When to go
The Isalo massif is in an area where climate is warm and temperate. It rains a little in the area. Average annual precipitation ranges from 800 mm to 1000 mm. As for temperature, the monthly average varies between 17°C and 25°C. To make the most of your stay in the Isalo massif, plan your trip between April and October!
How to get there
The Isalo massif is located on the RN7 road, 700 km away from Antananarivo. You can go there by taxi-brousse or rental car. A stop in Fianarantsoa will do you some good. You can also reach Toliara by plane and then go up the RN7 road.
Where to stay
The city of Ranohira has a hotel offer capable of meeting your requirements. For your trip, you can stay in Les Toiles de l'Isalo or Hotel Orchidée de l’Isalo. Hotel Le Relais de la Reine, Isalo Rock Lodge and Le Jardin du Roy are also excellent addresses. In Fianarantsoa, book your room at Zomatel Hotel, Soratel or Tsara Guest House.
Where to eat
During your visit at the Isalo National Park, order a picnic basket and eat at your pace during the tour. In the evening, eat at the restaurant of your hotel.
What to see
Once in Isalo, enjoy your walk in the park to see animal species that live in these hostile places! Lemurs and reptiles are the masters of the place. You can already find some in the Namaza circuit, but for the moving encounters, go to the makis’ canyon! The Cave of Portuguese also deserves the detour.