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Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Tsingy de Bemaraha: Mitsingytsingyna is the Malagasy term for “walking on tiptoe” and gives its name to the needle-pointed rocks that make up the National Park. Location: Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park is located in western Madagascar in the Melaky region. It is about 250 km north of Morondava, from where taxis run to the National Park. However, an off-road …

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Ankarana National Park

Ankarana: Ankara is derived from the name of the population living there, the Antankarana. Antankarana means “the people from the rocks”, which refers to the Tsingys typical for the national park. Location: Ankarana is located on the RN6, just 110 km south of Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) and about 30 km north of Ambilobe, in northern Madagascar. The park is close …

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Isalo National Park

Isalo: Isalo National Park is located in the southern highlands of Madagascar in a breathtaking mountain landscape of craggy rocks and dazzling mountains in all colours of the rainbow. Location: Isalo National Park is located on the RN7 in the south of Madagascar in the province of Ihorombe. It is about halfway between the coastal city of Toliara (Tuléar, about …

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Lokobe Nationalpark

Lokobe: This national park is named after its highest elevation, the Lokobe at 450 m above sea level. The name means “many colours”. Location: The National Park is located on the island of Nosy Be on Madagascar’s northwest coast and belongs to the Diana region. To get there, you can take an all-terrain vehicle from Antananarivo to Ankify (about 900 …

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Nationalpark Tsimanampetsotsa

Die Mutter des Waldes

Tsimanampetsotsa: The park is named after its salt lake of the same name, which lies in the middle of the park area. The name means “lake in which no dolphins live”. Location: The Tsimanampetsotsa National Park is located in southwestern Madagascar in the Atsimo-Andrefana region. It is located about 950 km south of Antananarivo, the nearest cities are Anakao and …

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