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Montagne de Francais

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Madagascar
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nice hike

We hiked from the ticket booth to the mountain top with the fort and the valley of the parakeets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Petra E
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Thakhek, Laos
Nice views.

Quite a nice place to visit and hike while in Diego. This sight requires a guide which you pay for... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Pauli_Roth
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Khartoum, Sudan
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Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Madagascar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked from the ticket booth to the mountain top with the fort and the valley of the parakeets and back. The trek was really beautiful with plenty of wildlife and views. Our guide was also quite knowledgeable.

Thank Petra E
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Quite a nice place to visit and hike while in Diego. This sight requires a guide which you pay for. The entry is reasonable and our guide was nice as many Madagasi people. Bring proper shoes, we managed to walk on sandals but it's not...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We went to Amber mountain specifically to se the Lemurs and were fortunate enough to see mongoose's, spiders, chameleons and several other amazing creatures. The trip out to the park takes some time but it is truly beautiful and well worth the effort to get...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

It is a steep and exhausting hike up the French Mountain. Go in the morning before it gets too hot and bring plenty of water. The view from the top is stunning, and it is interesting to see the old French fortress. There are baobab...More

Thank PHR67
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We did this hike on our first day up north after Air Mada decided not to load any luggage onto the plane. So we only had the clothes on our backs and flip flops on our feet. We hiked up the mountain, sweat dripping down...More

Thank sarzra
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

We went early in the morning, yet we managed to all get burned, as there is no shade (they are currently building a viewpoint with shade). The views were amazing, and it was generally really interesting to see all the ruins.

Thank KayaRosell
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Our guide advised he was 82 years old but that didn't stop him hiking up the mountain like a goat (in flip flops) Some stunning views of the bay and town of Diego from the top Still the remains of the old french fort from...More

Thank Ruth H
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

What an amazing hike! I started off with the normal offered hike but had heard about the jungle parc trail and asked if we could return that way. Since i had brought enough food and water it was possible. And worth it! What a beautiful...More

1  Thank Franka d
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

We didn't exactly visit it, but admired it from our trek, the guide filled in interesting history. Its about the scenery

Thank voyagesmundo
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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

We hiked up Montagne de Francais the day after flying into Diego Suarez. Unfortunately Air Mada decided not to bring the entire plane full of luggage, so we had to hike in flip flops, which we were told would be no problem. Other than the...More

Thank Slouds
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