The island nation of Madagascar, off the southeastern coast of Africa, is brimming with lush parks and remarkable wildlife—and Andasibe-Mantadia National Park is one of the most popular reserves. Home to more than a dozen species of lemur, 100 species of birds and 50 types of reptiles, as well as the legendary aye-aye (a unique type of lemur), nature lovers ought not to miss this remarkable site.
This tour has guests spending two nights in a comfortable lodge, and days longer exploring the park’s thick and humid rainforest. With a base close to Antananarivo, the country’s capital and main gateway, this affordable three-day package is perfect for anyone taking a short visit to Madagascar but who still wants to see lemurs in their natural environment.
Days 1: Spying traditional Merina villages on the quick drive to Andasibe, before a leisurely nighttime tour of the grounds
Day 2: Touring the Andasibe reserve and heading to Lemur Island at Vakona Forest Lodge before a free afternoon of relaxation in a natural paradise
Days 3: Heading back to the bustling capital, departing the reserve and with enough time to explore more of Antananarivo