Mozambique : Travel

Traveller information

Immigration and customs: 

Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of departure. Visas are required by all Commonwealth nationals.

Travel within the country: 

Traffic drives on the left. Car hire is available in Maputo and Beira; an international driving permit is recommended. Paved roads connect Maputo with Beira, and Beira with Tete.

Domestic flights link Maputo with Beira and other main towns. Air- taxi services are also available. Regular bus services cover most of the country. In the more rural areas, converted trucks (chapas) are operating. There are three unconnected rail networks, and services are infrequent. Taxis are available in the larger towns.

Travel health: 

Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include cholera, dengue fever, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, rabies, schistosomiasis (bilharzia) and typhoid.

There were 2,113,000 tourist arrivals in 2012.