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"Full-Day Antananarivo
A day in Antananarivo AMBOHIMANGA and LEMUR PARK"You will be picked up from your Antananarivo hotel 8.30am in the morning and depart for Ambohimanga - the blue hill classified as one of the old heritage sites of UNESCO. There are said to be twelve royal hills surrounding Antananarivo - and the most important and highest one of the twelve sacred hills of Madagascar’s capital. Andrianampoinimerina is the most famous king of Ambohimanga his wish and dream is to unite the Malagasy tribes and principalities to one single people. After visiting this palace you will have the opportunity to see the local lifestyle in this village before enjoying lunch at Relais Du Rova. After lunch continue to the Lemurs' Park. It is a private reserve located 25km from the capital close to Katsaoka river and between Fenoarivo and Imerintsiatosika. You will find birds
From $113.00
 
Paradise Cruise to Ile Aux Cerf Island from Trou d'Eau Douce
"Your paradise cruise tour starts at Trou D'eau Douce East of Mauritius. You'll embark on this boat trip visiting visiting Ile aux cerf island and the Grand river South East Waterfall. You'll cruise along the blue lagoon and be able to enjoy the beautiful crystal clear water where you will have the possibil you'll be served lunch. Your lunch includes: Salad Potatoes BBQ Chicken Fish and tropical fruits for dessert. Drinks that are included is water coke
From EUR79.00
 
"Full-Day Catamaran Cruise in Mauritius: Ile aux Cerfs
"Ile aux Cerfs GRSE Waterfall and Snorkeling: Catamaran Cruise in Mauritius""At 9:30am you will embark on a luxury catamaran and set sail towards GRSE waterfalls.You will visit the GRSE waterfall which is amazing. The GRSE waterfall is surrounded by casuarinas rocks and fresh water. After visiting the waterfall you will be brought to Eau bleue for snorkeling a perfect diving site! This is where you will be able to discover the underwater world where there are colorful fishes. Afterwards at around 12:30 or 1pm
From EUR63.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Madagascar

Don't swim in stagnant water!

There is a whole world of creatures and bacteria waiting for you....under the water level. They are just waiting for you to get in and it is the only thing why they are born. **sigh** I know you can...
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belgianchocolate
Nov 25, 2005

Eat salads!

Most books will advise you not to eat salads. Why? Because a salad is washed with water and the bacteria in that water will cause travelers diarrhea. About 50 procent of all travelers in Madagascar...
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belgianchocolate
Nov 25, 2005

Feeding wild animals!

I feel a bit like the nasty aunt that spoils the fun writing this. But somebody has to do the job. There are tour operators , guides etc and independent travelers who feed wild animals in order to get...
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belgianchocolate
Nov 16, 2005

Potable Water

Avoid to drink water except the one that cames in a CLOSED mineral water bottle. Avoid also drinks with ice, vegetables , etc. At some hotels and restaurants there is no danger. It's up to you to...
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APaulo
Aug 01, 2005

If you are asked to send hand luggage to the hold,

While packing your luggage, pay attention to have a key for your hand luggage or other system that noone can open. This happened to me in 1995. While entering the plane, I was asked to send my hand...
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Norali
Jul 20, 2005

Vola be

Do not come to Madagascar unless you make sure that you bring enough cash, travellers checks, a Visa or Mastercard. Other bank cards are useless in Madagascar. There are some ATM's, mainly in Tana,...
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quapaw
Jul 06, 2005
 
 
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Child prostitution

Child prostitution is a major problem in Madagascar and we found some disturbing evidence of this.Post cards for sale in certain hotels showing girls aged 9-10 with the words 'My name is...., I am 9...
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Jul 05, 2004

Ifaty - Muddy sea bottom

Having been out in a pirogue, coming back to land is an unpleasant experience. With the tide being out, we have to abandon the boat and wade back to shore and as the bottom is covered with sharp...
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Jul 05, 2004

The track to Ifaty

The sandy track is a hazard to any vehicles other than ox carts, and we get stuck in the dunes, having to get out and push. On one side of the path is the sea, the other the famous ‘spiny forest’....
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grets
Jul 05, 2004

Road conditions

Road conditions vary considerably, from smooth, tarmac’ed highways, to rutted tracks more akin to dried-up river beds. These turn into a muddy quagmire when wet, and can become impassable in places....
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grets
Jul 05, 2004

Beggers / robbers

Walking down the street in Tana we were approached by an old and scruffy beggar holding out his hat for David to drop a few coins in. Having come across this scam before, we were ready for him when he...
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grets
Jul 04, 2004

Language

Most people of Madagscar do not speak English! I had some problems to remember the little French I had learned 25 years ago at school. But French is the language you get around with. And when people...
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nepalgoods
Jun 12, 2004

Taking pictures of Malagasy locals

A chapter in one of my pages about taking pictures in Mada.+++ Zébus, Lemurs, Ravinala Yes, Zébus, Lemurs, Ravinala and not that much pictures of humans neither homes. In my previous hp, I...
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Norali
May 30, 2004

If policemen ask for cash, ask for a receipt...

You will see, policemen in Madagascar use to check cars (they would "verify" if the driver has all its papers, meets all administrative, technical requirements to drive properly...).Vazaha (white men)...
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Norali
May 22, 2004

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