Isalo (pronounced eeshall) National park in the south-west of the country. 203,900 acres. 150 miles from Toliary.
Canyons, cliffs, gorges and other striking geological features, due to wind and rain erosion. Exotic flora, native palm trees, giant cactus. Lemurs, harmless reptiles.
Camping and visiting permit delivered by the Direction des Eaux et Forets in Antananarivo, by the Service Provincial des Eaux et Forets in Fianarantsoa, or by the Forestry Ranger in Ranohira.