Off of the Southeastern coast of Africa lies Madagascar, an island of culture, history, and preserved natural beauty that covers the nearly 227,000 miles of breathtaking scenery. It has long since been considered one of the most amazing locations on the planet, housing almost 5% of the world living creatures just within it’s borders, and has been the focus of movies, music, and media for the last several years.
But there is another reason that Madagascar has become such a hot spot in the public eye, and that’s it’s incredible opportunities for tourism. With plenty of Madagascar vacation packages and deals circulating the net, and more family based adventure trips being created by the day, it isn’t hard to see why this island has become such a well reviewed travel location.
When you go looking to book your Madagascar vacation, you may notice a few things. First of all, you will likely see most packages being based around nature and wildlife. This is because the natural wonders of Madagascar are what makes the island such a truly magical place. You will be sure to see a number of unique flora and fauna on your trip, as well as plenty of animals that are indigenous to the area, such as lemurs, elephant birds, and a wide variety of bright colored frogs.
Next, you may find a noticeable lack in hotels and vacation packages aimed at pampering their guests, or offering a more low key type of getaway. Because Madagascar is such a well known adventure spot, with activities like jungle safaris, animal observation, white water rafting, mountain biking and hiking, you aren’t likely to see that many spa retreats on the island. That isn’t to say you can’t have a relaxing experience as you explore the region, just that it’s a place dedicated to testing your limits, and getting physical out in nature. Some areas, such as the Ste Marie beach breaks will offer you a more laid back fare.
The most popular Madagascar vacation packages are usually the family trips, which offer a chance for you and your children to really experience the excitement of the island. Many will have trips as long as sixteen days, that will take you on an adventure through the local rainforests, jungles, and even to the beach, giving you plenty to see and enjoy along the way. From seeing the wild animals that live happily amongst the people, to the more rare creatures found in the deep forests, it’s a vacation your kids will never forget.
For those of you who like a little activity and danger, you will love the mountain biking, hiking, or white water rafting vacation deals. Moving from one place to another, you will have ample opportunity to explore the region, and enjoy the challenges of the terrain, whether you are biking down the steep tracks of Isalo National Park, of navigating the wild waters of Madagascar‘s many rivers.
Madagascar vacations are the ultimate in family friendly wild adventure, and a great place to explore the wildlife and beautiful scenery of one of the world’s largest, most untouched islands. For more information about Madagascar vacations talk to your local travel agent, or book your trip online.
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