Mozambique is a African nation to the southern side, whose long Indian Ocean coast is dotted with famous beaches such as Tofo, offshore marine parks, and many more to name. In the Quirimbas Archipelago, The Island of Mozambique is one of the most famous tourist destinations, lies off northern Mozambique a 250 km stretch of coral islands. It is also a snorkeling and diving destination, as is Bazaruto Archipelago near to south, with reefs protecting very rare marine life including dugongs. We have listed ten places to visit when in Mozambique. You can easily find a quite good number of places to visit in this country. It has attracted visitors from all across the world.
10 Places To Visit In Mozambique:
1. Island Of Mozambique:
The Island of Mozambique is one of the most famous tourist destinations, lies off northern Mozambique, between the Mozambique Channel and Mossoro Bay, and is part of Nampa Province. Prior to 1898, it was the capital of colonial Portuguese East Africa.
2. Bazaruto Archipelago:
The Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique is a group of six islands in Mozambique, near the city of Vilankulo. It comprises the islands of Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque, Banque, Santa Carolina and Shell. Nate Island locates in further south.
3. Quirimbas Island:
The Quirimbas Islands, a famous tourist spot in Mozambique lie in the Indian Ocean off north-eastern Mozambique, close to Pemba, the capital of the province of Cabot Delgado.
4. Benguerra Islands:
Benguerra Island in Mozambique is the 2nd largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, which broke away from the mainland thousands of years ago. The island is approximately 55 square kilometers, and lies 14 km offshore.
5. Maputo Special Reserves:
Maputo Special Reserve is a nature reserve in Mozambique. The reserve is located on Maputo Bay, approximately 100 kilometers southeast of the city of Maputo, Mozambique.
6. Lake Malawi:
Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa in Tanzania and Lagos Nassau in Mozambique, is an African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system, located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.
7. Camorra Bassa Dam:
The Camorra Bassa Dam is a dam in Mozambique. It is one of the three major dams present at the Zambezi river system, the others being the Kaibab and the Itezhi-Tezhi, the latter on the Kafue River, a tributary of the Zambezi.
8. Vilanculos Beach:
Capital of water sports. It’s a popular beach resort area with accommodation from economy to 5 star barefoot luxuries. The gateway to the Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique’s only underwater national park. The dry season is from March to November with temperatures around 15 to 23 degrees. Bring a sweater for the evenings; monsoon can be hot with temperatures ranging between 23 and 34 degrees.
Maputo, capital of East Africa’s Mozambique, is an Indian Ocean port with preserved Portuguese colonial architecture. Many turn-of-the-century buildings can be found in the downtown jacaranda-lined Bahia neighborhood. The bronze-domed CFM Railway Station, for example, was completed in 1916. The Baixa also has an expansive Municipal Market. It’s near the Parka da Independence plaza, site of the neoclassical city hall.
Land of Good People is a city located in south Mozambique, lying on Inhambane Bay, 470 km northeast of Maputo. It is the capital and according to the 2008 census has a population of 66000, growing from the 1997 census of 54000.It is a sleepy historic town known for its rusting colonial architecture and has been popular with tourists in recent years. So if Mozambique have so much things to give you, then why not you visit it today.