23 days in Madagascar Itinerary

23 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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23 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Kosice
Fly:  27​h
1
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Nosy Tanihely
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
4
Andasibe
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Tolanaro
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
6
Toliara
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Ambalavao
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Fianarantsoa
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
9
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Morondava
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
11
Antananarivo
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Kosice

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Lemuria Land, then stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nosy Be visit planner.

Kosice, Slovakia to Nosy Be is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern African Time (EAT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Kosice in November: high temperatures in Nosy Be hover around 37°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve ©
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia

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 1st (Sun): stroll through Ankarana Reserve and then walk around Tsingy Rouge Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Mer D'Emeraude, trek along Les Trois Baies, then try your luck at Grand Cercle de Diego, and finally step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nosy Tanihely.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tsingy Rouge Park ©
Tsingy Rouge Park
Ankarana Reserve ©
Ankarana Reserve
Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies

1
night
Nosy Tanihely

Nosy Tanihely ©
On the 3rd (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Nosy Tanikely.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nosy Tanihely trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Tanihely takes 1.5 hours. December in Nosy Tanihely sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Andasibe.

Things to do in Nosy Tanihely

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nosy Tanikely ©
Nosy Tanikely

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet) and then take a peaceful walk through Analamazaotra Special Reserve. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Mitsinjo Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve, and then explore the striking landscape of V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve.

Plan trip to Andasibe with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nosy Tanihely to Andasibe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tolanaro.

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
Tolanaro

Tolanaro ©
On the 6th (Fri), stroll through Nahampoana Reserve, delve into the lush surroundings at Domaine de la Cascade, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lokaro Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum of Ranopiso and then stroll around Parc National d'Andohahela.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tolanaro online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Tolanaro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Tolanaro sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Toliara.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nahampoana Reserve ©
Nahampoana Reserve
Parc National d'Andohahela ©
Parc National d'Andohahela

2
nights
Toliara

Toliara ©
Sightseeing in Toliara includes wandering through a botanical garden filled with interesting plants.
On the 8th (Sun), stop by L'Univers de la Pierre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honko Community-Based Mangrove Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Musee Cedratom, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Antsokay Arboretum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National de Tsimanampetsotsa and then examine the collection at Musee Rabesandratana.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Toliara travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Tolanaro to Toliara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Ambalavao.

Things to do in Toliara

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Parc National de Tsimanampetsotsa
Highlights from your plan
Antsokay Arboretum ©
Antsokay Arboretum
Parc National de Tsimanampetsotsa ©
Musee Rabesandratana ©
Musee Rabesandratana

1
night
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anja Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Parc National de l'Andringitra.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ambalavao trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Toliara to Ambalavao takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Ambalavao

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Anja Reserve ©
Anja Reserve
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 12th (Thu), explore the activities along Blue pool, then explore the activities along Black pool, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ranomafana National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fianarantsoa journey planner.

You can drive from Ambalavao to Fianarantsoa in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ranohira
Highlights from your plan
Ranomafana National Park ©
Ranomafana National Park
Blue pool ©
Blue pool

1
day
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park ©
On the 13th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Manambolo River.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Fianarantsoa to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Manambolo River ©
Manambolo River

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.
On the 14th (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar, stroll through Avenue of the Baobabs, and then steep yourself in history at Ankevo Hamlets. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Madagascar.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Morondava trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park to Morondava. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Morondava

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

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.
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, examine the collection at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, meet the residents at Tsimbazaza Zoo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Antananarivo using our trip planner.

You can fly from Morondava to Antananarivo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In December in Antananarivo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

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

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