Mozambique Travel Guide
For the visitor to Mozambique useful facts, currency and visa regulations.
PASSPORTS & VISAS
All visitors must have passports (minimum validity six months) and visas (obtainable from embassies, high commissions and consulates)
Visas apply to citizens and nationals of all countries except citizens of the following: Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe as they do not require an entry visa when traveling to Mozambique for tourism
There are rumours that some borders and airports may issue them
on arrival, don't count on it and obtain a visa before arrival.
Australians: . There is no Mozambique embassy in Australia. There is a Consulate in Melbourne
NB. South Africans do not require visas for holiday, only for business
SHOPPING & SOUVENIRS
- Woven baskets
- printed cloths
- silver jeweler
- colorful art works
- wooden sculptures
- decorated plates
WHAT TO WEAR
for most of the year, light weight clothing is a must. During the winter
months (June - August)
pack a sweater or jacket for the chilly evenings.
In restaurants "smart casual" is the norm (short sleeved
shirts and slacks for men, blouses and skirts or informal dresses
When visiting game reserves neutral colours are preferred.
Wear sensible walking shoes and take a hat for protection against the the sun.
In the evening it is advisable to wear long sleeved shirts and slacks as protection against mosquitos
Portuguese is the local language.
English is widely spoken
Mozambique's local currency is the Meticaisl - divided into 100
It is advisable to carry cash or travelers cheques as credit cards are not widely accepted.
Health & Immunisation
a course of anti malaria tablets is strongly advised. Vaccinations against hepatitis A, polio tetanus and typhoid are also recommended.
A yellow fever certificate is required for those arriving from infected areas
What to Bring
here's our suggestions: camera * camcorder * binoculars * extra supplies of memory cards and batteries * torch * insect repellent * sunglasses * suntan lotion * lip balm
Mocambique covers an area of over 800 000 sq. kms - 3 times the
size of Britian
By Bus / Coach
You can take the Intercape Mainliner, from Johannesburg
SA Airlink flights from Johannesburg to Vilanculos on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 13h30.
Johannesburg to Pemba on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
LAM (AIR MOZAMBIQUE) . They now fly from Johannesburg to Pemba on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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