Today we will explore the park and go in search of wildlife on a 4 hour walk
in Andasibe National Park, also known as Perinet. The park is home to the
teddy bear-like Indri, the largest of Madagascar's lemur species, as well as
other forms of flora and fauna and a wide array of bird life. Listening to
the piercing yet melancholy cry of the Indri in the morning is an evocative
sound and for those who are prepared to follow them through the thick
rainforest, the reward is often a close-up view of these beautiful creatures.
A group of five Diademed sifaka have recently been re-introduced to Andasibe
from Mantadia, and if we are lucky, we may spot one of these unusual
In the afternoon we return to Madagascar’s capital, known simply as 'Tana'
to the locals. On the way we visit the Peyeiras centre in Mandraka which
houses an outstanding collection of butterflies, chameleons and frogs.
Accommodation: Au Bois Vert Hotel or similar