Ranomafana National Park, Fianarantsoa

4.2
#1 of 7 in Nature in Fianarantsoa Province
Tour a natural wonder and see abundant wildlife at Ranomafana National Park, a tropical rainforest reserve home to some rare endemic species. Spanning 415 sq km (160 sq mi) of mountainous terrain covered by dense forest, this popular park features 12 lemur species, including eastern woolly lemur, greater dwarf lemur, and the rare aye-aye. Following a discovery of the golden bamboo lemur here in 1986, the park was established in 1991 after which it soon became one of the most visited places on the island. See the rare Boofis reticulatus frog, endemic to Madagascar, and other species like tenrecs, bats, striped civets, and mongoose. By using our Fianarantsoa trip itinerary planning app , you can arrange your visit to Ranomafana National Park and other attractions in Fianarantsoa.
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  • he park is located a few kilometers from the village of Ranomafana. Obligatory to have a guide with included the sighter who will take care of finding the lemurs including the endangered lemurs. Here....  more »
  • Quite expensive entrance fee (for standards of madagascar), moreover our guide was somehow lazy to walk for 6-8 hours (estimated 6-8 hours walk) and suggested to return in stead of going round trip...  more »
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  • Highly recommend. What a fantastic 2 days of hiking we did. Wish we could have stayed longer. The wildlife experiences are incredible. With a great guide and good spotters you see so much. We came within 15 feet of golden bamboo lemurs and got fantastic photos. Love it!
  • Wonderful park with so much to see -- lemurs, chameleons, frogs, flowers, birds, butterflies, and more. The guides are knowledgeable and can locate things that at first seem impossible to see.
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