Top things to do in East of Antananarivo

Top Choice National Park in Parc National Andasibe Mantadia

Parc National Analamazaotra

This is the most popular park within Parc National Andasibe Mantadia. The real draw of this reserve is the rare indri, Madagascar’s largest lemur, whose unforgettable wail can be heard emanating from the misty fores…
Top Choice National Park in Parc National Andasibe Mantadia

Parc National Mantadia

Part of the Parc National Andasibe Mantadia, this park is about 17km north of Andasibe. Created primarily to protect the indri, Mantadia also hosts the black-and-white ruffed lemur. A quiet, beautiful area with nume…
Park in East of Antananarivo

Mahay Mitia Ala

The Mahay Mitia Ala (VOIMMA) park, opened in 2011, is managed by a local association to promote biodiversity, conservation and local development. The species found here are the same as in nearby parks, including the…
Nature Reserve in East of Antananarivo

Réserve de Maromizaha

If you want real unadulterated wilderness then the Réserve de Maromizaha is what you're looking for. This 100-sq-km ecotourism reserve, about 8km southeast of the Parc National Mantadia is more the preserve of scien…
Park in East of Antananarivo

Parc Mitsinjo

Located on the main road opposite the MNP office, Mitsinjo is a private reserve run by Association Mitsinjo, set up by guides to promote conservation and community tourism. It’s a great idea to add this to your itin…
Nature Reserve in East of Antananarivo

Vohimana Forest

Established as a private reserve in 2001, this crucial 1.6-sq-km corridor links the Andasibe area parks with the forests of the south. At present facilities include around 20km of walking trails, from two hours to t…
Nature Reserve in East of Antananarivo

Réserve de Torotorofotsy

A varied and attractive landscape of wetlands, forests and small villages, this private reserve is known for its greater bamboo lemurs and excellent birdwatching. A visit here to see the birds, and perhaps the golde…
Nature Reserve in Parc National Andasibe Mantadia

Parc des Orchidées

This little park is at its most attractive in October to December when the orchids are in bloom. By late summer it’s almost completely dried up. There’s no signage so you need a good guide to fully appreciate it. Ev…
International in Moramanga

Le Coq d’Or

A neat painted cafe off the main road, serving soupe chinoise (noodle soup with fish, chicken or vegetables), fried chicken and other Malagasy meals. Highly rated by locals.
Museum in Moramanga

Musée de la Gendarmerie Nationale

Exhibits cannons, police uniforms, a vintage taxi-brousse and an enormous bunch of dried marijuana. There are also various traditional medicines and spells on displays.