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Amber Mountain National Park

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| Antsiranana Rural, Madagascar
+261 20 22 415 54
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National Park of Montagne d'Ambre

Next to Joffreville, in the North of Madagascar, there is a national park called "Montagne d'Ambre... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Awesome, beautiful, must be seen...

What a beautiful rain forest so easy to reach to and so magnificient not to miss. Its flora and... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Seçkin K
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A vast, beautiful reserve, the Parc National de Montagne d'Ambre draws more visitors than any other place in northern Madagascar.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“national park” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Antsiranana Rural, Madagascar
+261 20 22 415 54
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Next to Joffreville, in the North of Madagascar, there is a national park called "Montagne d'Ambre" which is often translated as "Amber Mountain National park". The access is easy from Antsiranana. You can go there even by sedan. The main attraction are : wildlife, waterfall,...More

Thank Madagascar-Expert
Reviewed September 20, 2017

What a beautiful rain forest so easy to reach to and so magnificient not to miss. Its flora and fauna was so surprising to witness.. Many lemurs. Lots of chameleons, A very interesting experience to live.. Must be seen..

Thank Seçkin K
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Visited for two days. Refreshing environment. Lush, green forest, plenty of wildlife. There are a number of circuits you can trek. Overnighted on the park grounds in the base camp in a building that looked like it's haunted. Bring your sleeping bag if you plan...More

Thank Maja_y_Luka
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Our trip was organised by Cactus Tours Madagascar, Charlie was amazing. Our guide Edi was very knowledgeable and friendly. We had a fantastic day. We were lucky enough to spot lemurs near the end of our stay. We also saw chameleons and geckos. The park...More

1  Thank Ashley1717
Reviewed November 13, 2015

We had a day off whilst working the area and decided to go here due to it being reasonably close to Antsiranana. The park is very nice and we had an excellent guide but didn't find any Lemurs. What he did find was numerous species...More

Thank TivertonPritch
Reviewed October 27, 2015

We visited the park on a recent trip to Madagascar hoping to catch our first glimpse of lemur. We weren't disappointed seeing Sanford Brown lemur group. They weren't easy to photograph in the trees. We saw loads of chameleon, a boa constrictor, spiders, gecko and...More

1  Thank Ruth H
Reviewed September 17, 2015

The chameleons in this park are amazing. Try and get your guide to take you off the beaten path, and don't bother going all the way to the big waterfall - just go the first km or so (before the eucalypt and pine appears).

Thank Joawest71
Reviewed July 17, 2015

I believe Amber Mountain is overrated. Inside the park there is a very limited wildlife and nothing really worth spending time on. Yes you can see the smallest chameleon in the world (Brookesia) but not IN the park but NEARBY the park. At least this...More

4  Thank Malancholia
Reviewed March 5, 2015

Our tour group arrived at the park headquarters in a fleet of 4WDs. I gather the park gets several thousand visitors a year, but with 20 vehicles this was probably one of the larger groups they had seen. While it was dry (just) at the...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed November 7, 2014

We went on a four hour hike in Parc National de Montagne d'Ambre and it was a dry beautiful day. We hiked to the small waterfall and saw lots of birds and reptiles along the way. The trails are in great shape - most of...More

4  Thank Craig-World-Travelle
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