Passport and Visas:

Visas are required to enter Madagascar and are obtainable on arrival.

Events & Festivals:

March: Alahamady Be – Malagasy New Year.

April/May: Santabary – Rice festival.

July to September: Famadihana – The ‘turning of the bones’ reburial ceremonies.

June 26: Independence Day.

October: Madajazzcar – Two week international jazz festival.