A Journey from Antananarivo to Eastern Madagascar

Eastern Madagascar offers a blend of natural wonderswildlife encounters, and stunning coastlines. Here’s an exciting itinerary for your vacation from Antananarivo to the Eastern region:

  1. Antananarivo (Tana):
    • Spend a day exploring Madagascar’s capital city. Visit historical sites, market places, and immerse yourself in the local culture, by visiting the Queen’s Palace and other historical sites.
    • Don’t miss Lemurs’ Park in Tsimbazaza, where you can observe lemurs up close.
  2. Andasibe-Mantadia National Park:
    • Encounter lemurs, chameleons, and unique flora in this lush rainforest.
    • Explore well-maintained trails and discover hidden waterfalls.
  3. Toamasina (Tamatave):
    • Hop on a rickshaw to explore this vibrant port city.
    • Enjoy the coastal views and fresh seafood.
  4. Mahambo:
    • Surf on beautiful waves or go diving.
    • Relax on pristine beaches.
  5. Sainte-Marie Island (Nosy Boraha):
    • Sail along the coast on a traditional dugout.
    • Explore the island’s pirate cemetery and enjoy beachside relaxation.

Remember, Madagascar’s roads can be challenging, so consider renting a car with a driver. The best time to visit is between May and December for pleasant temperatures and ideal ocean conditions. And don’t leave without trying Madagascar’s national dishes: romazava and ravitoto!

Enjoy your unforgettable adventure in Eastern Madagascar!

 

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