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The Mahavavy valley, the Antakarana’s sacred place

The MahavThe Mahavavy river is full of stories and its valley is ideal to discover the local fauna and flora but also the local people’s culture and especially their beliefsavy river is full of stories and its valley is ideal to discover the local fauna and flora but also the local people’s culture and especially their beliefs

The Mahavavy valley

Pilgrimage site of Ambilobe’s region

This sacred place is a significant pilgrimage site for local people who prey their ancestors for blessings and favors. The Mahavavy valley flows from Tsaratanana’s district and falls down into a strait surrounded by waterfalls anddeep canyons. The place is “fady” (forbidden) and is subject too many legends.

The granit pool

The great granit pool is located a few kilometers North, and is fed by a warm water source. Its singularity allows you to dive into the warm water of the Tsaratanana and also dive into the Mahavavy cold water.

Discovering the surrounding small villages

If you plan on taking a 2 to 3 days trip in the region, you will encounter many small villages where the local life is a particularly interesting experience. Those who seek authenticity and mistery will be delighted by this sport trip in the Mahavavy Valley.

Where is the Mahavavy valley ?