MAKAY

Language English
Price 500 USD for tour
Capacity Group of more than 10 people
Duration 10 hours

Is found in South West of Madagascar, Menabe Region, in Morondava.Towards the hinterland, this Unique Massif formationis still not well known even by Peoples in Madagascar, and accessible only from May to November. Sculpted in huge massifs of crystalline rocks by erosion for several hundred millions of years. Stretching over more than 7,500sq km in South-West Madagascar, it is a real Natural Monument, and its difficult access makes it one of the least explored and exploited areas.

Tropical rains cause significant disintegration of sandstone which is manifested by landslides, formation of caves, and agglomeration of large amounts of white quartz at the bottom of the canyons.

The valleys with a depth of several hundred meters were suitable for the development of many plants and animals species which have been self-sufficient for millions of years to generate new species. Among all the hidden treasures of the sanctuary, a team of scientists discovered what may be the most ancient petroglyphs in the Island in many caves and rock shelters of the Massif. Some have been identified by scientists as dating from the 13th century.

Makay is a great site for trekking and hiking; Indulge in 05 to 08 days walk to walk through the mysterious world of valleys, cliffs, forests, caves and lakes inhabited by crocodiles.

You will often be wet across rivers or sometimes head in the clouds when you are on top of cliffs. A human adventure that takes you to share the daily life of Native.

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