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Wonderful place. I felt like I am on Mars. Must visit. About 2hours drive from Diego-Suarez city... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yongin, South Korea
Great place for a quick visit

The red tsingy is unique and interesting. It is similar looking to that of the grey tsingy, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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National Park Outside diego Suarez, Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) 201, Madagascar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful place. I felt like I am on Mars. Must visit. About 2hours drive from Diego-Suarez city, and about 30mins off road. Entrance fee is 10,000 Ar. Don’t need guide.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The red tsingy is unique and interesting. It is similar looking to that of the grey tsingy, but this is far mor fragile. It is also red and probably will be washed away in time.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tsingy means "the pace you can not walk barefooted" in Malagashi. And they are really unique. These rock formations defy nature. They are so different that we can not even tell you what the look like. Well, they look like Tsingy. It's a bit of...More

Thank Alonh1000
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a must-see if you are traveling this part of Madagascar as it is the only red tsingy in the world and is only accessible in the dry season. The tsingy is at the end of a long, narrow, rutted and winding dirt road...More

1  Thank kenhallinan1
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Madagascar is famous for its Tsingy, as I wasn’t familiar with them it took a visit to realise that the rock formations have been carved by many years of weather into a unique and unusual shapes. We found it worth going, but just to make...More

Thank rod_heather
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I rented a motorbike in Diego and set off for the day. The road is truly appalling, in fact it’s not really a road, it’s a track. And then the road goes “off road” and becomes a track and that’s even more appalling, mainly sand....More

1  Thank yachtmasterjohn
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Amazing "rock" formation has been revealed from erosion. It is beautiful. Add it to your trip, but don't make a special trip out there.

Thank southafricaninasia
Reviewed 22 February 2018

very interesting with fabulous colours, spent half a day here on route to another area.we visited in October 2013 while travelling round Madagasca

Thank debbiebF9262XY
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Navigating over and under razor sharp thrusting volcanic stone complete with your climbing harness is not to be missed. Just when you think you've seen it all, you dip down under the earth through towering walls to find yourself crawling through openings that you eye...More

1  Thank 655michaelf
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Interesting rock formations which you can't see anywhere else in the world. It is a long road to this place - which isn't that big at all - but we did really like it. I liked especially the view on the canyon

1  Thank Maja S
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Response from carlonitram | Reviewed this property |
1)You can visit the ankarana and the red tsingy in a day, but get there in the evening to nosy Be is almost impossible, it takes about 7 hours in a car with a good driver to arrive at Ankify, you'd better sleep at ankifj and... More