​Getting There – Ankarafantsika NP

Philip Briggs
By Philip Briggs

Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of many guidebooks to African destinations, including the Insight guide to Madagascar.

Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Insight Guide to Madagascar.

Philip is the author of the Insight Guide to Madagascar.

Travel Alert

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Travel Alert

Most likely, your point of entry to Madagascar is Ivato International Airport (TNR) in Antananarivo (Tana). In most cases, your tour operator will pick you up from the airport and handle all onward travel.

Ankarafantsika is located 450km/280mi north of Antananarivo and the driving time is about eight hours. Alternatively, you can fly into the coastal town of Mahajanga, located 115km/71mi west of the park and the driving time from there is about two hours.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Check Skyscanner to see which airlines can take you to Ivato International Airport (TNR), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Your safari package should include domestic flights (chartered or scheduled) that are needed for your tour – these will usually be arranged and booked by your tour operator.

The following domestic carriers have scheduled flights to Mahajanga:

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Madagascar page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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