33 days in Madagascar Itinerary

33 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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33 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
3
Andasibe
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Tolanaro
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h
5
Fianarantsoa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ambalavao
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
7
Isalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Morondava
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
9
Antananarivo
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Nosy Be is known for wildlife, nature, parks, zoos & aquariums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia, and get to know the resident critters at Lemuria Land.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be online trip builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nosy Be is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Eastern African Time is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Nosy Be are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

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

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Amber Mountain National Park in Joffreville (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: walk around Tsingy Rouge Park, take in the pleasant sights at The three bays, stop by Societe Tropicale Miniere, and head outdoors with Mer D'Emeraude.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) day trip site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Amber Mountain National Park
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:
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Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude
The three bays ©
The three bays

3
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Vakona Private Reserve, delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Andasibe online vacation planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Andasibe

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

3
nights
Tolanaro

Tolanaro ©
Go for a jaunt from Tolanaro to Toliara to see Sainte Luce Reserve about 1h 05 min away.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tolanaro holiday planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Tolanaro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Sainte Luce Reserve
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Nahampoana Reserve ©
Nahampoana Reserve
Parc National d'Andohahela ©
Parc National d'Andohahela
Sainte Luce Reserve ©
Sainte Luce Reserve

2
nights
Fianarantsoa

Fianarantsoa ©
The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
Step out of Fianarantsoa with an excursion to Centre ValBio Research Campus in Ranomafana--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Ranomafana National Park, explore the activities along Black pool, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale Di Ambozontany, and make a trip to Carved balconies.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fianarantsoa road trip website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Tolanaro to Fianarantsoa in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ambalavao.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ambositra, Ranohira, Centre ValBio Research Campus
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
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Ranomafana National Park ©
Ranomafana National Park
Blue pool ©
Blue pool
Centre ValBio Research Campus ©
Centre ValBio Research Campus

3
nights
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Parc National de l'Andringitra. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anja Reserve, stroll around Natural pool, and hike along Il trekking del Camaleonte.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ambalavao trip planner .

Getting from Fianarantsoa to Ambalavao by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Ambalavao

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
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Parc National de l'Andringitra ©
Parc National de l'Andringitra

2
nights
Isalo

Isalo ©
Isalo is a town and commune in Madagascar. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Tsiribihina River.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Isalo travel route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ambalavao to Isalo takes 9 hours. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Isalo

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tsiribihina River
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Tsiribihina River ©
Tsiribihina River

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.
Morondava is known for parks, nature, wildlife, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs, delve into the lush surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar, and steep yourself in history at Ankevo Hamlets.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Morondava trip app .

Getting from Isalo to Morondava by car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll set off for Antananarivo on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Morondava

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
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Avenue of the Baobabs ©
Avenue of the Baobabs
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar ©

6
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: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemurs' Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga, experience rural life at Croc Farm, and stop by Lisy Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Antananarivo day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Morondava to Antananarivo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

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