This remote reserve is on a peninsula on the northwest coast. Accessible only by air, it is well worth the journey, with varied wildlife, excellent birding and fascinating landscape, combining forest, beach and mangroves.
Reasons to visit Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve include:
The cyclone season (January to March) is not really recommended. Many wildlife species(not lemurs)hibernate during May and June. July to October is high season in Madagascar and great for wildlife. Baby lemurs are born in October to November, and the best birding and amphibian watching months are November and December, which are also two of the hottest months.
As remote as it is beautiful, Anjajavy Private Nature Reserve is reached by light aircraft. The flying time from Tana is about 1 hour 40 minutes.
Anjajavy l'Hotel is the place to stay here. The quality of service and accommodation is excellent and reflected in the prestigious Relais & Chateaux status that the hotel holds.
Time: GMT +3 hours
Flights from Europe to Madagascar take about 10/11 hours.
Language: Malagasy and French are Madagascar's official languages. English or German is spoken by a municipal workers and guides.A basic working knowledge of French will make communication easier.
Most nationalities require a Madagascar visa, obtainable from the High Commission in London (or on arrival into International Airport.
Malaria is present in most of the country. No vaccinations are compulsory.