Madagascar is a perfect destination if you want to escape from mass tourism and immerse into an otherworldly experience. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world and nurtures more than thousand of species of flora and fauna, among which some are hard to be traced anywhere else in the world including the famous lemurs.
If you’re planning to travel to Madagascar, you need to take out a lot of time, as it’s not easy to explore the island in one go. The breathtaking scenery and nature, pristine beaches, various species, make you visit the place over and over again.
In this feed, we have compiled 5 most stunning places that you must add to your itinerary!
Zahamena National Park
Zahamena National Park is one of the most stunning parks and you’ll feel as if you have stepped into the sets of a Hollywood movie. It is home to various bird species, so if you love spotting birds, this is the best place to visit.
Zahamena National Park is UNESCO-acclaimed World Heritage Site and is rich in beauty and nature. We would suggest you plan a two-day itinerary to the park and you’ll truly love the stay.
The island is overwhelmed with various coastal charms and Nosy Be is one of the most stunning coasts on the island. Nosy Be coast has a plethora of pristine beaches that will awe you. The beach-side hotels with a stunning view, great food, natural lodging, and vibrant culture attract thousands of tourists every year.
From Scuba diving, snorkeling, exploring the Lokobe Nature Reserve, visiting Mont Passot, here you can do so many adventure things. The island is big and roped with a unique experience, thus you must add this to your list of attractions.
Isalo National Park
The national park is so amazing that you’ll question its existence. Nestled between Toliara and Fianarantsoa province, it’s home to breathtaking nature including enthralling and unique rock plateaus and waterfalls.
The national park is different from other parks situated on the island, unlike other rainforest parks, Isalo National Park is a desert park and is the perfect place to hike. The park offers an intermediate hiking experience and is ideal for even amateur hikers. The natural pool located on the western side of the park is the main highlight of the park and you must explore that.
The best time to visit the park is from September to October.
Avenue Of The Baobabs
This place is the perfect photogenic spot you’ll come across the entire region. The western side of Madagascar is home to tall Baobab trees lined up on the road. The place is also perfect to capture the rural life of the region and thus you must add this amazing spot to the list.
If you want to capture the raw and unfiltered beauty of Madagascar, you must visit the Avenue of the Baobabs. Traditionally, the Baobab trees are also known as Renala meaning “Queens of the forest”.
The tiny coastal town is immersed with beauty and charm. It’s an ideal spot if you want to relax and unwind. The island is famous for luxurious hotels that render a great view. Besides, basking in the sun, you can enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing on Ifaty Island. The best time to visit the island is from June to October.
So, these are the 5 most stunning places on the island. We hope the feed helps you plan a perfect itinerary and you relish an absolute time wandering around Madagascar.