9 days in Madagascar & Mozambique Itinerary

9 days in Madagascar & Mozambique Itinerary

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9 days in Madagascar & Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Dallas, United States
Fly:  28​h
1
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Maputo, Mozambique
— 3 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Dallas, United States


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3
nights
Antananarivo, Madagascar

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.
Visiting Ambohimanga and Réserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Rova - Le Palais de la Reine and Mosquee Sunni. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Soarano, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Faravohitra.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Antananarivo tour itinerary maker tool .

Dallas, USA to Antananarivo is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern African Time (EAT), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in August; daily highs in Antananarivo reach 72°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine
Réserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic ©

3
nights
Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©
Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
Step out of the city life by going to Maputo Elephant Reserve (Reserva Especial de Maputo) and Inhaca Island. Get some cultural insight at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo and Praca Independence Praça da Independência. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, examine the collection at Museu dos CFM, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, and contemplate the long history of Matola Raid Memorial.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Maputo online itinerary planner .

Fly from Antananarivo to Maputo in 7 hours. Traveling from Antananarivo to Maputo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Antananarivo in September, things will get a bit warmer in Maputo: highs are around 83°F and lows about 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo

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