AVENIDA DE LOS BAOBABS

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Madagascar

Avenue Of The Baobabs

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Madagascar, the Avenue of Baobabs is a stunning series of towering Baobab trees lining a 260m stretch of road between Morondava and Belon’I Tsiribihina, in the west of the country.

An endangered species, Baobabs are often referred to as “upside down trees” because of the sparse root-like branches found at the top. They can live to be as old as 800 years, reach heights of over 30 metres and have trunks as wide as 11 metres. The avenue is at its most impressive at sunrise and sunset, when the trunks change colour and the shadows stand out.

Best time to visit the Avenida de los Baobabs

The best time to visit The Avenue of the Baobabs is during the dry season, from April to December. Even though you pick out a dry period, there isn’t a week in Madagascar without any rain. 

The avenue is at its most impressive at sunrise and sunset, when the trunks change colour and the shadows stand out.

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Madagascar has many different climate zones. This makes the landscape very diverse: from the fertile highlands to the dry south, and from rainforest to tropical coastal areas and idyllic beaches with many sailing, diving and snorkeling opportunities. Every year, humpback whales look for the rich underwater world during their migration. This ‘red island’, as Madagascar is also called, houses a dozen beautiful nature parks. It contains many endemic flora and fauna: plants and animals that only occur in Madagascar. A part of it lives nowhere else in the world, like many species of half apes, reptiles (including chameleons), orchids, palms, not to mention some species of the sacred baobab tree. The island is also a paradise for birdwatchers. Rice is grown on a large scale and you can even find tea plantations. In Madagascar you are in all respects between Asia and Africa. ‘A continent in itself’.

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