Positioned between South Africa and Tanzania, Mozambique is usually ignored by vacationers. Many individuals select to go to the extra developed surrounding areas, nonetheless, it’s residence to one of many longest coastlines on the earth, full with a number of the finest seashores.
And with these unimaginable seashores comes unimaginable seafood!
Due to its location, Mozambique experiences a tropical local weather that means it has two distinct seasons: a moist season and a dry season. Planning a visit round this climate could appear a bit overwhelming which is why I’ve put collectively this information that will help you determine on simply the best time to go to Mozambique!
Listed here are the very best instances to journey to Mozambique!
March to Could
The months of March to Could are a number of the finest to go to Mozambique.
It’s the tail finish of the moist season that means though you would possibly face a couple of moist days, you’ll even be met with extraordinarily reasonable temps. With highs averaging within the mid-’80s, touring throughout this time means you’ll keep away from the inflow of vacationers and also you’ll really feel as you probably have the entire island to your self.
With fewer crowds, you’ll discover decrease charges on flights and lodging.
Could can also be an enormous month for occasions. The 2 largest being the AZGO Competition and STRAB. The AZGO Competition is a 3-day out of doors competition in Maputo the place you’ll be capable to expertise dwell music, workshops, music documentaries taking part in, and markets (each meals and craft) to wander round. STRAB is the Subterranean Rhythm & Blues Competition which options 20 dwell bands.
June to November
June to November is arguably the very best time to go to Mozambique (and the busiest). The dry season and winter start in late Could however don’t let the time period winter scare you off.
Due to its tropical local weather, the air and water temperatures are extremely heat.
That is once you’ll discover locals and vacationers alike collaborating in a lot of out of doors actions. From sport viewing to diving and snorkeling to fishing—for those who head to the southern shoreline, you additionally would possibly be capable to do some whale watching, too!
If you happen to’re like me and you like scuba diving, Pemba, Nacala Bay, and Morrungulo supply a number of the finest diving on the island. If you happen to would moderately make the most of the waves for browsing, plan your journey in June, July, or August. And ensure to incorporate Ponto do Ouro, Barra Seashore, and Guinjala Bay in your itinerary.
Discover my overview of diving at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort in Mozambique right here!
If you happen to’re much less of a seaside individual and also you wish to spend your time sport viewing, go to in August or September. You’ll be capable to spot animals of their pure habitat on the Gorongosa Nationwide Park.
As a result of that is peak season, flights and lodging can price you as much as 10% greater than in the course of the off-peak season. I extremely advocate reserving every thing months prematurely to get the very best offers.
Regardless of the upper costs, a number of the finest occasions happen throughout these months!
In June, have a good time Independence Day in Maputo. You may take pleasure in dancing and music on the nationwide stadium. In July, have a good time Mozamboogy, a competition specializing in music and colourful gentle shows. If you happen to’re an adventurer, you may strive your hand at slackline strolling in the course of the competition too. In August, be a part of the get together on the CHOPI Music Competition. It celebrates the musical heritage of the area.
December to February
December to February are the island’s wettest months. The quantity of rainfall you’ll expertise is determined by the place on the island you’ll be staying. The rainfall is way heavier on the coast compared to the north and south. In these areas, you may anticipate loads of humidity and thunderstorms.
Come January, Mozambique’s cyclone season begins. In the event that they do hit the island, it’s probably it’s going to hit the south. Due to this January and February are finest averted. If you happen to’re trying to keep on the northern aspect and also you don’t thoughts rainfall, you’ll lower your expenses on motels and lodging.