7 days in Madagascar, Mauritius & Western Cape Itinerary

7 days in Madagascar, Mauritius & Western Cape Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— Few hours
2
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 2 nights
3
Trou aux Biches, Mauritius
— 1 night
4
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 2 nights
5
Cape Town, South Africa
— 1 night

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Antananarivo, Madagascar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Andafiavaratra Palace, step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, and then make a trip to Independence Avenue.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Antananarivo trip itinerary builder app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Antananarivo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Antananarivo. March in Antananarivo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine
Andafiavaratra Palace ©
Andafiavaratra Palace
Independence Avenue ©
Independence Avenue

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nights
Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, thentake an in-depth tour of Blue Penny Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pereybere Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Baie trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Antananarivo to Grand Baie takes 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Antananarivo to Grand Baie due to the time zone difference. In March, Grand Baie is a bit warmer than Antananarivo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trou aux Biches.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pamplemousses, Divers'Ocean, Blue Penny Museum, Chateau De Labourdonnais
Highlights from your plan
Divers'Ocean ©
Divers'Ocean
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach

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night
Trou aux Biches, Mauritius

Trou aux Biches ©
Named the world's leading beach destination at the World Travel Awards in 2011, Trou aux Biches ranks among the most beautiful resorts on the island of Mauritius.
To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Trou aux Biches journey app.

Trou aux Biches is just a short distance from Grand Baie. In March, daily temperatures in Trou aux Biches can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Trou aux Biches

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Balaclava Public Beach, Maison Eureka, Patrick Mavros Atelier, Citadel
Highlights from your plan
Citadel ©
Citadel
Patrick Mavros Atelier ©
Patrick Mavros Atelier
Balaclava Public Beach ©
Balaclava Public Beach

2
nights
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Pointe aux Piments Public Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chamarel trip website.

You can drive from Trou aux Biches to Chamarel in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pointe aux Piments Public Beach, Chamarel Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark ©
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Chamarel Waterfall ©
Chamarel Waterfall

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night
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town journey tool.

Traveling by flight from Chamarel to Cape Town takes 10 hours. Traveling from Chamarel to Cape Town, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chamarel in March: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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