andringitra
ankarafantsika
ankarana
baie de baly
bemaraha
isalo
mantadia
marojejy
masoala
montagne ambre
ranomafana
tsimanampesotse
namoroko
 

montagne d’ambre national park

montagne d’ambre national park took its name from the resin which oozes from the trunk of large trees in the park. montagne d’ambre is a montane rainforest covering 18,200ha, the canopy height averages 25m to 30m. numerous bird’s nest ferns, tree ferns, orchids and lianas on branches and in the understorey. the forest rests on a volcanic massif at heights from 850m to 1,475m. montagne d’ambre is source for different rivers feeding lakes in the park, tumbling down two famous falls, la grande and la petite cascade. as is the case with other national park, montagne d’ambre has its sacred places as the lac maudit.
well-maintained broad trails, accessible even to vehicle, link the main areas of interest making great part of montagne d’ambre accessible all year long.

montagne d’ambre wildlife is a high spot of endemicity with 77 species of birds, 7 species of lemurs and 24 species of amphibians. fauna key species are madagascar crested ibis, madagascar red owl, crowned lemur, sanford’s brown lemur, northern ring-tailed lemur... both diurnal and nocturnal visits show up fruitful.
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