10 days in Madagascar Itinerary

10 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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10 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
2
Andasibe
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Morondava
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
4
Antananarivo
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Bucharest

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.
Nosy Be is known for wildlife, nature, parks, zoos & aquariums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, meet the residents at Lemuria Land, stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, and step off the mainland to explore Nosy Sakatia.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nosy Be day trip site .

Bucharest, Romania to Nosy Be is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Nosy Be due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bucharest in May, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Nosy Be: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then stroll through Vakona Private Reserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Andasibe trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Nosy Be to Andasibe by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Vakona Private Reserve ©
Vakona Private Reserve
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Morondava trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Morondava in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Morondava

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Avenue of the Baobabs ©
Avenue of the Baobabs
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar ©

3
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.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemurs' Park, then admire the striking features of Gare de Soarano, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Digue Market. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Croc Farm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga, and then contemplate the long history of Maison de Jean Laborde.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Antananarivo travel route tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Morondava to Antananarivo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. May in Antananarivo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

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

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