What is the Ranomafana National Park Project?
RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK PROJECT Ranomafana National Park, located in the southeastern rainforest of Madagascar, was officially inaugu- rated in May of 1991 and dedicated to the protection of the flora and fauna within its boundaries.
What can you do in Ranomafana National Park?
This magnificient park offers a multitude of activities. You must go to the great thermal baths of Ranomafana where you can enjoy a swim in its warm waters. You can also visit the Kelilalina Botanical Garden, 12 km from the park where you can observe endemic species.
Where is Ranomafana National Park located in Madagascar?
Ranomafana National Park is in the southeastern part of Madagascar in Haute Matsiatra and Vatovavy.
How much does it cost to go to Ranomafana National Park?
It costs 55,000 per day to visit the park.
Where are lemurs found?
Lemurs are primates found only on the African island of Madagascar and some tiny neighboring islands.
How do I get to Ranomafana National Park?
The only way to get to Ranomafana National Park is by road. The entrance is right next to the national road RN25, it is impossible to miss it. It is possible to take a taxi-brousse directly from Antananarivo (gare routière de Fasan’karana), from Fianarantsoa (2 hours) or from Manakara.
Where is Madagascar at?
Situated off the southeast coast of Africa, Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world. Having developed in isolation, the island nation is famed for its unique wildlife.
Why are there no lemurs in Africa today?
The conventional view is that lemurs arrived in Madagascar 40-50 million years ago, long after it became an island. Lemurs didn’t have any predators on the island, so they spread rapidly and evolved into many different species. This is why lemurs are now found only on the island and not all over Africa.