Animal observations in the best conditions
Who has a Madagascar vacation understandably always wants to take a look at the people who live there. Lemurs throw. These are virtually emblematic of the endemic fauna of this fascinating island, because in no other place in this world have the primates evolved in the same direction as on Madagascar. There are numerous species that live on Madagascar and if you book a trip to the cloud forests and the east coast with a subsequent stay on Nosy Be, you have a good chance to see some of the cute climbing artists. in the wild to experience. But the luck is tourists who, for example, on a 4 days tour to Andringitra National Park do not always hold. At certain times of the year it is simply difficult to observe the animals. In addition, the habitats of the lemurs are nowadays increasingly threatened: clearing, deforestation of tree stands and the desolation of entire stretches of land are responsible for the fact that the lemurs today are nonly in highly restricted areas in the wild are to be found and that they also have a certain Shyness before man own
For all those who are on your Journey through Madagascar If you haven't seen enough lemurs, or if you just can't get enough of them, you can take a trip to the so-called "lemur sanctuary" during your stay in Antananarivo. Lemur's Park an. This park is located just about 25 kilometers from the capital and offers a total of nine different species of lemurs a great and species-appropriate home. Who now thinks of a typical zoo with bars and enclosures, is at the Lemur's Park completely on the wrong track. This park is not a zoo in the classic sense: the animals live in a botanical park with a Size of about five hectares. There are No fences or enclosuresbut individual territories, which the animals and the individual families mark out themselves and which are accepted by the other animals as well as by the humans. Interactions with visitors and keepers are minimal and limited to regular feedings. Basically, the animals in the Lemur's Park a life that corresponds to a regular existence in the wild. Often end up in the Lemur's Park moreover, freed animals captured by poachers or poorly kept in private homes. These animals are either kept in the Lemur's Park settled or prepared there for an independent life in the wild. If you like to start your Journey through Madagascar or towards the end still a small detour into the Lemur's Park we will be happy to organize this visit for you. In principle, it is no problem to plan a detour via the RN 1, if you inform us about this wish in advance. In some of our travel offers, such as our 20-day tour from Antananarivo to Tulear, we have anyway built in a small time spot, in order to allow you to visit the Lemur's Park to make possible. Just contact us and we will be happy to prepare the right engagement for you.