MADAGASCAR

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MADAGASCAR

Solo Tour Guide Services

Book a Solo Tour Guide, your private friendly tour guide to make the most of your stay in Madagascar. He will look after your safety and welfare at all times. Not only that, he will be able to take you off the beaten track to give you an experience like no other.

Tony

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Tony has a degree in Tourism & the Hotel Management. Taking the tourism route, he then obtained his “Attestation d’Aptitude an Metier de Guide”. This is national qualification to be a legal tour guide in Madagascar. He is also a passionate landscape and wildlife photographer. As such he knows the best places to show you. Guiding since 2009, he also manages domestic flights and international tour groups. Indeed he can cover all types of groups – students, honeymoons, solo travel and professionals. Tony has knowledge about the endemic animals such as the golden bamboo lemurs, one of 30 species of lemur in Madagascar today. Reptiles such as the carpet chameleon, the Madagascar tree boa and the ploughshare tortoise. And unique birds such as the vanga, Madagascan fish eagle and Meller’s Duck. Tony is much more than a  naturalist guide though. He can introduce you to his culture and way of life on this tropical island. Book Tony for a friendly face who is eager to showcase his country to make your trip extra special.


Tony is 28 years old, smokes and speaks English French and his native Malagasy.

Total cost for the guide services of Tony for one day (8 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 45 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 50 in cash to Tony after his services. Total 95 US dollars.

Similarly the total cost for the guide services of Tony for half a day (4 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 20 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 30 in cash to Tony after his services. Total 50 US dollars.

This does not include transport, entrance fees or any food&beverage costs.

Tony can hire a four wheel drive TOYOTA, licenced to carry 3 person maximum. Cost of this is USD 75 per day including petrol.


How To book A Solo Tour Guide

To book any of our Solo Tour Guides please go to the enquiry form.

Or send an email to info@solotourguides.com.

Alternatively whatsapp +94-75-225-0678.

Remember a Solo Tour Guide looks after your safety and welfare at all times.

 

Highlights of Madagascar

ring tailed lemurs

ring tailed lemurs

Madagascar is an island country in the Indian Ocean 400 kms off east Africa. In fact it is the fourth largest island in the world. It comprises of the main island plus some much smaller islands around it. The capital  and largest city is Antananarivo. Previously named as the “Malagasy Republic”, Madagascar is an eco centre for a whole host of endemic species.

Its variety of animals, birds, reptiles and fauna is amazing. Probably one of the best examples of an ecosystem still surviving today. Its isolation has enabled its unique wildlife to survive. However this is not to say it is not threatened by today’s technological advances, global warming and pollution.

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Whilst Madagascar is one of the least developed countries in the world, it depends on agriculture and tourism. For tourists the highlights are its pristine beaches and national parks. Some places such as the Avenue of the Baobab trees look even mystical.

To the north you have places such as Nosy Be Island, the Ankarana National Park and the Emerald sea. In addition there is Tsingy Rouge, a galactic-like red rock formation.

Venture east and you can enjoy the Andasibe National Park, the Palmarium National Park and Saint Marie Island amongst others. The port in the area is Tamatave Port. One of its characteristics is its old town. They were formerly Creole houses built on stilts.

Head south and you will find parks such as the Ranomafana Park, the Isalo National Park and the Anja Reserve.  Another park, the Zombitse Park, established in 1997 is split into three forested sections. A good place for bird watchers. For the beach lover there is the beautiful Ifaty Beach.

Finally on the western side, you can find the popular National Park Tsingy Bemaraha and the Kirindy Forest.

Besides taking in the natural beauty of Madagascar you can visit some landmarks. Ambohimanga, 23 kms from Antananarivo, is a former royal capital. It has stunning views over paddy fields. Or Fort Manda, the only surviving fort along the Madagascan coastline. Located near Tamatave, its canons are in an unusual good state of conservation. Then there is Antsirabe Cathedral, in the city of Antsirabe, south of the capital.

To truly make the most of Madagascar you will need a guide.



     

Worldwide Taxi Service

Find a comfortable and affordable transfer all around the world.

You can pre-order an inexpensive taxi transfer to the city centre or to the airport. A luxury transfer option is also available. The transfer cost is fixed at the time of pre-order and never rises regardless of how long the driver has to wait for you, stoppages and traffic jams.


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