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Mozambique information

Geography

The thing to remember about Mozambique, is that it is an incredibly long and thin country. This is what makes the diversity quite special and sometimes it feels like you are in a completely different country. The coast is pristine and marvels with some of the best bush, beach and diving the world has to offer.

The interior of the country has some of the most uncontrived bush experiences in Africa. Gorongosa National Park has been rated as one of the most ecologically diverse parks in the world. Landscapes comprise of Mount Gorongosa, Lake Urema and it’s rivers, grasslands and forests and not to mention The Great Rift!

Languages

Portuguese is the official and most widely spoken language in Mozambique. Although most Mozambicans speak more than one language.

Currency / Banks / Forex

The local currency is the Mozambican Meticais, although most places in Mozambique will accept US Dollars.

Weather / Seasonality / best times

Gorongosa National Park closes from mid December until 13th April each year. Each month brings a different experience in Gorongosa – read more about seasons here, and which are best for you.

Health & Safety

We strongly advise that travel insurance is taken when travelling anywhere in Africa. Read more about health and safety here

Read more about health and safety here

Visas & Travel documents

Mozambique requires a visa in a valid passport prior to arrival in the country. Read more here

Read more here

Gorongosa National Park History

Read all about the “Greatest wildlife restoration story” here.

Read all about the “greatest wildlife restoration story” here

Mozambique history

A fascinating country with an extremely colourful history. Please read more about this on the Mozambique Tourism page here.

Please read more about this on the Mozambique Tourism page here.

First time to Mozambique

Read about why you should have a Mozambique safari, some great travel advice and tips

Read about why you should have a Mozambique safari, some great travel advice and tips

Our Partners

Air carriers into Mozambique and into Gorongosa

SA Airlink

More than 25 years connecting to 37 destinations in 9 African countries.

SA Airlink provides direct flights daily from OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg to Beira international airport.

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LAM

Mozambique's National Airline providing flights into and around Mozambique.

LAM provides national and international flights into Beira regularly, as well as national flights into Chimoio airport.

 

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Safari Air Ltd

Safari Air transfers from Beira to Chitengo in Gorongosa National Park

The Gorongosa Collection can arrange your air transfer with Safari Air from Beira to Chitengo camp in Gorongosa. From there, a short drive (at game drive speed) will get you to Muzimu Tented Camp.

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