Before you go

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Mozambique?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Mozambique are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Mozambique?

For up to date information around safety and security in Mozambique read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Mozambique.

Best time to visit 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.

Do I need a visa to enter 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.

What currency do i need in Mozambique?

The official currency of Mozambique is the Mozambican metical.

While visiting Mozambique

What wild animals live in Mozambique?

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.

What is the traditional food in Mozambique?

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.

What Languages are spoken in Mozambique?

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.

How much do you tip 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.

Where can I find a local travel expert for Mozambique?

Local Mozambique travel experts are available.

Useful Numbers

Emergency Mozambique Numbers?

  • Police: 119
  • Ambulance: 117
  • Fire: 198
  • Embassy: +258 21 356 000

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference in Mozambique?

    The time difference is 2 hours

    Travel Apps

    What is the best travel app for Mozambique?

    Mozambique Guidebook

    Best Mozambique guidebook?

    Stay informed before during and after your trip to Mozambique with this Mozambique Guidebook .