Ambobaka enjoys a savannah climate with intermittent rains almost throughout the year. The month of July is the driest. The average temperature is 27°C.
Before going to Ambobaka, it is necessary to stop in Ambanja. This capital of the Sambirano Valley is only accessible by car. Take the taxi bush from Antananarivo, or rent a car for more comfort, and follow the National road N°6 for approximate 850 km. From Ambanja, continue to bike for 18 km on an earthy road to get to Ambobaka.
There are no accommodation facilities in Ambobaka. For your stay, choose the hotel Palma Nova, Chez Claire, the Bungalow Hermès, the hotel Patricia or the Timonière in Ambanja.
For your breakfast, choose the restaurant of your hotel, Chez Patricia or the restaurant Nirvana Marcellin in Ambanja. For lunch, the picnic is the best alternative since no hotel establishment is available on the spot.
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