16 days in Madagascar Itinerary

16 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Nosy Be
— 3 nights
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Nosy Iranja
— 2 nights
Fly
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Antananarivo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Fianarantsoa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Andasibe
— 2 nights
Drive to Ivato Airport, Fly to Kuwait City

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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, explore by horseback at Ambaro Ranch, and step off the mainland to explore Nosy Sakatia.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be trip planning app.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Nosy Be is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also fly. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Nosy Be, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:

Nosy Iranja

— 2 nights
Boasting a tropical-paradise vibe, Nosy Iranja consists of two smaller islands linked together by a narrow stretch of white sand.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get a dose of the wild on Zebubianco Tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nosy Iranja trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nosy Be to Nosy Iranja. In January, daily temperatures in Nosy Iranja can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for Antananarivo on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:

Antananarivo

— 4 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: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemurs' Park, get to know the resident critters at Croc Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, and hunt for treasures at Digue Market.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Antananarivo holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Nosy Iranja to Antananarivo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nosy Iranja in February: high temperatures in Antananarivo hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:

Fianarantsoa

— 3 nights

Fianar

The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
Take a break from Fianarantsoa with a short trip to Anja Reserve in Ambalavao, about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Ranomafana National Park. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale Di Ambozontany.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fianarantsoa trip app.

Traveling by car from Antananarivo to Fianarantsoa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to Andasibe.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:

Andasibe

— 2 nights
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Mitsinjo Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Andasibe online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Fianarantsoa to Andasibe takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:

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.