TSIRIBIHINA RIVER TRIP AND THE TSINGY OF BEMARAHA
Tsiribihina is a river in the western of Madagascar. The river is surrounded by mangroves which makes the trip very interesting. The navigation starts from the shore of Mahajilo river, a tributary of the Tsiribihina. You will travel in covered and large motor boat equipped with kitchenette and a sun-deck. The majestic Tsiribihina flows between the spurs of the highlands to the high vertical walls of the Bemaraha Canyons where the tropical forest grows, providing a perfect habitat for the lemurs. During the two days navigation, there are stops which will enable you to see the inner land and discover fantastic waterfalls and natural pool with luxuriant vegetation. Don’t miss out to see various species of lemurs, crocodiles, turtles and birds like the herons, pink ibis, and parrots. After the river trip, you will reach Bemaraha National Park, the Tsingy the Malagasy word for “walking on tiptoes” is a protected area. It has been listed one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990. During this trip you may see the following: - 11 species of lemurs including the Decken's sifaka, red-fronted brown lemur, fat-tailed dwarf lemur, grey mouse lemur/ the Cleese's woolly lemur and the Sambirano lesser bamboo lemur. - mammals and the small carnivorous falanouc and ring-tailed mongoose, and several bats. - 100 species of birds which have been found within the Bemaraha National Park: the endangered Madagascar fish eagle and crested ibis, Madagascar wood-rail, giant coua or Coquerel´s coua. - 45 reptiles and amphibians: Madagascar iguana a local endemic long-tailed skink and the Antsingy leaf chameleon.
- 7 Days
- 1 Stars
- Nature & Adventure Travel