• Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour
  • Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour
  • Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour
  • Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour
  • Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour
  • Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour
  • Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour
  • Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour

Tsingy de Bemaraha tour is a one-week route takes you to the west coast of Madagascar. This Madagascar safari tour goes between the coastal city of Morondava and Tsingy of Bemaraha.

On this African safari tour in Madagascar you will tour Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park. It is among the best National Park to visit when on holiday in Madagascar

Tsingy de Bemaraha tour combines the best of Tsiribihina river and Tsingy de Bemaraha. This Madagascar tour allows for great adventure and relaxation. This is in the western part of Madagascar.

On the Tsingy de Bemaraha tour you will enjoy a relaxing pirogue (canoe) tour. This takes place on the Tsiribihina river. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape and a wide variety of birds and wildlife. You will definitely visit Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park and the famous Baobab Avenue.

The Tsingy de Bemaraha tour is the best way to discover the Tsingy of Bemaraha. You will leave on a regular flight from Tana to Morondava where you willmeet your driver guide. Thereafter a walking safari scheduled to the Big and Small Tsingy.

Your Tsingy de Bemaraha tour will visit the Gorge of Manamabolo is also a must on a dugout canoe. You will also have the opportunity to visit villages and meet people during this escapade in the mid-west of Madagascar.

Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour

Later your Tsingy de Bemaraha tour will be able to drive down south to the Baobab Avenue in Morondava and visit the Kirindy Reserve.

Tsingy de Bemaraha Tour Destinations

The Tsingy de Bemaraha tour takes you to the spectacular mineral forest of Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park. This Madagascar national park stands on the western coast of Madagascar. Tsingy is the Malagasy word for “walking on tiptoes” and the nearly impenetrable labyrinth of limestone needles justifies this name.

The whole protected area, designated a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1990, comprises a surface of 1.575 km². This remote area was not a tourist trek until 1998, when the southern part (723 km²) was declared a National Park.

The northern section is an Integral Reserve so tourists are not allowed to enter the zone. The reserve’s canyons, gorges, undisturbed forests, lakes and mangrove swamps display an astonishing richness of fauna and flora which have not been completely recorded. The rate of endemism is about 85%, and 47% are even local endemic!

River cruise Manambolo

In the morning your Tsingy de Bemaraha tour undertake a river trip by canoe on the Manambolo river. Surrounded by the sharp rocks, you travel with a guide at a leisurely pace over the earth-colored river.

Your guide on Tsingy de Bemaraha tour will tell you many interesting stories about the local customs of the people who live here. You can visit special limestone cliffs and caves with sparkly stalactites that lie along this river.

A headlight is handy to bring along on this Tsingy de Bemaraha tour. You will be pointed out a Vazimba tomb up on a cliff ledge above the river. Enjoy the birdlife and the peaceful environment from your local pirogue (local canoe) while you float the calm and scenic river.

It is on Tsingy de Bemaraha tour that you are far removed from cities, roads and vehicles. This part of the country stands for remoteness, flora, fauna, and beautiful scenery.

The Small Tsingy

Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour

The Tsingy de Bemaraha tourheads to the Small Tsingy among the Tsingy de Bemaraha National park. It is located near the entrance of Bekopaka village. With its magnificent formation, it immediately catches your attention from a distance before taking the small ferry in the gorge of Manambolo.

Due to erosion this fissured limestone has become sharp and pointed, creating a very special scenery. A Tsingy de Bemaraha tour to the small Tsingy is a nice walk through the beautiful rugged landscape.

Via walkways your Tsingy de Bemaraha tour crosses deep gorges and there are several beautiful viewpoints. In this territory, 53 species of birds coexist with reptiles, tiny frogs, as well as mammals.

You also have a good chance to see the Deckens Sifaka during this walk. Their gray and white coat draws nicely against the gray rocks. The walk takes about 2 to 3 hours and is a nice warm up for the Big Tsingy.

The Big Tsingy

Your Tsingy de Bemaraha tour will head 17 kilometers, just an 1-hour drive from the entrance. Thii is where the walk starts in the big Tsingy. You start by fitting a harness that you will need during this adventurous hike.

You will be fully equipped and briefed on this activity of your Tsingy de Bemaraha tour. You start the walking through a beautiful section of forest to the starting point of the climb.

Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour

Secured to a cable you go in, through, over, under and along the sharp rocks. You get to know the Big Tsingy of Madagascar in a spectacular way. Your Tsingy de Bemaraha tour takes a hike to the first big circuit for its cave.

Take the suspension bridge and the magnificent view on the skyscraper’s limestone pinnacles. On the way you enjoy the picnic lunch from the lodge. You will be amazed by the 30 meters high cracks, forest canyon where lemurs and birds live and the unique flora with its endemic and medicinal plants.

This section of your Tsingy de Bemaraha tour lasts between five and six hours and requires the necessary perseverance. The tour is not suitable for people with extreme claustrophobia.

Kirindy Forest Reserve

Kirindy is the land of dry deciduous forests – the world’s most endangered ecosystem. This is where giant baobabs impress with their towering poise. Kirindy Reserve is a privately managed forest.

Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour

A Tsingy de Bemaraha tour to kirindy takes you to the home to seven species of lemur. Here you will see the pygmy mouse lemur, giant jumping rat, six nocturnal lemur species, many reptile and amphibian species.

The best time to go to Madagascar and visit Kirindy Reserve is undoubtedly the rainy season. Whilst Kirindy experiences extreme seasonal changes, the short and hot rainy season between December and February. This is usually followed by a surge of activity as it explodes with green vegetation.

Frogs leap through rain puddles and trees are filled with birdsong. But it is also the most popular time for safari groups, passing through on a regular basis en route to elsewhere.

Baobab Avenue

The Avenue de Baobab is stunning all day long and a widely popular attraction. However, sunset is the best and most popular time of the day. Truly magical due to Madagascar’s location; sunset is easily predictable.

In January sunset is around 6:30 pm and in June you can expect the light to disappear around 5:20 pm. If you want to see the Baobabs in bloom February and March are the right months. Along the dirt road RN8 connecting Morandava and Belon’i Tsiribihina you will find many Baobab trees (Adansonia grandidieri).

Tsingy De Bemaraha Tour

Only a small part of just 250 m is known as the Baobab Alley due to its photogenic nature. The road leads from Morandava to the Andranomena Reserve or the Kirindy Forest.

Photographers around the world visit Madagascar, and it became one of the most visited places in the country.