16 days in Madagascar Itinerary

16 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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16 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  22​h
1
Antananarivo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Morondava
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h
3
Ambalavao
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Fianarantsoa
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  9​h 30​min
5
Andasibe
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
7
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Antananarivo is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, shopping, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, look for gifts at Lisy Art Gallery, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tsimbazaza Zoo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Antananarivo trip maker app .

London, UK to Antananarivo is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from London to Antananarivo, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in November, plan for warmer days in Antananarivo, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

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.
On the 5th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar, steep yourself in history at Ankevo Hamlets, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Morondava vacation planning app .

Traveling by flight from Antananarivo to Morondava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Ambalavao.

Things to do in Morondava

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

1
night
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll through Anja Reserve. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Parc National de l'Andringitra.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ambalavao day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Morondava to Ambalavao takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Ambalavao

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

1
night
Fianarantsoa

Fianarantsoa ©
The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Ranomafana National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fianarantsoa trip site .

Drive from Ambalavao to Fianarantsoa in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ranomafana National Park ©
Ranomafana National Park

1
night
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then stroll through Vakona Private Reserve. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet).

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Andasibe trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Fianarantsoa to Andasibe in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Andasibe

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

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 11th (Mon): try to win big at Grand Cercle de Diego and then walk around Tsingy Rouge Park. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, trek along Les Trois Baies, and then look for gifts at Societe Tropicale Miniere.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies

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: get outside with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot, and step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nosy Be travel route site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Be takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

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

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