Ampasindava to Diego Suarez by bike

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This bike tour from Ampasindava to Diego Suarez makes a very nice day trip in the north of Madagascar. Depending on the wind and the strength of the sun, this 39km bike ride can be quite demanding. However, the wonderful views onto the various bays compensate for the strenuous ride.

Tour data

Day: 7th November 2018
Distance: 38.62 kilometres (including ferry from Cap Diego to Diego Suarez)
Duration: 10 hours (including ferry from Cap Diego to Diego Suarez)
Average speed: 3.86 km/h (very strong headwind)
Minimum elevation: -10.36 metres
Maximum elevation: 66.14 metres
Total climb: 344.73 metres
Total descent: 322.78 metres

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Throughout this bike tour one can experience all kinds of raod, alternating between hard sand, soft sand, gravel, stretches of tarred road and no road at all.

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Places of interest

Ampasindava
-12.2642050032, 49.1065264586

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Mangaoka
-12.310696, 49.121219

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Salines d'Antsahampano
-12.318251, 49.193172

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Nice baobab
-12.278433, 49.187817

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Great view onto Windsor Castle
-12.261911, 49.193437

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Military airfield Andrakaka
-12.251274, 49.247887

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Small harbour at Cap Diego
-12.256801, 49.278585

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Hotel de la Poste
-12.2695853468, 49.2920162994

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Photos

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Madabike

Bicycle rental: Madabike.com