Africa - Madagascar (PDF Chapter)
This is the Madagascar chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Lemurs, baobabs, rainforest, beaches, trekking and diving: Madagascar is a dream destination for lovers of nature and the outdoors. The world’s fourth-largest island is also a relatively easy destination: hassle-free, with good tourism infrastructure, sensational national parks and divine food.
- take a dip in natural swimming pools at Parc National de l’Isalo
- snorkel and dive to your heart’s content at Nosy Be
- snorkel, dive and paddle the Great Reef
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Antananarivo, Central Madagascar, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Parc National de Ranomafana, Ambalavao, Southern Madagascar, Parc National de l’Isalo, The Great Reef, Northern Madagascar, Nosy Be, Diego Suarez (Antsiranana), Eastern Madagascar, Parc National Andasibe Mantadia, Andasibe, Tamatave (Toamasina), Île Sainte Marie, Understand Madagascar and Survival Guide.
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