43 days in Madagascar Itinerary

43 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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43 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Nosy Iranja
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
4
Andasibe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Moramanga
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Antananarivo
— 5 nights
7
Morondava
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
9
Ambalavao
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Fianarantsoa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  32​h
End: Sydney

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Lemuria Land. The adventure continues: stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, head off the coast to Nosy Fanihy, ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nosy Be trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Nosy Be is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Nosy Be is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for much warmer days in Nosy Be, with highs around 35°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to 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

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Amber Mountain National Park and Plage de Ramena. The adventure continues: stroll through Les Trois Baies, try to win big at Grand Cercle de Diego, walk around Tsingy Rouge Park, and look for gifts at Societe Tropicale Miniere.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) route app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Amber Mountain National Park, Plage de Ramena
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Amber Mountain National Park ©
Amber Mountain National Park
Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude

4
nights
Nosy Iranja

Nosy Iranja
Nosy Iranja is known for outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Nosy Iranja.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nosy Iranja online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Iranja takes 2 hours. In June in Nosy Iranja, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 24th (Mon), you're off toAndasibe.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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3
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Escape the urban bustle at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet) and Analamazaotra Special Reserve. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve and explore the wealth of natural beauty at V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Andasibe trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nosy Iranja to Andasibe in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 28th (Fri), you're off toMoramanga.

Things to do in Andasibe

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

4
nights
Moramanga

Moramanga
Moramanga is a city in Madagascar.Between the capital city Antananarivo and the east coast. Change things up with a short trip to Pereyras Nature Farm in Marozevo (about 1h 05 min away).

Plan my day in Moramanga using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Andasibe to Moramanga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for Antananarivo on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Moramanga

Museums
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5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar and Piratenmuseum in Antananarivo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ambohimanga and Maison de Jean Laborde. When in Antananarivo, make a side trip to see Ambohitantely Special Reserve in Ambohidratrimo, approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine, get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, explore and take pictures at Croc Farm, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosquee Sunni.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Antananarivo trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Moramanga to Antananarivo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Antananarivo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ambohitantely Special Reserve
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine ©
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Avenue of the Baobabs and Madagascar. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar and contemplate the long history of Ankevo Hamlets.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Morondava travel route builder tool .

You can fly from Antananarivo to Morondava in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll set off for Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park on the 11th (Thu).

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

4
nights
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park ©
Get in touch with nature at Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve and Manambolo River.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Morondava to Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to Ambalavao.

Things to do in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
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Manambolo River ©
Manambolo River

3
nights
Ambalavao

Ambalavao ©
Ambalavao is a city in Madagascar, in the Haute Matsiatra region. Take a break from the city and head to Anja Reserve and Parc National de l'Andringitra. On the 18th (Thu), hike the day away at Il trekking del Camaleonte. It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Natural pool.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ambalavao road trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park to Ambalavao. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toFianarantsoa.

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

3
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 20th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ranomafana National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale Di Ambozontany, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, admire the landmark architecture of Carved balconies, then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue pool, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black pool, and finally explore the galleries of Labo photo Pierrot Men.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fianarantsoa trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ambalavao to Fianarantsoa takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Mon).

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

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