GUIDED TOUR OF THE PARK ANKARANA OUEST
From May to November
Excursion a day or circuit 7 days and 6 nights
208 km from Diégo Suarez (4 hours 30 minutes).
Departure 7 am at the latest
Walking shoe, mosquito cream, rainwear.
THE GREEN LAKE
Duration : 9 hours walking around the site
This tour includes the visit of the Tsingy and the inexhaustible stream of Amposatelo, where you can have a good swim. There you can have lunch –excluding drinks- and a picnic in the park. You will watch and discover Lemurs, carnivores, reptiles and rare birds, and contemplate the canyon and Tsingy vegetation
THE CIRCUIT OF THE CAVE OF ANFIABE AND THE CATHEDRAL
5 hours walking around the site
The cave of Andrafiabe and the Cathedral have beautiful concretions and vast rocky borders. An opening on the ceiling of the cathedral reveals the sun rays, forming a halo of light. The canyon of the Buttes de Chaumont which connects the two caves is a beautiful valley. Bats, lemurs, birds and reptiles are found in this circuit, as well as a newly identified new species of rodent: the Eliurus sp
THE CIRCUIT OF THE SKELETON CAVE
Duration: 3 hours walking around the site
The skeleton of an Antankarana warrior, who died starving during the tribal war, was found in the cave.
The cave has beautiful concretions and the vegetation of the canyon is quite amazing. Unusual fruit trees such as the “wild orange trees” and the “wild manioc” which are not edible mark this trail.
THE CIRCUIT OF THE CAVE MILAINTETY AND POTAMOCHERES
Duration : 4 hours of trekking
The cave and its concretions, the natural basin at the exit of the cave, the islets of ferns are as many landscapes to see absolutely. This cave is the shelter of small bats like the Myotis goudoti, the Miniopterus gleni and the Miniopterus manavi. The crocodile “Crocodylus niloticus” is another “attraction” that might enchant you. The vegetation is not in rest. At the entrance of the cave, one can see some Moraceae, and at the exit, there are reeds and ferns.The shrubby savannah stake the path with the Pachypodium deccari and the Ziziphus sp.
THE GREEN RIVER TOUR AND THE FIRST CANYON
Duration: 5 hours of trekking
The green river is an underground watercourse, a halo of mystery. Its green emerald waters briefly cross the canyon before disappearing again in the rock. Lemurs, including the famous nocturnal Aye-aye, carnivores and birds are there to meet you.
The Canyon forest is dominated by families of Moraceae (Ficus), Burseraceae (Canarium), and Rutaceae (Zanthoxylon).
THE CIRCUIT OF THE ANTSIRONANDOHA CAVE
Duration: 4 hours of walking around
The cave and its beautiful concretions, the nests of parrots at the entrance of the cave, and the Moraceae that grow all around, the bats, from the smallest to the largest, rare birds like the Great black parrot (Coracopsys vasa) and the guinea fowl (Nimida) are the big attractions of this track.
LE CIRCUIT DE LA GROTTE DES CROCODILES ET LE LACD'AMPANDRIAMBORONA
Durée : 6h de trekking
Visitez la grotte et ses concrétions, la rivière ténébreuse et ses crocodiles de Nil, le lac pérenne, fief des oiseaux aquatiques. L’entrée de la grotte est encadrée d’un bouquet de Moracées. À la sortie, on rencontre une riche végétation de marais. Reptiles, oiseaux et poissons sont vos découvertes dans votre circuit.