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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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West coast through Tsiribihina river trip

West tours is just famous in Madagascar, through the Tsiribihina river trip, and continue on visit of Tsingy. If you are looking for a quiet place, and beautiful nature, this one... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Antsirabe, Madagascar
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Antsirabe, Madagascar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

West tours is just famous in Madagascar, through the Tsiribihina river trip, and continue on visit of Tsingy. If you are looking for a quiet place, and beautiful nature, this one is made for you. Two days and half on canoe on Tsiribihina river, and next to Bekopaka for the Tsingy. And back to Morondava, along the way, stop at... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Tsingy was beautiful - def worth the long drive from Tana. I must say that lots of reviews say how awful the roads are from Morondava to Bekopaka - I wouldn't say they are awful - it was what exactly what I was expecting knowing it is a dirt road and I wouldn't describe most of it as "awful".... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very hard place to get to, and you must enjoy hard hikes under difficult conditions to get to the desirable places, but the nature and the views are just spectacular.

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Thank Bill K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This UNESCO world heritage site is definately worth the drive and is one of the most impressive sigths in Madagascar. The 4 hour tour is quite streneous and involves quite a lot of climbing and vertigo. A great combination of scenery and adventure

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This is one of the most amazing landscapes and very worth a visit in Madagascar. We went three days doing different tours, one day in the big Tsingy (the most impressive part), and two in the "small" one. Nobody agreed on the age kids must be to get into the park, but it is nothing for small kids for sure.... More 

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

When our guide stopped to pick up our harnesses I knew this would be no walk in the park! Be prepared for the 1.5 hour drive on 17km of appalling roads to reach the car park and having asked us how we were for heights and claustrophobia and he chose the slightly less difficult (cant imagine how difficult the other... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

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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