Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of many guidebooks to African destinations, including the Insight guide to Madagascar.
Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Insight Guide to Madagascar.
Philip is the author of the Insight Guide to Madagascar.
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Most visitors enter the country via Ivato International Airport (TNR). Safaris to Masoala National Park usually start from Antananarivo (Tana). It is most likely your tour will include pick up from the airport and all onward travel within Madagascar.
There are no roads to Masoala. Most people get to the park by chartered flight from Antananarivo. The only other way to get to the peninsula is by boat or on a hiking expedition.
The gateway town to Masoala is Maroantsetra, which is located 750km/466mi from Antananarivo. The boat transfer from Maroantsetra to Masoala takes about two hours.
Airlines & Ticket Prices
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