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Anja Reserve

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B.P. 29 Ambalavao, Ambalavao 303, Madagascar
+261 33 09 590 62
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Lemur heaven

Although this is a small reserve, they have a remarkable conservation story. The lemur population... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
janet g
Ottawa, Canada
via mobile
Small national park, but beautiful

This national park is quite small, easy walk (if you do not want to do the bit climbing as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vienna, Austria
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“local community” (11 reviews)
“small park” (5 reviews)
B.P. 29 Ambalavao, Ambalavao 303, Madagascar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although this is a small reserve, they have a remarkable conservation story. The lemur population continues to expand as the reserve gets tourists and is able to put money back into buying land and growing protected habitat. It employs locals who were all excellent wildlife...More

Thank janet g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This national park is quite small, easy walk (if you do not want to do the bit climbing as well),very likely to spot lemurs, chameleons and other animals. The famous Katta lemurs can be fund here and the surrounding mountains are beautiful.

Thank Gerti1210
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I highly recommend a stop at Anja Community Reserve. The local people have preserved this land in its natural state. It's an easy hike to see lemurs and a pleasant place to spend a couple of hours. After walking and enjoying the lemurs, we had...More

Thank artistUsa
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We visited Anja Parc leading a Swiss group in September 2017. It was a fantastic overall experience, and we have the highest respect of this community project. Sadly it seems that there is some price scam going on, especially from the guide Marcel that is...More

1  Thank Brigitte J
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It's easy to walk in this reserve which is not big. We spent around 1 hr here only. Ringtail lemurs, chameleons, different kinds of plants can be seen. Although we no longer "wow" after seeing Indri, Sifaka and other bigger lemurs in other national parks,...More

Thank MissHK2009
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This little reserve was one of our favorites in Madagascar. First, it was village operated where fees are given directly to the village. They have embraced caring for the wildlife. It was a very relaxing place, with ring-tailed lemurs swinging through the trees (with babies...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 18 October 2017

An early morning tour at the reserve started with breakfast, which I brought, since I overshopped in the food department the day before. After a while our guide joined us taking us past the community laundry place, which is a small reservoir used by the...More

Thank BrittB611
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Small forsest, easy to find ring-tailed lemurs,and they seemed not as shy as others, we had hours to observe them at a very close position.They love boxing!haha!

Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a small park, get s guide (they only speak French) and follow him around. The views are spectacular as are the plants. The highlights were the ring tailed limas ( loads of) and the camilions. We loved it also because it was run...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Anja Reserve is beautiful -- the topography is a bit like what you see in Yosemite, with huge granite monoliths. It's a great place to hike with a guide (guides are required, but should be available at the entrance). The bonus is the ring-tailed lemurs,...More

Thank KevinB229
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14 August 2016|
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Response from 2wheeled01 | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, just saw this question, sorry for the delay. I think that there are accommodations right there at the park, and certainly quite close by, which looked a bit nicer from our perspective. We stayed 2 nights in... More