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    • Nahampoana

      Madagascar Apr 8, 2014 at 12:53 PM

      Does anyone know if you can see Verreaux Sifakas 'dancing' (crossing open areas) in Nahampoana, or do you have to go to Berenty to see them?

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      Driving from Tana to Tsingy de Bemaraha

      Madagascar Apr 14, 2014 at 12:49 PM

      Can anyone tell me how long it takes to drive from Tana to Tsingy de Bemaraha National park via RN1 turning at Tsiroanomandidy? I have read that some of the route from there to Bekopaka is quite poor, but not how long the journey is. The National Park website does state this as a possible option for getting there.... It seems to be about half the distance of going via Morondava.

      Thanks for any advise


    • sea crossings in July

      Madagascar Apr 7, 2014 at 8:25 PM

      I will be travelling with a friend in July.

      1. We will be in Nosy Be and wanting to go to the area of Diego Suarez. Does anyone have any experience of sea conditions at that time of year? I understand that if we want to go overland we can go by boat to Ankify but it could be a dangerous crossing, and the other alternative is to fly but there is no direct flight – is that correct?
      2. We also want to go from Tamatave to Isle Sainte Marie, but we heard that you can go by boat but that can also be a dangerous crossing. Any comments?

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      Contact Details for Kirindy Private Reserve

      Madagascar Apr 16, 2014 at 3:39 PM

      I have read a lot of good things about Kirindy Private Reserve, we are currently intending going there when we visit Madagascar later in the year.

      Has anyone on here visited Kirindy and has any information/advise?

      I would specifically like some contact details as I can't find any on the internet.

      Thank you

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      travel from tana to antsirabe

      Antsirabe Aug 19, 2013 at 2:46 PM

      i heard lots about antsirabe,i have ever been in tana,and now i need some help to go for a new destination,that is antsirabe..i wanna know,if there are possibilities of being there by first class car or 4x4,apart from taxi-brousse--like tana to majunga ?any tips,or contacts ,where i can stay for cheap,clean ,and being warm welcomed?where to go for nite life,any casinos and discotheque....and where to get nice food?3 days is enough for the trips and visits?plz,also let me know about all the in budget.we are among 3 guys...anyone who wants to join us,plz contact us,we are setting there around 17 Nov2013. .Thanking you in advance.

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      Is Tsarasaotra Park (Lac d'Alarobia) worth a visit?

      Antananarivo Jul 24, 2013 at 3:02 AM

      We are staying in Antananarivo in September & were wondering if Tsarasaotra Park might be a nice place to visit for bird watching & walking around? How long would we need there & is there anywhere else of interest nearby?

      1 Answer Jul 24, 2013 at 4:44 AM
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      Is Tsarasaotra Park (Lac d'Alarobia) worth a visit?

      Antananarivo Jul 24, 2013 at 3:02 AM

      We are staying in Antananarivo in September & were wondering if Tsarasaotra Park might be a nice place to visit for bird watching & walking around? How long would we need there & is there anywhere else of interest nearby?

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      Any where to walk & watch birds in or around Antananarivo?

      Antananarivo Jul 24, 2013 at 2:49 AM

      We are visiting Madagascar in September & like to walk around & explore, is there anywhere in the capital where we might wander & see some wildlife? Or if not anywhere within walking distance or a short taxi ride?

      1 Answer Jul 24, 2013 at 3:47 AM
    • Transport from airport.

      Antananarivo Oct 3, 2011 at 3:19 AM

      What is the best transport option from Antananarivo airport?

      4 Answers Oct 9, 2011 at 4:13 AM
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      pregnant on holiday to Madagascar

      Faritanin' Antananarivo Aug 31, 2010 at 9:08 AM


      We have holiday planned for October and just discovered we are expecting a baby.

      Any advise? What is the malaria situation in October?
      Are there any 'safe' areas?

      I would love to hear from people living in the country or those who had already been there.


      PS originally posted here: VT Forum temporarily unavailable

      7 Answers Sep 24, 2010 at 11:10 AM
    • Beautiful Island or not?

      Antananarivo Jul 21, 2008 at 9:48 PM

      Is Madagacar beautiful island? Does it have beautiful and safe sight?


      5 Answers Oct 27, 2008 at 12:25 PM
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      solo travel

      Antananarivo Apr 7, 2008 at 6:53 AM

      how difficult is it to get to "avenue of the baobabs?"

      4 Answers Oct 27, 2008 at 12:34 PM
    • Hotel in Antsirabe

      Antsirabe Feb 4, 2008 at 2:17 PM

      My husband and I ( 50 years couple ) are going to stay in Antsirabe from 10.of March to 15.of March. What can you recomand us to take part in or visit theese days? We want to see one more place i Madagascar. Where do you recomand us to go and by what kind of transport? We are leaving Madagascar 22.of March.
      Best wishes,

      1 Answer Feb 16, 2008 at 8:59 AM
    • security in the roads

      Antananarivo Sep 20, 2007 at 9:32 AM

      How dangeroes is a road trip from Tana to Perinet? Which are the most risky areas for assaults and roberys.
      We are traveling to Madagascar next November.
      Thank you
      Joan Antoni

      1 Answer Sep 25, 2007 at 1:33 AM
    • Tsimbazaza Zoo

      Antananarivo Nov 15, 2006 at 4:34 AM

      What are tiket prices for a 21 year old?

      1 Answer Dec 9, 2006 at 4:19 AM
    • Maps???

      Antananarivo Apr 13, 2006 at 7:24 AM

      I have spent a while searching for a map of Antananrivo online and cannot get anything with detail on it. I will be travelling there in a few weeks to purchase land for building a chapel but need to have some sort of idea of areas, streets etc. around the West side of Antananrivo. Does anybody out there know where i can find maps of the area?

    • Looking for a Local Guide

      Antananarivo Sep 19, 2005 at 9:50 AM

      Hi, I´m looking for a fun guide to tour a friend of mine around the city. It´s not just to go to the touristic boring places, he wants to know what is really going on in the city, the real thing.
      He´s a really friendly and fun Canadian, and he´s going to pay for your time.
      So, if you are a nice person, who speaks good english, and you are interested in this fun Job, please write to telling me something about yourself
      pd: If you like arquitecture and history, even better

    • teacher

      Antsirabe May 31, 2005 at 10:40 AM

      I´m going to Antsirabe on July and I would like to make hotel reservation in Hotel Arotel or Hotel Aida or les Thermes. I tried to send the fax but I didnt succeeded in doing it. I can´t find the email adress to the hotel. Maybe somebody can to help me.
      Best regards

    • live music

      Antananarivo Sep 6, 2002 at 12:45 AM

      Is there live jazz music in the city. Is there an annual jazz festival. Is there live music in the major hotels. Is there a music department in the universities there.

      2 Answers Dec 9, 2006 at 4:27 AM