Located at 17 kms of the national park « Tsingy de Bemaraha », in the small village of Bekopaka, the GRAND HOTEL OF the TSINGY OF BEMARAHA with all its team is pleased to accommodate you, to satisfy you and make your stay pleasant. Name VAZIMBA makes the originality of the establishment in memory of the first inhabitants of Madagascar.
The reserve of Tsingy de Bemaraha covers a karstic landscape and a calcareous high plateau carved in an impressive stone forest (tsingy). There is also the spectacular canyon of the Manambolo river, high summits and hills. The intact forests are the habitat of rare and threatened lemurs, and the wetlands in the vicinity the habitat of the rare birds. The area is a karstic part of a calcareous plate of the Cretaceous and beginning of Jurassic, west of the island. That extends from north to south by 100 km length by 5 to 15 km broad, bordered in the east by the 300 with stiff cliff 400m of Bemaraha to the top of the valley Manambolo.
On the west side from the plate is detached in the west from the hills covered by savanna. In north, the country alternates with outcrops limestones. In the south, the karstic plate is deeply eroded in a forest, limestones and canyons which make the access difficult to the site. This zone is known under the name Tsingy (the point of the feet), the Malagasy term to indicate it. It is divided into large tsingy and small Tsingy. The rocks are pointed, certain reaching 30m top and of marine fossils are visible. On the north side of the 20 km of the Manambolo river is in the reserve, with 100m high cliffs. Two seasonal and permanent flows of the rivers on the plate, the drainage west of lakes and of the marshy plains at the bottom of large a depres.
1990: Registration on the List of the world heritage to the title as of natural criteria VII and X.
Tsingy de Bemaraha integral Nature reserve: Ia (integral Nature reserve) Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park: II (national park)
The reserve is in the western center of Madagascar on the plate of Bemaraha, to 250 km west of Antananarivo and of 60-80 km inside on the west side. It is located in the northern half of the plate of the Antsingy area, north of the Manambolo river between 18 ° 17 " with 19 ° 06"S and 44 ° 36" with 44 58"E °.
The tourist season begins April 15th and November 30th , during the rainy season the road is inaccessible.
For the visit, do not forget your torches, your shoes of excursions, glasses, shield solar and hat.
The service of TPE (TERMINAL ELECTRONIC PAYMENT) is not yet accessible to Bekopaka, the use of the credit cards stops in Morondava.
- 1€ ≈ 3 000 Ariary
- 1$ ≈ 2 000 Ariary