Madagascar is a huge island situated in the southeast coast of Africa. Well, not the animated movie that comes immediately to your mind, we are speaking of the real Madagascar. This is a place very unique as the flora and fauna you find here are found nowhere in the world such as the lemur monkeys and the see through chameleon. Some part of this place and a few beaches are still not explored and are untouched unlike any other countries.
- AVENUES OF BAOBABS
A baobab is a unique tree which is found around Madagascar. There is almost 20-25 trees lined in a row in a dirt road between the Morondava and the Beloni Tsiribihina. It is an interesting ride through this road and the sunset is the best sight here. Also to be close to nature you can visit the Andohahela National Reserve where you will find baobabs in abundance. These trees have bloated trunk and misshapen forms are the only one of their kind in this world.
- EXPERIENCE THE ANTADROY CULTURE AND VILLAGE
Antadroy is a group of local Malgasy people or the local people; they surround their houses with all kinds of thorned plants .The villagers are happy people always singing, dancing and their music is famous. The local guide helps you to discover the culture; you can take a group tour or personal guide, you can also watch their wrestling matches, evening song shows where all the villagers assemble.
- EXPLORE THE CAVES AND THE ANKARANA NATIONAL PARK
Madagascar is a beautiful country and very close to undisturbed nature; here you can explore the eroded grey limestone protrusions called as tsingy. They have a broad passage to walk through without destroying the fragile stones on the passage.
In the Ankarana National Park, you encounter with various wildlife and different species of lemur such as crowned lemur, Sanford’s brown lemur, Perrier’s black lemur and dwarf lemur. And of course the most famous see through chameleons and variety of plants and animals. Due to the extreme weather condition the trees are of peculiar shapes which are quite different.
- WHITE WATER RAFTING
For travelers who want some extra fun, here it is the white water rafting at the Lily Falls, there are many unexplored rapids. Lily rapids are easily accessible offering a 20m exciting plunge.
- SEA KAYAK
Visit to Madagascar is an adventure, one way to experience the adventure and the scenic beauty is taking a sail on a kayak on the Masoala Peninsula with untouched rainforest and kayaking through these areas give you a nice view. It is recommended to go in groups for safety reasons.
- ISALO NATIONAL PARK
This park is often referred as Jurassic Park, which is a home for the stunning scenery. It is basically the ruined and eroded sandstone formation which is dated during the Jurassic park. It has deep canyons, grasslands and palm lined oases. Here you can see the ring- tailed lemur.
Thus Madagascar has many National Parks to offer its unique wildlife and flora and fauna. It has many beaches, few which are not explored yet, rivers and museums.
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