Ambalavao in detail

Flights & getting there

Ambalavao lies 56km south of Fianarantsoa. The town has direct taxi-brousse connections with Fianarantsoa (Ar4000, 1½ hours), Ihosy (Ar10,000, three hours) and Ranohira (Ar15,000, six hours). For destinations further north, you’ll have to go to Fianarantsoa first.

The taxi-brousse station is close to the cathedral.