10 days in Madagascar Itinerary

10 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Nosy Iranja
— 1 night
Fly to Antananarivo, Taxi to Andasibe
— 2 nights
— 2 nights


Nosy Be

— 3 nights

Perfume Island

The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Nosy Be is known for wildlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get to know the resident critters at Lemuria Land, ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch, and step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Nosy Be visit app.

Riga, Latvia to Nosy Be is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Riga to Nosy Be due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riga in June, things will get a bit warmer in Nosy Be: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Nosy Iranja

— 1 night
Boasting a tropical-paradise vibe, Nosy Iranja consists of two smaller islands linked together by a narrow stretch of white sand.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on Zebubianco Tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nosy Iranja trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Nosy Be to Nosy Iranja with the Route module. June in Nosy Iranja sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors


— 2 nights
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): stroll through Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then stroll through Vakona Private Reserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Andasibe online vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Nosy Iranja to Andasibe in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip


— 2 nights
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Independence Avenue, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemurs' Park, then don't miss a visit to Maison de Jean Laborde, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Monument aux Morts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, and then take an exotic tour of Lemur Tours.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Antananarivo trip builder.

Traveling by car from Andasibe to Antananarivo takes 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Antananarivo are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Madagascar travel guide

Nature & Parks · National Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
Red Island
Madagascar deserves its reputation as a nature lover's paradise--around 5 percent of the world's plant and animal species are endemic to this island. Lemurs and rainforests, karst landscapes and rich red soil steal the headlines and remain among tops reasons to take a trip to Madagascar. The cultural diversity of the population also provides plenty of intrigue and interest, with distinctive ceremonies, unusual sports, and a varied cuisine all highlights of active, enriching Madagascan itineraries.