Specificity of the Park
Terrestrial National Park classified World Heritage Site, refuge of plants and animals of the forest massif of the Middle East of Madagascar, lowland forest, mountain forest, altimontant meadow, lemur population, palm population Ravenea glauca.
Fauna of Andrigitra Park
108 bird species, 29 species of Micromammal, 15 species of lemurs, 79 species of amphibians, and 50 species of reptiles, 8 species of carnivores, 50 species of non-voting mammals.
Flores of Andrigitra Park
1000 species of plants are known inside the Andringitra National Park. The vegetation differs depending on the forest, dense humid low altitude or medium altitude. But the vegetation of the mountains is the most interesting: the trees are small, more branched with a tendency to sclerophyllia.
How to get there
By the RN7 (towards Tulear), junction with Ambalavao or Tanambao (35 km of Ambalavao towards Ihosy along the RN7), then on 47 km of Ambalavao or 25 km of Tanambao-on secondary road, passable all the year but with the existence of rain barrier.
The road can be closed until 12H after a heavy rain.
A toll fee has been set by the local population to maintain it.
Approximate travel time from Antananarivo: 10 hours minimum
Location of the Park
GPS: between 22 ° 07’Sud – 22 ° 21’Sud and 46 ° 47 ‘- 47 ° 02’Est.
Its central part is about 140 km from Tropic of Capricorn. The Andringitra National Park is located in the Region of Upper Matsiatra whose Chief-Location is Fianarantsoa.
Zomandao, Menarahaka, Iatara and Rienena Rivers.
Gradient ranging from 650 to 2658m
Tropical humid with high rainfall on the eastern slope with an average annual temperature of 21 ° C, tropical high altitudes with temperatures of -7 ° C to 25 ° C, seasonal climate towards the West with an average temperature of 24.5 ° C.
Located on a very high crystalline plateau, constituted in the east by magmatic granite and in the west by the gneiss of Amboropotsy.
Ideal time for the visit
Opening hours: 6:30 am to 3:30 pm
Integral Natural Reserve in 1927, it became a National Park from 1999. It is one of six parks classified, in 2007, the World Natural Heritage Forest Atsinanana.
Betsileo in the North, Barabosy in the West, Baraharonga in the East.