15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Fly
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Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly
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Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
Fly to Antananarivo, Taxi to Andasibe
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Andasibe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Morondava
— 1 night
Drive
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Antananarivo
— 4 nights
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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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy, take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nosy Be online route maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Nosy Be is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Nosy Be, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Nosy Be is much warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 2 — 5:

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

— 3 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Tsingy Rouge Park, explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle, get outside with Mer D'Emeraude, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne des Francais.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip planner.

Fly from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 3 hours. In May in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

Andasibe

— 2 nights
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 find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, 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 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Morondava.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

Morondava

— 1 night
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.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Morondava day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Andasibe to Morondava takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Morondava

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Croc Farm, step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Digue Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Antananarivo trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Morondava to Antananarivo in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. 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 · Museums
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:

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.