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Madagascar Highlights

Travel Guide

Series: Bradt Highlight Guides

By: Daniel Austin (Author), Hilary Bradt (Author)

264 pages, colour photos, 21 colour maps

Bradt Travel Guides

Paperback | Aug 2012 | #195536 | ISBN-13: 9781841624259
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NHBS Price: £15.99 $21/€19 approx

About this book

This is the only concise guide to Madagascar's highlights. Madagascar has been a specialist wildlife destination for decades, but mainstream tourism is now on the up with a range of boutique hotels to entice travelers to this naturalist's Promised Land. This beautifully photographed guide caters for all short-stay visitors bringing you the 'don't miss' highlights of the country. Detailed maps include the six places most favored by tour operators, and a birders' map identifies key locations to spot birds. A chapter on conservation discusses the island's projects and outlines how you can help.


Part One - Introducing Madagascar
Chapter 1 - History
Chapter 2 - The Natural World
Chapter 3 - Planning your trip
Chapter 4 - On the Ground

Part Two - Madagascar Highlights
Chapter 5 - Antananarivo (Tana) and surrounds
Chapter 6 - Tana to Andasibe
Chapter 7 - RN7: The Route South
Chapter 8 - Taolagnaro (Fort Dauphin) and surrounds
Chapter 9 - The north and northwest
Chapter 10 - The West
Chapter 11 - Eastern adventure

Appendix: Language Appendix
Further Reading

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Daniel Austin is a naturalist and photographer who spent more than a year exploring Madagascar. Hilary Bradt is founder of Bradt Travel Guides and has visited Madagascar more than 30 times as a tour leader.

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