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Camp Catta

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BP 1372, Fianarantsoa 301, Madagascar
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing two days spent at Camp Catta to discover the Tsaranoro Valley. Breath taking view from Cameleon Mount was worth the 5 hours walk. Catta lemurs were everywhere and so friendly. The bungalow was very clean, nicely done with a great view over the valley. A must along the RN7.

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

After two days hike from Namoly Valley, you arrive to tsaranoro valley very tired and exhausted. All you need is a nice hotel. The camp catta is a perfect place for you. There is an accomodation for all budget : independant camping, safari tents, traditional bungalows, and comfortable bungalows. The ring tailed lemurs come around and you can follow them... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Location of the camp is perfect. You can find lots of ring tailed lemurs there - even in the camp. There were no english speaking guide during our visit, but it is possible to do some hikes without guide.

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31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a nice and comfortable place with a good restaurant and friendly staff. We came in directly from the National Park after a very long day of walking and the cold drinks we were greeted with were just heavenly at that moment. This place is used by a lot of tour groups so sometimes it gets busy and making... More 

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Pegomas, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you are going to Madagascar, you MUST stop here. It is away from the beaten track, and has a special feeling about it. Not only are the people friendly and the food and bedrooms excellent, they are also trying to help the local community. They are helping the school and the infirmary which serves several villages which is very... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We arrived at the hotel without a reservation and were lucky that they had room to pitch one more tent. The grounds are nicely kept and the accommodations vary from bungalows to big canvas tents to camping tents - we had the later and were pleased to find them very comfortable (they put a mattress in there and give you... More 

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Thank ZufallAdventures
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We hiked to Camp Catta from Pic Boby and arrived full of great energy. Good news first: The Camp's physical setting is lovely, the beer in the restaurant was cold, and the view from the pool was excellent (seating and service issues aside). Ring-tailed lemurs were on our cottage roof at 4am, and it was great fun to spend the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This hotel was one of the highlights of our trip and well worth the 20km drive down a dirt track. The setting is spectacular and we were greeted by the camps friendly catta lemurs when we arrived. Food was amazing could not believe how good as we were in the middle of nowhere. Our local guide justin was a local... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights and had one of the larger bungalow which was clean with a comfortable bed. The en suite was a good size with hot water. Electric is limited and there is less choice for food, but considering its location Camp Catta offers a good selection. The staff speak limited English so it is best to have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

the scenery from the camp is wonderful, and so are the various possible day walks. the camp itself is well integrated and sightings of maki catta numerous. that said, the camp really caters for walkers and no extra luxury is to be expected. food at the restaurant is average at best and not exactly cheap, electricity is only available for... More 

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