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Mandrare River Camp

Villa Andry, Lot 1221 MC Ter, Mandrosoa-Ivato | Tana 101, Ifotaka 11085, Madagascar
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Oldham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 3 nights there in November 2015. The camp was superb. The food was better standard then many hotels we have been in. The guides were especially helpful to me as I had some mobility problems. Nothing was too much trouble . , including lunch brought to our tent. We are looking forward to going back again in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit to Mandrare was very special and made more so by the staff and Manager Jacques. We arrived at the airport and were immediately escorted to the prop plane for a 40 minute bush flight out to the camp. The camp is in the middle of nowhere so the flight saved us 4 hour drive over bumpy roads. The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mandrare is an excellent camp and the lemur and other wildlife viewing was great. For being in the middle of nowhere, the facilities were top notch - certainly not luxurious but the tents which overlook the Mandrare River were large, clean, bug free as long as you kept the tent flaps closed and had plenty of hot water (each tent... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As part of a 3 week trip to Madgascar in Nov '15, we had a chance to spend 4 nights at Mandrare. We also did Anjajavy Le Lodge, Vakona, Isalo Rock Lodge, Tsara Camp, and Setam Lodge. Mandrare was an exceptional lodge... This was our first stop (we should have done later in the trip, but couldn't manage to make... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Fabulous lemur safaris , early morning , late evening , amazing sunsets all rounded off by wonderful suppers under the stars. Jak and his staff do a wonderful job . This is location for active people who want to see all that Mandrare has to offer .

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We stayed four nights in September and from the moment we arrived were treated to excellent service. The quality of the food was of a consistently high standard and the guides both knowledgeable and caring. The camp offers a variety of activities, including opportunities to experience local culture as well as the expected animal encounters - making for a well... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We stayed at Mandrare River Camp for three nights in May 2015. Although it was a long and bumpy journey to the camp (4 hours), it was well worth it. Our accommodations were top notch, the food was by far the best we had in Madagascar, and the service was wonderful. They utilize local guides who are intimately familiar with... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

One of the best travel experiences of my life. Unique experience, terrific staff, unspoiled and authentic. A bit of a grueling journey to get there and back, but worth it for the more adventurous traveler.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

It was as we expected, an authentic luxury tent with a magical view across the Mandrare River with birds gathering in the neighbouring trees and local people going about their daily lives.The hospitality was very good given the constraints of the location. We came to see the wildlife and the spiny forest and were thrilled on every trip outside the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

My husband and I visited this lovely camp in mid September of 2015 and after telling our point person in "Tana" that we were not going to spend the night in a hotel in that not very nice town, they flew us to a lovely resort , Le Jardin du Roy, in Isalo, that was only a 45 minute flight... More 

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