Ranohira

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Ranohira is a small town in the southern part of Madagascar. The town is located 91 kilometres south of Ihosy along the RN7, which connects the capital of Antananarivo with Tulear.

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Ranohira is well known for being "the door to Isalo National Park". Due to its location, the town is an ideal stop-over for visitors to the park. There are several accommodation opportunities in and around Ranohira, ranging from simple rooms to luxurious bungalows or even camping. Entrance permits for the park can be obtained at the Madagascar National Parks office in Ranohira.

The majority of the local population in and around Ranohira are Bara people, which live mainly from cattle racing and agriculture.

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The former name for Ranohira was Ambohimahasoa.


Accommodation in Ranohira

Berny Hotel (18 rooms)
Tel: +261 (0)32 0525769 (mobile)
Website: www.berny-isalo.com

Hotel Orchidee or Orchidée d'Isalo (31 rooms)
Tel: + 261 (0)32 4467689 (mobile)
Website: www.orchidee-isalo.com

Le Lemurien (rooms)
Tel: + 261 (0)34 7942481 (mobile) or + 261 (0)32 4208712 (mobile)

ITC Lodge & MomoTrek (14 Bungalows and camp site, car rental, trekking specialist for Isalo N.P. and the Makay)
ITC Lodge Tel: + 261 (0)32 45 703 36 (mobile) E-mail:itc.madagascar@yahoo.com MomoTrek + 261 (0)32 4418790 (mobile) E-mail:momotrek@yahoo.fr Website:www.itclodge-isalo.com

Maison Jumelle or Chez Thomas (rooms)
Tel: + 261 (0)32 4370869 (mobile)

Accommodation outside Ranohira

Chez Alice (bungalows and camp site)
Tel: + 261 (0)32 0205568 (mobile) or + 261 (0)33 0713444 (mobile)

Isalo Ranch (20 bungalows)
Tel: +261 (0)20 2330928
Email: info@isalo-ranch.com
Website: www.isalo-ranch.com

Satrana Lodge (40 bungalows)
Tel: +261 (0)20 2221974 or +261 (0)34 1426087 (mobile) or +261 (0)34 1405949 (mobile)
Email: satranalodge@cortezexpeditions.mg
Website: www.hotel-isalo-lodge.com

Joyau de l'Isalo (20 bungalows)
Tel: +261 (0)20 2253644 or +261 (0)33 1268092 (mobile)
Email: joyaudisalo@yahoo.fr

Isalo Rock Lodge (60 rooms)
Tel: +261 (0)20 2232860
Email: resirl@hms1.mg
Website: www.isalorocklodge.com

Le Jardin du Roy - 27 bungalows
Tel: +261 (0)20 2235165 or +261 (0)32 0784344 (mobile) or +261 (0)33 0712307
Website: www.lejardinduroy.com

Relais de la Reine (30 rooms, sisterhotel of Jardin du Roy)
Website: www.lerelaisdelareine.com

Motel de l'Isalo (65 bungalows)
Tel: +261 (0)20 2233082 or +261 (0)32 0262123 (mobile) or +261 (0)32 4089259 (mobile)
Email: motelisalo@moov.mg
Website: www.motelisalo.com

Les Toiles de l'Isalo (10 bungalows)
Tel: +261 (0)22 24534 or +261 (0)33 1102525 (mobile)
Email: toilesdisalo@moov.mg Website: www.hotel-toiles-isalo.com

Palme de l'Isalo (19 bungalows)
Tel: +261 (0)34 1639175 (mobile)
Email: contact@groupeaustralhotel.com