From Ranomafana the journey goes to Ambalavao -.
Various tips for a tour
When you are on your Journey through Madagascar arrived in Ranomafana, you should not miss the unique mountain cloud forest, which is here, so to speak, right under your nose. On our planet there are only very few mountain cloud forestswhich can be examined today at least to some extent in their original condition. The rich flora and fauna, which cavorts between the dense foliage, will give you not only numerous photo motifs, but in addition also breathtaking experiences deliver. Subsequently, we then recommend the Onward journey to Ambalavao, a small town positioned right on the threshold of the hot south of the country of Madagascar.
If you are interested in Tour along the RN 7 and would like to make a stop in Ranomafana and Ambalavao, we can offer you a number of different Recommendations and tips to the hand. If you have a direct trip to Madagascar If you are planning a trip, it is best to have someone on site who can coordinate the trip and the respective activities on site. We would be happy to support you in this task and thus help you to achieve a unique Madagascar vacation help.
In Ranomafana the mountain cloud forest awaits
If you are in Ranomafana, there are two very interesting attractions waiting for you. One is unmistakable the gigantic and impressive mountain cloud forest, which covers an area of more than 40,000 hectares. Numerous reptiles, amphibians, birds and also plants are at home in this unique biotope and even if you are more interested in mammals, you can get your money's worth in the mountain cloud forest. Especially the lemurs are very popular with many visitors - they are home to a number of twelve different types in the dense foliage of the mountain cloud forest. We would like to offer you from the bottom of our hearts an experienced guide for the tour through the rainforest recommend
This person not only knows the best paths and trails, but will additionally provide you with various information. However, what is almost more important is the fact that a guide can also draw your attention to various creatures that you would probably miss with an untrained eye. Thus, the mountain cloud forest experience presents itself as even more impressive with an experienced guide. The second extraordinary alternative that you can enjoy as a Attraction in Ranomafana is available, the Thermal baths. These are hidden on a very beautiful site just over 500 meters from the village. However, we recommend these baths preferably on Wednesdays or Thursdays because then you can count on freshly filled water. Moreover, because of the high temperature of the water, we recommend bathing only healthy people with good physical condition.
It goes on to Amabalavao
When you have had your fill of the various attractions in Ranomafana, you should have Ambalavao as the next destination on your itinerary stand. The small town is easy to overlook on a map, but in recent years it has developed into a veritable tourist gem which, fortunately, is not yet too crowded. First, however, you have to go by car the way a good distance drive back to Fianarantsoa. Behind this city, the landscape then begins to change unmistakably. Red laterite soils as well as barren sandy areas soon dominate the surroundings. The closer you get to Ambalavao, however, the friendlier nature seems to become again. Although mainly mountain landscapes dominate the picture, but already alone the many small Vinesthat are now emerging know a harmonic counterpoint to set.
The Andringitra Mountains is located a few kilometers behind the town of Ambalavao, but is the undisputed highlight of the area. Numerous possibilities there Climbing or paragliding action-interested visitors are especially attracted to the area. But also nature lovers get their money's worth in this area: It is possible to spend days through the untouched nature of the Andringitra National Parks to hike and just notice the tranquility and fascinating surroundings. Camping is allowed in many places.
Besides the national park, Ambalavao itself is also fascinating. The city is considered an important center in the cattle trade and therefore regularly takes place here a Zebu Market takes place. If you have the opportunity to visit Ambalavao on a Wednesday, you should not miss this spectacle. Furthermore, in Ambalavao the art of silk weaving as well as the viticulture capitalized. The vines find an excellent climate here to thrive and produce full, juicy fruit. Another attraction in Amabalavao is the Antaimoro paper, which is made from boiled tree bark. If you wish, you can additionally visit a commercialized manufactory where this paper is made.
A detour to ANJA Park
If you are in the Ambalavao area, we would definitely like to recommend you a Detour to ANJA Park to the heart. This is located just a few kilometers south of the city and was on private initiative by some of the villagers there to the Species and nature conservation founded. In ANJA Park live under very good conditions about 1.000 lemurs, numerous chameleons and many other native animals, which are excellent to observe.
Finally, I would like to recommend Ambalavao and the surrounding area as a real insider tip. Although the number of tourists in this area has increased in recent years, many travel agencies only rush their customers through the biggest and most famous attractions. We ourselves are particularly familiar with this area and have additionally one or the other insider tip in stock, which can give you a lot of variety during your vacation in Madagascar. If you wish, we can offer you more Information gladly with a personal contact communicate. Then it would also be possible to determine a concrete Vacation planning for your trip to Madagascar in which we fully comply with your wishes.