Vy Raharinosy

Vy Raharinosy is a wonderful ambassador of his native country with a gift for sharing his knowledge not just about the famed lemurs and other unique wildlife of this island-nation but also about the unique Malagasy culture and environmental challenges. After graduating from the University of Antananarivo with a degree in Philosophy, Vy studied Business, English, and International Communications, including studies in Hyderabad, India. He has been a professional guide since 1998 and speaks English and French along with Malagasy.

Upcoming Trips:

Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path, September 7-22, 2014
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path, September 28-October 13, 2014
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path, October 19-November 3, 2014
Magical Madagascar, May 31-June 12, 2015
Magical Madagascar, August 2-14, 2015
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path, September 6-21, 2015
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path, September 27-October 12, 2015
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path, October 18-November 2, 2015

Recent Photo Blog Posts

Attack of the Killer-Cute Lemurs!

Client Testimonials:


One of the best trip leaders we have ever had. Hermese S., Woodland, CA
Magical Madagascar
Vy was an outstanding leader, very friendly, well organized, knowledgeable, and interesting. Jon W., Davis, CA
Magical Madagascar
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. Irene R., Cincinnati, OH
Magical Madagascar
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. Ken N., Kailua, HI
Magical Madagascar
Vy was such an excellent, helpful, fun, knowledgeable, interactive, engaging guide. How will any future guide ever measure up? Karin E., San Jose, CA
Magical Madagascar
Vy was an excellent leader, very attentive to our needs and desires. Sara K., Las Cruces, NM
Magical Madagascar
Vy is definitely one of the best. Binney N., Camarillo, CA
Magical Madagascar
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. Isaac A., Martinez, CA
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path
Vy is your best asset. He worked constantly to make sure the trip met our interests, and to be sure it ran smoothly. Charles E., Long Beach, CA
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path
Vy was definitely one of our best guides ever! We knew from our first meeting he would be good! Marilyn G., Ponte Vedra Bch, FL
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path
Fantastic and caring person who goes beyond any expectations. His desire to ensure the participant's enjoyment throughout the trip was continuously evident. Jacqueline D., Ozone Park, NY
Magical Madagascar
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. Joe C., Escondido, CA
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path
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. Lisa H., Helotes, TX
Madagascar: Off the Beaten Path