23 days in Madagascar Itinerary

23 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Innsbruck
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Antananarivo
— 5 nights
Bus:  6 h 30 min
2
Fianarantsoa
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  10 h
3
Tolanaro
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
4
Andasibe
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Morondava
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Nosy Tanihely
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
8
Nosy Be
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Innsbruck

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.
Antananarivo is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemurs' Park, examine the collection at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tsimbazaza Zoo.

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Innsbruck, Austria to Antananarivo is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Innsbruck to Antananarivo. Traveling from Innsbruck in May, expect Antananarivo to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Fianarantsoa.

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

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 4th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Labo photo Pierrot Men and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ranomafana National Park. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Ambozontany, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue pool, explore the striking landscape of Black pool, then stroll through Il trekking del Camaleonte, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fianarantsoa trip planning site.

You can take a bus from Antananarivo to Fianarantsoa in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Fianarantsoa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ranohira, Il trekking del Camaleonte, Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
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Ranomafana National Park ©
Ranomafana National Park
Blue pool ©
Blue pool
Labo photo Pierrot Men ©
Labo photo Pierrot Men

1
night
Tolanaro

Tolanaro ©
Tolanaro lures tourists with its exceptional scenery, endemic wildlife, clean beaches, and delicious seafood.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Nahampoana Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Lokaro Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Domaine de la Cascade.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tolanaro online trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Fianarantsoa to Tolanaro in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Tolanaro can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Nahampoana Reserve ©
Nahampoana Reserve

2
nights
Andasibe

Andasibe ©
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve.

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Getting from Tolanaro to Andasibe by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Morondava.

Things to do in Andasibe

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Avenue of the Baobabs and then contemplate the long history of Ankevo Hamlets.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Morondava driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Morondava takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly to Nosy Tanihely.

Things to do in Morondava

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
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Avenue of the Baobabs ©
Avenue of the Baobabs
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar ©
Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar
Ankevo Hamlets ©
Ankevo Hamlets

2
nights
Nosy Tanihely

Nosy Tanihely ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Nosy Tanikely.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nosy Tanihely travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Morondava to Nosy Tanihely takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll set off for Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Nosy Tanihely

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
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Nosy Tanikely ©
Nosy Tanikely

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.
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) is known for parks, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Les Trois Baies, get outside with Mer D'Emeraude, try your luck at Grand Cercle de Diego, and take in the awesome beauty at Montagne des Francais.

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Fly from Nosy Tanihely to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude
Montagne des Francais ©
Montagne des Francais

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): head off the coast to Nosy Fanihy and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch and then step off the mainland to explore Nosy Sakatia.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Be in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Nosy Be are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia
Nosy Fanihy ©
Nosy Fanihy

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