When to go
A tropical climate of altitude characterizes the Amoron'i Mania region resulting in two distinct seasons: a warm and rainy period from November to April and a cooler period from May to October. This Madagascan region ranks among the coldest next to Vakinankaratra. The average temperature varies between 2° to 16° C during the tropical winter and 18° to 21° C in the hot season.
How to get there
Follow the RN7 to the village called Ivato-center, 15km south of Ambositra, there turn right. Follow this road west to Ambatofinandrahana to reach your destination.
Where to stay
You can stay at the "Auberge du Marble". If you decide to sleep in Ambositra, you can choose between the hotel "Mania", the "Tropik Hotel" or if you prefer a natural setting, opt for "Under the Sun of Mada", near Ivato-center.
Where to eat
The cuisine "Auberge du Marble" is reknown for its Malagasy specialties.
What to see
The visit should not be limited to pass through the massif. Use this exploration the to meet with the very warm and welcoming local communities. Regarding the wildlife, you might cross ways with the Sifaka, diurnal lemurs of Madagascar, in the heart of the gallery forests or, when passing through more marshy spots, to see the two- colored frogs (black and orange) by the name Mantella cawanii – a local species in critical danger.