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Cheap flights from Mayotte

With its capital and largest city, Mamoudzou, Mayotte is an overseas department and region of France that can be divided into the main island, Grande-Terre or Maore, a smaller island Petite-Terre, or Pamandzi, along with many other islands around and between the two. The ethnic groups that inhabit the islands consist of Comorian, Swahili, French, Makua, and more. To be understood within Mayotte, the official language is French. However, native languages used include Shimaore, Kibushi, Kiantalaotsi, and Arabic.

Where to go

Mayotte is divided into 17 communes such as Dzaoudzi, Pamandzi, Mamoudzou, Dembeni, Bandrélé, Kani-Kéli, Bouéni, Chirongui, Sada, Ouangani, Chiconi, Tsingoni, M'Tsangamouji, Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bandraboua, and Koungou. As an overseas department and region of France, Mayotte offers attractions and activities such as its beaches, the nesting turtles, island Bandrélé kayaking, and botanical gardens, among others. Highlighting the Bandrélé Island, the island is approximately 2.5 kilometres from the east coast of Mayotte and offers a great kayaking spot, with kayaks for rent on the Sakouli beach. Other than kayaking, visitors are also able to snorkel, among others activities.

From Mayotte’s Dzaoudzi–Pamandzi International Airport, international short-haul destinations include Moroni, Comoros; Antananarivo, Madagascar; and Nairobi, Kenya. The flights to these stops can take approximately less than an hour to more than two hours from Mayotte. When within Nairobi, Kenya, known tourist attractions include National Archives, Ngong Hills, Railway Museum, Kenyatta international Conference Centre, Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi National Museum, Giraffe Centre, Karen Blixen Museum, and Nairobi National Park, to name a few. The Giraffe Center found in Langata, Kenya, at -1.374469 latitude and 36.742324 longitude is a centre that was established in the early 1980s to protect the endangered Rothschild giraffe, native to the grasslands of East Africa. Started by Jock Leslie-Melville, the Giraffe Centre has had success with the preservation of the Rothschild giraffes and has introduced several breeding pairs of the giraffes into the Kenyan national parks, over the years. When within the centre, visitors are able to feed the animals from a raised observation platform.

As the only airport in Mayotte, one can reach Paris, France both via Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Orly Airport. Getting to Paris can be done with flights that take approximately 10 hours from Mayotte. Paris, France has points of interest such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Notre Dame de Paris, Arc de Triomphe, Musée d'Orsay, Sacré-Cœur, Palais Garnier, Sainte-Chapelle, Île de la Cité, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée de l'Orangerie, and Disneyland Paris, to name a few. Musée de l'Orangerie is an art gallery that houses impressionist and post-impressionist paintings. The museum can be found in the west corner of the Tuileries Gardens next to the Place de la Concorde in Paris and is mostly known for being the permanent home for eight Water Lilies murals by Claude Monet. The museum also has works by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Amedeo Modigliani, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri Rousseau, Alfred Sisley, and more.

How to get out

The only airport in Mayotte is the Dzaoudzi–Pamandzi International Airport is a public airport located at -12.804722 latitude and 45.281111 longitude, in Dzaoudzi, Mayotte. The airport serves Dzaoudzi and Pamandzi and operates flights to and from Moroni, Nosy Be, Paris, Saint-Denis de la Réunion, Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Majunga, Anjouan, Dar es Salaam, Majunga, Pemba, and Nairobi. The airlines that have flights to these destinations include Air Austral, Air Madagascar, Corsair International, Ewa Air, Inter Iles Air, and Kenya Airways.

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