12 days in Madagascar Itinerary

12 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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12 days in Madagascar Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h
1
Nosy Be
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Andasibe
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
3
Morondava
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Antananarivo
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve and then head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemuria Land, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be trip builder.

London, UK to Nosy Be is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 3 hours. When traveling from London in September, plan for much warmer days in Nosy Be, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Andasibe.

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

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Vakona Private Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Reserve of Perinet).

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Andasibe vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Nosy Be to Andasibe in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Andasibe

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Vakona Private Reserve ©
Vakona Private Reserve

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.
On the 29th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Avenue of the Baobabs.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Morondava trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Morondava takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Morondava

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

4
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.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Amber Mountain National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lemurs' Park, hunt for treasures at Open-air markets: Andravoahangy, explore the stunning scenery at Isalo Window, and meet the residents at Tsimbazaza Zoo.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Antananarivo vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Morondava to Antananarivo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Morondava in September: high temperatures in Antananarivo hover around 28°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Berenty Private Reserve, Amber Mountain National Park, Isalo Window
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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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