ASISTEN Travel is a Destination Management Company which specialises in the design and operation of tailor-made, high-end experiential travel across Madagascar.
We are the first and only "100% Malagasy" DMC. Meaning we are owned and operated solely by Madagascar nationals, but we are also experienced in travelling internationally, and understand the interests and requirements of international travellers.
From our unique position, we can see the full depth and scope that our country has to offer, and since 2009 we have been working with the international travel trade to focus on top level, experiential travel, ASISTEN Travel became the first Madagascar member of Traveller Made in 2018 and were recognised in their 2020 Awards. We have been nominated Leading Destination Management Company in the Indian Ocean at the World Travel Awards in 2019 and 2020.
With our understanding of our incredible country and the trades understanding of their guests, we have been able to create itineraries and experiences that have pushed the boundaries of what has ever been offered or was even possible in Madagascar.
- We have cultivated relationships with the finest lodges and accommodation across the country.
- We have our own fleet of vehicles.
- We operate across the entire country with offices in Antananarivo and Nosy Be.
- Our incredible team of expert guides receive training from international guiding instructors.
- Our work in private flying safaris has given us the best access and rates with the top fleet of private aircrafts in Madagascar.
- We have maintained a focus on responsible travel, ensuring we work to the benefit of the local communities and environments.
We are now positioned among the leaders in the Madagascar travel industry.
Our mission continues to be “To provide in a sustainable and responsible way some authentic and high quality tourism products.”
Where we operate
- Beach Holidays
- Bird Watching
- Flying Safaris
- Mobile Safaris
Our Commitment to Responsible Tourism
We have a very proactive demarche to make sure our activities and our customers preserve the environment, the fauna, the flora and the habitats.
We only employ guides who are able to interpret and share the wealthy tradition and cultural heritage of our country.
We establish partnerships with locally owned and run very small businesses to mutually develop our know-how.
24 September 2020
Madagascar sealed its borders since March 19th 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From October 1st 2020 , the island of Nosy Be will be the first Madagascar region to open to global travellers . The travel conditions laid down by the Madagascar Civil Aviation authority (ACM) stipulate the following requirements:Read More
11 December 2014
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, announced the launch of direct flights to Antananarivo, Madagascar, commencing 3 December 2014. The twice-weekly flights to the capital’s Ivato International Airport (TNR) will be operated using a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 Business Class and 120 Economy Class seats. Madagascar is renowned for its extraordinary botanical and zoological attractions, in particular three UNESCO World Heritage Sites —the …Read More