11 days in Madagascar Itinerary

11 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Madagascar journey planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Nosy Be
— 4 nights
Fly to Antananarivo, Taxi to Andasibe
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Andasibe
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Antananarivo
— 4 nights
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Nosy Be — 4 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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get to know the resident critters at Lemuria Land, step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy, and take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nosy Be trip itinerary builder site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Nosy Be is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Nosy Be. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Nosy Be, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 23°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Andasibe.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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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 27th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then stroll through Vakona Private Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Andasibe online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nosy Be to Andasibe takes 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Antananarivo.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trip
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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 zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lemurs' Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Lemur Tours.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Antananarivo driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Andasibe to Antananarivo takes 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Antananarivo are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors
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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.
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