Add to My Yahoo! Add to NetvibesAdd to Google
fr en it  
  Wednesday, 23th april 2014  
help ¦ about us ¦ contact ¦ ¦
Search

TOURISM NEWS FLASH

Focus on the Lake of Vontovorona 07/11/2013 | 07:33:13

The art of picnicking in its original purity has recovered its sanctuary in the quiet vicinity of the Lake of Vontovorona, in the west of the capital city.


The lake’s waters are used by the JIRAMA, the national water and electricity supplying company, to supply the surrounding area. Yet, journeys in canoes over its meanders remain possible as well as delightful. Canoe owners usually fish on a daily basis, but gladly offer a tour of the lake to anyone for 5000 or 6000 Ariary. The generally fresh temperatures and the Malagasy central highlands’ countryside’s’ clean winds make tour worth the price. Vontovorona is located about 15 miles away in the west of the capital city. The polytechnic department of the University of Antananarivo has its facilities there.  Roaming across the villages surrounding the lake, or hunting in the nearby woods happen to be the travelers’ alternative favorite hobbies


 

Send this news to a friend

 

Comment this article (1)

 

print

(1) There is actually no comment about this article

READ ALSO

15/04/2014 | 08:12:42
Ampamarinana, one among the Four Protestant Temples built on the capital city's heights, stands where the first Christian believers prosecuted by the royal ruling power by then, were thrown off the cliff. [See]

07/04/2014 | 09:04:50
Some six miles away from Antsirabe city towers a Tritriva volcanic waters lake which has not revealed all of its secrets yet. [See]

02/04/2014 | 18:34:03
A place like the commune of Ambohimanga distinguishes at best the central highlands of Madagascar. He, who has a short stay in Antananarivo city and a shadow of interest into its culture, must pay a visit to this place, some 12 miles away to the north of the capital city. [See]

31/03/2014 | 11:11:13
Halfway ( in the south) between Antananarivo and Toliara on the National Road No. 7, Ambalavao is by rights the capital of the Malagasy wine. [See]

24/03/2014 | 18:56:27
Unlike the largest part of the Great Isle's central highlands, Anjozorobe has successfully been successfully preserving a significant area of primeval woods safe. [See]

17/03/2014 | 17:57:37
Built up several decades ago, the national road number 12 section stretching between the cities of Farafangana and Vangaindrano, in the south eastern part of Madagascar, is still in a decent enough estate to allow a mostly enjoyable trip . [See]

12/03/2014 | 03:30:41
In the national park of Marojejy, a tour leads visitors to a naturally developed pool in which an utterly relaxing bath awaits as a reward [See]

03/03/2014 | 22:05:36
In the Island's western Menabe region, the irrigation system installed of the Dabara stream constitutes a genuine pledge for life [See]

19/02/2014 | 06:58:59
Together with the beautiful scenery, two waterfalls also make the Andringitra mountain range’s fame. The national park is definitely nowhere near to run short of assets. [See]

17/02/2014 | 08:48:53
The remnants of the Malagasy capital city's peculiar ancient architecture are best reflected by four Protestant temples protruding from the city's heights. And every passing year seem to make them more curious than ever before. [See]

NEWSLETTER

Read Madonline for FREE and receive daily feed in your email inbox (limited time offer).

Enter your email address: