Madagascar has the world's highest diversity of the majestic Boabab Tree and friendly Lemurs. Madagascar is and incredible variety of marine fish and pristine coral reefs. In essence, Madagascar is a biodiversity melting pot.
The 4th largest island in the world is home to animal and plant species found nowhere else on planet Earth. Its distinctive ecology and indigenous life make it a distinctive country with simply too much to explore in one trip. From high mountains to lagoons, rain forests, petrified rock forests and mysterious caves, beaches and volcanic lakes, this country offers adventure holiday experiences for one and all, and it will have you wanting to go back for more.
Get lost in untouched territory, go lazy and barefoot on white sand beaches, discover crystal clear waters diverse marine life, conquer forests and deserts. For the adrenaline seekers and adventurous ones, Madagascar has it all.
Region: Eastern Africa
Population: 24.9 million
Capital City: Antananarivo
Climate: West is hot and dry, East is rainy, North is hot and rainy, South is semi arid
Official language: Malagasy, French, English
Tourist arrivals at national borders: 222 000 (2014)
Currency: Malagasy Ariary (MGA)
Land Area: 586,884 km3