Madagascar

Madagascar group tour – September 2010

Madagascar is such a diverse and interesting country that tourism is really starting to take off. Famous for being the only country in the world where you can see lemurs in the wild, Madagascar also has many endemic reptiles and plants that also act as a huge draw. To make visiting this stunning landscape more affordable, we have put together …

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Fiona has been to Madagascar again!!

was so lucky to be invited on a trip to visit the West coast area of Madagascar – the only main area I had not been to. The trip was organised by the Madagascar Tourism Board & Air Madagascar – to Morondava, Kirindy & Bekopaka. There were 7 of us in total as well as our excellent guide Daniel & …

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My return to Madagascar – Part 3

From Islao it was a 4 hour drive to Tulear & then a 1.5 hour, only 25 km, ride along the bumpy sand road to Ifaty. I was very good & did all the hotel inspections on the way to the hotel where I was staying for the night, so by the time I arrived @ la Mira Hotel I …

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My return to Madagascar – Part 2

  So after a very long day we arrive at Ranomafana & Setam Lodge. All the accommodation in this area is fairly basic, but is comfortable, clean & has private facilities. The real draw to this area is the National Park & the wildlife. On my trek- in reality a walk for me, I saw heaps of lemurs – there are …

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My return to Madagascar – Part 1

I had a wonderful trip to Madagascar last year when I visited many of this island’s fascinating areas, having the opportunity to see national parks & inspecting lots of the hotels & lodges. The trip really helped me to plan & book the perfect trip for many of our clients during last year. However, Madagascar is a huge island, so …

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The magic of Madagascar – stunning photos featured in the Daily Mail

Recently the Daily Mail featured an excellent article about Madagascar featuring stunning photos from expert photographer Paolo Torchio who spent one month travelling the Western region of Madagascar. The article features some of the most amazing sights of Madagascar including the “upside down” looking Baobab Trees and numerous pictures of Madagascar’s iconic Lemurs and Tsingy’s. Be sure to take a look at these …

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The ultimate wedding gift – Your Honeymoon!

Worldwide Holidays, specialists in tailor made holidays to exotic locations, have developed the ultimate wedding gift – your honeymoon.  Our  innovative and exciting wedding list service allows honeymoon couples to chose a dream honeymoon destination and provides your wedding guests, family & friends the opportunity to contribute towards its cost, or alternatively, buy special activities for you to experience on …

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East Madagascar & Ile Sainte Marie – Blog 3

The next morning we had an early flight back to Antananarivo – called Tana for short- for obvious reasons! On arrival we were met by our lovely driver / guide Honoré & headed off on the drive to Andasibe – which is a fabulous area for National parks, wildlife, birds & walking. After a few hotel / lodge inspections we …

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Fiona’s visit to Madagascar – Blog 1

We have been specialising in travel to Madagascar for 6 years but I had not been myself- & therefore did not sell it to clients. Our motto is that we only sell destinations that we have been to & know. I have heard colleagues talk about this country & it sounded fascinating so I am really glad that I finally …

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Princess Bora Lodge & Spa – reviewed by the Telegraph

The Princess Bora Lodge and Spa in Madagascar has recently been reviewed by the Telegraphs’s Nigel Richardson. Calling the unique hotel: “An Indian Ocean hideaway off the east coast of Madagascar, that combines the simplicity of the South Pacific with the barefoot chic of a boutique Caribbean hotel.” One of the best features about the Princess Bora Lodge is watching …

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Moreno’s Madagascar trip featured in Travel Daily and Madagascar Tourist Board

Our specialist for Madagascar, Moreno Intranova who has recently returned from a fantastic trip to Northern Madagascar has been featured in the first Madagascar Tourist Board newsletter. The newsletter included an extract from Moreno’s Worldwide Holidays team journal which said: “I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to Madagascar. They told me it was unique. It was just that! I found it most rewarding, …

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See the Indri Lemurs in Madagascar

A brand new offer from Worldwide Holidays……..Discover the incredible, versatile country of Madagascar from as little as £1350pp. This great offer includes spending some time at Andasibe National Park, home of the Indri Indri lemur before relaxing on the beautiful island of St Marie. For more details on this tour or about visiting Madagascar in general, call Fiona on 01202 …

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Air Mad now flies direct to Nosy Be

Air Madagascar have recently launched a brand new route to enable you to get to the beautiful beaches of Nosy Be even quicker. From May 2009, you can now fly direct from Paris into Nosy Be – omitting the need to have an overnight in the capital Antananarivo. Of all Madagascar, Nosy Be was the original tourist resort. Whilst it …

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