The Andranomena Reserve also shelters rare species in the process of dissemination, specific animals of the big island like turtle, mongoose and the jumping rat. For those who love hiking and to discover the beauty of nature, three circuits are available: the Tsinjolavitra circuit , a 6 km long circuit, in the 2 hours of walking you will enjoy the different forms of Baobab (twins or bottles) diurnal lemurs (Sifaka) and many birds. To visit the city, walking shoes are advisable, light clothes, without forgetting bottles of water and don’t forget your camera to capture the moment.
When to go
In Andranomena, the climate is hot and dry. The rainy season is from November to March so it is essential to come from April to October during the dry season with an average temperature of 25 ° C.
How to get there
Air Madagascar serves Morondava from the capital, then a transfer by car or taxi to the reserve. For adventurers, go by car from Antananarivo via the RN7 to Antsirabe, then the RN34 to Morondava. Then drive 30 km north of Morondava.
Where to stay
Not far from the capital of Menabe, the best is to go back to Morondava and stay at the Palissandre Hotel West Coast which is also near the airport. With a private beach you can also practice diving and windsurfing.
Where to eat
For eating, the Trecigogne Morondava restaurant offers international cuisine based on fish, shellfish, salads, pasta but also a typical Malagasy cuisine.
What to see
If you spend the day in Andranomafana do not forget to pass by Kirinde Mitea Park, next to the special reserve; you will find lodges of bats and water birds.