Where to go, what to do while in Madagascar.
As cool as its name sounds, that is how cool this beautiful city in Madagascar is.
Morondava is located at the western coast of Madagascar and as a city has a lot to offer to revelers who fancy a good time. Sandwiched between the sandy beaches of the Kirindy Mitea National Park to the south and the spreading delta lands of the Andranomena Reserve to the north, it is clear from the get-go that Morondava’s real pulls lie out of town.
WHAT TO DO/SEE/VISIT IN MORONDAVA
- The Swiss forest
The Swiss forest is also known as Kirindy National reserve and it is a top destination for many tourists who visit Madagascar. Situated less than two hours’ drive from Morondava, The Park has several wild life that you can view from the birds, chameleons to the lemurs, which are all endemic to the Island. Tourists who love trekking can also enjoy the different clearly marked routes that are found in the Park and these can only be accessed if you have a trained tour guide with you.
- Tsingy de Bemaraha
The Tsingy de Bemaraha is one of the reasons as to why one should visit the Morondava. The beautiful scenery that is given off by the limestone peaks and the various wild species that are found in the National Park.
Some of the activities that can be carried out at the Tsingy include lemur trekking, botany studies, visiting the locals, birding and many more other exciting activities. It was made a UNESCO heritage site to preserve its natural beauty and that is why you should visit the place so that you get to see this unique beauty on your own.
- A visit to the Morondava markets
If you fancy an afternoon walk at the market place and an array of fresh food and fruits out of the farm, then you fancy the markets around this great city.
- Morondava beach
Morondava boasts of several beaches. However, the Morondava beach is the best among them. Often visited by tourists, it offers tranquility and peace in nature. There are also several restaurants around it where one can dine and wine.
- The Avenue of Baobab
The avenue of baobabs is one of the top tourist attractions located in the Morondava and they can be seen lining up on either side of the road as they rise up to the sky. There are over two different species of baobabs in Morondava, which are endemic to the Island. The Avenue of Baobabs has been declared a National monument so that the locals stop cutting them down.
- The Baobabs in love
The baobabs in love are two baobab trees that grew while entwined together and this makes them look like lovers. Their close proximity is where the name of the baobabs in love came from. You cannot therefore visit the Morondava without taking at least one photo in front of them, as they are believed to give those who are in love luck and help all those that are searching for love.