Our Madagascar travel advisor is unmatched in her level of expertise. In order to be designated a Madagascar specialist, our consultants must not only be experienced in designing travel, they must also spend extensive time in the country. They are constantly researching the best properties and places to see and experience. You can be confident that you have found the top source for information and travel opportunities in Madagascar. Contact our Madagascar travel advisor above to get started.
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Do I need a visa to enter Madagascar?
Yes, you do. Your Brownell advisor can help you get this process taken care of. You’ll also need a valid U.S. passport that is good for 6 months after you return. You’ll need at least one blank visa page in your passport as well.
What sort of wildlife will I see?
31 varieties of lemurs (found only in the wild in Madagascar), many species of exotic birds (256 types to be exact!), and rare plants such as 1,000 different species of orchids!
What is the food like in Madagascar?
Rice is the staple ingredient for many dishes. Zebu (a local beef), pork, chicken, crab, fish, corn, peanuts, and potatoes are all served with rice. Fresh fruits and vegetables are also plentiful. Spicy curries and exquisite French dishes can be found at some of the island’s top restaurants and hotels. The island is also known for its extremely fresh and delicious seafood salad.