7 days in Madagascar Itinerary

7 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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7 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + taxi:  12​h 45​min
1
Andasibe
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  5​h
2
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 45​min
3
Nosy Iranja
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Morondava
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Antananarivo
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Cape Town

1
day
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet).

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Andasibe trip itinerary builder website .

Cape Town, South Africa to Andasibe is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Andasibe due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): explore by horseback at Ambaro Ranch, head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nosy Be online vacation planner .

Getting from Andasibe to Nosy Be by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia
Ambaro Ranch ©
Ambaro Ranch

1
night
Nosy Iranja

Nosy Iranja
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get outside with Nosy Iranja.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nosy Iranja trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nosy Be to Nosy Iranja. In December, daytime highs in Nosy Iranja are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Morondava.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar, then steep yourself in history at Ankevo Hamlets, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Morondava holiday planner.

Getting from Nosy Iranja to Morondava by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Morondava

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Avenue of the Baobabs ©
Avenue of the Baobabs
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar ©

1
night
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 6th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Maison de Jean Laborde and then get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Antananarivo online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Morondava to Antananarivo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. December in Antananarivo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Maison de Jean Laborde ©
Maison de Jean Laborde

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