Ankarafantsika National Park (Madagascar) Reviews
Description:Ankarafantsika National Park in the northwest of Madagascar is a mosaic of dense dry deciduous forest forests and ... more
Ankarafantsika National Park (Madagascar) ... wetlands, which are a haven for birdlife. Ankarafantsika is located 450 km from Antananarivo and 114 km from Mahajanga, and is bisected by RN4. Most visitors to Ankarafantsika come for the birds and Coquerel's sifaka, although Milne-Edwards lepilemur, the mongoose lemur, the western wolly lemur, the grey mouse lemur, the fat-tailed dwarf lemur, and the endemic golden-brown mouse lemur are also found in the park. The park is readily accessible (about a 2-hour drive) from Mahajanga. The Park Office is located in Ampijoroa and there are facilities for overnight stays as well as camping. Birdwatchers often hire a boat for Ravelobe Lake.
Newest Review: ... The next day people saw a crocodile in the lake and so they believe the king was re-incarnated as a crocodile. In the lake are about forty crocodiles now and tilapia, Nile perch and carp. There are a number of heron types as well as a pair of sea eagles which we did see the next day. On our second day at 3pm we were taken for a walk along the road past all the village stalls and down to a ... more
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by - written on 08/11/11 (Very useful, 76 readings)
Anarafantsika National Park Ankarafantsika is one of the best examples of dry deciduous forest in Madagascar. We flew to Mahajanga, a port on the west coast of Madagascar where we were met by a guide and driver then we drove to the Sunny Hotel five minutes from the airport. The next day we were collected at 8 am and driven 2 hours inland along a reasonably good tarmac road to Ankarafantsika National Park next to the village of Ampijoroa where we stayed a night in the en-suite lakeside bungalow at Gite de Ampijoroa with all meals included. This National park is particularly known for its rare endemic birds such as the Madagascar Fish eagle which we ... Read the complete review
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