31 days in Madagascar Itinerary

31 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Antananarivo
— 6 nights
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Fianarantsoa
— 3 nights
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Ambalavao
— 3 nights
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Andasibe
— 3 nights
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Fenoarivo Atsinanana
— 2 nights
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Morondava
— 3 nights
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Nosy Tanihely
— 2 nights
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Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
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Nosy Be
— 3 nights
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Antananarivo

— 6 nights
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: meet the residents at Lemurs' Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Faravohitra, browse the exhibits of Is´art Galerie, and explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Antananarivo travel itinerary planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Antananarivo is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Prague to Antananarivo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Prague in December, things will get much hotter in Antananarivo: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

Fianarantsoa

— 3 nights

Fianar

The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fianarantsoa: Ranomafana (Centre ValBio Research Campus & Ranomafana Arboretum). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Ranomafana National Park. There's more to do: view the masterpieces at Labo photo Pierrot Men and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale Di Ambozontany.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fianarantsoa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Antananarivo to Fianarantsoa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for Ambalavao.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Ambalavao

— 3 nights
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): walk around Natural pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anja Reserve. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Parc National de l'Andringitra.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ambalavao holiday planner.

You can drive from Fianarantsoa to Ambalavao in 1.5 hours. On the 14th (Mon), you're off to Andasibe.

Things to do in Ambalavao

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Andasibe

— 3 nights
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Andasibe is known for parks and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, stroll through Vakona Private Reserve, and delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Andasibe travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ambalavao to Andasibe takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Fenoarivo Atsinanana.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Fenoarivo Atsinanana

— 2 nights
Fenoarivo Atsinanana is a city in Madagascar.It is the capital of the Analanjirofo region and of the Fenoarivo Atsinanana District.The city is located on the east coast about 103 km north of the city of Toamasina.EconomyThe region around Fénérive is one of the most important clove growing areas of Madagascar. On the 18th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rainforests of the Atsinanana.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fenoarivo Atsinanana trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Andasibe to Fenoarivo Atsinanana by car takes about 8 hours. In December, daytime highs in Fenoarivo Atsinanana are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. You will leave for Morondava on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Fenoarivo Atsinanana

Nature · Parks

Morondava

— 3 nights
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.
Morondava is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Avenue of the Baobabs and take a peaceful walk through Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Morondava vacation planning website.

Getting from Fenoarivo Atsinanana to Morondava by car takes about 20.5 hours. You'll set off for Nosy Tanihely on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Morondava

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Nosy Tanihely

— 2 nights
On the 23rd (Wed), head off the coast to Nosy Tanikely.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Nosy Tanihely trip app.

Getting from Morondava to Nosy Tanihely by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. December in Nosy Tanihely sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 24th (Thu), you're off to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Tanihely

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

— 3 nights
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.
Take a break from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) with a short trip to Amber Mountain National Park in Joffreville, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Tsingy Rouge Park, trek along Les Trois Baies, and head outdoors with Mer D'Emeraude.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Nosy Tanihely to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nosy Be

— 3 nights

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy, stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lemuria Land.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nosy Be trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Be in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.