Place of discovery headlight of the province of Majunga, the National Park Ankarafantsika owes its fame to its rate of endemicity floristic and faunistic high.
Its forests and savannahs contain a diversified ecosystem: a big lake of 27 ha populated by herons and ducks, a rare floristic formation on sandy massif and a dense forest which contains more than 823 species of plants, 129 species of birds, 8 species of lemurs, reptiles, batrachians…
The road is practicable all year long. Of course, you will need at least 2 days to fully enjoy the 135 000 hectares of Ankarafantsika (bungalows, campsites and restaurant available on site). Especially since the places present a fascinating cultural course of the Sakalava people with the “Doany” (tombs of the kings)
The village of Andranofasika, located a few kilometers from the park, also has small restaurants.
Entrance fees (guiding fee not included)
- Residents: 500 (children) and 2.000 ariary (adults)
- Non-residents: 25,000 ariary (children) and 55,000 ariary (adults)
Tickets are available either at the park’s ticket office or at the regional tourism office in Antananarivo.