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Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve

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Address: Madagascar
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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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The road is so long to get there, but it’s worth it. It’s so beautiful and we had a lot of fun walking and climbing in the small and the big Tsingy. On our first day, we went on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The road is so long to get there, but it’s worth it. It’s so beautiful and we had a lot of fun walking and climbing in the small and the big Tsingy. On our first day, we went on a pirogue trip. It was very relaxing and pleasant. We stopped to see some caves which was interesting. Then, we went... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk through those awesome rock formations. A must and the highlight of Madagascar. You'll do it If you dont have fear of hights and a normal physical condition. If you get the normal equipment, you dont need to be an experience climber to make it. The most difficult part is the 1st steep climbing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm glad I went to see the Tsingy, but it was a lot of travelling for 5 days. Out of the 5 days, I only spent 1 actually sightseeing and trekking. Day 1 was my flight from Tana to Morondava and overnight in Morondava. Day 2 was all day driving, ferry, driving, ferry from Morondava to Bekopaka and overnight in... More 

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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

as others have said -- 4-wheel-drive road there where one of our 6 broke down and folks had to double-up, another got stuck in the sand and had to pushed out and a 3rd broke down but was repaired with carry-along tools in an hour or so while ours wouldn't start is stopped and smoked badly when sitting BUT !!... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice morning walk. Not to demanding, but not easy. You can choose a small or big Tsingy tour, always with a guide, and it also can be combined with a a small cave and river. Nice view, interesting, some time demanding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We visited the National Park in one and half day. The first half was dedicated to the Petits Tsingy and the second one to the Grand Tsingy. We did the full tour, which requires a bit of training, but you don't need to be an expert. The local guides we'll drive you to the park and help to pass the... More 

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Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

When planning our trip to Madagascar, visiting the Tsingy was on the top of our list of places we wanted to visit. Madagascar has a reputation for bad roads, and the one to reach the Tsingy was the worst we encountered during our entire trip. That being said, it was completely worth it. We spent two days in the area,... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We did the Andamozauaky circuit (there are several in the park). It began with a great walk through the woods to see the lemurs and other very neat trees and plants (all explained to us by our guide) which then led us to our incredible exploration of this very unique part of the world, the Tsingy's. We harnessed in some... More 

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The Tsingy de Bemaraha is one of those things you need to see because it exists nowhere else on Earth. It's a long haul from Morondava over rough, dusty roads and a half-hour ferry ride, but it's worth it. There have been plenty of things written about these unique geological formations, so I will just offer some traveler tips: -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We tried to do both in 1 day - plan your visit so that you can spend a day at each at least. The bad road to the Grand Tsingy was the only let down. Our guide was very good and safety conscious.

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