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Mozambique is one of the fastest growing African vacation destinations. It is home to beautiful stretches of white sand beaches and pristine turquoise water. The waters are home to diverse marine animals and coral reefs.
The tropical climate makes it an ideal winter getaway. Besides marine activities, there are safari’s and historical monuments to explore. Mozambique offers travelers seeking an adventure plenty of opportunity to find one.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Mozambique. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Mozambique: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, cholera, yellow fever, rabies, and influenza.
Antimalarial medication is recommended to travelers visiting Mozambique. The must be taken before, during and after your trip. Dengue and chikungunya are also present and can be prevented through use of mosquito repellents and nettings.
Traveler’s diarrhea can easily ruin a trip. Be sure to bring a traveler’s diarrhea kit with you to avoid this embarrassing symptom.
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There is a risk of contracting cholera in parts of Mozambique. The CDC recommends travelers receive a cholera vaccine before visiting the country. Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent cholera.
Passport Health clinics carry Vaxchora, the only cholera vaccine approved for use in the United States. Make sure you’re protected before you go.
A visa is required for entry to Mozambique. Proof of yellow fever vaccination may be required based on your country of origin.
There are currency restrictions for travelers upon entry and exit.
For more information, see our Mozambique visa page. Or contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling or by filling out our online form.
Mozambique is known for its warm and tropical climate. Temperatures along the coast remain sunny and warm even in the winter. From October to April, the weather is very hot, humid, and rainy. Whereas, from June to October the weather is cool and dry.
It is important to exercise a high degree of caution while traveling in Mozambique.
In 2015, the country was declared free of all known land mines. But, some could still remain in rural areas.
It is dangerous to travel outside the city after dark. Mugging is prevalent. Pedestrians have been mugged at all hours of the day. Avoid walking alone in isolated or wooded areas as these are common places for crimes to occur.
The Bazaruto Archipelago consists of six islands off the coast of Mozambique. These islands are known for their stretches of white sand beaches and beautiful turquoise waters. Beneath the water lies beautiful coral reefs that rare marine animals call home.
A diverse array of animals found only in Bazaruto, like the rare dugong.
Visitors to the Bazaruto Archipelago can partake in a variety of outdoor activities such as scuba diving, fishing, and sailing. To limit environmental damage, visitors must stay in one of the several private lodges on the island. The Bazaruto Archipelago is the perfect Indian Ocean adventure.
Mozambique is a beautiful destination. But, it does require some extra preparation. See what you should make sure is in your luggage:
If you find yourself in need of help while traveling in Mozambique, there is a U.S. embassy in the capital city of Maputo.
U.S. Embassy Maputo
Av. Kenneth Kaunda, 193
Caixa Postal, 783
Telephone: (258) 21-49 27 97
Fax: (258) 21-49 01 14
Visit the Embassy to Mozambique website before departure to confirm correct contact details for the office.
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