11 days in Madagascar Itinerary

11 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Madagascar travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly to Antananarivo, Taxi to Andasibe
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Andasibe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Antananarivo
— 5 nights
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Nosy Be

— 3 nights

Perfume Island

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, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, head off the coast to Nosy Fanihy, and take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nosy Be trip maker tool.

Amman, Jordan to Nosy Be is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Amman, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Nosy Be, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:

Andasibe

— 2 nights
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Andasibe road trip tool.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Nosy Be to Andasibe in 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Antananarivo

— 5 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.
Antananarivo is known for historic sites, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Lemurs' Park, step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Soarano, and meet the residents at Tsimbazaza Zoo.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Antananarivo road trip site.

You can drive from Andasibe to Antananarivo in 4.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 15:

Madagascar travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
Red Island
Madagascar deserves its reputation as a nature lover's paradise--around 5 percent of the world's plant and animal species are endemic to this island. Lemurs and rainforests, karst landscapes and rich red soil steal the headlines and remain among tops reasons to take a trip to Madagascar. The cultural diversity of the population also provides plenty of intrigue and interest, with distinctive ceremonies, unusual sports, and a varied cuisine all highlights of active, enriching Madagascan itineraries.