Sava Region attractions

National Park in Sava Region

Parc National de Marojejy

This is one of Madagascar’s flagship parks. Consisting of more than 550 sq km of pristine mountainous rainforest, it covers the Marojejy massif, an area of magnificent scenery. Attractions here are the highly endang…
Nature Reserve in Sava Region

Réserve Spéciale d’Anjanaharibe-Sud

A place of outstanding beauty and solitude, this little-visited 286-sq-km reserve is the northernmost outpost of the black indri. It is also home to the silky sifaka, white-fronted brown lemurs and some primordial t…
Plantation in Sava Region

Domaine d’Ambohimanitra

Meaning 'hill of perfumes', the Domaine d'Ambohimanitra produces various types of vanilla on its 60 hectares along with cinnamon, ravintsara, allspice and cloves. On a 2½-hour visit you will learn about production a…
Plantation in Sava Region

Soavoanio Coconut Plantation

This enormous coconut plantation extends across 50 sq km, where the trees march away into the distance in strict lines. On the two-hour visit you will see germination, seedlings and processing of the nuts into copra…
Nature Reserve in Sava Region

Loky Manambato Protected Area

Founded to protect flora and fauna and to support local villages, Loky Manambato's forests spectacularly host around 1000 critically endangered golden-crowned Tattersalli sifakas. This reserve is managed by the Mada…
Village in Andapa

Village Tourism

Ambodimanga village, 10½km south of Andapa, is one of several villages participating in this project. Help with agricultural chores, watch dancing, learn to cook rice Malagasy-style and generally take part in villag…
Wildlife Reserve in Antalaha


Billed as a botanical hiking trail, Macolline is an arboretum on the banks of the River Ankavanana, 3km north of Antalaha. Guided walks of three to six hours can include lunch and a pirogue ride. There are fruit tre…
Nature Reserve in Andapa

Réserve National d'Antanetiambo

Just 6km north of Andapa, this reserve is supported by the Lemur Conservation Foundation and run by Désiré Rabary. You can spot northern bamboo lemurs and mouse lemurs in the forest and a multitude of birds in the w…
Natural Feature in Reserve Speciale d'Anjanaharibe Sud

Takhtanjania Site

The 'living fossil' tree Takhtanjania perrieri lives only in this spot. Discovered in 1909 but not seen again until 1994, the tree grows to about 9m and has leathery, aromatic leaves and red flowers.
Hot Springs in Reserve Speciale d'Anjanaharibe Sud

Ranomafana Hot Springs

A series of hot springs that can be reached via the Ranomafana Trail.