Madagascar's Special Reserves
Discover active nature conservation
As a fascinating natural paradise, the country of Madagascar holds a great deal of responsibility in its own hands. In recent centuries and decades, this responsibility has not always been handled appropriately. Slash-and-burn agriculture, hunting of endangered species, and the successive destruction of the rainforest have all had a negative impact in the Fauna and flora of Madagascar has taken its toll. Madagascar is home to some of the rarest animal species and plants in the world, the loss of which would have a negative impact on the Diversity of flora and fauna would hardly be measurable on this planet. For this very reason, protection zones have been established in some areas on Madagascar, where the Nature conservation active is lived. These protected areas are also known as special reserves, which are managed by various organizations and sometimes by private individuals. Nature Conservation in Madagascar unfortunately still plays a minor role today, but at least in some parts of the population it is taken more seriously than in past generations. If you have a Madagascar vacation they should definitely visit some of these special reserves and in this way make an important contribution to the Protection of nature in Madagascar perform. In order to give you an insight into this diversity of the different protected areas, the following information has been compiled. If you are interested in a visit to the special reserves and would like to do this as part of a individual tour we would be pleased to hear from you. Yours Journey through Madagascar can thus become not only an exciting and nature-loving experience, but at the same time still an effective and extremely important Contribution to the preservation of a unique natural paradise perform.
General information about special reserves in Madagascar
There are different carriers for the different Special reserves in Madagascar and basically also very different ways in which the various special reserves are managed. Apart from these differences, however, there are also many commonalities in the form of regulations that you will need to follow when visiting during your Madagascar vacation should definitely be taken into account and adhered to. Generally speaking Special reserves never without the accompaniment should be visited by a local guide. In most cases it is not allowed to explore the reserves on your own and without an escort. The reserves partly have well paved roadswhich can be walked relatively comfortably. Partly, however, some of the areas are located in a somewhat arduous and laborious to reach and depending on the specific area and route taken there can also be the Hiking in the reserves itself be associated with certain efforts.
In the best case, always follow the guidelines that the guide will tell you even before the start of the tour. This is first of all about various customs that you need to Protection of flora and fauna should adhere to: Avoid loud conversations and discussions so as not to frighten the animals. Cigarette smoke or photographs with flashing lights can also intimidate the animals in the long term and negative long-term effects bring with you. Make sure that you no garbage leave behind and do not leave the specified hiking routes. If you adhere to these guidelines and try to stay as inconspicuously and quietly through the protected areas to move, you have grandiose chances on your Journey through Madagascar numerous unique and extraordinary islanders to discover.
Another set of commandments is related to the customs of the Population in Madagascar together. On the island prevail some Tabooswhich are also referred to as fady. These taboos are dependent on the respective population group and can be accordingly Varies from special reserve to special reserve be. So, for example, while in one protected area it may be forbidden to point directly at something with your outstretched finger, in another protected area it may be forbidden to take anything with you. The guides on site will also educate you about the fady. To avoid problems and Avoid trouble with the local population and to show respect to the foreign culture, we recommend you to do the bidding at your Journey through Madagascar to be observed at all costs.
The special reserves in Madagascar and their peculiarities
Below we present some of the most beautiful special reserves on Madagascar before. As new protection zones are established again and again and various nature conservation organizations advocate for the Conservation of flora and fauna in Madagascar strong, the number of reserves may vary in the future. For a first inspiration just also for your Madagascar vacation however, the following presentation is comprehensive and sufficient enough. For questions and comments we are of course available at any time