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:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
3
Andasibe
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Tolanaro
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
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.
On the 5th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot and then ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nosy Be online trip builder .

Luanda, Angola to Nosy Be is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western African Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ambaro Ranch ©
Ambaro Ranch
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve ©
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve

2
nights
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): try your luck at Grand Cercle de Diego, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Ramena, and then get outside with Mer D'Emeraude. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne des Francais, and then stop by Societe Tropicale Miniere.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Plage de Ramena
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Montagne des Francais ©
Montagne des Francais
Plage de Ramena ©
Plage de Ramena
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude

1
night
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
On the 9th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Mitsinjo Reserve and then delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Andasibe trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks Wildlife Nature
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The Mitsinjo Reserve ©
The Mitsinjo Reserve
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve

2
nights
Tolanaro

Tolanaro ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Nahampoana Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lokaro Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tolanaro day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Tolanaro takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Nahampoana Reserve ©
Nahampoana Reserve

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