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+ Things to do in Sambava
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+ – Visit Vanilla Plantations
Sambava is often referred to as the “Vanilla Capital” of Madagascar due to its extensive vanilla plantations. Take a tour of a vanilla plantation to learn about the cultivation process and the importance of vanilla to the local economy.

+ – Explore the Beaches
Sambava is blessed with beautiful beaches along the Indian Ocean coast. Spend a relaxing day sunbathing, swimming, or snorkeling in the clear turquoise waters of beaches like Ankofiamena and Ambodirafia.

+ – Hike to Marojejy National Park
Embark on a trekking adventure to Marojejy National Park, located about 70 kilometers southwest of Sambava. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to diverse flora and fauna, including rare and endemic species such as the silky sifaka lemur and the Marojejy bamboo lemur.

+ – Visit Antalaha
Take a day trip to the nearby town of Antalaha, known for its lush rainforests, vanilla production, and vibrant market. Explore the town’s bustling streets, visit vanilla processing facilities, and shop for local handicrafts and spices.

+ – Discover Lokobe Reserve
Travel to Lokobe Reserve, located on Nosy Be island just off the coast of Sambava. This protected area is home to a variety of endemic species, including lemurs, chameleons, and birds. Enjoy guided nature walks through the lush forest and keep an eye out for wildlife.

+ – Experience Local Culture
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Sambava by attending traditional music and dance performances, visiting local markets, and sampling authentic Malagasy cuisine at restaurants and street food stalls.

+ – Take a Boat Tour
Explore the coastline and nearby islands on a boat tour from Sambava. Discover hidden coves, pristine beaches, and colorful coral reefs while cruising along the picturesque shoreline.

+ – Relax at Waterfalls
Visit nearby waterfalls such as Mahamasina Waterfall or Antenina Waterfall for a refreshing dip in natural pools surrounded by lush vegetation. These scenic spots are perfect for picnics and relaxation.

+ – Learn About Local Agriculture
Gain insight into the agricultural practices of the region by visiting rice paddies, fruit orchards, and spice plantations around Sambava. Engage with local farmers to learn about their traditional farming methods and crops.

+ – Photography
Capture the natural beauty and cultural richness of Sambava through photography. From stunning landscapes and wildlife encounters to colorful markets and vibrant festivals, there are endless opportunities for striking shots.

Whether you’re interested in nature, culture, or simply relaxing on the beach, Sambava offers a variety of activities to suit every traveler’s preferences.

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