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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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Wonderfoul Stone Art

Tsingy de Bemaraha is one of the best places I've seen in my life . The gray contrast of stones and green plant is a perfect contrast . The adventurous excursion allows you to get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MauroDelrio00
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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tsingy de Bemaraha is one of the best places I've seen in my life . The gray contrast of stones and green plant is a perfect contrast . The adventurous excursion allows you to get inside the caves and admire the perfect work of nature has done over millions of years .

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Access to the Tsingy only by 4WD. No climbing experience needed and my advice - try it! The view is just so great, this is real geological work of art

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The history & culture behind the Tsingy is already interesting, to hike through it was indescribable! Through caves, bouldering and to reach the summit, it was well worth it! The view is amazing and the structures is mindblowing. Befitting to be UNESCO World heritage site!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This should be on everyone's bucket list. What a great day out, especially for the Big Tsingy. The small Tsingy and pirogue trip on the Manambolo River are also very good but do not compare to the Big Tsingy. The track, not a road, to the start of the trek is a typical track and it does take an hour... More 

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Lloydminster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We traveled here during the rainy season and perhaps that is why we didn't get the full experience. Only the small Tsingy was open as the road to the Large Tsingy was impassable. It is highway robbery for a full rate guide price for a 2 to 3 hour hike through the small tsingy. We paid 55000 MGA per person... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place to visit , I recommend everyone to visit this stunning park,it found nowhere else in the world but it only found in Madagascar

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

The place is amazing. You have to see it. We went to Big Tsingy just at the very end of dry season. You need very high 4x4 to get there. 17 km take over an hour. The cost was 55000Ar per person for the ticket and 180000Ar for the guide (divided into 4 ppl). Whole trekking took approx 6-7 hours.... More 

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Veghel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Tsingy is uniquely beautiful and has some amazing views from the top of the lookout points. The 6 hour hike through Big Tsingy was definitely worth it as you climb along the rocks, crawl underneath huge boulders, and even enter a cave. We were lucky enough to spot some lemurs in the forest though not on the rocks itself as... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

It takes a 3 day effort starting in Tana to get to the Tsingy. The road from Tana to Morondava is tolerable and paved although the landscapes were nothing special (yearly-burned grasslands) and it can be somewhat dull. From Morondava it is an 8-10 hour drive on an extremely rough road (only suitable for 4x4's) that also includes 2 ferry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

It deserves the long trip from Istanbul. I would recommend two nights, First day very early to fly a balloon and visit the reserve. The second to visit the interesting surrounding areas. For ballons the high season is during the winter.

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