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Best time to visit Madagascar

Madagascar: The best time about when to go to Madagascar

When to Visit

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The best time to visit Madagascar is between the dry seasons of April and November, although June to August gets fairly cold. Cyclone season is February to March, which also sees heavy rains.

Events and Entertainment

Madagascar celebrates Independence Day on 26 June. Another interesting event is the Santabary Festival held in April/May to celebrate the rice harvest. In May, the Donia Music Festival takes place in Nossi Bé, and in December, Antananarivo hosts the Gasytsara Modern Music Festival. The months between April and October offer a lot to wildlife lovers. This is the season for indulging in Whale Watching, catching the Dancing Lemurs... Read more

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What travelers say

Naina lemurian 2/3/2015 At 20:58
Morondava 9
From the Amazing National Parks like the Mystical...

jinx 6/1/2014 At 04:24
Mangoky River 9
Apparently this place called mangoky is a very good...

Andriamanolo Nadine 12/17/2013 At 18:00
Antananarivo 6
I went to Madagascar 5 times because I like this...