7 days in Madagascar Itinerary

7 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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7 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  12​h
1
Antananarivo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Tolanaro
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
3
Andasibe
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
4
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Cairo

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, then explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, then look for gifts at Lisy Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lemurs' Park, take in the exciting artwork at Is´art Galerie, and then hunt for treasures at Digue Market.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antananarivo journey planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Antananarivo is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Antananarivo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect Antananarivo to be colder, temps between 26°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

1
night
Tolanaro

Tolanaro
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Domaine de la Cascade and then kick back and relax at Lokaro Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tolanaro vacation builder site .

Traveling by flight from Antananarivo to Tolanaro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Antananarivo in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tolanaro, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks Wildlife Nature

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 5th (Mon): stroll through Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Andasibe trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Tolanaro to Andasibe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Andasibe

Wildlife Parks Nature
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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.
On the 6th (Tue), stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nosy Be day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Nosy Be takes 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Nosy Be are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve ©
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve
Mont Passot ©
Mont Passot

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