Madagascar

Culture Madagascar

Culture Madagascar

Culture Madagascar Music and dance Through Malagasy music and related dances, we find thecultural identity Asian and African emigrants at the origin of the settlement. On these roots, Malagasy culture has developed its artistic specificity, regenerated by […]

Climate and weather Madagascar

Climate and weather Madagascar

Climate and weather Madagascar There are 2 main seasons: the dry season (including the southern winter), from April to October,  et the rainy season, from November to March. The Highlands (Tananarive region) The season is from November to March and […]

Transport and travel Madagascar

Transport and travel Madagascar

Transport and travel Madagascar Distances Eyes often studded with potholes ... The rest is divided between large tracks full of ruts and small tracks completely dented. These are often impracticable during the rainy season (from November to April). In any […]

Madagascar traditions and customs

Madagascar traditions and customs

Madagascar traditions and customs Know-how and customs The relationship between Malagasy and vazaha The Malagasy people are easy to contact, even if some can be quite reserved, especially vis-à-vis the vazaha (us, what!). This term originally refers to […]

Geography, landscapes and environment Madagascar

Geography, landscapes and environment Madagascar

Geography, landscapes and environment Madagascar Geography From north to south, the country is crossed by a long central backbone called the Highlands. Closer to the Indian Ocean than to the Mozambique Channel, it falls sharply into a cliff on a thin strip […]

Madagascar identity card

Madagascar identity card

Madagascar identity card - Population: approximately 25,7 million inhabitants (2018 census).- Area: 587 295 km² Density Hope Capital city : Antananarivo (Antananarivo, about 2 million inhabitants).- Official languages ​​: Malagasy and French Change […]

Madagascar money

Madagascar money

Madagascar money Money, banks, exchange Sterling silver The unit will tell you to avoid misunderstandings! An ariary, a word meaning "5 francs", is worth 5 times more than 1 Fmg (or 1 Ar = 5 Fmg). You can find banknotes of 20, 000, 10, 000, 5, 000, 2 and […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Madagascar

Entry formalities and useful contacts Madagascar

Entry formalities and useful contacts Madagascar Entry formalities Visa before departure The visa is compulsory. It is unvisited) on the official site evisamada.gov.mg or on arrival at Tananarive and Nosy Be airports (or in provincial airports […]

Recommended routes Madagascar

Recommended routes Madagascar

Recommended routes Madagascar 8-10 days in Madagascar Considering the size of the country and the distances, no other choice but to focus on one region only or to use domestic airlines. Whatever region you choose, by road, a lot of kilometers to plan! Advice […]

Madagascar food and drinks

Madagascar food and drinks

Madagascar food and drinks Kitchen The Malagasy meal You can take your typically Malagasy sakafo (meal) in a hotely or at the inhabitant's. - It consists above all of a large plate of rice (The vary). This cereal represents 60% of the daily diet of Malagasy […]

Madagascar: two reserves near Antananarivo

Madagascar: two reserves near Antananarivo

Two special reserves, a nature reserve and 17 national parks… Placed on the waves of the Indian Ocean, the island of Madagascar has been spoiled by Mada-me nature. Because it would take thousands of […]

Practical life on site Madagascar

Practical life on site Madagascar

Practical life on site Madagascar Time difference L & rsquo6h and really goes to bed early 18h. And it's even worse going down south! Electricity The current used is 220 V and the sockets are the same as in France. Large cities regularly experience malfunctions […]

Health and safety Madagascar

Health and safety Madagascar

Health and safety Madagascar Health Madagascar does not have private MUR, more or less efficient. We recommend that you contact the clinical part of the Pasteur Institute of Tana (French doctors). Some large towns and villages are equipped with a dispensary, […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Madagascar

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Madagascar

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Madagascar You can find everything in Marie in particular). During our August and Christmas period).Accommodation is very cheap in the bush, but most of the time it is reduced to its simplest form. Having your own […]

Madagascar thematic itineraries

Madagascar thematic itineraries

Madagascar thematic itineraries Small island to coo L & rsquoMarie) Nosy Komba and Nosy Sakatia (close to Nosy Be) Whales L & rsquoMarie from June to October Nosy Be from mid-July to November and the dolphin Lemurs and chamaleons Nosy Mangabe […]

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