About Nosy BeNosy Be is an island in Madagascar. Nosy Be backpacking tours are one of the biggest highlights of Madagascar travel experiences and are highly recommended for all nature lovers.
AirportsNosy Be airports include the following:
BirdlifeAs an Important Bird Area (IBA) in Madagascar, Nosy Be birdlife is rich and diverse, with a large number of endemic and migratory species to be found.
ConservationAs one of Madagascar's key tourist areas and most diverse islands, Nosy Be conservation is essential to protect the number of rare and endangered species found in this region, including lemurs and chameleon species.
MalariaNosy Be malaria medication includes the following:
PlantsNosy Be plant life ranges from fragrant frangipani to jasmine, vanilla, coffee, cocoa and many other lush tropical plants.
•Beggars and pickpockets are common in the city - walk assertively and keep valuables out of sight and safe in a moneybag under your clothes
•Roads can be very bad, and zebu often cross in large herds so be cautious when driving
•Be careful walking around at night, and women especially should avoid walking alone
•Avoid large crowds or demonstrations which could turn violent
Travel BooksNosy Be recommended travel books include:
•Madagascar: The Bradt Travel Guide by Hilary Bradt
•Guide to the Mammals of Madagascar by Nick Garbutt
•The botanical and zoological park of Tsimbazaza: Guidelines for the future by Judith Evans Parker
•Birds of Madagascar: A Photographic Guide by Peter Morris, Frank Hawkins, and Mark Andrews
•Madagascar Travel Pack by Globetrotter
WildlifeNosy Be wildlife includes the famous Macaco (Black) Lemur, as well as the enchanting Nosy BÃ© Panther Chameleon and a range of Boa constrictors and other fascinating creatures.
The highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay
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