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Tourist Information in Antananarivo

Ortana

This excellent and knowledgeable tourist office can offer advice in French or English. This is also the place to go if you'd like a guide to visit historical sites around Tana. Most guides are knowledgeable and...

Tourist Information in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Association Fanamby

Fanamby is the NGO that runs the Loky Manambato Protected Area and its Tattersalli Camp in Daraina, as well as the Camp Andrafiamena Andavakoera (Black Lemur Camp) south of Diego Suarez. You can make bookings...

Tourist Information in Maroantsetra

MNP Office

Located by the canal, with stupendous views of Nosy Mangabe, this is where you get your park permits for Masoala and your guide. There is an excellent interpretation centre outlining the uniqueness and...

Tourist Information in Morondava

MNP Office

National park office with information on Parc National Kirindy Mite. It's at the reception of Renala au Sable D'Or. If no one is in residence, ask the tourist office for help in finding them.

Tourist Information in Tsaranoro Valley

Tsaranoro Visitor Centre

In the small village of Morarano is this visitor centre where you can organise a guide (the camps can also do this for you for no extra money). All visitors to the valley also have to pay Ar10,000, which will be...

Tourist Information in Parc National de Marojejy

MNP Office

Permits are available here for both Parc National Marojejy and Réserve Spéciale Anjanaharibe-Sud. Hire guides, porters, cooks and specialist trackers here, too.

Tourist Information in Ambodifotatra

Cétamada

This association promotes conservation of the humpback whales that visit Sainte Marie between July and September. They've also established a code of best practice for whale-watching operators; accredited members...

Pharmacy in Hell-Ville (Andoany)

Pharmacie Tsarajoro

This well-stocked pharmacy is open all the time except on Saturdays when they rotate with other pharmacies. The name and address of the pharmacie de garde, the one that is open, is posted in the window when...

Tourist Information in Parc National Montagne d’Ambre

Parc National Montagne d’Ambre Headquarters

Pay your entrance fee here. The park’s headquarters, at the park entrance, 4km southwest of Joffreville, can help with information, permits and compulsory guides. Most guides speak French and English, and some...

Tourist Information in Parc National Bemaraha

MNP Office

The MNP office, at the entrance to Bekopaka, arranges guides, payment of park fees (possible with Visa or MasterCard) and climbing harnesses if required.

Tourist Information in Mananara

MNP Office

The main gateway to Parc National Mananara Nord is in Sahasoa, about 30km south of Mananara. This is where you can buy your permits and get a guide.

Tourist Information in Andasibe

Association Mitsinjo

This association was set up by guides to promote conservation and community tourism in the Parc Mitsinjo.

Consulate in Tamatave (Toamasina)

British Honorary Consulate

The British Honorary Consulate is based out of La Ligne Scandinave shipping-line offices. It's open by advance appointment only.

Hospital in Antananarivo

Espace Médical

A private clinic with 24-hour A&E, with laboratory and X-ray equipment; it organises medical repatriations.

Embassy in Antananarivo

French Embassy

There are also representatives in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana), Majunga (Mahajanga) and Tamatave (Toamasina).

Internet in Tamatave (Toamasina)

Butterfly Cybercafé

A handful of computer terminals are available at this small internet cafe and computer-repair office.