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Andasibe covers an area of montane rainforest at altitudes between 930 meters and 1,040 meters.

Andasibe National Park

Panther Chameleon, MadagascarIt is the best park for the indri, the largest lemur, and two of the 62 resident groups have been habituated, making them easy to see. There are eight other species of lemur in Andasibe and the most commonly seen include the gray bamboo lemurs, brown lemurs and woolly lemurs. There are some wonderful chameleons in the reserve including the two-foot long Parson’s chameleon and the tiny nose-horned chameleon. Frogs are plentiful and birding highlights include Madagascar blue pigeon, coral-billed nuthatches and the Madagascar long-eared owl.

All exploring is done on foot along trails that weave through the forest: expeditions can vary in length from one hour to five. Walks are particularly rewarding in the early morning when indri calls, sounding rather like a weird forest whalesong, echo through the air.

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    • Indri Walk
      Indri, Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Madagascar

      Indri Walk

      Indri Walk

      The main draw to the Perinet Reserve is the chance of seeing and hearing the indri, the largest surviving lemur species. The indris are only found in this national park.

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    • Andasibe National Park Night Walk
      Chameleon, Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Madagascar

      Andasibe National Park Night Walk

      Andasibe National Park Night Walk

      Despite the National Parks and the Perinet Reserve being closed in the evenings it is still possible to see some of the nocturnal species by means of a night walk, accompanied by a local guide.

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