11 days in Madagascar Itinerary

11 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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11 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  31​h
1
Antananarivo
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
2
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
3
Andasibe
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Seattle

3
nights
Antananarivo

Antananarivo ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ambohimanga and Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosquee Sunni, examine the collection at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, and relax in the rural setting at Croc Farm.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Antananarivo itinerary maker app .

Seattle, USA to Antananarivo is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 11 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Seattle in December: high temperatures in Antananarivo hover around 82°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo ©
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo

2
nights
Nosy Be

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch, then head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nosy Be trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Antananarivo to Nosy Be in 2 hours. In December, Nosy Be is somewhat warmer than Antananarivo - with highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Nosy Be

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve ©
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet).

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Andasibe trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nosy Be to Andasibe in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Vakona Private Reserve ©
Vakona Private Reserve
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve

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