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Address: Madagascar
Activities: Walking, Birdwatching, Hiking
Description: The amazing landscapes of limestone pinnacles, gorges and pristine forests...
The amazing landscapes of limestone pinnacles, gorges and pristine forests protect many rare birds, lemurs and reptiles.
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Incredible and Unique Nature

Tsingy de Bemaraha is a Beautiful and unique Nature Reserve. I did a trail in the big Tsingy climbing the special and unusual walls of the Tsing rocks Cliffs.. Once on the top you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Kingston, Jamaica
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Tsingy de Bemaraha is a Beautiful and unique Nature Reserve. I did a trail in the big Tsingy climbing the special and unusual walls of the Tsing rocks Cliffs.. Once on the top you have a Beautiful view. You cross same rope bridges on the hike. It's not a difficult trail at all but if you don't like heights it's... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

About 6 years ago I read an article about the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park in National Geographic. At that time I vowed to see the tsingy one day. As my 50th birthday approached, my boyfriend and I decided to celebrate with a trip to Madagascar. It was a great choice! The people are so friendly and welcoming, the wildlife... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

we were fortunate enough to be able to fly in a group on a private charter so as to avoid the two days of driving others have commented upon . So that tortuous drive can be circumvented.However the administrative games played by local officials have to be tolerated with extreme patience. It seems you can't get into the park without... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spent three nights here so we would have time to do the three excursions in the area and to justify the eight hour drive on rough dirt road. On the first day we did the Big Tsingy and the second day we did the Small Tsingy and a ride up the Manambolo River in small pirogue to visit the... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have seen the northern Tsingy and this time the southern ones. Its an absolutly amazing place. You cant find places like this anywhere. The closest to these shapes, thzts funny, is the glacier on top of Kilimanjaro in Africa. There the ice landscape is about as rough and sharp as the Tsingys.

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kamloops
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Interesting rock formations - BUT - 2 days driving on rough cart tracks make it certainly not worth the effort. The scenery en route is dull - barren logged off landscape and no decent views. the ferries are the only interesting points on the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Visiting the small and large tsingy was a once in a lifetime experience. If you travel all the way here, make sure to visit both, not just the small tsingy. Although it is an extremely long drive to both sites, it was well worth the effort. We spent one morning visiting the small tsingy and our guide took us the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Fantastic for nature lovers! Goddess will give you a great tour of the caves and rock formations. Beware, some of the hour us quite tough so only go in you're fairly fit and prepared for a bit of climbing.

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Quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Everyone will say it's a long drive to go to the Tsingy from Morondava, but I saw the Tsingy in pictures before but in real is not same, and it was a good experience. Our guide was pretty good, he was giving a lot of information, pretty good eyes to located the lemurien. Well we did two days in the... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The tsingy is pretty cool but it's hardly jaw dropping. It's an interesting rock formation and a really well planned park (the big tsingy) but it's hardly earth shattering and frankly doesn't compare to dozens of other natural formations that I have been to. If the journey to get there was any type of reasonable road I would give it... More 

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