60 days in Madagascar Itinerary

60 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Train to Paddington station, Shuttle to London Luton, Fly to Nosy-Be
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Nosy Be
— 5 nights
Fly
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Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 4 nights
Fly
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Nosy Tanihely
— 2 nights
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Nosy Iranja
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mahajanga
— 4 nights
Fly
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Antananarivo
— 8 nights
Drive
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Andasibe
— 5 nights
Taxi to Antananarivo, Fly to Tolanaro
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Tolanaro
— 2 nights
Fly
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Toliara
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ambalavao
— 4 nights
Drive
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Fianarantsoa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Isalo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Morondava
— 2 nights
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Nosy Be

— 5 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, explore by horseback at Ambaro Ranch, and take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nosy Be travel itinerary planner.

Exeter, UK to Nosy Be is an approximately 20-hour combination of train, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to East Africa Time is 3 hours. June in Nosy Be sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

— 4 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.
Step out of Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to go to Joffreville and see Amber Mountain National Park, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Tsingy Rouge Park, cast your line with Mad'avia Tour, trek along Les Trois Baies, and take in the awesome beauty at Montagne des Francais.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) holiday builder app.

You can fly from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 3 hours. June in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nosy Tanihely.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nosy Tanihely

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Nosy Tanikely.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nosy Tanihely trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Tanihely in 3 hours. In June in Nosy Tanihely, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Nosy Tanihely

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Nosy Iranja

— 4 nights
Boasting a tropical-paradise vibe, Nosy Iranja consists of two smaller islands linked together by a narrow stretch of white sand.
Nosy Iranja is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on Zebubianco Tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nosy Iranja road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Nosy Tanihely to Nosy Iranja with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Mahajanga.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Mahajanga

— 4 nights
The small city of Mahajanga provides lots of sandy beaches lined with palm trees and is known for its restaurants serving various specialties.
Mahajanga is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Katsepy, stroll through Eco Parc Reniala, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ankarafantsika National Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Sacre.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mahajanga road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nosy Iranja to Mahajanga takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Mahajanga

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Antananarivo

— 8 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.
Change things up with a short trip to La Musee des Papillons in Ambatolampy (about 2 hours away). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Réserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Faravohitra.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Antananarivo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mahajanga to Antananarivo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mahajanga in June, with highs in Antananarivo at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Andasibe

— 5 nights
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Andasibe: Musee de la Gendarmerie (in Moramanga) and Reserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic (in Marozevo). There's still lots to do: stroll through Vakona Private Reserve, stroll around Analamazaotra Special Reserve, and explore the striking landscape of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Andasibe trip planning app.

You can drive from Antananarivo to Andasibe in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Tolanaro

— 2 nights
Tolanaro lures tourists with its exceptional scenery, endemic wildlife, clean beaches, and delicious seafood.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): walk around Parc National d'Andohahela and then stroll through Lokaro Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Nahampoana Reserve and then take a peaceful walk through Domaine de la Cascade.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tolanaro day trip tool.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Tolanaro in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Toliara.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Toliara

— 5 nights

City of Sun

Sightseeing in Toliara includes wandering through a botanical garden filled with interesting plants.
Step out of Toliara with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Ifaty--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Antsokay Arboretum, examine the collection at Musee Cedratom, stroll through Honko Community-Based Mangrove Reserve, and look for gifts at L'Univers de la Pierre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Toliara trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Tolanaro to Toliara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for Ambalavao.

Things to do in Toliara

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Ambalavao

— 4 nights
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Parc National de l'Andringitra. On the 14th (Wed), hike the day away at Il trekking del Camaleonte. There's still lots to do: stroll through Anja Reserve and stroll around Natural pool.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ambalavao route planning site.

You can drive from Toliara to Ambalavao in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Ambalavao

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Fianarantsoa

— 4 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 (Ranomafana Arboretum, Centre ValBio Research Campus, &more). Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Ranomafana National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Labo photo Pierrot Men and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Di Ambozontany.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fianarantsoa itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Ambalavao to Fianarantsoa in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Isalo.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks · Nature · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Isalo

— 4 nights
Isalo is a town and commune in Madagascar. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Isalo trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Fianarantsoa to Isalo takes 8.5 hours. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park.

Things to do in Isalo

Nature · Parks

Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

— 4 nights
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve and stroll through Manambolo River.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isalo to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Morondava.

Things to do in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Morondava

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with Nofy-Be Sailing & Diving Madagascar. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar and then stroll through Avenue of the Baobabs.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Morondava trip itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park to Morondava. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Morondava

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

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.