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London Tamatave

A flight from London to Tamatave will take at least 22 hours and could take as long as 35 hours depending on stopovers. Most flights will make a stopover in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. Connecting flights from the capital are offered by Air Madagascar. Flights from London to Antananarivo are available from South Africa Airways and Thai Airways, with stopovers in Johannesburg and Bangkok respectively. All flights depart from London Heathrow. The Heathrow Express is the quickest way to get from London to the airport, but bus services and the Underground are also available. All flights from London to Tamatave will land at Toamasina Airport. Located on the outskirts of Tamatave, it takes just six minutes to travel from the airport to the city centre with the best option being taxi or hire car.

Cheap London - Tamatave Flights

To travel between London and Tamatave at a low cost, Easyvoyage provides two major pieces of information: the calendar and the price history for London - Tamatave flights. These elements will allow you to analyse the cheapest London - Tamatave flights by departure date.

Sightseeing Tamatave 1 Bora Dive and Research Centre

Located on Nosy Boraha island to the north of Tamatave, the dive centre offers diving around the island allowing you to see a number of underwater creatures and even the remains of a sunken pirate ship with 42 guns.

2 Andasibe-Mantabia National Park

This lies a few hours to the east of the town and is the perfect place to go and see lemurs, chameleons and a huge variety of other animals. The park is on the bus route between Antananarivo and Tamatave so is easily accessible and guided tours can also be arranged.

3 Parc Ivoilina

Located in woodland a short drive from from Tamatave, this zoo offers a great way to see lemurs up close. Guides will take you on a personal tour providing insightful information about the lemurs and various inhabitants of the zoo.

4 Masaola National Park

This wildlife reserve is a bit more remote than Andasibe-Mantabia and as such receives far fewer visitors. It can be accessed via an aeroplane from Toamasina Airport followed by a boat. The reason for visiting is that the wildlife is more abundant giving you a better chance of seeing a wider variety of species within their natural habitat.

5 Fort Manda

This French colonial fort is located to the north of the town up the coastal road. Guides will show you around and teach you about the facinating history of the island.

Required travel documents for Madagascar

Madagascar is two hours ahead of London during British Summer Time and three hours ahead the rest of the year. A 30 day visa can be obtained at Antananarivo airport. If you want to get your visa in advance then you can do so via the Embassy of Madagascar in Paris. Since 2009 the Foreign Office has warned against non-essential travel to parts of Madagascar due to political instability and widespread crime. Check the FCO web site for details of the areas that should be avoided and advice on how to stay safe during your trip.There are many great reasons for visiting Madagascar, from the extraordinary and unique wildlife to the rich culture and scenic landscapes. A cheap flight from London to Madagascar will give you access to all of the natural wonders of the island, few of which can be found elsewhere.