23 days in Madagascar Itinerary

23 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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23 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Antananarivo
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Morondava
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h
5
Ambalavao
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Fianarantsoa
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  9​h 30​min
7
Andasibe
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Nosy Tanihely
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Toliara
— 1 night
Fly:  31​h
End: London

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot, head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia, and stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nosy Be tour planning website .

London, UK to Nosy Be is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Nosy Be. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Nosy Be hover around 35°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia
Nosy Fanihy ©
Nosy Fanihy

3
nights
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) ©
On a trip to Antsiranana, a sleepy port town in Madagascar's northernmost province, you can enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of its streets, lined with quaint colonial-era buildings and colorful marketplaces.
When in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), make a side trip to see Amber Mountain National Park in Joffreville, approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: walk around Tsingy Rouge Park, stroll through Les Trois Baies, try your luck at Grand Cercle de Diego, and explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Amber Mountain National Park
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Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies

5
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, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lemurs' Park, stop by Lisy Art Gallery, experience rural life at Croc Farm, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Antananarivo trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Antananarivo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, Antananarivo is little chillier than Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Antananarivo

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

2
nights
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.
On the 30th (Tue), stroll through Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Ankevo Hamlets.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Morondava trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Antananarivo to Morondava by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ambalavao.

Things to do in Morondava

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

1
night
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Anja Reserve. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National de l'Andringitra.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ambalavao itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Morondava to Ambalavao takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Ambalavao

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parc National de l'Andringitra ©
Parc National de l'Andringitra

1
night
Fianarantsoa

Fianarantsoa ©
The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Blue pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ranomafana National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fianarantsoa trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ambalavao to Fianarantsoa takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Blue pool
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Ranomafana National Park ©
Ranomafana National Park
Blue pool ©
Blue pool

1
night
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet).

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Andasibe visit planner .

Getting from Fianarantsoa to Andasibe by combination of bus and taxi takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Nosy Tanihely.

Things to do in Andasibe

Wildlife Parks Nature
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2
nights
Nosy Tanihely

Nosy Tanihely ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Nosy Tanikely.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Nosy Tanihely using our trip planner.

Getting from Andasibe to Nosy Tanihely by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Toliara.

Things to do in Nosy Tanihely

Parks Nature
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Nosy Tanikely ©
Nosy Tanikely

1
night
Toliara

Toliara ©
Sightseeing in Toliara includes wandering through a botanical garden filled with interesting plants.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stroll through Honko Community-Based Mangrove Reserve and then admire the natural beauty at Antsokay Arboretum. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at L'Univers de la Pierre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Toliara tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Nosy Tanihely to Toliara takes 4 hours. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toliara

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Antsokay Arboretum ©
Antsokay Arboretum

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