Getting There – Isalo NP

Philip Briggs
Expert
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

Your point of entry to Madagascar is most likely Ivato International Airport (TNR) in Antananarivo (Tana). If you’ve booked a tour, your tour operator will pick you up from the airport and handle everything from there.

Isalo is very accessible as it is located on the ‘Route National’ between Fianarantsoa and Toliara. The park can easily be incorporated into any road trip in southern Madagascar.

However, the most direct way to visit the park is to fly to Toliara (Tuléar). The distance from Toliara to the park is 240km/150mi, and the driving time is about 3½ hours.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Check Skyscanner or, for multiple destination flights, check Expedia to see which airlines can take you to Ivato International Airport (TNR), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

All your domestic flights (chartered or scheduled) are usually arranged by your safari company and included in the cost of your tour package.

The following domestic carriers have scheduled flights to Toliara:

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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