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Ranomafana National Park

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First sight of lemurs

This was our first stop on a 2 week tour of madagascar. The walking in the Forrest was quite tough... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nina c
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Get the right month!

We visited in August as the only month my friend could travel. This is not the best month for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Haute Matsiatra, Fianarantsoa 301, Madagascar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first stop on a 2 week tour of madagascar. The walking in the Forrest was quite tough but it was fantastic to see so many lemurs in their natural habitat. Well worth a visit. The guides were friendly and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited in August as the only month my friend could travel. This is not the best month for birding or for the giraffe-necked weevils, but we still saw some of the lemurs. Hiking can be quite tough in places as you go up and...More

Thank AHZambia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ranomafana National Park is one of the busiest parks in Madagascar. There are a lot of guide at the entrance so don't book a tour in advance, you will pay double if you do so! there is a lot of wildlife you can spot in...More

1  Thank Anouk R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide: To get the best out of any of Madagascar’s national parks you need to have a good experienced guide and after doing quite a bit of research on Ranomafana I realised it was obvious who the best guides in this place are –...More

1  Thank Franc C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Absolutely one of the best wildlife experience we've had! We took a night walk and a 5 hour day trek.We saw many chameleons, different species of bamboo lemurs, sifaka and birds. The guide we had was excellent - super knowledgeable and friendly.

1  Thank Reveusehn
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Loved walking amongst fauna, old old trees, eucalyptus trees, going off the beaten track, following guides to see Golden Bamboo Lemurs, streams, bamboo Palm, orchids, ferns, travellers fern, black and red wild coffee, blue poisonous berries that lemurs eat, Australian Iron bark trees, Black bellied...More

3  Thank Waranga
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I traveled to Ranomafana with my girlfriend for New Year's Eve 2017, and we had a wonderful time. I found the national park to be a great experience, and we saw lots of lemurs, chameleons, and other wildlife. A few quick learnings... 1. You need...More

6  Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I absolutely LOVED this national park. It's incredibly beautiful and the wildlife is of course unique to Madagascar for much of it. I can't recommend visiting here enough. You have to see for yourself!

2  Thank Jingram30
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We visited the park on a rainy afternoon and had Theo as a guide: had an amazing time. Theo is able to imitate the call of different species of lemurs and birds and he managed to spot all three types of Bamboo lemurs of the...More

2  Thank Giulia G
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We did three walks in the park. The two day hikes yeilded 5 varieties of lemur and the night walk added a further one, the mouse lemur. Highlights were the chameleons and lemurs of course. The walk was great but challenging in parts- large steps...More

1  Thank Kerryn72
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25 January 2016|
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Response from Barry D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, what the others wrote is correct - as far as I can tell. We had a hired driver and although I have driven all kinds of vehicles all over the world, I was mighty glad that we didn't have to in Madagascar. There is a... More
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2 December 2015|
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Response from Jordijordijordi | Reviewed this property |
We made a trip first to Antsirabe. Yes I would suggest you around 12hours or better do it in two days. Sure.
23 March 2015|
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Response from MillOaks | Reviewed this property |
It starts at sunset around 6 pm but you will need to get to the start so mast be leaving your accommodation half an hour earlier. More of a walk than a hike!