9 days in Madagascar Itinerary

9 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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9 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  22​h
1
Antananarivo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Morondava
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Andasibe
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
4
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
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.
Antananarivo is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, shopping, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lemurs' Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tsimbazaza Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Maison de Jean Laborde.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Antananarivo tour planner .

London, UK to Antananarivo is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Antananarivo. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Antananarivo to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

1
night
Morondava

Morondava ©
Known for its iconic road lined with ancient Baobab trees, the sleepy coastal village of Morondava serves as a popular base for travelers looking to explore the national parks and nature reserves of Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar and then stroll through Avenue of the Baobabs.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Morondava trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Antananarivo to Morondava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Morondava

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Avenue of the Baobabs ©
Avenue of the Baobabs
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar ©

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 18th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Andasibe trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Morondava to Andasibe takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vakona Private Reserve ©
Vakona Private Reserve

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot and then head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Nosy Be trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Nosy Be takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia

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