Madagascar

Madagascar
October 19, 2015
19 Days
Overland Adventure
16 Guests
From $13,980
Madagascar

Expedition Highlights

  • Search for 49 different species of lemurs; these photogenic primates are the iconic symbol of Madagascar’s unique wildlife.
  • Discover diverse flora and fauna, most of which are found only on Madagascar—90 percent of all forest flora and more than half of the 250-plus bird species are endemic.
  • Explore a variety of habitats during numerous nature walks, nocturnal spotlighting excursions, by boat, and in 4x4 vehicles.
  • Enjoy up-close encounters with a variety of wildlife, including colorful chameleons— a photographer’s paradise!
  • Meet the lovely Malagasy people who greet you with warm hospitality.

The Madagascar expedition was a fulfillment of lifelong expectations—the country's geology, flora, lemurs, reptiles, and birds; its history and culture; and our guides' expertise all made for a fantastic experience.

Robert C.

Expedition Team

Gear Up!

  • Original Universal Sandal by TEVA
Original Universal Sandal by TEVA

You won’t want to lose your footing when you’re spotting the elusive Madagascar lemur for the very first time—and sturdy you’ll be in our TEVA all-sport sandals with proven performance on land and in water. Venture to your heart’s content in patented, supportive comfort thanks to the rugged non-slip rubber outsole of these workhorse sandals.

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Beyond the Destination

  • Ring-Tailed Lemurs, Lemur Island

    Madagascar - the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean

    June 9, 2015

    The Galápagos Islands are known for their endemism—wildlife found no place else on earth has made these stunning islands their home for over hundreds of years. And, if you have already explored these gems of the Pacific, why not consider an equally enchanting destination—Madagascar, the Galápagos of the Indian Ocean.

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    Chameleon

    The Lizards of Madagascar

    October 30, 2012

    Certainly I enjoyed seeing the lemurs and the beautiful birds....but what captivated me were the amazingly colorful chameleons. Before I visited Madagascar, chameleons, iguanas, and lizards were all in the same grouping..."yucky!" But I became enthralled with the Madagascar's endemic chameleons...they are really beautiful.

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    Aye aye

    On Location: Witnessing Madagascar’s Remarkable Natural Diversity

    October 30, 2008

    From the capital, Antananarivo, our expedition began in earnest with a domestic flight to the remote town of Maroansetra, gateway to Madagascar’s most extensive wilderness of the Masoala Peninsula.

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