Flights to Mozambique: practical information
Cheap airlines to Mozambique
Planning to spend your holidays in Mozambique? Start your trip with cheap flights to Mozambique’s main airport in Maputo International Airport (MPM). Most flights arrive after a stopover in South Africa. From London try flights onboard South African Airways, Linhas Aereas de Mocambique (LAM), British Ariways, Federal Air and Kenya Airways.
When to book flights to Mozambique
Mozambique is a tropical country with warm days throughout the year. November to April are lusciously warm but also see the most rain. May to August is the best time to visit for hot, dry days. Book your flights to Mozambique at least 6 months in advance for the cheapest fares.
- Peak season: May to August.
- Low season: Rainy season, Mozambique’s winter.
Flights to Mozambique take around 14 hours with stopovers from London.
Experience Mozambique: what to see, what to do
Mozambique is the perfect beach escape with more than 1,000km of coastline along the Indian Ocean. Perfectly preserved colonial towns make it all the more charming. Soak up the African culture and enjoy your holiday in Mozambique!
Essentials in Mozambique
Bazaruto Archipelago: For great scuba diving and an island resort, this is the place to go! The archipelago also features the only marine reserve in the country to protect the nearby coral reefs. From deserted sandy beaches to inland saline lakes… there’s so much to see here!
Ilha de Mozambique: This was the former capital when Mozambique was under Portuguese rule for 400 years. This UNESCO World Heritage Site features some of the best preserved colonial architecture in Africa. There’s also some interesting old Swahili architecture on the island as well.
Gorongosa National Park: While there’s plenty to see and do around the coast, Mozambique also boasts some impressive inland nature reserves. This one is great for spotting elephants, zebras, buck and buffalo, even hippos and crocodiles!
Find more information on Mozambique Tourism Board.
Accommodation in Mozambique
You’ll find it all in Mozambique from cheap as chips youth hostels to pricey resort suites. In less touristy areas of the country you’ll find hotels seriously outdated compared to Western standards but also that prices are quite cheap. Self-catering apartments are very popular in the peak holiday months.