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Mozambique

With a booming industry the country has also stamped its name on the tourism sector, becoming an absolute must for those seeking the classic island getaway with road access to its mainland.

One of the world’s youngest independents rich in extensive natural resources provides an exciting getaway at a fraction of the cost of the Seychelles.

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The long-stretching coast offers beaches kissed by the warm Indian Ocean but the highlight destinations lie just offshore.

Two groups of quaint picturesque islands–Bazaruto Archipelago in the south and northwards the elite private islands of the Quirimbas Archipelago near the Tanzanian border.

Highlights


Bazaruto Archipelago/ Bazaruto Island/ Benguerra Island/ Santa Carolina
Vilanculos
Maputo
Quirimbas Archipelago
Lake Niassa
Gorongosa National Park
Chimanimani Mountain
Inhambane
Mozambique Island





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General Travel Information
CAPITAL

Maputo

CURRENCIES ACCEPTED

USD and ZAR cash and all major credit cards

LOCAL TIME

GMT+2

GETTING THERE

Direct to Maputo from Johannesburg, Kruger National Park and Dar-es-Salam

POPULATION

29 Million

TRAVEL WITH CHILDREN

Safe to travel with children

LANGUAGES

Portuguese & English with 60 regional languages

GENERAL SAFETY

Relatively safe with petty crime. Certain inner cities to be avoided at night

LOCAL CURRENCY

Mozambiquan Metical

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

Yellow Fever vaccination 10 days prior to arrival and Malaria medication

When to Visit

Vilaculos

January

Fair

July

Excellent

February

Fair

August

Excellent

March

Fair

September

Excellent

April

Good

October

Good

May

Excellent

November

Fair

June

Excellent

December

Fair