10 days in Madagascar & Mossel Bay Itinerary

10 days in Madagascar & Mossel Bay Itinerary

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10 days in Madagascar & Mossel Bay Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 2 nights
Travel:  3 h
2
Nosy Tanihely, Madagascar
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
3
Nosy Iranja, Madagascar
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h
4
Mossel Bay, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

2
nights
Nosy Be, Madagascar

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemuria Land.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nosy Be travel route planning site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Nosy Be is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Eastern African Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in July: highs in Nosy Be hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nosy Tanihely.

Things to do in Nosy Be

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Nosy Fanihy ©
Nosy Fanihy
Ambaro Ranch ©
Ambaro Ranch

1
night
Nosy Tanihely, Madagascar

Nosy Tanihely ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Nosy Tanikely.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nosy Tanihely trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nosy Be to Nosy Tanihely. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Nosy Tanihely

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Nosy Tanikely ©
Nosy Tanikely

1
night
Nosy Iranja, Madagascar

Nosy Iranja
Boasting a tropical-paradise vibe, Nosy Iranja consists of two smaller islands linked together by a narrow stretch of white sand.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get outside with Nosy Iranja.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Nosy Iranja itinerary builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nosy Tanihely to Nosy Iranja. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

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4
nights
Mossel Bay, South Africa

Mossel Bay ©
A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Point of Human Origins, Victoria Bay and Rock the Route. Head to Newly Defined & African Pickers and Cape Palette Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Visit Wilderness Beach and Buffalo Bay for some beach relaxation. When in Mossel Bay, make a side trip to see Wilderness National Park in Wilderness, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Blaize Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mossel Bay driving holiday app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nosy Iranja to Mossel Bay. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time to South Africa Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Nosy Iranja, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Mossel Bay, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Knysna, Wilderness, George, Newly Defined & African Pickers
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Wilderness National Park ©
Wilderness National Park
Buffalo Bay ©
Buffalo Bay
St. Blaize Trail ©
St. Blaize Trail

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