Backpacking To Africa’s Most Beautiful Coast: Mozambique

by Lucas

Traveling to Mozambique is introducing yourself to the world’s best seafood, raw and unfiltered nature, stunning coastline, adventures, and unique culture.
The vibrant southeast African country is there on every traveler’s list, looking for some otherworldly travel location. And, that’s absolutely true! Visiting Mozambique is like visiting another land that is different and unique. The culture, the vibe, the people, everything here is so different and captivating.
If you’re planning to travel Mozambique and looking for what places to visit, well, then you have clicked onto the right spot. In the feed, we have compiled 5 places you must add to your itinerary.


Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park is the most important part of the country. The park is a preserved area located at the end of the Great African Rift Valley. Spanning over 4,000 sq mi, the park is home to various wildlife species. The lake Urema situated in the park attracts thousands of bird species every year, thus a must-visit spot if you love bird watching.
Here, you can also spot bat-filled caves, tall peaks of Mt. Gorongosa. And, besides, birds here you can also witness lions, hippos, and elephants.


Tofo Town

The coastal town in the country is a popular place for the ones visiting the country. Apart from relishing the stunning view, you get to explore the unique culture and traditional aspects of the country.
The town is a hype among the travelers and simply because of the stunning coastline lined with the town. At the coast you get to see so many alluring aquatic spices from whales, dolphins, humpback whales, to sharks, this is such a delight to visit the town and the beach. The water of the Indian Ocean enthralls you and you won’t leave the place until the dusk.


Niassa Reserve

The Niassa reserve is another site situated in northern Mozambique. It’s the largest protected expanse of the country, with an area of 42,000 square km. If you’re a nature lover this is another place you just can’t miss adding to your list. The reserve covers the untouched area and thus you witness raw and unfiltered forms of nature.
Here, you can opt for safaris witnessing various wildlife forms closely. Though, the place is the largest but still experiences the handful of tourists only thus a great addition if you love to visit the places no one else has visited.


Casa de Ferro

The country has been ruled by Portuguese for a very long time and thus has a great influence of the Portuguese culture. The Casa de Ferro is the epitome of how European culture has strongly influenced the country.
The Casa de Ferro is also known as The Iron House and is designed by Gustave Eiffel. The building attracts the majority of travelers. Built with iron and iron sheets, and shipped to Mozambique from Belgium (where it was built), this is a must-visit during your stay in the country. The nearby botanical garden is also a great place to visit.


Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi is also known as Lake Niassa is the most popular lake in the country. What makes the lake so special is the distinct layers of water that are generally three and never mix. Here, you get to see the rare aquatic species, and is the best place to try scuba diving in the country.

So, these are the 5 top places you must visit in the country and we hope you really enjoy exploring our destinations on your vacay. We hope the feed turns out to be a great help and you relish an absolute time.

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