Warm greetings from Madagascar!

Travel around the big island, live unique adventures and nature experiences, and also discover exceptional landscapes.
Madagascar is a unique island like no other place on earth: amazing landscapes, warm and friendly people, incredible diversity of culture and tradition, exceptional fauna and flora, wild beaches… Madagascar is a great place for an unforgettable trip.

Mirindra Adventures offers the widest variety of active nature vacations in Madagascar, from short weekend packages to full-round trips. Experience Madagascar’s best multiday guided hikes. Discover rainforests, dry forests, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, mountains, stunning scenery, wildlife, beaches, people, culture, and traditions.

What do we offer?

Discover a different Madagascar

Enjoy trekking in Isalo national park


Trekking in Madagascar is without a doubt one of the best alternatives to exploring its unique biodiversity, fantastic landscapes, and rich cultural heritage.

Beach & relax

We take you to the magnificent beaches of the country, like Nosy Be, Salary, Madiorano, Anakao, Sainte-Marie etc. where you can relax and enjoy your holiday.

Enjoy Madagascar's nature and wildlife

Nature and discovery

We focus on taking nature lovers into the wilds of the country to discover all the highlights of Madagascar and its wonderful and unique biodiversity.
Antananarivo city tour

City tour

We organize a city tour that takes you to visit the most outstanding places in Antananarivo during one or two days of your travels in Antananarivo.
Experience a river descent at Tsiribihina or Manambolo river

River descent

Experience a river descent in a canoe or motor boat and enjoy some unforgettable moments with your family or friends! We lead multi-day paddling tours.
rent a car for a Madagascar holiday

Car rental

We offer a large choice of vehicles for rent with a French or an English-speaking driver, whatever your needs, your budget, or your preferences.

Beeing inspired

These are the most popular Madagascar tour

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Madagascar wildlife tour in Andasibe (2 or 3 days)

This 3 days tour in Andasibe will take you to discover the East of Madagascar and its tropical rainforest.


Hike at the Tsingy of Bemaraha

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Discover the Tsingy of Bemaraha (8 days)

This tour takes you to discover the Tsingy of Bemahara, the famous Kirindy forest and its fauna and flora as well as the Baobabs avenue.



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Down to the south via RN7 (12 days)

This tour to the south of Madagascar offers you the beauty of the landscapes and the diversity of cultures from Antananarivo to Tulear.


You like adventure?

Madagascar has all you need to experience the best holidays ever! We have tours that will change your perspective on life.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What to do in Madagascar?

Madagascar is a unique and diverse island nation located off the southeast coast of Africa, known for its stunning natural beauty and rich biodiversity. There are many exciting things to do and places to visit in Madagascar. Here are some popular activities and destinations:

  1. Explore the Avenue of the Baobabs: This iconic natural wonder features a road lined with towering baobab trees, making it a popular spot for photographers and nature enthusiasts.
  2. Visit Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park: This UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous for its dramatic limestone formations known as « Tsingy, » which create a unique and otherworldly landscape. You can go on guided hikes and explore the park’s caves and rock formations.
  3. Experience wildlife in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park: This park is home to diverse flora and fauna, including several species of lemurs. You can take guided walks and night tours to see and hear the forest’s amazing wildlife.
  4. Relax on the beautiful beaches: Madagascar offers pristine beaches with clear waters and coral reefs. Nosy Be, Île Sainte-Marie, and Anakao are popular beach destinations.
  5. Discover the cultural heritage: Madagascar has a rich cultural heritage with influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe. Explore local markets, visit traditional villages, and attend cultural events to experience the Malagasy way of life.
  6. Go whale watching: If you visit between July and September, you can witness humpback whales in the waters around Île Sainte-Marie and other coastal areas.
  7. Explore the capital city, Antananarivo: Visit the Rova of Antananarivo (the Queen’s Palace), the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga, and the local markets for a taste of urban life in Madagascar.
  8. Dive and snorkel: Madagascar offers fantastic opportunities for underwater exploration. The Nosy Be archipelago and Île Sainte-Marie are known for their rich marine life and coral reefs.
  9. Trekking and hiking: Madagascar’s diverse landscapes offer excellent trekking and hiking opportunities. You can explore the highlands, coastal trails, and remote wilderness areas.
  10. Birdwatching: Madagascar is home to a wide variety of unique bird species, many of which are found nowhere else on Earth. Birdwatchers will be delighted by the opportunities to spot rare and colorful avian species.

Remember that Madagascar is a large island with diverse ecosystems, so the best activities and destinations may vary depending on your interests and the time of year you visit. Additionally, it’s essential to plan your trip carefully, as infrastructure can be limited in some areas, and a local guide can be invaluable for exploring the more remote and wild regions.

Where is the best place to travel in Madagasar?

Madagascar is a beautiful and diverse island nation with a wide range of destinations to explore. The « best » place to travel in Madagascar largely depends on your interests, as the country offers a mix of stunning landscapes, unique wildlife, and cultural experiences. Here are some of the top places to consider:

  1. Avenue of the Baobabs: This iconic natural wonder is located in the Menabe region and is famous for its towering, ancient baobab trees.
  2. Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park: Known for its unique limestone formations called « Tsingy, » this UNESCO World Heritage Site offers a surreal and adventurous experience for hikers and nature enthusiasts.
  3. Isalo National Park: Located in the southwest, Isalo is known for its rugged sandstone landscape, deep canyons, and unique flora and fauna. It’s a great place for trekking and exploring.
  4. Nosy Be: This island is a popular beach destination, known for its coral reefs and water-based activities, such as snorkeling, diving, and whale watching.
  5. Andasibe-Mantadia National Park: Home to a variety of lemurs and other unique wildlife, this park offers excellent opportunities for wildlife watching and is relatively close to the capital, Antananarivo.
  6. Morondava: A coastal town that serves as a gateway to the Avenue of the Baobabs and Tsingy de Bemaraha. It’s a good starting point for exploring these attractions.
  7. Ifaty: A coastal village known for its beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and as a base for exploring the spiny forest in the region.
  8. Antananarivo: The capital city offers a mix of history, culture, and vibrant markets. Don’t miss the Rova of Antananarivo, a historic royal palace.
  9. Ranomafana National Park: This park is famous for its biodiversity, including various lemur species and lush rainforests. It’s a great place for nature lovers and hikers.
  10. Baie de Baly National Park: A unique wetland area known for its birdlife, especially the rare Madagascar fish eagle.

Keep in mind that Madagascar is a vast country, and travel between destinations can be time-consuming due to the condition of the roads. Plan your itinerary accordingly, and consider hiring a local guide or using a tour operator to make the most of your visit. Additionally, the best time to visit Madagascar is during the dry season, which typically runs from April to October, as the wet season can make some areas inaccessible.

When is the best moment to come to Madagascar?

Madagascar is a diverse and unique destination with a wide range of ecosystems, climates, and activities, so the best time to visit depends on your interests and what you want to experience on the island. Here’s a general breakdown of the different seasons and their associated activities:

  1. Dry Season (April to October): This is the most popular time to visit Madagascar. The weather is generally dry and cooler, making it ideal for hiking, wildlife viewing, and beach activities. The peak tourist season is from June to September. During this time, you can explore Madagascar’s national parks, go whale watching, and enjoy water sports on the coast.
  2. Rainy Season (November to March): This season has higher humidity and occasional heavy rainfall. While it might not be as popular among tourists, it can still be a good time to visit if you’re interested in birdwatching, lush green landscapes, and baby lemurs (as many are born during this season). Just be prepared for some travel disruptions due to road conditions in more remote areas.
  3. Shoulder Seasons (April and October): These months are transitional between the rainy and dry seasons. The weather is generally pleasant, and it’s a good time to avoid the crowds. Wildlife is still active, and you can enjoy both the green landscapes and sunny weather.
  4. Whale Watching (July to September): If you’re interested in whale watching, particularly humpback whales, the best time to visit is during the dry season from July to September. You can see these magnificent creatures along Madagascar’s coast, especially in places like Île Sainte-Marie.
  5. Beach Activities: If you’re primarily interested in beach activities and water sports, the best time is during the dry season (April to October), as the weather is more predictable, and the sea conditions are generally calm.

Keep in mind that Madagascar is a large country with regional variations in climate and weather. It’s essential to research the specific areas you plan to visit and consider your interests when deciding on the best time for your trip. Also, be aware that during peak tourist season, accommodations may book up quickly, so it’s a good idea to plan and book in advance.

Tips to rent a car with driver in Madagascar?

Renting a car in Madagascar can be a convenient way to explore the island, as it provides you with the flexibility to visit remote areas and attractions at your own pace. Here are some tips for renting a car in Madagascar:

  1. Book in Advance: It’s a good idea to book your car rental Madagascar in advance, especially if you plan to visit during the peak tourist season.
  2. Road Conditions: Keep in mind that road conditions in Madagascar can be challenging, with many dirt roads, potholes, and sometimes challenging terrain. A 4×4 vehicle might be a good choice if you plan to explore remote areas.
  3. Fuel: Gasoline (petrol) is widely available in Madagascar, but make sure you know where the next filling stations are, especially if you’re venturing into more remote regions.
  4. GPS and Maps: GPS can be unreliable in some areas, so it’s a good idea to have offline maps and a paper map on hand. Google Maps offline is a useful tool if you have a mobile data connection.
  5. Language: While Malagasy is an official language, some people in Madagascar also speak French. It is better to rent a car with English speaking driver to help you arrange everything like hotel, find where to eat….
  6. Navigation Apps: Consider using navigation apps like Waze, which can be helpful for real-time traffic updates and navigation.

When renting a car in Madagascar, choose a reputable rental agency. It’s also a good idea to check for reviews and recommendations from other travelers to ensure a positive rental experience.

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The national park of Isalo is a site not to be missed if you come to Madagascar. It is one of the most visited parks in the country. The variety of landscapes in this beautiful place gives you the impression of making a thousand visits in one day. Isalo National Park is located in the […]

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