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Antananarivo— 8 nights
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.When in Antananarivo, make a side trip to see La Musee des Papillons in Ambatolampy, approximately 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tsimbazaza Zoo, experience rural life at Croc Farm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo.
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Antananarivo trip itinerary website .
If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Ivato Airport. In October in Antananarivo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Antananarivo
La Musee des Papillons
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