Ranomafana, literaly “Hot water” is a Madagascar National Park where you will be reconnected to the Nature. It’s an opportunity to discover nature, but also an occasion to discover yourself. It offers you a full satisfaction. In fact, you will listen to the magic whispers of trees and the wind at this wonderful dense park forest. You will listen to the spectacular sound of the unique and diverse fauna there. This park will just offer you an eye-catching wildlife.  You can feel the perfect refreshment inside the verdure. It is an exceptional moment where you cut with your city side, the routines and the daily stresses.

To get an idea of what we are talking about, let us tell you the specificity of the Park. It is mostly dense moist evergreen forests that cover almost the entire park with its Bamboo forest and its swamp where plant and animal species such as Pandanus, Varecia variegata variegate, Crayfish, Limnogale Mergulus choose as habitat. Ferns and hundreds of orchids are the rare plants identified. Chinese guava occupies more and more spaces with lemurs and frugivorous birds’ décor. As a matter of fact, the flora is so diverse that you can even have the luxury to explore tropical hardwoods including rosewood (Dalbergia sp), maka (Weinmania sp) and varongy (Mespilodaphne tapack).

Such great forest offers undoubtly an amazing fauna. Indeed, Fishes, insects, butterflies including 4 rare species, spiders, 6 endemic species of crustaceans, reptiles, amphibians, endemic birds are the nature diversity spotted there. Regarding animals of other kinds, we can see there these following animals which only exist in Madagascar: 26 species of lemurs, 7 species of carnivorous mammals and 20 species of insectivores, 07 species of bats including Myzopoda aurita.

A part from that, mother nature makes the park one of the place rich of watercourse. We count 25 in its interior as well as 3 rivers. We talked about “hot water” previously, the Park owes his name to its great thermal baths where you can swim and relax in the warm water. A real paradise of wonder and peace!

 

Once again, like these two last years, Madagascar is classified among the best destinations in the world.

In 2017, according to the New York times, our Island is included in the 52 countries which should absolutely be visited. In the same year, the popular magazine Vogue distinguished Madagascar among the Top 10 incomparable destinations. In 2018, its authenticity brings Grazia French magazine to categorize it as an unavoidable place which you shouldn’t miss for your travel.

And this year, the beautiful Island is still among the top 10 popular countries to visit in the economic magazine Forbes.

So for you, what are the reasons for these classifications?

As far as we concerned, these reasons will at least make you envy to travel here:

1 – The endemicity of fauna and flora:

More than 80% of plants and 90% of animal species doesn’t exist anywhere else.

With no doubt, nature lovers will be well served.

2 – Landscape diversity:

As the 4th largest island in the world, Madagascar has many kinds of authentic and dazzling landscapes depending on the sites you want to visit: jungles, arid savannas, deserts, shrublands, peaks, cliffs and plateaus, marshes and lagoons… It’s up to you.

3 – Conveyance

The adventurers will not be disappointed, they will have the opportunity to travel by   different means of transportation (By ship, plane, boat, car, train…), some of which will even be fun and unusual.

4 – The costal parts

The costal parts of Madagascar are mostly known for their paradisiac beaches: blue lagoons lined with white sand, unexplored coves, various species of trees: coconut and palm, and traditional wooden carved canoes on the most beautiful beaches.

Famous for its marine biodiversity, Madagascar has very diverse marine aquatic species, both fishes and corals. Snorkeling and scuba diving are the main splendid activities, especially at the island of Nosy be.

The list is endless, but we warmly invite you to discover things you’ll never except at the “the red island”.