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 in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot and then ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nosy Be trip planner .

Luanda, Angola to Nosy Be is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Luanda to Nosy Be, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Nosy Be can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): try to win big at Grand Cercle de Diego, then kick back and relax at Plage de Ramena, and then get outside with Mer D'Emeraude. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle, then take in the awesome beauty at Montagne des Francais, and then stop by Societe Tropicale Miniere.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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 9th (Thu): stroll through The Mitsinjo Reserve and then delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Andasibe trip maker site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Andasibe

Wildlife Parks 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 stroll through Lokaro Beach.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tolanaro tour planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Tolanaro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Tolanaro sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. 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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