22 days in Madagascar Itinerary

22 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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22 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
3
Andasibe
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Tolanaro
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h
5
Fianarantsoa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ambalavao
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  10​h
7
Morondava
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
8
Maroantsetra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Tel Aviv

2
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Mont Passot will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch, head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nosy Be trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nosy Be is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Eastern African Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nosy Be, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

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

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mer D'Emeraude and Montagne des Francais. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Amber Mountain National Park and Windsor Castle. When in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), make a side trip to see Plage de Ramena in Ambanja, approximately 42 minutes away. There's more to do: try to win big at Grand Cercle de Diego and stop by Societe Tropicale Miniere.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Plage de Ramena
Highlights from your plan
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude
Montagne des Francais ©
Montagne des Francais
Plage de Ramena ©
Plage de Ramena

2
nights
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 (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet) and then stroll through Vakona Private Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through The Mitsinjo Reserve and then take a peaceful walk through Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Andasibe trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Andasibe

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve
The Mitsinjo Reserve ©
The Mitsinjo Reserve

2
nights
Tolanaro

Tolanaro ©
On the 7th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokaro Beach and then admire the natural beauty at Arboretum of Ranopiso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Domaine de la Cascade and then stroll through Nahampoana Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tolanaro road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Tolanaro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Tolanaro are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Tolanaro

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

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 9th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue pool, then don't miss a visit to Carved balconies, then explore the activities along Black pool, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Ambozontany. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Labo photo Pierrot Men and then explore the striking landscape of Ranomafana National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fianarantsoa holiday tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tolanaro to Fianarantsoa takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Ambalavao.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ambositra, Ranohira
Highlights from your plan
Ranomafana National Park ©
Ranomafana National Park
Blue pool ©
Blue pool
Cattedrale Di Ambozontany ©
Cattedrale Di Ambozontany

2
nights
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Parc National de l'Andringitra. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Natural pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anja Reserve.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ambalavao journey builder tool .

You can drive from Fianarantsoa to Ambalavao in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Ambalavao

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

2
nights
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.
Visiting Avenue of the Baobabs and Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Madagascar and Ankevo Hamlets.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Morondava travel planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ambalavao to Morondava takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. On the 15th (Tue), you're off toMaroantsetra.

Things to do in Morondava

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

2
nights
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. Take a break from the city and head to Masoala National Park and Farankaraina Tropical Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nosy Mangabe and Maroantsetra.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Maroantsetra trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Morondava to Maroantsetra in 9.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maroantsetra

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Masoala National Park ©
Masoala National Park
Nosy Mangabe ©
Nosy Mangabe
Maroantsetra ©
Maroantsetra

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