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.
The former name for Ranohira was Ambohimahasoa.
Accommodation in Ranohira
Le Lemurien (rooms)
Tel: + 261 (0)34 7942481 (mobile) or + 261 (0)32 4208712 (mobile)
ITC Lodge & MomoTrek
(17 Bungalows and camp site, car rental, trekking specialist for Isalo N.P. and the Makay)
ITC Lodge Tel: + 261 (0)32 45 703 36 / (0) 034 17850 44 (mobile) E-mail:email@example.com MomoTrek + 261 (0)32 4418790 (mobile) E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org 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)