Ranomafana National Park, Fianarantsoa

4.2
#1 of 7 in Nature in Fianarantsoa Province
Tour a natural wonder and see abundant wildlife at Ranomafana National Park, a tropical rainforest reserve home to some rare endemic species. Spanning 415 sq km (160 sq mi) of mountainous terrain covered by dense forest, this popular park features 12 lemur species, including eastern woolly lemur, greater dwarf lemur, and the rare aye-aye. Following a discovery of the golden bamboo lemur here in 1986, the park was established in 1991 after which it soon became one of the most visited places on the island. See the rare Boofis reticulatus frog, endemic to Madagascar, and other species like tenrecs, bats, striped civets, and mongoose. By using our Fianarantsoa trip itinerary planning app , you can arrange your visit to Ranomafana National Park and other attractions in Fianarantsoa.
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  • Trackers are animals and indicate them in the guides, in suddenly loses no time and we see wild lemurs. On the other hand leeches are regrettable, probably the only bad memory of Mada; I brought one to the hotel!
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  • Our small group had an amazing guide who really loved the rainforest. We followed him along a paved path for a short distance then up and down hilly paths, some quite steep. Our guide spotted geckos, ...  more »
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  • Amazing ❤️ 👌 so beautiful certainly worth the effort
  • The Ranomafana National Park is well preserved and in appropriate conditions. Extremely clean with friendly and efficient guides. It is appreciated to contribute to a responsible tourism, because part of the fee of these visits, goes to the conservation of the park and the study of the flora and fauna. The trail is safe and well conditioned, during the trail we saw 6 of the 11 different species of Lemurs, also chameleons and different birds. is quite safe and the guide is concerned that everything goes well. The guide can offer an evening tour to see nocturnal animals in the area. At the end of the long journey it is very rewarding and recommendable to take a dip in the thermal hot water pool of the town. The park might be over saturated of visits in high season, less charming and genuine. As people is talking and taking photos to the animals all the time.
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