Mozambique flights arrive on the southeastern coast of Africa and near by Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. Made up of mainly coastal lowlands, travelers book flights to Mozambique for a tour of the island’s breathtaking landscape.
Flights to Mozambique land travelers in Bazaruto – a tropical paradise of four islands featuring everything from fishing to snorkeling. Perhaps one of the most talked about islands in the African Coast is Mozambique’s Inhaca Island. For a glimpse of game up close, travel to the country’s wildlife reserves and national parks in search of elephant, buffalo and antelope. Fishing enthusiasts book flights to Mozambique for extreme fishing conditions around Guinjata Bay and the Mozambique Channel.
Once an island of turmoil and despair, Mozambique is rebuilding its past and quickly becoming one of the most traveled to tourist destinations in Africa. Travelers booking Mozambique flights and accommodations are urged to use caution and common sense when walking through the city and on beaches. Keep personal items close and people in sight, but don’t let the typical tourist alerts distract you from the beauty of this African country.
During the rainy season, which lasts from October to March, coastal Mozambique is warmer and less humid than the inland areas. The more popular, and more expensive, time to visit Mozambique is in the dry April to September months, when temperatures average 88 F.
May to October is the dry season and when most travelers book flights to Mozambique. The weather is cooler and drier with temperatures in the high 70s. The summer – June, July and August – are Mozambique’s coolest months. This is the most popular time to fly to Mozambique for safaris, as the animals gather around the water holes then.
The rainy season lasts from November to April. The weather during this time is hot (temperatures in the mid 80s) and it is humid, but cheap flights to Mozambique and discount accommodations can be found.
Flights to Mozambique are not the only ways to enter the country: There are several border crossings between Mozambique and the neighboring countries of Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Ferries between Mozambique and Malawi make several stops along the shores of Lake Nyasa on a weekly basis. Train travel and coach routes are also popular for domestic Mozambique travel. International bus routes are a more cost-effective way of traveling throughout southern Africa without booking domestic Mozambique cheap flights to various points in South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia. There are several domestic Mozambique flights that service Maputo, Beira, Quelimante, Napula and Pemba on a daily basis. Once you’ve arrived in Mozambique, travel within the major cities by machibombo (bus) or chapas (minibuses) are common, but typically overcrowded and service smaller towns.
(prices quoted are from London)