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Madagascar Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
January 10, 2018
Madagascar - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
O E N H U T C

Exercise normal precautions in Madagascar. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. 

Exercise increased caution in:

  • High-traffic tourist areas due to crime.

Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Madagascar:

High-traffic tourist areas

Violent crime, such as armed robbery and assaults, is common in:

  • Antananarivo, Nosy Be, Toamasina (Tamatave) and Mahajunga
  • Ankarana and Montagne d’Ambre National Parks adjacent to Diego
  • Isalo
  • General area surrounding Tolagnaro (Ft. Dauphin), south of National Route (RN) 7 and RN 27 (excluding the tourist area on the coastal roads between Ambovombe and Farafangana)
  • Batterie Beach, north of Toliara (Tuléar)
Travel Advisory Levels

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Antananarivo
Lot 207 A, Point Liberty
Andranoro, Antehiroka
105 Antananarivo
Madagascar
Telephone
+(261) (20) 23-480-00 (Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)
Emergency
+(261) (20) 23-480-00
Fax
+(261) (20) 23-480-35
Madagascar Map