Awareness Trips to Madagascar

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

On your trip to Madagascar, you will be welcomed by the local staff who will be your hosts for the week. You will visit the homes and communities of sponsored friends and learn about their joys and challenges while experiencing the beauty of the Malagasy people.


This covers food, lodging and most in-country transportation.
Airfare is not included.

Sample Itinerary

A detailed schedule will be sent one to two weeks prior to departure. Unbound will make every effort to offer the opportunity to attend Mass on Saturday night or Sunday.

Days 1-3
Depart your home airport and travel to the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo.
Day 3
Arrive. Local Unbound staff will welcome you at the airport in Antananarivo, also known as Tana.
Day 4
Enjoy a scenic drive to Antsirabe, Madagascar for the welcome activity.
Days 5-7
Meet and spend time with your Unbound sponsored friends and family. Experience Malagasy culture though activities and visits with children, elders and families in the program.
Day 8
One can find 5% of the known animal and plant species in the world solely on Madagascar. See some of the flora, fauna and natural beauty of this unique island-nation. Possibly a lemur or a colorfully, camouflaged chameleon? Return to Antananarivo.
Day 9
Begin return trip home.
Day 10
Most travelers will arrive home.

What we provide:

  • In-country ground transportation
  • Lodging and meals/bottled water
  • Interpreters
  • The opportunity to meet your sponsored friend
  • Transportation costs for your sponsored friend, chaperone and local staff
  • Planned group activities
  • Memories that will last a lifetime

Tell me more

To learn about lodging, health considerations and costs, click on the "Download trip information" button. When you're ready to register, click on the dates you’d like to travel and download the forms to get started.
Space is limited! We recommend applying as soon as possible. Registration will close one month prior to departure.


  • Sept. 17-25, 2020 Registration Open

    Download the adult registration forms.

    If you are traveling with a minor (age 6-17), download the registration forms for minors.

Sponsor a child for $36 a month


Learn more about our trips:
Frequently asked questions

Pay your child sponsorship amount online

Earn a free trip

Learn about the
Global Points program

Send your sponsored child a photo or eLetter

Contact us

Trip Coordinator

[email protected]