16 days in Madagascar Itinerary

16 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Fly
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Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly
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Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
Fly to Antananarivo, Taxi to Andasibe
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Andasibe
— 1 night
Drive
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Antananarivo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fianarantsoa
— 2 nights
Taxi to Ambositra, Bus to Morondava
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Morondava
— 2 nights
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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot, and ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nosy Be vacation builder website.

Tallinn, Estonia to Nosy Be is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to Nosy Be. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tallinn in July: high temperatures in Nosy Be hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Amber Mountain National Park in Joffreville (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: trek along Les Trois Baies, take in the awesome beauty at Montagne des Francais, and get outside with Mer D'Emeraude.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) online road trip planner.

You can fly from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

1
night
Andasibe

When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
On the 27th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then stroll through Vakona Private Reserve.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Andasibe trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Andasibe

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

3
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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.
Antananarivo is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Lemurs' Park, pause for some photo ops at Monument aux Morts, explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, and push the limits with Madagascar Touring.

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Traveling by car from Andasibe to Antananarivo takes 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Antananarivo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

2
nights
Fianarantsoa

Fianar

The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
On the 31st (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ranomafana National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fianarantsoa day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Antananarivo to Fianarantsoa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Morondava.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

2
nights
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 2nd (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Nofy-Be Sailing & Diving Madagascar and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Morondava trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Fianarantsoa to Morondava in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Morondava

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · 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.