15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Morondava
— 2 nights
Drive
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Isalo
— 1 night
Drive
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Fianarantsoa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Andasibe
— 2 nights
Taxi to Antananarivo, Fly to Antsiranana
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Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nosy Be
— 2 nights
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Nosy Iranja
— 1 night
Fly
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Antananarivo
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 17th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with Nofy-Be Sailing & Diving Madagascar and then stroll through Avenue of the Baobabs. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Morondava online route planner.

Durban, South Africa to Morondava is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durban to Morondava. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Isalo.

Things to do in Morondava

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

1
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Isalo

Isalo is a town and commune in Madagascar. For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Isalo journey maker website.

You can drive from Morondava to Isalo in 4.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Isalo

Parks · Nature

2
nights
Fianarantsoa

Fianar

The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Ranomafana National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Ambozontany and then take in the exciting artwork at Labo photo Pierrot Men.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fianarantsoa trip maker site.

Drive from Isalo to Fianarantsoa in 8.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for Andasibe.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

2
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Andasibe

When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then stroll through Vakona Private Reserve.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Andasibe itinerary planner.

Getting from Fianarantsoa to Andasibe by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

2
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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.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Amber Mountain National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Mer D'Emeraude and then hike along Les Trois Baies.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) tour builder tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. July in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemuria Land, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Nosy Sakatia and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Nosy Be attractions planner.

Fly from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Be in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

1
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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 28th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Zebubianco Tour.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nosy Iranja planning app.

Explore your travel options from Nosy Be to Nosy Iranja with the Route module. In July in Nosy Iranja, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, get a sense of history and politics at Andafiavaratra Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument aux Morts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Independence Avenue and then take an exotic tour of Lemur Tours.

To find out how to plan a trip to Antananarivo, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Nosy Iranja to Antananarivo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Antananarivo is slightly colder than Nosy Iranja - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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.