13 days in Madagascar Itinerary

13 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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13 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h
1
Antananarivo
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Morondava
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Andasibe
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
5
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Antananarivo is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, relax in the rural setting at Croc Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tsimbazaza Zoo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Antananarivo travel route website .

London, UK to Antananarivo is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Antananarivo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Antananarivo to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

1
night
Morondava

Morondava ©
Known for its iconic road lined with ancient Baobab trees, the sleepy coastal village of Morondava serves as a popular base for travelers looking to explore the national parks and nature reserves of Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar and then stroll through Avenue of the Baobabs.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Morondava online trip planner .

You can fly from Antananarivo to Morondava in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Morondava

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Avenue of the Baobabs ©
Avenue of the Baobabs
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar ©

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet) and then delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Mitsinjo Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Andasibe trip simple and quick.

Getting from Morondava to Andasibe by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Andasibe

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vakona Private Reserve ©
Vakona Private Reserve
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve

2
nights
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) ©
On a trip to Antsiranana, a sleepy port town in Madagascar's northernmost province, you can enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of its streets, lined with quaint colonial-era buildings and colorful marketplaces.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get outside with Mer D'Emeraude and then trek along Les Trois Baies. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The three bays and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne des Francais.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) journey site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude
Montagne des Francais ©
Montagne des Francais

3
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Nosy Sakatia and then stroll through Ambaro Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nosy Be tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Be takes 1.5 hours. January in Nosy Be sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia
Nosy Fanihy ©
Nosy Fanihy

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