Maputo Package Holidays

Maputo

Maputo is the capital of Mozambique and is popular with tourists from neighbouring south Africa. Maputo travel packages include return flights from Johannesburg, airport taxes, return transfers and accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis. These packages do not include inoculations and immunisations, visas, gratuities and personal expenses. Some of the packages include a overnight trip to Inhaca island just across the bay from Maputo.

Information about Maputo

Maputo is the capital city of Mozambique and is a bustling city with a busy central market, the Bazar Central and many historical buildings commemorating the struggle against Portuguese colonisation makes this city a fascinating place to discover the history of Mozambique. Malaria is still prevalent in Maputo and visitors are recommended to take precautionary medicine before entering.

Most popular areas in Maputo

Maputo being a city, the beaches are not some of the best Mozambique has to offer, although Macaneta beach, less than an hour’s drive away, is popular with city residents and visitors alike.

The Maputo Elephant Reserve, south of the city, is another traditional tourist attraction and is a wonderful place for visitors to experience these magnificent beasts.

There are a number of museums in Maputo worth visiting, including the Museum of Natural History with a unique display showing the gestation of the elephant; the Museum of the Revolution, telling the story of the struggle against Portuguese colonialism and the Museum of Geology.

Praca de Independencia with a statue of the country’s first president, Samora Machel, the Roman Catholic cathedral, the City Hall and the French-Mozambican cultural centre, is a popular choice for visitors in Maputo as well as the Jardim Tunduru.
The Fortaleza, a historical Portuguese fort with its cannons still pointed out to sea is also a regular sight seeing trip favoured by tourists to Maputo.
Praca dos Herois, which also boasts a large mural recounting the country’s centuries of struggle.

Inhaca Island is easily accessible from Maputo by boat or light aircraft and visitors can enjoy many activities on the island including a tractor ride to the lighthouse or a visit to the Marine Biology Museum. Scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and deep-sea fishing are just some of the more exciting activities available on the island. Also available is an excursion to the neighbouring Portuguese Island, an uninhabited paradise where the abundant wildlife includes flamingo, pelicans and loggerhead turtles.

Ponta do Ouro is a resort to the south of Maputo and a regular choice for a day or overnight trip where visitors can spend the day dolphin tracking. travel packages.

Maputo is the capital of Mozambique and is popular with tourists from neighbouring south Africa. Maputo travel packages include return flights from Johannesburg, airport taxes, return transfers and accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis. These packages do not include inoculations and immunisations, visas, gratuities and personal expenses. Some of the packages include a overnight trip to Inhaca island just across the bay from Maputo.

Information about Maputo

Maputo is the capital city of Mozambique and is a bustling city with a busy central market, the Bazar Central and many historical buildings commemorating the struggle against Portuguese colonisation makes this city a fascinating place to discover the history of Mozambique. Malaria is still prevalent in Maputo and visitors are recommended to take precautionary medicine before entering.

Most popular areas in Maputo

Maputo being a city, the beaches are not some of the best Mozambique has to offer, although Macaneta beach, less than an hour’s drive away, is popular with city residents and visitors alike.

The Maputo Elephant Reserve, south of the city, is another traditional tourist attraction and is a wonderful place for visitors to experience these magnificent beasts.

There are a number of museums in Maputo worth visiting, including the Museum of Natural History with a unique display showing the gestation of the elephant; the Museum of the Revolution, telling the story of the struggle against Portuguese colonialism and the Museum of Geology.

Praca de Independencia with a statue of the country’s first president, Samora Machel, the Roman Catholic cathedral, the City Hall and the French-Mozambican cultural centre, is a popular choice for visitors in Maputo as well as the Jardim Tunduru.
The Fortaleza, a historical Portuguese fort with its cannons still pointed out to sea is also a regular sight seeing trip favoured by tourists to Maputo.
Praca dos Herois, which also boasts a large mural recounting the country’s centuries of struggle.

Inhaca Island is easily accessible from Maputo by boat or light aircraft and visitors can enjoy many activities on the island including a tractor ride to the lighthouse or a visit to the Marine Biology Museum. Scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and deep-sea fishing are just some of the more exciting activities available on the island. Also available is an excursion to the neighbouring Portuguese Island, an uninhabited paradise where the abundant wildlife includes flamingo, pelicans and loggerhead turtles.

Ponta do Ouro is a resort to the south of Maputo and a regular choice for a day or overnight trip where visitors can spend the day dolphin tracking.