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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  • Beautiful natural park, but the visit without the accompaniment of a guide is not possible. Beware of the surprise of the right to visit: each circuit has a price to add to the entrance fee, and the credit card is not accepted. The discovery of animals depends on the time: safer at the end of the day (fresh)
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  • We had a great time with Olga, a great guide, in a beautiful dry forest in search of lemurs, chameleons, snakes and birds. The park restaurant was great and we ended with a nice boat ride in search of crocodiles!
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