8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Luanda
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Nosy Be
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
2
Antananarivo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Tolanaro
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
4
Andasibe
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Luanda

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Nosy Sakatia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be day trip planning site .

Luanda, Angola to Nosy Be is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Luanda to Nosy Be is 2 hours. April in Nosy Be sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve ©
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia

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 7th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, then get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo. On the next day, make a trip to Maison de Jean Laborde and then stroll through Réserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Antananarivo road trip website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antananarivo in 2 hours. Traveling from Nosy Be in April, things will get a bit cooler in Antananarivo: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Réserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic ©
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo ©

1
night
Tolanaro

Tolanaro ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Nahampoana Reserve and then kick back and relax at Lokaro Beach.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tolanaro tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Antananarivo to Tolanaro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tolanaro when traveling from Antananarivo in April, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nahampoana Reserve ©
Nahampoana Reserve

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through The Mitsinjo Reserve and then take a peaceful walk through Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Andasibe trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Tolanaro to Andasibe in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 11th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Andasibe

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve
The Mitsinjo Reserve ©
The Mitsinjo Reserve

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