8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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8 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  28​h
1
Antananarivo
— 1 night
2
Morondava
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Andasibe
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
4
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La City Centre Commercial.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Antananarivo online vacation builder .

Philadelphia, USA to Antananarivo is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in August; daily highs in Antananarivo reach 72°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park

1
night
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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Morondava road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Antananarivo to Morondava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Morondava

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

1
night
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Andasibe online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Morondava to Andasibe in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks Wildlife Nature
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2
nights
Nosy Be

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Catamaran Evasion as well as Nosy Sakatia. On the next day, head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nosy Be trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Nosy Be takes 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Nosy Be are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia
Catamaran Evasion ©
Catamaran Evasion

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