Last day was a long one on the small roads of central Madagascar. The next one was going to be a completely different experience : minimum of driving but lots of hiking, almost entirely outside paved roads and overnight lodging in a homestay in a village.
Following the morning with the Idri in the Andasibe national forest and our luch, we had a short rest time and went off to another lodge which also includes a private reserve with lemurs and other animals. This was an optional activity as it was not included in the tour, so 1-2 from our group did not follow.
Early next day we woke up at 6:30 for an early hike in the Andasibe national park and more specially the Analamazaotra reserve. This park is well known for its population of Idri, the largest living lemurs.
Waking up in the jungle is magical. Outside our cabin windows the view was eery with early mist around. Idris are known to come up to the forest edge and communicate with their early morning songs but it didn’t happy that day. We were told it was maybe a little cold for them, they usually wake up earlier in the hot (rainy) season.
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