Mozambique Tours & Trips

Tropical Mozambique has a 2,500km long coastline, and is a melting pot of Portuguese, Arabic and African culture. You can get up close and personal diving with whale sharks in a research project and maybe do a PADI dive course at the same time.

6 Mozambique holiday packages

Highlights

  • Talk to the locals at the Central Market, Maputo for a full understanding of Mozambique’s diverse cultural heritage.
  • Discover delightful lagoons and islands in Bazaruto Archipelago as you set sail in a traditional dhow from the coast of Vilanculos.
  • Laze on white sandy beaches in vibrant seaside towns such as Pemba and Praia do Bilene and enjoy aquatic activities of kayaking, scuba diving and snorkeling.
  • Swim with whale sharks and mantay rays at Praia do Tofo in the Inhambane province and discover the underwater secrets of the marvelous reef system in Quirimbas National Park near Pemba.
  • Admire the rich Portuguese inspired architectural legacy on Ilha de Mocambique.
  • Catch glimpses of elephants, buffaloes, hippos, zebras and a wonderful array of birds inside the Gorongosa National Park.
  • Take a look at the dramatic inselbergs that rise from the volcanic landscape of Cuamba.
  • Shop for traditional silverware, arts and crafts in Pemba’s Arab inspired souk.

Tips

  • Mozambique is a great honeymoon destination so for a romantic feel go horse riding along the coastline as the sun goes down.
  • The beaches along the Indian Ocean coastline are the most popular attractions in Mozambique.
  • Mozambique cuisine is a delight with strong Portuguese and Indian influences. Try ‘matapa’ or ground peanut and cassava curry along with the freshest sea food in coastal areas.
  • Some of the best Mozambique diving spots can be found at Praia do Tofo and the Quirimbas National Park.
  • June to October is a good time to catch glimpses of humpback whale migration.
  • Early mornings are a good time to view mantay rays at the Manta Reef near Tofo Beach.
  • Central Market in Maputo is a good place to bargain and purchase carpets and curios. It is also worth spending time exploring Maputo’s cultural scene and museums or just relax at one of the comfortable street cafes.
  • It is prohibited to carry currency above 500Mts, outside the country.