When to go
This northeastern part of the Big Island is characterized by a humid tropical climate with heavy rainfall. But you can visit the area all year long.
How to get there
Take a flight by Air Madagascar to Sambava, from there you will continue by car. Andapa is 100km from the capital of SAVA. Driving to the capital, the distance is 1590km (RN4, then RN6 and RN5a).
Where to stay
If you choose to spend the night in Andapa, you can stay at the Vatosoa Hotel and Restaurant, the Beanana Hotel or the Riziky Hotel.
Where to eat
A picnic by the river Ankiakely or at the top of the hill will enhance your visit. Otherwise, taste the culinary specialties of the Vatosoa Restaurant, the Beanana Hotel or the Riziky Hotel.
What to see
Pollination of the vanilla flower, which requires human intervention, is a must-see during the flowering season. It is possible to observe chameleons, snakes, birds, amphibians, butterflies and other animal species of the region. An introduction to artisan fishing of the regional endemic freshwater species is also possible. On the hillocks, discover about 30 beehives, ponds and fish farm basins...