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  • 1 Highlands Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Antananarivo

    The central Highlands, at an altitude of 1 000m, cover three-quarters of Madagascar's total surface area. It is the region of the Merina, an ethnic group which unified the country in the 19C. The Highlands are also home to the colours of the Madagasc..

  • 2 Andasibe-Mantadia National Park Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Andasibe

    The Andasibe-Mantadia National Park is divided between the Mantadia reserve, a vast primary forest covering 15 500ha, and the Analamazaotra reserve, the unquestionable domain of the Indri, the largest lemur in Madagascar, and an animal with a loud an..

  • 3 Isalo National Park Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Ranohira

    The Isalo range stands in the Grand Sud, in the heart of an arid region. This tormented formation of Jurassic sandstone is home to deep canyons with luxurious vegetation, natural swimming pools and the royal tombs of the Bara ethnic group. A cross be..

  • 4 Mahafaly region Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Beheloka-Ambola

    The funerary art of this region is famous across the world, but the Mahafaly region itself remains largely unknown. This region of zebus, tombs and totems, with its many clans and sapphire-rich geology is lacking water, yet has a flora which is uniqu..

  • 5 Sainte Luce Bay and Lokaro Bay Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Manafiafy

    Manafiafy is the Madagascan name of both the village and the splendid Sainte-Luce Bay where Jacques Pronis established the first French trading post in 1642. Lokaro Bay, 10km further on, boasts a delightful beach in a magnificent setting, with fine s..

  • 6 Menabe region Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Morondava

    Visitors to the Menabe region in the southwest of the island will get a true sense of the influence of mainland Africa, as well as coming face to face with the royal culture of the Sakalava. Discover also the traditional dance known as the kilalaky, ..

  • 7 Baobab Alley Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Morondava

    For locals, the baobab tree, the roots of which reach towards the sky, is the king of the forest. Although the tree can be seen everywhere in the west of the island, its density in the Menabe is extraordinary. The Allée des Baobabs, an alleyway which..

  • 8 Manambolo River Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Ambalakazaha

    The Manambolo has its source in the Highlands region and flows into the Canal du Mozambique. A descent of the river by canoe or dugout is a must for any adventure holiday on the island and is the best way of exploring the Tsingy de Bemaraha National ..

  • 9 Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Bekopaka

    The unique karstic landscapes of the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park are characterised by a maze of rocky spurs. Numerous vertiginous routes criss-cross this limestone plateau whose jagged profile has been formed by the effects of rainwater, and who..

  • 10 Nosy Be Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Marokindro

    Lying eight miles to the northwest of Madagascar, the "Perfumed Island" is the jewel in the crown of Madagasy tourism. A mountainous, volcanic island lined with idyllic tropical beaches, Nosy Be enchants at first sight. The tourist brochure..

  • 11 Islands offshore from Nosy Be Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Ampasimena

    The enchanting Nosy Be is surrounded by a delightful string of islands which are best explored by sailing boat, launch or outrigger canoe. Near Nosy Be lies the attractive Nosy Komba and the Tany Kely marine reserve, while the beautiful Nosy Iranja a..

  • 12 Ankarana Nature Reserve Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Mahamasina

    The Ankarana Nature Reserve is renowned for its karst mountains. This huge collection of tsingy (limestone pinnacles known as karren or lapies), the second largest in the country, is home to an amazing network of caves, the Sakalava royal tombs, as w..

  • 13 Sainte-Marie Island Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Ambodifotatra

    Named Sainte-Marie by the Portuguese, Nosy Boraha resembles an exclamation mark in the sea, extending for 50km off the coast of Madagascar as far as the Île aux Nattes. It is a truly idyllic spot, with its scent of cloves, turquoise water, fine sandy..

  • 14 Pangalanes Canal Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Tamatave

    Dugout canoes and barges laden with goods glide silently along this waterway which stretches for 700km between Tamatave and Farafangana along the east coast of Madagascar. The Pangalanes Canal, navigable as far as Mananjary, is surrounded by luxurian..

  • 15 Ranomafana National Park Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Ranomafana

    The much-visited Ranomafana National Park covers an area of 43 000ha and consists largely of tropical rainforest. The park is home to the source of the Namorona river and boasts a remarkable yet endangered biodiversity. This is the habitat of the fam..

  • 16 Fianarantsoa-Manakara by train Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Manakara

    Travelling along 163km of track from a bygone age in three slightly dilapidated carriages, this 12hr train ride is a truly colourful experience. The train linking Fianarantsoa to Manakara (operated by the FCE railway company), runs at a ponderous pac..

  • 17 Nattes Island Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Vohilava

    With its enchanting setting, delightful lagoon protected by a coral reef, and long beaches of fine sand shaded by a line of palm trees, the Île aux Nattes is a truly idyllic island and a popular diving spot accessible by dugout canoe from Sainte-Mari..

  • 18 Rova Palace, Antananarivo Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    MDG - Antananarivo

    Built on top of the highest hill in Antananarivo, the royal city was home to the tombs, temples and palaces of the Merina dynasty from the 17C onwards. Since 1995, when an arson attack ravaged this seat of power, the Rova has been undergoing restorat..

  • 19 Sacred hills of the Imerina Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    MDG - Antananarivo

    To symbolise the unification of the Imerina, King Andrianampoinimerina (1787-1810) sanctified the twelve hills surrounding Antananarivo. The most interesting, that of Ambohimanga, comprises a city, a funerary site and a group of sacred areas listed a..

  • 20 Antongona Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    MDG - Antongona

    An extraordinary 360° view across the rice fields of the Highlands is the reward for an ascent of this sacred hill, occupied by an archaeological site. At the top of this rocky peak, at an altitude of 1 500m, two small local museums are housed in rec..

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