Mozambique is in Southern Africa bordering Zimbabwe, South Africa and Zambia inland. Its coastline runs from the boarder with Tanzania in the east to Swaziland on the south. Mozambique is well known for its magnificent beaches, abundant sea food and spectacular diving. It’s coastline is dotted with pristine beaches on the warm Indian Ocean like the Tofo Bay, Vilanculos and Maputo. Bazaruto Archipelago is one of the popular islands off Mozambique’s mainland.
Maputo has a diverse culture of the Portuguese and Indians and who through long history of trade have found this to be their first home.
Mozambique is the jewel of Southern Africa with fantastic markets drumming to the rhythm of Africa. From fish, cashew nuts, beadwork, wood carvings, jewellery and pottery to food selling in the markets.
Activities to do in Mozambique
There is the City Tour of Maputo that will reveal a lot about pre-historic trade that link Southern Africa with Europe and the East. Maputo being the favored port then second from Beira.
The ocean safari for the whale-shark is an adventure to try. The dugong lives here in the Indian Ocean. Whale sharks, manta rays and dolphins are just but some other marine life you encounter. The cage diving and the snorkeling are not to be missed activities in the clear waters.
How about a day in the Islands? Bazaruto Archipelago is very good just to be far from everything for a day or 2. The beach life of Vilanculos and Tofo drinking local beer and the popular dishes of coconut rice and sea food are the real treat for Mozambique tourism.