Pack your suitcase for a serene stay 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!

Prévoir essentiellement :

Lightweight outfits preferably made of cotton,
– Some long sleeved pants and tops to protect against mosquitoes.
warmer clothing between April and October (southern winter): the night is cool, especially on the Highlands,
bathing suit, sarong, flip flops or sandals,
a hat or cap and sunglasses,
walking shoes and socks for hiking,
– a small waterproof backpack
– a waterproof K-way or Gore-tex jacket in your suitcase in case of rain.
high-protection sun cream,
– a good tropical repellent,
antibacterial gel and bivouac wipes,
biodegradable detergent in a resealable container where you should wash your clothes
– a small pharmacy with: antimalarial treatment (to be prescribed before departure), anti-diarrhea, aspirin, dressings, disinfectant, tablets against motion sickness, a soothing lotion for insect bites and a balm for sunburn, sanitary towels or tampons for ladies (it is quite difficult to find them on site)
a camera ideally equipped with a zoom for the flora, compact if you want it more easily out in the city,
spare batteries,
a flashlight or headlamp
– a notebook and a pencil…

By plane, in the cabin are allowed (hand luggage):

– In Eco class, one piece of luggage and one accessory (handbag or computer) for a total of 12 kg and 115 cm maximum. In business or first class, 2 pieces of luggage are allowed in the cabin.

In the hold are authorized:

– On international flights: 23 kg in eco class, 30 to 40 kg in business class or first class,
– On domestic flights: 20 kg. We strongly advise you to check this information before your departure on your plane tickets.

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