The National Park Andasibe- Mantadia is spread over the area of 155 square kilometers. The Park consists of two parts – the reserve Analamazaotra and the reserve Mantadia. The smaller reserve Analamazaotra, which is better known as "Perine", is located in the Southern part of the Park.
The reserve Mantadia is larger in size. It is situated in the Northern part of Andasibe.
The Park was created in 1989. Due to its proximity to the capital and good road condition, the Park is one of the most popular among travelers. The Park is famous for the fact that it is home for indris – the largest species of lemurs. While walking, you can hear their screams. This is probably the rainiest place on the island.
It rains about 210 days in a year, and the entire quantity of precipitation is about 1700 mm. So as not to be dripping wet and not to spoil your impression about visiting of this national Park, it is better to come here from September to December or from the beginning of April to the end of May.
Andasibe is a small village located at the entrance to the Park, where you can stay in a hotel to fully enjoy all the beauty and local flavor. The village has a railway station, several churches, shops and a post office. You can hire a guide here. The minimum walk time is 3 hours.
People usually come to the national Park Andasibe- Mantadia to admire the lemurs, chameleons, birds, butterflies and 800 species of orchids.
06:00 - 16:00
BP 15 Andasibe - 514 Moramanga
Phone: +261 33 14 440 31
E-Mail: [email protected]
18° 49′ 36″ S, 48° 26′ 52″ E