15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Madagascar trip planner

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Fly
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Nosy Be
— 2 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
— 2 nights
Drive
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Antananarivo
— 4 nights
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Nosy Be

— 2 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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nosy Sakatia. There's still lots to do: ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch, stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Nosy Be is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Nosy Be is 2 hours. Traveling from Zurich in August, things will get a bit warmer in Nosy Be: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mer D'Emeraude and Montagne des Francais. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Amber Mountain National Park and Windsor Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip planning app.

Getting from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) by flight takes about 3 hours. August in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Andasibe

— 2 nights
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Mitsinjo Reserve and then stroll around Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Andasibe trip itinerary planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Morondava.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

Morondava

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Morondava trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Andasibe to Morondava in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Morondava

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Réserve Peyrieras Madagascar Exotic and Ambohimanga. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo and Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Croc Farm, make a trip to Maison de Jean Laborde, and step into the grandiose world of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Antananarivo tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Morondava to Antananarivo takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Antananarivo are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:

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.