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Madagascar

Ankarana

Explore Ankarana

Located in northern Madagascar, south of Diego Suarez, Ankarana National Park is a geographical wonder - a unique island of limestone spires or 'Tsingys', raging rivers, tropical jungle, canyons, and underground caves, some of which have collapsed forming isolated pockets of river-fed forest with their own perfectly protected flora and fauna. Ankarana was a natural shelter for the Ankarana people whose kings were buried in the caves.

Highlights

  • Explore the varied landscape with a diverse range of hiking trails
  • Discover Africa's largest interconnected underground cave network
  • Visit Crocodile Cave, home to the rare cave-dwelling crocodiles
  • Witness a number of endemic species, including the Sanford's brown lemur
  • Uncover exceptional birdwatching experiences, with over 100 species recorded

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