14 days in Madagascar Itinerary

14 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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14 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  19​h
1
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Antananarivo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Morondava
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
5
Andasibe
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

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.
Nosy Be is known for wildlife, parks, nature, zoos & aquariums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy, stroll through Ambaro Ranch, and take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nosy Be holiday builder tool .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Nosy Be is an approximately 19-hour flight. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in August, with highs in Nosy Be at 35°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

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

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 21st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle and then walk around Tsingy Rouge Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Ramena, trek along Les Trois Baies, and then look for gifts at Societe Tropicale Miniere.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Plage de Ramena
Highlights from your plan
Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Plage de Ramena ©
Plage de Ramena

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tsimbazaza Zoo, explore and take pictures at Croc Farm, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Antananarivo trip planner.

Getting from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Antananarivo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, Antananarivo is little chillier than Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) - with highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Tsimbazaza Zoo ©
Tsimbazaza Zoo
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar, steep yourself in history at Ankevo Hamlets, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Morondava vacation planning site .

Traveling by flight from Antananarivo to Morondava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Morondava

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

4
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet). There's much more to do: stroll through Vakona Private Reserve, explore the striking landscape of V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve, and walk around Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Andasibe trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Morondava to Andasibe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Andasibe

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

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