13 days in Madagascar Itinerary

13 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Fly to Ivato Airport, Drive to Andasibe
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Andasibe
— 1 night
Drive
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Fianarantsoa
— 1 day
Taxi to Ambositra, Bus to Morondava
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Morondava
— 1 day
Drive
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Antananarivo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nosy Iranja
— 1 night
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Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly

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Andasibe

When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Andasibe trip itinerary builder.

Montreal, Canada to Andasibe is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Andasibe is 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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Fianarantsoa

Fianar

The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Ranomafana National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fianarantsoa journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Andasibe to Fianarantsoa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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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 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Morondava travel route planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Fianarantsoa to Morondava in 12 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Morondava

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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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.
On the 21st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga and then see the top attractions with GMT+3 Great Madagascar Tours - Day Tours. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemurs' Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, and then step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine.

Plan my day in Antananarivo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Morondava to Antananarivo takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Antananarivo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Nosy Iranja

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 23rd (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Zebubianco Tour.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nosy Iranja trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Antananarivo to Nosy Iranja in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Antananarivo in May, expect Nosy Iranja to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Nosy Be

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head off the coast to Nosy Fanihy, take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nosy Be travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nosy Iranja to Nosy Be. In May in Nosy Be, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Madagascar travel guide

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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.

Antananarivo Province travel guide

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Zoos · Castles · Sacred & Religious Sites
Antananarivo Province represents one of the nation's most developed regions in terms of industry, literacy, and tourism. Most tours of Antananarivo Province start in the capital, which serves as the main cultural and commercial hub with a large number of universities, French colonial structures, historic landmarks, nightclubs, and various sports venues. Many visitors come here to hike, but if you're looking for alternative things to do in Antananarivo Province, consider visiting exotic nature reserves and farms, touring the area's small towns, and learning more about the region's unusual ancestor reburial ceremonies.