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Madagascar : Most Popular Places To Enjoy A Vacations With Children


In this hectic and fast life of today who doesn’t wish to take a break and go on a refreshing holiday? But most of the working parents have trouble finding a place where not only would they be able to relax, but their children would also be able to enjoy. Amidst a plethora of vacation choices that we have, Madagascar vacations, indeed seems to be the most enjoyable for a family holiday. Generally people choose calm and quiet places where there is little or nothing for children but this article will discuss why Madagascar vacations seem to be the best option for parents and kids too.


Madagascar is the fourth largest island, 47th largest country on Earth and its islands are home to many species of plants as well as animals, majority of which can’t be found anywhere else on the earth. This means that Madagascar vacations will ensure an opportunity of a life time to come face to face with some of the most rare and valued species of animal and plant kingdom.Nature lovers will find this trip to be absolute delight and and the same time expose their kids to a whole new species of the animal kingdom.


It is advised not to visit Madagascar from January to March because road blocks due to heavy rain falls and cyclones especially towards the north and northwest side. Best time to plan a Madagascar vacations is during its dry season, i.e., between the months of May to October. Lemur’s Park in Antananarivo, which is the capital of Madagascar is a must see park because this park offers a chance of witnessing lemurs habiting in a natural environment. With parks guides ever ready to help the travelers, this park ensures an enthusiastic encounter with nature. Children enjoy picnicking in large parks where they can run around freely and play outdoor games. Mantasoa, with its artificial lake and forest trees is a perfect spot for this kind of picnic. To cool off in the tropical weather one can take his family to Mahajanga, which is a provincial capital. This city is near the river Betsiboka which is the largest river of Madagascar. Its shark free beaches can save the parents from worrying. Boat rides can also be taken to nearby islands. From all the tourist attractions in Madagascar, Nosy Be is thebusiest tourist resort. Lokobe Reserve is a natural reserve situated on this island. Taking children to this reserve can fascinate them with creatures such as black lemurs and Panther Chameleon. Besides this the people of these islands are also very welcoming, and their culture and traditions are captivating.

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In the end it can be deduced easily that Madagascar vacations is a very good option for those parents who have children because of its beautiful lush mountains and natural reserves and parks. Children are usually drawn towards animals and visits to these parks and reserves with surely make them happy at the end of the day.  But it is recommended that before planning a vacation to these marvelous islands, one should check the weather forecasts to avoid rainfalls ruining the vacations.

By Sidra Rana, published at 01/13/2012
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