Manambolo River, Madagascar
The Manambolo River in Madagascar has its source in the highlands of ‘Haut Plateau’. The plateau, located in Madagascar, runs about 80 miles far west from Antananarivo, the capital city of the nation. A waterway boasting of the fascinating deep orange color, (thanks to the eroded sediments), the Manambolo River flows down along the deforested countryside and moves towards the Mozambique Channel.
A trip down the Manambolo River is indeed a mesmerizing experience. With mild waters present all through the river course, there is no such option for an experienced rafter to face risky challenges in the waters. But then, the river is ideal for organizing school and family trips. As the river moves through fabulous landscapes and scenic countryside, you get to gaze at the picturesque natural beauty as well. The Manambolo River has a lot to give you. From little-known villages to rare wildlife – the river has it all.
While on a ride on the magnificent river, you will get a glimpse of rare species of birds like Cattle egrets, dimorphic egrets, Great egrets, Madagascar kestrel, Black kite, helmeted guinea fowl, Gray-headed lovebirds, Malagasy kingfisher, crested drongo and the list goes on. Furthermore, the river course has several splendid waterfalls, which offer a great view to all the rafters. As you pass through the canyon while rafting down the Manambolo River, you might get to see lemurs hanging from the trees and wild small ducks moving around on sandy banks.
Thus, once you plan to take a quick break from your daily work schedule and wish to spend some quite moments in a beautiful place, the Manambolo River is indeed a superb option!