32 days in Madagascar Itinerary

32 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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32 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Orange
Fly:  30​h
1
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
3
Andasibe
— 3 nights
taxi + bus:  9​h 30​min
4
Fianarantsoa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ambalavao
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Morondava
— 3 nights
8
Antananarivo
— 6 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Orange

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, parks, nature, zoos & aquariums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ambaro Ranch, and get to know the resident critters at Lemuria Land.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nosy Be trip itinerary builder tool .

Orange, Australia to Nosy Be is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is minus 7 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Orange in September, with highs in Nosy Be at 36°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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) with an excursion to Amber Mountain National Park in Joffreville--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Tsingy Rouge Park, step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, stop by Societe Tropicale Miniere, and try to win big at Grand Cercle de Diego.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 1.5 hours. September in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Amber Mountain National Park
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Tsingy Rouge Park ©
Tsingy Rouge Park
Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Amber Mountain National Park ©
Amber Mountain National Park

3
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet). There's much more to do: stroll through Vakona Private Reserve, delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve, and explore the striking landscape of V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Andasibe online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Andasibe by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fianarantsoa.

Things to do in Andasibe

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

3
nights
Fianarantsoa

Fianarantsoa ©
The university town of Fianarantsoa (which means "good education" in Malagasy), serves as a commercial and intellectual center of Madagascar.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fianarantsoa: Ranomafana (Ranomafana Arboretum & Centre ValBio Research Campus). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ranomafana National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, admire the landmark architecture of Carved balconies, and contemplate the waterfront views at Blue pool.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fianarantsoa trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Andasibe to Fianarantsoa in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 28th (Sat), you're off toAmbalavao.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ranomafana, Ranohira, Ambositra
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Ranomafana National Park ©
Ranomafana National Park
Blue pool ©
Blue pool
Centre ValBio Research Campus ©
Centre ValBio Research Campus

3
nights
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Spend the 30th (Mon) exploring nature at Parc National de l'Andringitra. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Anja Reserve, trek along Il trekking del Camaleonte, and explore the striking landscape of Natural pool.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ambalavao trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fianarantsoa to Ambalavao in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park.

Things to do in Ambalavao

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

3
nights
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park ©
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve and contemplate the waterfront views at Manambolo River.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park trip builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Ambalavao to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park with the Route module. You'll set off for Morondava on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
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Manambolo River ©
Manambolo River

3
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.
Morondava is known for parks, nature, wildlife, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs, take a peaceful walk through Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar, steep yourself in history at Ankevo Hamlets, and take in the dramatic scenery at Madagascar.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Morondava trip builder website .

Explore your travel options from Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park to Morondava with the Route module. You will leave for Antananarivo on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Morondava

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

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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, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, examine the collection at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, relax in the rural setting at Croc Farm, and meet the residents at Tsimbazaza Zoo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Antananarivo visit planner.

You can fly from Morondava to Antananarivo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In October in Antananarivo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

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

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