Ankarafantsika National Park, Mahajanga

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See the endangered lemurs that inhabit Ankarafantsika National Park, a 1,350 sq km (521 sq mi) stretch of deciduous forest, savannah, lake, and gallery forest. The park is the only remaining home to a number of lemur species: take a night walk to meet these small primates. By day, the park offers three trail circuits for different interests and landscapes. Birders will want to take advantage of the excellent bird-watching, with 75 indigenous species, including the Rufous vanga and the Madagascar fish eagle. An onsite restaurant serves simple meals, and huts offer the option of overnight accommodations. To visit Ankarafantsika National Park on your trip to Mahajanga, use our Mahajanga road trip app .
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  • A beautiful discovery of this reserve with an exceptional guide Ndrema. Through his experience and passion he allowed us to discover at best all the riches of this forest, lemurs, chameleons, birds, snakes, spiders.. an exceptional variety of trees (including 2 giant baobabs) and flowers as well as geological curiosities like the Grand Canyon...
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  • Let's forget the older posts about the bad bungalows. The 6 bungalows on the lakeside of the road are perfect: clean, spatious with running water and a nice veranda. Two species of lemur passed our ve...  more »
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