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Andapa is a town and district by the same name in northern Madagascar. The population was measured in 2001 at 27,618. The area is part of the Sava Region in the Antsiranana Province. About 90% of the inhabitants are farmers, producing beans, tomatos, vanilla and especially rice.
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'''Andapa is a town and district by the same name in northern Madagascar. The population in 2013 for complete area was 189,882. Andapa is part of the Sava Region in the Antsiranana Province. About 90% of the population in Andapa are farmers, producing coffee, tomatoes, vanilla and especially rice. Much of North Madagascar's rice is grown in this region.'''
  
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The town of Andapa is located between two nature protected areas, [[Marojejy National Park]] and Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve, which include perhaps the most remote rainforests on the island.
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The town is situated within the Andapa basin, named so due to the surrounding mountain ranges and relatively high levels of rainfall. The best times to visit Andapa are from April to May and from September to December when it rains less.
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A central market place offers plenty of seasonal fruits, vegetables, fish and meat and of course Malagasy rice of all varieties. It's easy to get around by [[pousse-pousse]].
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An [[Media:Andapa_099.jpg|airstrip]] close to town is not in use. Andapa can be reached by car from [[Sambava]] in about three hours via a tarred road in good condition.
  
 
== Hotels in Andapa ==
 
== Hotels in Andapa ==
  
'''Hotel Riziky'''<br>
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'''Riziky Bungalows'''<br>
Tel: +261 (0)88 07231 or +261 (0)32 0200743 or +261 (0)32 4021422<br>
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Tel: +261 (0)34 0139222 or +261 (0)32 4021422<br>
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Email: [mailto:riziky.bungalows@gmail.com riziky.bungalows@gmail.com]<br>
 
Website: [http://riziky.marojejy.com http://riziky.marojejy.com]<br>
 
Website: [http://riziky.marojejy.com http://riziky.marojejy.com]<br>
'''Note March 2009:''' Email to riziky@yahoo.fr and htl_riziky@wanadoo.mg bounced!<br>
 
  
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'''[[Hotel Beanana]]''' (10 rooms)<br>
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Tel: +261 (0)20 8807047 or +261 (0)32 4022610<br>
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Email: [mailto:hsbeanana@yahoo.fr hsbeanana@yahoo.fr]<br>
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Website: [http://hotelbeanana.marojejy.com http://hotelbeanana.marojejy.com]<br>
  
'''Hotel Beanana''' (10 rooms)<br>
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'''Hotel Restaurant Vatosoa'''<br>
Tel: +261 (0)88 07219 or +261 (0)32 4022610<br>
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Tel: +261 (0)32 4023528 / +261 (0)34 0472090<br>
Email: [mailto:hsbeanana@yahoo.fr hsbeanana@yahoo.fr]<br>
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Email: [mailto:vatosoa_@yahoo.fr vatosoa_@yahoo.fr]<br>
Website: [http://beanana.marojejy.com http://beanana.marojejy.com]
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'''Hotel Dama'''<br>
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Tel: +261 (0)32 7182944 / +261 (0)34 2858590<br>
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Email: [mailto:depotdamabruno@hotmail.fr depotdamabruno@hotmail.fr]<br>
  
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== Accommodation in the nearby national park ==
  
'''Hotel Vatosoa'''<br>
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'''[[Camp Mantella]]''' -  situated in the lowland rainforest at a height of 428 metres. 17 beds and catering area.
Tel: +261 (0)88 07078<br>
 
Email: N/A<br>
 
  
== Recommended restuarant ==
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'''[[Camp Marojejia]]''' - situated between the lowland rainforest and mid-altitude rainforest at a height of 750 metres.
  
'''Le Regal - Le Relais des Montagnes'''<br>
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'''[[Camp Simpona]]''' - at a height of 1,250 metres, this camp serves as basecamp to those trekking the 2,132 metres peak of [[Marojejy]]. There are 8 beds and space for one tent.
Tel: +261 (0)88 07219 or +261 (0)32 0238883<br>
 
Email: [mailto:bruno-lee.s.t@wanadoo.mg bruno-lee.s.t@wanadoo.mg]<br>
 
Website: [http://regal.marojejy.com http://regal.marojejy.com]<br>
 
  
'''March 2009 update:''' This restaurant has closed due to the current political crisis.
 
  
 
== Additional information ==
 
== Additional information ==
  
 
* http://www.marojejy.com
 
* http://www.marojejy.com
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* http://anjanaharibe.marojejy.com
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* http://travel.marojejy.com
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* [[Andapa photos]]

Latest revision as of 20:39, 3 April 2018

Andapa is a town and district by the same name in northern Madagascar. The population in 2013 for complete area was 189,882. Andapa is part of the Sava Region in the Antsiranana Province. About 90% of the population in Andapa are farmers, producing coffee, tomatoes, vanilla and especially rice. Much of North Madagascar's rice is grown in this region.

Andapa 001.jpg
Andapa 002.jpg Andapa 003.jpg Andapa 004.jpg
Andapa 005.jpg Andapa 006.jpg Andapa 007.jpg

The town of Andapa is located between two nature protected areas, Marojejy National Park and Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve, which include perhaps the most remote rainforests on the island.

Andapa 200.jpg

The town is situated within the Andapa basin, named so due to the surrounding mountain ranges and relatively high levels of rainfall. The best times to visit Andapa are from April to May and from September to December when it rains less.

Andapa 076.jpg
Andapa 049.jpg Andapa 060.jpg Andapa 048.jpg
Andapa 045.jpg Andapa 011.jpg Andapa 014.jpg

A central market place offers plenty of seasonal fruits, vegetables, fish and meat and of course Malagasy rice of all varieties. It's easy to get around by pousse-pousse.

An airstrip close to town is not in use. Andapa can be reached by car from Sambava in about three hours via a tarred road in good condition.

Hotels in Andapa

Riziky Bungalows
Tel: +261 (0)34 0139222 or +261 (0)32 4021422
Email: riziky.bungalows@gmail.com
Website: http://riziky.marojejy.com

Hotel Beanana (10 rooms)
Tel: +261 (0)20 8807047 or +261 (0)32 4022610
Email: hsbeanana@yahoo.fr
Website: http://hotelbeanana.marojejy.com

Hotel Restaurant Vatosoa
Tel: +261 (0)32 4023528 / +261 (0)34 0472090
Email: vatosoa_@yahoo.fr

Hotel Dama
Tel: +261 (0)32 7182944 / +261 (0)34 2858590
Email: depotdamabruno@hotmail.fr

Accommodation in the nearby national park

Camp Mantella - situated in the lowland rainforest at a height of 428 metres. 17 beds and catering area.

Camp Marojejia - situated between the lowland rainforest and mid-altitude rainforest at a height of 750 metres.

Camp Simpona - at a height of 1,250 metres, this camp serves as basecamp to those trekking the 2,132 metres peak of Marojejy. There are 8 beds and space for one tent.


Additional information