9 days in Nosy Be & Antananarivo Itinerary

9 days in Nosy Be & Antananarivo Itinerary

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9 days in Nosy Be & Antananarivo Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
2
Antananarivo
— 5 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
End: Cape Town

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia, take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, and ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be visit planning app .

Cape Town, South Africa to Nosy Be is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Nosy Be is 1 hour. Traveling from Cape Town in December, expect Nosy Be to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Antananarivo.

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
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lemurs' Park and Tsimbazaza Zoo. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, relax in the rural setting at Croc Farm, contemplate the long history of Maison de Jean Laborde, and step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine.

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

Traveling by flight from Nosy Be to Antananarivo takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nosy Be in December, expect Antananarivo to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Tsimbazaza Zoo ©
Tsimbazaza Zoo
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga

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