15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Train + Fly:  22 h
1
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
3
Andasibe
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Morondava
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Antananarivo
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get to know the resident critters at Lemuria Land, step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy, and stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be trip itinerary maker website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Nosy Be is an approximately 14- hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Nosy Be is 2 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in May, with highs in Nosy Be at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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

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.
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) is known for parks, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Tsingy Rouge Park, take in the awesome beauty at Montagne des Francais, trek along Les Trois Baies, and try your luck at Grand Cercle de Diego.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude
Montagne des Francais ©
Montagne des Francais

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Keep things going the next day: walk around Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then stroll through Vakona Private Reserve.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Andasibe online travel planner.

Getting from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Vakona Private Reserve ©
Vakona Private Reserve
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve

1
night
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 11th (Mon), walk around Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Morondava day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Morondava takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Morondava

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Avenue of the Baobabs ©
Avenue of the Baobabs
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar ©
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar

4
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, hunt for treasures at Digue Market, and take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Antananarivo trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Morondava to Antananarivo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. May in Antananarivo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
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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