Mozambique

Description

Mozambique

Stretched out along the southeast coast of Africa lies Mozambique. The coastline is narrow and rises up to low hills, plateaus and more rugged mountains as you travel inland. Highest mountain is Monte Binga (2436 m) on Mozambique's western border with Zimbabwe, inside the beautiful Chimanimani Transfrontier Park. But Mozambique has more to offer, such as the Limpopo Transfrontier Park. Hiking with guides is possible in both these parks, with camps for lodging.

The second highest mountain of Mozambique is in the remote north of the country, Mount Namuli (2419 m) rising up from the plateau of the Namuli Massif. A bit further south are Mount Chiperone and Mount Gorongosa. These areas, renowned for rare bird species, appear to be relatively unexplored by long distance walkers.

Best time for hiking is the dry season, from April to September.

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Books

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mozambique Bradt Guide
  • The south coast of Mozambique is exceptionally beautiful - truly the archetype of palm-lined tropical beach nirvana - as well as boasting snorkelling, diving and game fishing to rank with the very best in the world' enthuses author Philip Briggs. This sixth edition of Mozambique leads intrepid travellers from the undiscovered north eastern... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mozambique
  • Mozambique on a basic physical map from the IGN with bold elevation colouring. National parks are marked and some tourist information is given, mainly for the costal resorts. Road network is less detailed than on other maps and no information at all is shown outside the country Read more
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