Ankarafantsika National Park, a true sanctuary of nature

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A natural site of Mahajanga, the national park of Ankarafantsika is home to a phenomenal fauna and flora richness. Wonders to discover on the organized hikes.

The National Park Ankarafantsika is not to be missed during a holiday in the heart of Boeny, a region of the province of Mahajanga. Occupying a total area of 130,026 hectares, the park radiates the imposing nature of the Ampijoroa Forest Reserve and the well-being of its occupants. A golden show for tourists enjoying discovery getaways and healing in the heart of an authentic nature reserve.

Ankarafantsika National Park is open from May to September. While enjoying a pleasant temperature of around 25 ° C, tourists will have no worries about rain and moisture. The natural riches of the site are discovered during the walks over the few circuits of hiking available. Choose a guided tour by guides competent.

The circuit Coquerili allows to admire the faunistic wealth of the place. During a two and a half hours excursion, you will appreciate the 8 species of lemurs and the 125 species of birds establishing their residence in the heart of the site. Among the must-see animals are Madagascar Boa, Ankoay, crocodiles of impressive size and many more.

The Retendrika circuit is suitable for botany enthusiasts. An opportunity to discover a maximum of samples of the 800 species of plants blooming in the natural park. Sakoanala and Katrafay are examples of endemic plants in the area. The terrestrial orchids of Ankarafantsika Park and the different types of precious woods also attract visitors.

Boat trips on Lake Ravelobe, extending over an area of 60 ha, appeal to tourists. The life source circuit allows access to this aquatic expanse. Other natural attractions remain to be discovered on the other hiking trails that are the Ankarokaroka circuit, the Baobab circuit and the night circuit. The natural wonders of Ankarafantsika are worth a visit.

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