Encounter up to 20 different lemur species as you explore a range of diverse ecosystems, underpinned throughout with ‘behind-the-scenes’ activities giving you unparalleled access to various community reserves, research projects and on-the-ground conservationists. Marvel at the haunting calls of the indri in the eastern rainforests of Andasibe-Mantadia, visit ‘lemur island’ for an intimate encounter with habituated lemurs, and head out on a night walk with the Mitsinjo Project in search of the elusive nocturnal aye-aye. Golden bamboo lemur and the rare greater bamboo lemur are among the 12 primate species that can be found within the dense forests of Ranomafana National Park, while ring-tailed lemurs abound amidst the rocky outcrops of the Anja Community Reserve. Gain exclusive access to the Kianjavato Lemur Project, a conservation project which researches bamboo lemurs, black-and-white ruffed lemurs and aye-ayes. Here you can track the endangered lemurs and spend time with the researchers to gain a deeper understanding of the conservation issues facing Madagascar today.
What makes this trip extraordinary
- Observe a variety of lemur species in their natural environment.
- Explore the wildlife-rich eastern rainforests of Andasibe-Mantadia and Ranomafana National Parks.
- Visit the Kianjavato Lemur Project, available only to NWS guests, to learn more about their important conservation and community development work.
- Get up close and personal with the habituated bamboo, brown and black-and-white ruffed lemurs of lemur island.
contribute to the conservation of endangered lemurs with 'backstage passes' to important research projects and community reserves.