8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Step off the beaten path and head to Analamazaotra Special Reserve and V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve. Step out of the city life by going to The Mitsinjo Reserve and Vakona Private Reserve. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet).

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Andasibe trip planner .

Luanda, Angola to Andasibe is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Luanda to Andasibe, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Andasibe

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

1
night
Tolanaro

Tolanaro ©
On the 8th (Wed), stroll through Nahampoana Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokaro Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tolanaro trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Tolanaro in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Nahampoana Reserve ©
Nahampoana Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Maison de Jean Laborde, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, then step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosquee Sunni, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Antananarivo trip planner .

You can fly from Tolanaro to Antananarivo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tolanaro in April since evenings lows in Antananarivo dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo ©
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Ambaro Ranch and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nosy Be trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Antananarivo to Nosy Be by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Antananarivo in April, expect Nosy Be to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ambaro Ranch ©
Ambaro Ranch
Mont Passot ©
Mont Passot

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