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    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

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    The people who lead the way when it comes to those things which matter to us: exploration, the environment, women’s empowerment and education.

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Where to stay

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this journey.

Maison Gallieni £££££

  • Madagascar
  • Boutique

Maison Gallieni is located within the Consulate of Monaco’s building in a side street along the middle of town, with good views across the city of Antananarivo. With just four rooms, enjoy being treated like a visiting dignitary – it’s not every day you get to stay in an Ambassador’s home, particularly one as stylish and welcoming as this. As you enter the cool, spacious lobby you notice the impeccable design and contemporary furnishings that make this a very special place indeed. With attentive staff, fascinating portraits and a number of interesting pieces of art adorning the walls of the main lounge and dining room upstairs, this is a place to relax and unwind enjoying a moment of serenity amidst the buzz of Antananarivo.

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Relais Des Plateaux £££££

  • Madagascar
  • City

Relais Des Plateaux is in a residential area, just 10 minutes from the airport and an hour from the city centre. There are 42 en suite rooms with the choice of luxury and family suites. Facilities include a large restaurant with seating both inside and outside, a heated swimming pool with recliners, a large bar, and a shop.

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Lokanga Boutique Hotel £££££

  • Madagascar
  • City

One of the smallest hotels in Tana, the property has gained a reputation as one of the friendliest places in the city. Each of the six bedrooms is decorated with vintage furniture, but include a splash of contemporary styling to lift the design.

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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