Avenue of the Baobabs, Morondava

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Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Take an ox cart through spectacular scenery and hundreds of years of botanical history at Avenue of the Baobabs, a red dirt road lined on both sides with ancient baobab trees. The giant trees along this 260 m (853 ft) section of the road draw tourists from all corners of the globe. Some of the sacred trees date back over 800 years; in the past, they stood as part of a larger forest, and early Arab travelers described them as ripped up and placed back into the earth upside-down. Reaching for the skies at 30 m (98 ft), the baobabs have a diameter of up to 11 m (36 ft) and circumference of up to 50 m (160 ft). Plan to see Avenue of the Baobabs and other attractions that appeal to you using our Morondava online road trip planner.
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  • Beautiful landscape for the photos, it looks like a postcard. the baobab trees are magical, all along the road.  more »
  • The Avenue of the Baobabs is a stretch of road located between Morondava and the Kirindy Reserve surrounded by huge Baobabs. We were there at dawn and it was magnificent. It was October and we left...  more »
  • Beautiful place to visit! Very impressive place...I have a lot of memories associated with this place... It is one of the most popular places for taking pictures. As expected a great and unique place to visit. The sunset was very beautiful.
  • Beautiful place to visit! Very impressive place. As expected a great and unique place to visit. The sunset was very beautiful.
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