22 days in Madagascar Itinerary

22 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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22 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  19​h
1
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Nosy Iranja
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Antananarivo
— 3 nights
5
Morondava
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h
6
Ambalavao
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Fianarantsoa
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  9​h 30​min
8
Andasibe
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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, parks, nature, zoos & aquariums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lemuria Land, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be route planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nosy Be is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in April, with highs in Nosy Be at 37°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve ©
Lokobe Nature Special Reserve
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia

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.
Step out of Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to go to Ambanja and see Plage de Ramena, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll around Tsingy Rouge Park, hike along Les Trois Baies, look for gifts at Societe Tropicale Miniere, and step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) holiday maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Plage de Ramena
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Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Tsingy Rouge Park ©
Tsingy Rouge Park
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude

1
night
Nosy Iranja

Nosy Iranja
On the 8th (Wed), get outside with Nosy Iranja.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nosy Iranja online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Iranja takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Nosy Iranja are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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3
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, shopping, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lemurs' Park, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, take in the exciting artwork at Is´art Galerie, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Antananarivo trip planner .

Fly from Nosy Iranja to Antananarivo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nosy Iranja in April, with highs in Antananarivo at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Madagascar, contemplate the long history of Ankevo Hamlets, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar.

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Fly from Antananarivo to Morondava in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ambalavao.

Things to do in Morondava

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Avenue of the Baobabs ©
Avenue of the Baobabs
Madagascar ©
Madagascar
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar ©

2
nights
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Parc National de l'Andringitra. On the 16th (Thu), hike the day away at Il trekking del Camaleonte. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anja Reserve.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ambalavao road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Morondava to Ambalavao takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Ambalavao

Parks Nature Trails
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Anja Reserve ©
Anja Reserve
Parc National de l'Andringitra ©
Parc National de l'Andringitra

2
nights
Fianarantsoa

Fianarantsoa ©
The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Ranomafana National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, admire the landmark architecture of Carved balconies, explore the striking landscape of Blue pool, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black pool, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale Di Ambozontany, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Labo photo Pierrot Men.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fianarantsoa trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ambalavao to Fianarantsoa in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ambositra, Ranohira
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Ranomafana National Park ©
Ranomafana National Park
Blue pool ©
Blue pool
Cattedrale Di Ambozontany ©
Cattedrale Di Ambozontany

3
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Vakona Private Reserve, explore the wealth of natural beauty at V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve, and delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Andasibe trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Fianarantsoa to Andasibe in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Vakona Private Reserve ©
Vakona Private Reserve
Analamazaotra Special Reserve ©
Analamazaotra Special Reserve

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