Madagascar

Madagascar lemursMadagascar is located in the Indian Ocean. It is the 5th biggest island on earth with 590 000km2. The island is also called “red island” as a reference to the red dust present on the mainland. Madagascar is surrounded by the Comoros Island, the Seychelles, the Reunion Island and Mauritius.

Here is a list of the top touristic sites in Madagascar:

Ranomafana Park

Ranomafana Park which means “hot water park” is a natural park in Madagascar that is located in the southeastern region of the country. It has the largest diversity of lemurs that are primarily eating bamboos. The place is full of natural forest and bamboo which did attract these species of lemurs.

Nosy-Be

White sands and turquoise water, that is what you will see in Nosy-be. It is the most touristic island of Madagascar. If you are from Europe, you can just bring euros and no need to exchange because most of the attractions in the island are based on euro and not the Malagasy Ariary. If you are looking for excellent sea foods at a really affordable price, this is the place to go. You can buy lobster dishes for as low as $10.

Tsingy de Bemaraha

It is the largest natural reserve of Madagascar. It is located in the southern region of the country. The word “tsingy” means the pic. You can also observe some rare lemur species in this region and a lot of mangroves.

Ambohimanga Royal hill

It is the reference when talking about Royalty in Antananarivo. It is a place that covers a lot of the history of Madagascar. The king that lived there was Andrianampoinimerina. It attracts many visitor because all the historical weapons of the country is in this palace. At the entrance, you will have a lot of Malagasy art that you can also buy.

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