Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Mozambique are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Mozambique read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Mozambique.
June to October is the dry season, with often perfect tropical weather: clear skies, plenty of sun and almost no rain. This is the best time for most people to visit Mozambique.
British nationals need a visa to enter Mozambique. If you're a tourist or travelling for work purposes from a country where there is a Mozambican diplomatic mission, you must get the appropriate visa before travelling. In summer 2017, Mozambique introduced the possibility for tourists to buy visas at border posts.
The official currency of Mozambique is the Mozambican metical.
Wildlife includes big game like lions, cheetahs, elephants, leopards and rhinos as well as smalleranimals like antelopes, zebras, hyenas and buffalo. Marine wildlife includes humpback whales, whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, dugongs, turtles and many fish.
Traditional Cuisine of the Mozambicans revolves around fresh seafood, corn porridge, millet, stews and mandioca (Cassava Pudding). It is common to find bifel streak and chicken served with beans, cassava chips, batata potatoes, coconut, and cashew nuts.
Portuguese is the official language, although this is generally only spoken by the more educated amongst Mozambique's population. Beside this, more than 60 different dialects of Bantu languages can be found in Mozambique.
The currency in Mozambique is the Mozambican metical. Tipping for service is standard practice in Mozambique and is usually 10% in restaurants and about US$1 per item for hotel porters; cleaners and maids in hotels and Lodges usually get between US$1 and US$2 per day.
Local Mozambique travel experts are available.
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What is the time difference in Mozambique?
The time difference is 2 hours
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Best Mozambique guidebook?
Stay informed before during and after your trip to Mozambique with this Mozambique Guidebook .