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Lake Mantasoa in Madagascar

Fascinating impressions and a lot of relaxation

If you have a Trip to Madagascar plan and for this purpose, for example, one of our Tours If you book a flight to Antananarivo, then in most cases you will start in the capital Antananarivo and end your trip there. If you like the lively and excited state capital is too turbulent, we recommend that you Detour to Mantasoa, only a good 70 kilometers away. This former industrial area of the island now offers all sorts of unforgettable impressions and even today many people still ask themselves what would have become of Madagascar if the impressive installations in this area had not been unceremoniously and irretrievably destroyed by the outraged population.

Mantasoa is the joint work of the adventurer Jean Laborde and the Merina queen Ranavalona I. The queen had encouraged the French adventurer to build the large industrial complexes and wanted to boost the country's economy. If you do not have such a cruel and unpopular ruler had been, it might have been able to succeed in this ambitious project. Now, however, the once imposing industrial complexes lie fallow: porcelain and weapons factories line up next to a former soap boiling plant and various glassworks. The ruins begin directly behind the soccer field of the local school. Nothing has come of the industrial plans of the former rulers, and Madagascar is now one of the poorest countries in the world. Nevertheless, Mantasoa has developed in recent years. developed into a worthwhile destination. The local information center holds all kinds of interesting stories and in the former home of Jean Laborde is now an interesting museum. Also convincing is the renovated Mantasoa Lodge, which you can use as accommodation for one or more nights. For example, if you want to make an individual trip with us to Andasibe or from a tour to the East coast Madagascar we will be happy to organize a stay for you. In Mantasoa you will enjoy varied hiking possibilities, culinary delights, the amenities of a warmed swimming pool and a particularly nice and courteous staff in the Mantasoa Lodge. If you are interested in this impressive and historical place to get to know in more detail, just contact us. We will be happy to arrange an itinerary for you that takes into account a side trip to Mantasoa.

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