Mozambique is located on the southeastern coast of Africa and is bordered by Tanzania to the North, South Africa and Swaziland to the South, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi to the northwest.
Mozambique is a country with contrasting scenery from the beautiful Beaches, palm trees, cities lying in old colonial architecture, mountain peaks like Monte Binga and then endless coastline on the Indian Ocean. There is anything and every thing foe very person on a Mozambique Holiday.
On a Mozambique safari, you have the unequalled experience of a lifetime discovering the endless coastline fringed by extensive coral reefs, offering natural splendor and an underwater spectacle that is hard to match.
Tours in Mozambique
Mozambique’s most renowned National Park is the Bazaruto Archipelago, a set of islands setting in a marine paradise for divers and snorkellers. The game reserves are slowly being restocked with wildlife. Here you will find the Maputo Elephant Park and Tembe National Park. There are many other smaller parks and reserves in the north that you want to check out on Mozambique Safari Holidays.
Maputo is the capital city of Mozambique located on the south coast border to the Indian Ocean. Maputo Mozambique History dates back to the early 18th century. The streets lie in ancient Portuguese architecture, street lined trees, vibrant markets, café shops, restaurants and so much more you can imagine. This makes for amazing Maputo Mozambique tours.
Some of the other sites to enjoy in Maputo include the Mousinho de Albuquerue Square , Cathedral on Independence Square, the Central Railway Station, National Library and Eduardo Mondlane University, the grand City Hall, the Gothic-style Natural History museum and the Fortress. Elephant Reserve is definitely worth a day’s visit. It is located 80 km south of Maputo among three large saline lakes, wide variety of bird, fish and animal life.
Other interesting Mozambique towns you can not miss include Vilanculos located some 740km north of Maputo, Pemba, the centre of Cabo Delgado Province is Mozambique’s largest port, Beira, Imbahane and Nampula.
Bazaruto Archipelago is a long chain of Mozambique islands overlooking Vilanculos on the mainland. They include Bazaruto, Benguerra, Maraque, Banque and Santa Carolina, all together forming the famous Bazaruto Park.
These islands offer a serene holidays where you relax on palm-fringed beaches, do some diving and snorkelling, swimming or try game fishing for Marlin, sail fish and queen Mackerel among other fishes. You’ll also enjoy more than 200 different birds nesting in the forest on the island
Quirimbas Archipelago is a breathtaking stretch of other Mozambique islands comprising of Quirimbas National park. The park stretches from to Pemba to 30 offshore islands and coralline outcrops. Most islands are uninhabited and all are blessed with white sandy beaches surrounded by a tropical Indian Ocean. Ibo Island was the capital of the Cabo Delgado province before this title was given to Pemba and it is still one of the most prominent islands in the Quirimbas Archipelago.
Travel to Mozambique is often by flights with several incoming flights from Jo’burg to Maputo and other direct Maputo Flights from Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya and Portugal. Linhas Aereas de Mozambican LAM is the national air carrier for Mozambique although other Maputo Mozambique flights are with Swazi Express Airways, TAP Portugal, Kenya Airways, South African Airways and many others.
Mozambique is connected by train from Malawi via Nampula and Cuamba with daily schedules leaving Malawi early at 6h00 or 5h00. By car, Mozambique is reached from South Africa (via Lembombo and Komatipoort), from Swaziland using bus via Mhlumeni or Namaacha and from Malawi, Zambia or Tanzania.
Our Mozambique accommodation options are endless, and include a varied array of private islands, resorts, hotels, lodges, and beach safaris to suit all tastes and budgets. There are several Mozambique tour and travel agents that will ideally customize Mozambique holiday Packages to include Mozambique flights, Mozambique Hotels and accommodation bookings, tours and transfer besides giving you Mozambique Travel tips.