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Wild Whispers Africa Safaris

The Best Madagascar Safaris

Tailor Made Safaris & Vacation Holidays in Madagascar


Wild Whispers Africa Safaris

Madagascar is the beautiful island state off the coast of East Africa that enchants travelers with its wonderful wildlife, beautiful landscapes and impressive beaches.

Have an amazing safari in Madagascar and discover a unique world of special animals and gorgeous nature. Discover the famous lemurs, which are only found on the island of Madagascar, including the adorable ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta), the strange-looking aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis), or the majestic Indri lemurs (Indri indri).

Immerse yourself in the beauty and vivid colours of the luxuriant rainforest at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park and discover this beautiful place, which is the home of numerous fascinating chameleons, geckos and bird species as well. Explore the limestone formations in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, which are a strange and remarkable geologic formation and an incredible place with a unique and impressive scenery. Get to know the Malagasy culture and the extremely friendly and openhearted people.


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Experience the highlights of Madagascar on this 18-day safari, covering the capital Antananarivo, the famous
Experience the best of Madagascar on this 6-day safari, featuring the capital city of Antananarivo
Spend 4 days exploring the top destinations in Madagascar, from the bustling capital of Antananarivo

Best Things To Do in Madagascar

Primate Safari in Madagascar

Madagascar is famous for its unique and diverse lemur species, found nowhere else on Earth. Observing these fascinating primates in their natural habitat is an unforgettable experience. Visitors can join guided lemur-watching tours, venturing into the forests to spot different species, such as the iconic ring-tailed lemur, the mysterious aye-aye, and the acrobatic sifaka. These tours are led by knowledgeable guides who can provide insights into the lemurs’ behavior, ecology, and conservation status.

Madagascar Primate Safari

Underground Caves Exploration

Madagascar has a network of caves that are hundreds of metres long and can be explored by visitors on foot Madagascar is full of adventures for those who would like to experience geological wonders. One way of exploring the underground part of nature is caving, which is possible in Madagascar in a number of hospitals or caves. Some of the famous caves in the country include the caves at Ankarana, where one finds waterfalls and basins as well as incredible chimneys known as Tsingy, which are spiky limestone spires up to seven metres tall, nests of swiftlets and lemurs. Then there’s Andranoboka, which features tombs dating back 2,000 years and rock art.

Whale Watching in Madagascar

The warm coastal waters of Madagascar have a variety of visitor whale species, including humpback whales, sperm whales and Omura’s whales, but whale watching is undoubtedly one of the best wildlife experiences in the country. November to March is the peak time for whale watching here, when humpback whales pass through Madagascar’s waters to breed and give birth in the warm, shallower waters off the island’s eastern coasts.

FAQs about Safaris in Madagascar

The price of an excursion to Madagascar on safari depends on the choice of period, the length of the stay, the type of accommodation and the optional activities. An economical expedition starts from about $100 per person per night, a medium-price safari costs from $200 to $400, a luxury one – from 500 dollars per person per night and above.


Most of Madagascar’s species are endemic to the island: more than 90 per cent can be found nowhere else in the world. The place is rightly famous for its lemurs, including everyone’s favourite, the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta), and the largest living lemur such as the indri (Indri indri)… Then there are chameleons, smaller geckos, the cat-like fossa, and more birdlife. The island contains more than 100 species of lemurs and well over 300 species of birds.

It is best going to Madagascar for safari during the dry season from April to October as the temperature is comfortable and there is less rain during this period. More wildlife can be seen and outdoor activities could be done comfortably. The highest number of tourists is from July to August,because that is the season of the European summer holiday,with an average of 1500mm rainfall per year from November to March.

Madagscar is a great place for a safari. Andasibe-Mantadia National Park is home to some very dense rainforests, and a real variety of lemurs. Another popular area is Ranomafana National Park which is a wet tropical forest with the world's rare golden bamboo lemur, which is so rare it can be seen only in this park. The other place you might want to look for this animal is Isalo National Park, which has better sandstone formations and its own endemic wildlife. The Avenue of the Baobabs is another great place to visit, and features an iconic landscape made up of these giant baobab trees. There are 22 national parks, and 21 wildlife reserves in this country which covers about 3% of its territory.