Inhambane Package Holidays
Inhambane in Mozambique is an attractive city, steeped in history and surrounded by coconut palms and magnificent beaches. Travel packages to Inhambane include return flights from Johannesburg, airport taxes and airport transfers and accommodation on a dinner bed and breakfast basis. Prices exclude required inoculations, items of a personal nature, visas and travel and medical insurance.
Most popular areas in Inhambane
Inhambane provides some of the most beautiful beaches in Mozambique and sun worshippers savour the warm waters and soft sandy beaches such as Tofo and Barra.
Tofo also offers a surfers paradise where visitors can enjoy some spectacular surf with out the need for a wet suit.
Diving off of Inhambane’s coast is a regular draw card for tourists and there are many qualified dive schools offering dives for experienced as well as newcomers and divers can enjoy such rare treats as Manta Rays and Whale Sharks when in season.
Fishing is also popular along the coast of Inhambane, whether shore fishing or deep sea fishing, Inhambane offers some of the best sport fishing along African coast.
There are many historical buildings in Inhambane and a visit to The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Conception; the Governers House; Mercado Central Market for fresh produce, fish, spices and cashew nuts and the museum and mosque are popular attractions with those wanting to experience a little bit of the history on Inhambane.
Taking a Dhow from Inhambane to Maxixe is a must for all visitors to the area. This is a short ride across the Bay to Maxixe and is an experience of the age old tradition.
The Linga Linga Peninsula is a short distance from Inhambane and is great for a relaxing escape. It has an estuary teeming with life and soft tropical beaches offering a choice of watersports and fishing, and although it is only accessible by boat or 4×4 transfers these can be arranged through your resort.
Information about Inhambane
History and legends indicate that in the year 1498, the great navigator Vasco da Gama anchored his four ships off the Inhambane Bay while on his way to India. The dry winter months in Inhambane, lasting from from April to October, are good times to visit when the temperatures are milder. Inhambane is the 3rd biggest port in Mozambique and is one of the oldest European settlements on the east coast dating back to 1534. Mozambique is a malaria zone and visitors should ensure they have the necessary precautionary medication and inoculations.