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Mandrare River Camp

Whatever wakes you at Mandrare River Camp, the day that follows will only add to the delight; beginning with a hearty breakfast – funny how sleeping in a safari tent improves the appetite! – on the thatched deck overlooking the mighty Mandrare River.

Then comes the day. At Mandrare, your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Madagascar involves safaris in 4 x 4 vehicles to the evocatively-named Spiny and Gallery Forests. You’ll see ringtail lemurs, Verraux’s sifakas, white-footed sportives, grey mouse and grey-brown mouse lemurs. Not to mention a vast number of exotic birds and dazzling butterflies. And after dinner – served amongst the trees if you wish - you can watch locals performing traditional dancing, or set off on another adventure; to track down the shy, nocturnal creatures of the forest.

Mandrare River Camp, at a glance

  • A three and a half hour drive through unspoiled countryside from Fort Dauphin
  • 45 minutes by light aircraft 
  • Choice of extremely spacious safari tents standing on raised platforms on the banks of the Mandrare River 
  • Very large, tented, four poster beds 
  • Fully plumbed en suite bathrooms 
  • Private terraces with superb views over the water
  • Carved wooden furniture depicting indigenous animals
  • Great food served in the forest or on a rustic deck overlooking the river

For leisure and pleasure

  • Expeditions to see and photograph as many as five different species of lemur, including ringtails, sifakas, sportive and mouse types
  • Huge variety of colourful birds
  • Guided tours to discover the Spiny Forest and Gallery Forest
  • Fabulous flora – 95% endemic to the island
  • Cultural visits to meet Antadroy nomadic tribes people
  • Traditional dancing and rituals
  • Trips to local markets and villages

  • We honestly believe that there is no better company for organising trips worldwide.

    Ian, South America 2020