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Joseph Fidele Ramananandro - Tour Guide and Manager
Joseph Fidele Ramananandro - Tour Guide and Manager

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All of our tours are managed by Fidele Ramananandro, a licensed tour guide, registered since 1986 (29+ years) and a member of Association of National Tour Guides. Fidele has a Master’s degree in ‘British and Malagasy Civilisation’ and been running tour companies for the last 24 years. He has a wife who helps run the business and three daughters and is a musician in his spare time. He speaks English, French, Spanish and little Italian in addition to many of the Malagasy languages.

Fidele personally selects the most experienced and qualified tour guides and guiding operator to give you the most enjoyable and memorable experiences while with us. All our tour guides are licensed and have worked with many clients with good feedback.

After you have contacted us and explained your core interests (lemurs, birds, activities, orchids, culture, trekking, beaches, etc), then Fidele will match you to the most suitable tour guides, customise the programme to your needs and arrange specialised local guides.


Why choose us?

Flexible tours: We customise to your interests – lemurs, birds, culture or flora.
Flexible pace: Choose a full itinerary of activities or as much free time as you want.
Locally run: Experienced guides with 20+ years of local knowledge.
Fixed prices: Full descriptions of your tour given in advance with no hidden extras.
High standards: Decent mid-range hotels with menu options, reliable vehicles/drivers.
Tour guides: Be entertained in a small group; and escorted for maximum safety.
Unique experiences: Be transported to hard-to-reach places only the locals know.
No hassles: Enjoy your vacation without the hassle of organising it.
World’s rarest: 90% of plants and animals are found nowhere else in the world.
Expert guides: Be shown these plants and animals by guides with local knowledge.
A world on one island: deserts to mountains, 20 ethnic groups, 1,000+ animal species.
Group sizes: from 1 to 18 people, we cater for you, your family and/or your friends.

Click here to see over 100 testimonials collected since 1999.

Dear Fidele, thank you for very much for being such a great host in Madagascar! We really fell in love with this country because of you.
Sabrina, UK
Thank you for your outstanding guide service. You really helped us have a cultural exchange which was meaningful.
Nancy and Henry Fine, USA
Thank you for helping make our honeymoon so special and giving us so many happy memories of Madagascar to take back.
Vicky and Richard Amlot, London, UK
You have looked after us all so well. It has been a pleasure and a privilege to have such a caring, courteous and expert guide.
Annabel and John Chapple