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Madagascar Travel Tips and Information

Madagascar Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameRepublic of Madagascar
Population24.8 million
Country CodeMG
LanguageMalagasy and French
Country Code (international calls)+261

The flight time to Madagascar is approximately ---- hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Madagascar below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Madagascar.

Madagascar is an island country located in the Indian Ocean and to the east of Africa. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world.

Visa and Immigration Procedures to Madagascar

Nationals of any country can obtain a visa on arrival that is valid for 90 days. A stay of up to 30 days is free of charge, while there is a fee for a maximum stay of 60 or 90 days. All travelers must have a valid passport.

Things/Items Allowed into Madagascar

Passengers are allowed to carry one bottle of alcohol, 500 individual cigarettes, 500 g of tobacco to Madagascar. Common items, including health, beauty and cosmetic products can also be brought in.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Madagascar

・Meat ・Explosives ・Rare Animals and Plants

Things/Items Forbidden into Madagascar

・Illegal Drugs ・Pornography ・Knives and Deadly Weapons

Voice of Travelers to Madagascar

Amazing experience in Anja Reserve in Madagascar!

This is a must visit place if you have booked a ticket to Madagascar. Tickets only cost $3 and the ticket price also includes a guide. The walk lasts for approximately 2-3 hours. I booked my ticket online and visited the reserve on two occasions. Next time I visit Madagascar, I am sure to purchase a ticket again. The experience while walking in the forest, was extraordinary. A must visit attraction when visiting Madagascar.

The of Alley of Baobabs in Madagascar. Wow!

A must not miss attraction when you have booked a ticket to visit Madagascar. We had purchased a tour ticket for sightseeing and this was on top of our list. The tall baobab trees looked simply stunning. The attraction is located 20km away from town and you must purchase a ticket. It is best to book a ticket to see the baobab trees at sunrise and sunset. We had the time of our lives in Madagascar and I will be booking an air ticket to visit Madagascar again.

Fantastic walk in Isalo National Park in Madagascar. The tickets were so cheap.

The national park is a must visit attraction for all nature lovers that have booked a ticket to visit Madagascar. The cost of the ticket is 65,000 MGA. Tickets can be booked as part of a tour. The views inside the national park are simply awesome. Our lunch was prepared by local guides and was included as part of the ticket. One can enjoy the waterfalls, canyons and forest. When you are in Madagascar, you must book a ticket to visit this place.

Madagascar Travel FAQs

Q. When is the best time to book a ticket and visit Madagascar?

A. Booking a ticket to Madagascar between the month of July to November is generally considered to be the best time to visit. Madagascar experiences a rainy season from January to March and cyclones in February. If you are traveling on a budget and looking for a cheap ticket deal, visiting Madagascar between these months is a good option. Visiting Madagascar in June and July is best for spotting lemurs.

Q. Any travelling advice before booking a ticket and visiting Madagascar?

A. The beaches in Madagascar are rarely secured by coast guards, therefore, make sure you keep an eye on your children. Malaria is rampant in some areas of Madagascar so take precaution. You should use mosquito repellent and always carry a first-aid kit when travelling to remote areas in Madagascar. Drink only bottled water.

Q. How large is Madagascar?

A. Madagascar's land area is about 581,540 sqm. It is 44% larger than California, or just larger than metropolitan France. Madagascar has 4,828 km of coastline.

Madagascar - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toIvato International Airport,Madagascar・Charles de Gaulle Airport ・O. R. Tambo International Airport ・stanbul Ataturk Airport ・Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Madagascar

From Europe, direct flights to Madagascar are available with Air Madagascar and Ethiopian Airlines from a number of major European cities including Dublin, London and Frankfurt. Tickets to Madagascar can also be booked with Air Austral which operates flights to Madagascar from Paris with a transfer on Reunion Island. Travelers from Asia typically book tickets on Air Mauritius. Air Madagascar also operates a weekly service between Nairobi and Antananarivo. The price of tickets fluctuates depending upon the season.