Practical information

Information and practical guide to Madagascar


Discover Madagascar and our tips for preparing your trip

In this section, you’ll find a summary of everything you need to know to prepare for your trip to Madagascar.

Madagascar red rice, zebu meat, vanilla, breams, fatty liver, seafood, arranged rhum… and many more!
Madagascar is an island, to get there the most efficient way is the airway. Currently, several airlines serve the Greater Island: Air France, Air Madagascar, Air Austral, Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines…
A tourist visa is required to reach Madagascar. And your passport must be valid at least 6 months after the date of your return. Remember to bring your return ticket.
Ariary (ARY), replaced the Malagasy Franc in 2003. However, it is still very common to hear in Malagasy franc (FMG), much like the old currencies when the Euro was adopted in Europe. That said, payments are always made in Ariary. For the current rate, please visit the website of the Central Bank of Madagascar
In Madagascar, as in all tropical regions in the world, malaria is the most feared disease of travellers. The risk of getting it is very real in Madagascar.
When you travel to Madagascar, it is better to travel light and stick to the essentials. This will leave room for memories on the way back!
165 million years ago, Madagascar broke away from the Gondwana supercontinent. Groups of animals and plants have slowly colonized the newly formed island of Madagascar. Malagasy fauna and flora are in fact unique in the world with an endemism rate of 70%: scientists from all over the world come to study in particular the famous carnivorous plants and various medicinal plants.
Madagascar is an authentic country because of its endemic fauna and flora, various extraordinary landscapes, sublime beaches but also because of its culture.
Dear Travelers, partners and friends: Salama tompoko ☺!
To confirm your booking you have to pay a deposit of 30% of the total amount and 100% of the domestic flight amount mentioned in your file. The balance of your trip is due to later 45 days before your departure.