From sharing his knowledge about the famed Madagascar lemurs and other unique wildlife in the region, to the unique Malagasy culture and environmental challenges, Vy Raharinosy is a wonderful ambassador of his native country. You can often find him traversing to every known part of Madagascar, where he has been a professional guide since 1998. One of his favorite memories from leading trips is during the Farewell Dinner, where he gets to witness acquaintances become lifelong friends. Vy is fluent in Malagasy and also speaks English and French.
Vy knows Madagascar—the country and so many of its people—and shared that knowledge and love with us. He also planned many cultural stops and activities to allow us to experience and photograph Malagasy people and their culture. It's this kind of detail that makes Vy an extraordinary guide and WT an extraordinary company.
Vy is very personable and caring as well as an excellent guide. His concern about his country was evident.
Vy went the extra mile to be sure that all participants had a great trip.
Vy was amazing. We couldn't figure out how he timed everything so perfectly! He's a treasure and a fabulous representative of WT and Madagascar.
Vy was outstanding. A super person with the patience of a saint! Always ready to share and give each of us plenty of attention.
Can't say enough good about Vy...he was terrific. Definitely the best guide I've ever had.
Vy was excellent in every respect. He seemed to know everything, for all our questions were answered. His interaction with the group and his attempt to deal with all our needs was very professional. I also liked the way he interacted with the local guides.
I can’t say enough postivie things about Vy. He is a winner, big time!
Vy was superb...top notch in every way. You are fortunate to have him as a guide.
Do you have an adjective more glowing than 'excellent?' Because Vy was 'superb!,' 'magnificent!," "AWESOME!"
We can't say enough about Vy. So professional and yet fun. Quite thoughtful and really listens to what your interests are. How lucky you are to have him.
Vy made us very comfortable and made sure everything ran smoothly. Everything was done so we didn't have any worries. A special thank you to him.
Fantastic and caring person who goes beyond any expectations. His desire to ensure the participant's enjoyment throughout the trip was continuously evident.
Vy was definitely one of our best guides ever! We knew from our first meeting he would be good!
Vy is your best asset. He worked constantly to make sure the trip met our interests, and to be sure it ran smoothly.
Vy is well educated and knowledgable about the culture, history, and wildlife of Madagascar. He was friendly, easy to talk with, and readily shared his knowledge.
Vy is definitely one of the best.
Vy was an excellent leader, very attentive to our needs and desires.
Vy was such an excellent, helpful, fun, knowledgeable, interactive, engaging guide. How will any future guide ever measure up?
Vy was one of the the best guides I've ever had--a very kind and capable representative of Madagascar with excellent people skills and knowledge of other environment. He is a definite asset for Wilderness Travel.
Vy really should have a rating higher than excellent! He was ALWAYS concerned for our safety and our enjoyment, and had a remarkable amount of knowledge about his wonderful country. We are sorry we all live so far away -- he is a friend now.
Vy was an outstanding leader, very friendly, well organized, knowledgeable, and interesting.
One of the best trip leaders we have ever had.