The pristine beaches of Madagascar followed by its diverse wildlife and dense forested areas rank it amongst the top tourist destinations in the World. Bulk of tourist attractions in the island country are spread around the capital Antananarivo, Nosy Be Island and Île Sainte-Marie Island. Madagascar is blessed with some of the most biologically diverse areas in the world that provide natural breeding ground for wide variety of flora and fauna.
The country is renowned throughout the world as a leading ecotourism and wildlife tourism destination. The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga and the Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve located in Antananarivo are major tourist attractions. The scenic coastline and central market of Toamasina are popular amongst tourists. Some of the finest beaches in Madagascar are located at Mahajanga. It attracts world-wide tourists towards its wide ranging attractions like hiking, diving, snorkeling and sunbathing.