveniently located 5 minutes from Ivato International Airport. Surrounded by lush greenery, the modern, air conditioned rooms feature all the convenient comforts with ensuite bathrooms, tea and coffee facilities, flat screen tv and complimentary high speed internet. Using fresh and local ingredients, the onsite restaurant highlights the island’s European, Malagasy and Asian influences. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in the dining room, on the outside patio or poolside terrace. Maloe Spa & Fitness offers the chance to relax and rejuvenate before the next leg of your journey.

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