Bemarivo is a very small special reserve, with only around 13 square kilometers in size is. Bemarivo is located in the western part of Madagascar in direct proximity to Besalampy and at a distance of only five kilometers from the coast. Despite its small size, Bemarivo fascinates as an ecosystem mainly because of its versatility. From subtropical deciduous forest through lakes and wetlands to dry savannahs, Bemarivo represents numerous various habitats for plants and animals. For your Madagascar vacation a tour to the reserve in Bemarivo can be a unique experience. In Bemarivo the ethnic group of the Sakavale indigenous. These live mainly on the basis of livestock, fishing and agriculture. Especially for the Expansion of agriculture Unfortunately, slash-and-burn agriculture is still frequently used in this area, which is sometimes extremely difficult to control in this extremely dry part of the country and can then have devastating consequences. In Bemarivo, birdwatchers in particular get their money's worth. For Birdwatching there is hardly a better place in Madagascar. 73 different species of birds live in the reserve and a good half of these species are endemic. Various endangered species such as the Madagascar fish eagle and various water birds are among them. Moreover, in this protected zone, in addition to the various birds, can also be seen six species of lemurs as well as the particularly shy fossa can be observed. River crocodiles and various frogs as well as numerous other reptiles can also be easily observed in the protected zone of Bemarivo. Especially pleasant is the fact that in this area currently still no tourist infrastructure and that this reserve is still almost unknown among travelers coming to Madagascar. That is exactly why in Bemarivo you can enjoy especially undisturbed and far away from the typical tourist streams Conduct animal observations and photography.