15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  26​h
1
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
2
Andasibe
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Maroantsetra
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Antananarivo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Tolanaro
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  11​h
6
Ambalavao
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Brussels

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ramena Beach and The three bays. Visiting Mer D'Emeraude and Montagne de Francais will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle and try your luck at Grand Cercle de Diego.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) travel route builder tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) is 2 hours. Traveling from Brussels in July, things will get a bit warmer in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez): highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude
Montagne des Francais ©
Montagne des Francais
The three bays ©
The three bays

1
night
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then explore the striking landscape of V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Mitsinjo Reserve.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Andasibe trip itinerary builder website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Maroantsetra.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve
V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve ©
V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve
The Mitsinjo Reserve ©
The Mitsinjo Reserve

1
night
Maroantsetra

Maroantsetra ©
Maroantsetra is a market town and domestic seaport in Analanjirofo Region, Madagascar, at the northern end of the Bay of Antongil.Maroantsetra is the main point of access to Masoala National Park and the Nosy Mangabe special reserve, and the headquarters of the park authority.Access to the town is mainly by air, with regular connections to Toamasina and Antananarivo or by sea. On the 7th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Masoala National Park. On the next day, get outside with Destination Masoala and then get outside with Maroantsetra.

For maps and other tourist information, go to the Maroantsetra road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Maroantsetra takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Maroantsetra

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Maroantsetra ©
Maroantsetra
Masoala National Park ©
Masoala National Park
Destination Masoala ©
Destination Masoala

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar and Réserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo and Piratenmuseum in Antananarivo. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Is´art Galerie, learn more about the world around you at Le Petit Musee de POierre, take a stroll through Andohalo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Faravohitra.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Antananarivo trip planning app .

You can fly from Maroantsetra to Antananarivo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. July in Antananarivo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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Réserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic ©
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo ©
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo

1
night
Tolanaro

Tolanaro ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stroll through Nahampoana Reserve and then stroll through Lokaro Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tolanaro trip maker tool .

You can fly from Antananarivo to Tolanaro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Antananarivo in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Tolanaro: highs are around 28°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ambalavao.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nahampoana Reserve ©
Nahampoana Reserve

1
night
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. On the 13th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Parc National de l'Andringitra. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Il trekking del Camaleonte.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ambalavao tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tolanaro to Ambalavao takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ambalavao

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parc National de l'Andringitra ©
Parc National de l'Andringitra

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