Morondava and its landscapes:

« Located on Madagascar’s west coast, on the edge of the Mozambique Channel, Morondava is the economic and administrative capital of the Menabe (Red city)  region. Morondava means ‘long river’ in Malagasy.The city offers visitors a breathtaking landscape: famous seaside resorts with endless white sandy beaches, cloudless soft blue skies, an average year-round temperature of 25°C and extraordinary sunsets at dusk.
Morondava is also known as the cradle of the Sakalava culture, and you can discover this culture through themed tours. Don’t miss the world-renowned Baobab avenue, one of Madagascar’s most photographed sites for sunsets and sunrises.Morondava is also the starting point for a number of nearby tourist attractions. »

The Kirindy and Tsingy Reserve

Just a few kilometers from Morondava, there are two outstanding tourist sites not to be missed on your visit:
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park:Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990, offers a spectacular landscape resulting from millions of years of geological evolution. The reserve is home to a wide variety of endemic species. You’ll discover almost 400 animal species, including mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. What’s more, the park is home to no fewer than 900 native plants.
Kirindy Biosphere Reserve: boasting a high proportion of unique species, the Kirindy forest is a precious vestige of the western primary dry forest. It’s a true paradise for nature lovers. The reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife, both diurnal and nocturnal. If you’re lucky, you may even come across the Fosa, Madagascar’s largest predator.

Tsiribihina River

The descent on the Tsiribihina River is one of the highlights of western Madagascar. This trip takes you down the Tsiribihina River, which takes its name from the presence of crocodiles in its waters, « where you don’t dive » in the local language. This 3-day descent can be made by motorboat, barge or pirogue, depending on your preferences.
Throughout your trip, you’ll be able to observe crocodiles on the riverbanks and a wide variety of other species that populate the surrounding area. You’ll also have the opportunity to discover a succession of varied landscapes, including magnificent natural sites and picturesque local villages. 


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Malagasy Essentials

Set off to discover Madagascar, starting with the Andasibe forest and its lemurs, then on to Morondava with its Baobab avenues, and ending in Kirindy, a national park famous for its varied fauna, including the Fossa.

Western region

Western Madagascar, with its Far West decor, offers natural wonders such as the Tsingy de Bemaraha and the Avenue des Baobabs in Morondava, combining UNESCO heritage with landscapes worthy of cowboy movies.