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Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve

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Standing on Top of a Razor Sharp World

The two days we spent at the Tsingy, were some of the most incredible and taxing days we spent in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen G
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Sioux City, Iowa
Like something out of an Indiana Jones movie

Tsingy is a bit remote, but I'm very glad we went there. It was a great end to a three-week trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KevinB229
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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The amazing landscapes of limestone pinnacles, gorges and pristine forests protect many rare birds, lemurs and reptiles.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed yesterday

The two days we spent at the Tsingy, were some of the most incredible and taxing days we spent in Madagascar. Just viewing the limestone spires is awe-inspiring. Actually being able to climb and hike among them was one of the highlights of our vacation....More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tsingy is a bit remote, but I'm very glad we went there. It was a great end to a three-week trip, and while you might fit it into a two-week trip, if you have less than two weeks you might skip it just because it...More

Thank KevinB229
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To climb the route of Tsingy is not easy, and even difficult for people who are afraid of height. The route is actually not very long, but most parts are vertically going up and down. It is an interesting experience for people who never did...More

Thank aiyi w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gray jagged rocks shaped like crowns scratch the sky. Rocks balance precariously on each other. Wearing a harness and headlamp, we squeezed and crawled through a cave, then climbed to the top of the tsingy. Using a via ferrata route, we used carabiners to secure...More

Thank krawner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grand Tsingy (4 hour) is a difficult climb up rock walls and through one-meter high cave passages. Very hot (44c) during mid-day October. Drenched in sweat.

Thank ScottKar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful area, the 4h circuit was very nice with great view points. The trail was fun to do and our guide was very good. We saw white and brown lemurs. Overall, great place but such a long drive to get there.

Thank flak_srilanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew by small aircraft into the nearest landing strip then it was almost an hour drive over unpaved, dirt roads to get to the village at the entrance to the Tsingy. If you didn't fly in we have no idea how long it would...More

1  Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Tsingy de Bemaraha is the one most peculiar landscape in Madagascar! You feel like a termite in a termite nest as you walk through the peculiar rock formations of the Grand Tsingy. Sometimes you have to physically climb, other times you have to crawl in...More

Thank phaedra o
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We loved the place that needs minimum 2 full days to be visited if you wanna appreciate it as it should be. We had a first 2 hours pirogue trip in the Manambolo gorges with its crocodiles, bat caves and sacred caves (all quite impressive...More

1  Thank famille_LENIQUE
Reviewed 26 August 2017

It's too difficult to explain your feelings and impressions in Tsingy! All pictures you can find in internet don't show you how amazing this place! Usually you see on pics just top of these sharp stones, and of course it's interesting. But, actually, your visit...More

Thank NadyaOk
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missljb2017
15 September 2017|
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Response from Sergey K | Reviewed this property |
Once you mean Gorge excursion by pirogue you can buy it at the office close to Small Tsingi. Tip - skip the small Tsingi. Take Big in the morning and pirogue after lunch - so you'll save one day
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AnnAvuziak
8 July 2017|
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Response from Sergey K | Reviewed this property |
That's the end of dry season so... check out other reviews. Better be vaccinated against malaria. Once you're a little bit fat - some places in Tsingi won't be reachable for you. You may take Big Tsingi in the morning and... More
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