With hundreds of kilometers of pristine tropical coastline, its superb archipelagos and oceans teaming with sea life, Mozambique is an ideal end to an active holiday. Whether you are wanting a barefoot breakaway by the sea, a romantic honeymoon hideaway, an underwater adventure, travelling in solitude or with family, there is a beautiful lodge to suit your every need.
Combine Mozambique with any other neighboring countries and you will have the perfect bush & beach equation!
WHEN TO GO
June to October is the dry season and is when to go to Mozambique for cooler temperatures and the least chance of rain; November to May is the wet summer season although it generally rains in brief but vigorous downpours after which the sun comes out again.
International flights to Maputo, Vilanculos and Pemba
Best connections are from Johannesburg to reach those destinations.
Maputo, capital of the country has a colorful market and vibey nightlife. It has become a diverse and vibrant metropolis. Discover the Bazaruto Archipelago, Explore Inhaca Island, dive with the whale sharks, take a sunset dhow cruise or do a cultural visit of the island of Mozambique
Ensure your Polio vaccine is up to date, as well as hepatitis A&B, meningitis A, C, Y and W and Typhoid.
Yellow fever vaccine is compulsory. It takes 10 days to be active after injection and it works for 10 years.
Mozambique is a malaria area.
Portuguese is the official language. However, many other African languages are spoken (Shona, Shangana, Manyika, Sena, Makua and Ronga)
Local currency is the Metical. It is divided into 100 centavos.
Passport (valid 6 months after return date) and a compulsory Visa. Visa can be obtained with the Mozambique Embassy (about 2 weeks). When leaving the country, travelers must pay an airport tax of USD20 per person for international flights. Tax payable only in cash (meticals, rands or dollars)
TIPS & TIPPING
The usage in Lodges is: For Guide/Rangers – USD10–USD20 per person per day and for the Service personnel – USD10 per person per day
We pride ourselves on creating personalised tours that cater for particular interests, tastes, needs and budgets. We do, however, recommend certain itineraries above others as some routes, hotels and destinations are simply better than the alternatives.