The Tsingy of Beramaha

Travel to The Tsingy of Beramaha – Karstic World Heritage Site

Thanks to its unique geography, preserved mangrove forests, and wild bird and lemur populations of the area, the Tsingy of Bemaraha has been classified was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1990.

The Tsingy of Bemaraha is now a nature reserve located close to the western coast of Madagascar. Since the time when it was declared as a UNESCO World Site Heritage, the southern end of the protected area has been changed into a national park covering 666 square sq. km. The northern end of this protected area remains as a strict nature reserve covering 853 sq. km.

The reserve comprises karstic landscapes and limestone uplands cut into impressive tsingy peaks and a forest of limestone needles, the spectacular canyon of the Manambolo river, rolling hills and high peaks. The undisturbed forests, lakes and mangrove swamps are the habitat for rare and endangered lemurs and birds.

You can access the national park by road from Morondava town, situated 150 kilometres south of the park. Limited access is also possible from the town of Antsalova, which can be reached by plane from Antananarivo or Mahajanga.

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