Ranomafana National Park, Fianarantsoa

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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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  • While Ranomafana National Park attracts visitors for hot springs with curative powers, its endemic biodiversity is breathtaking. Ranomafana National Park is also a paradise for birds.  more »
  • Each couple or group has its own guide, which means that sometimes it is literally over the head.  Certainly when after a while we discover a first group of golden bamboo lemurs, the tourists crowd.....  more »
  • Highly recommend. What a fantastic 2 days of hiking we did. Wish we could have stayed longer. The wildlife experiences are incredible. With a great guide and good spotters you see so much. We came within 15 feet of golden bamboo lemurs and got fantastic photos. Love it!
  • Wonderful park with so much to see -- lemurs, chameleons, frogs, flowers, birds, butterflies, and more. The guides are knowledgeable and can locate things that at first seem impossible to see.
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