The Masoala Peninsula
Over 2000km2 includes the Masoala National Park and offers its visitors an incredible variety of flora and fauna. Lemurs, Chameleons, butterflies... In Madagascar's largest contiguous national park, the Biodiversity almost limitless. Only here in the north-east of the island lives the bright red Tomato Frog. For ornithologists is worth a Madagascar trip for bird lovers to the area: Masoala National Park is home to the highly endangered Madagascar Serpent Hawk, which was considered extinct until 1993 and is native only here in this unspoiled paradise. Also coral reefs and the small island Nosy Mangabe in the Antogil bay are part of the park. Between July and September, numerous humpback whales cavort in the pristine bay and give birth to their calves. Whale watching off the coast of Madagascar is nowhere else as pristine as it is here.
Man and nature in harmony
As worthy of protection as the national park is, it is a burden for the population living there, as the strictly protected area makes them Less land for agricultural use have at their disposal. Small areas have been designated for agriculture, but in order to prevent the population from expanding it on their own authority, people must be shown another way of earning a living. In recent years, therefore, the offers of the Ecotourism increased in this area. In this way, not only are important jobs created, but also parts of the entrance fees for the national park flow into various protection projects.
Valuable tips for your trip to Masaola
For visitors who like to travel close to nature and enjoy the Search adventureMasoala is the right place for you. When arriving, it is advisable in any case to spend a night in Antananarivo, before you head to the remote Paradise of Masoala go. From there, domestic flights are offered by Air Madagascar to Maroantsetra, on the edge of Masoala National Park. As delays and cancelled flights are the order of the day here, you should take the Plan travel times generously. We will be happy to assist you with our comprehensive advice. We are partners of various exclusive tour operators and organize in close cooperation with the Masoala Forest Lodge under German/South African management Travel with children or Nature tours, which are based on individual basis planned and accompanied. Newlyweds find at a Honeymoon in the pristine rainforest both Places of togetherness as well as Thrills and adventure. In collaboration with the Arol Lodge you can for example Trekking tours book in different levels of difficulty. Our very personal insider tip but she is RN5 - The extreme road to Masoala. From May to November, accompanied by an experienced guide, you can travel this remote area by car and admire the island in its most original places. An offer that you get guaranteed only with us.