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We really excel at tailor-making your trip to your needs. You may want to see certain species or visit particular parks, reserves or lodges. You may want a private plane or helicopter and high class car, or need to travel at a certain time of year. Tailor-making works whether you are an experienced traveler or trying out a wildlife holiday for the first time, wanting to enjoy a wildlife experiences as part of an occasion like a birthday, honeymoon or anniversary, or a busy executive in search of a short wildlife fix.

Have you always wanted to design your own tour but let someone else handle all the nitty gritty of organizing it? Do you run specialized tours where you'd like us to put them together for you? Keen birders, scuba divers, conservationists, volunteers, photographers, surfers, medical adventurers, hikers, bikers, historians and geologists – no matter what your specialty is, we can tailormake accordingly! We also offer unique tours which you're more than welcome to join us on!

Do you have a large family or group of friends that you would like to travel? Does your company want to run its own set of branded series tours? The NDAO-i-Travel tailormade services and charter team can do organize all of this for you, and more! Whether it be in an air-conditioned bus, a minivan or a 4 x 4 vehicle, we will tailor a tour for you to ensure that your dream holiday takes in everything you're expecting from it.

Our team of well-travelled and dedicated individuals will provide you with a detailed itinerary, suggested accommodation, professional, friendly service and all the support you need to make travelling in Madagascar an absolute pleasure.

Whether your party is made up of two or two hundred travelers, we'll pull something special out of the bag, just for you!

You can enjoy complete flexibility in planning and booking on all our tours for a truly customized Madagascar holiday that is in your budget and personal style. Traveling around a theme or exploring something in particular? Our tailor-made holiday experts are eager to assist in planning an experience that fits your requirements putting you in complete control of your next Madagascar holiday.

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Meet the Lemurs

Lemurs are the stars of attraction Red Island. Undoubtedly, the most famous inhabitants of Big island are the lemurs. They can be found in National Parks, natural reserves; or in their simplest habitat, the rainforest. Malagasy fauna will give a little magic to your excursions during a forest hike, your outings in the Great South or birdwatching tours.

Their preservation they are bound to the isolation of Madagascar from the rest of the world. You will see the lemur in its natural habitat only Madagascar. Tracking them is a thrilling adventure through a landscape of vast contrasts and changing climates.

Lemurs are very smart animals, some species like the Sifaka; are very comfortable with humans. It is normal for a lemur to lodge on your shoulders during your outings in the forest. Lemurs feed mainly on leaves and fruit, some eat eggs of birds and reptiles, as well as insects. Some of them has nocturnal and crepuscular lifestyle, basically the lemur - is a daytime animal.

Nowadays, there are 106 species and subspecies of lemurs many different colors, shapes and sizes. Each one can be found in Madagascar, the places where they can be observed are innumerable. New species are still discovered today, two new species have been discovered recently, eg the dwarf lemur of Ankarana and 15 species, unfortunately extinct.

While you are on the island, you will have no trouble discovering lemurs in their natural habitat, particularly in National Parks since they are generally very noisy!

We will take you to the most visited spots, depending on the species you want to see. Some types of lemurs are very sociable and not very fierce, and you will not have difficulty approaching them.

However, don’t tease these animals to avoid scratches and bites. They are used to living in groups, and you will have more chances of meeting families (with their children), once it is night time.

INDRI lemur – are the largest living species of lemur. The creature's Malagasy name is "babakoto," meaning "ancestor" or "father."
The AYE-AYE, the nocturnal lemur is very solitary and discreet, you will only see it at night. It’s one of the rarest nocturnal species. It is a very original lemur with its bat ears, squirrel tail and its one finger that is longer than the others. To discover it, you would have to venture into the Malagasy forest depths and discover the secrets that the island contains.
The SIFAKA, the dancing lemur has developed a particular means of locomotion, due to its habitat being in the trees. It moves on two legs by large lateral leaps. You will easily recognize it, thanks to its thick coat ranging from white to black and its tail longer than its body. They are comfortable with humans and might approach you to beg for a banana during your outings. The sifaka inhabit lush tropical rainforests, spiny dry forests, semi-arid desert canyons and cool central highlands.
The famous MAKI CATTA recognizable by its black and white ring tail, is the most popular species of the lemur. It takes its name from its mewing and its purr, similar to the cat (from which it takes its name). Several places are suitable to observe, the most spectacular will be in the Isalo National Park, the Nahampoana Private Reserve, or in the Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park.

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