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Mozambique

passport & visa

All recreational foreign visitors to Mozambique require a valid passport with at least 3 blank pages, two of which must be adjacent, as well as a tourist visa that must be obtained prior to entry via an official Mozambican embassy or consulate. For certain packages, multiple-entry visas will be required.

If you need help, we encourage you to reach out to our resident travel professionals at info@mozambiqueexperience.com for assistance.

currency

Mozambican Metical. South African Rand, US Dollar and Euros are accepted. Credit cards are becoming more acceptable forms of payment and are an option at varying establishments.

language

Portuguese is the official language in Mozambique, with local languages differing from region to region. English is commonly used in touristic areas. The following languages are accommodated by our tours: English, Spanish, German, Catalan, Portuguese. Italian,, Turkish and Azeri.

airports

Maputo is the main hub for international flights into Mozambique. Inhambane airport also receives limited international flights and a daily flight from Maputo with LAM. Road transfers from Maputo can also be arranged through Mozambique Experience.  

malaria prevention

Mozambique is a high-risk malaria country, and we highly recommend you visiting a doctor before you travel. Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines as well.

electricity & internet

220-240 volts, 50 Hz. Wi-Fi is available in different accommodations, restaurants, bars and dive centers.

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South Africa

passport & visa

Applying for an international visa can be daunting, so if you need help, we encourage you to reach out to our resident travel professionals at info@mozambiqueexperience.com for assistance.

currency

South African Rand. Foreign money can be exchanged upon arrival at the airport prior to starting the safari tour and before entering the Park. Credit cards are accepted in most of the rest camps within Kruger National Park, although, since we will be visiting some remote areas, we advise our customers to always carry cash.

language

English is the official language in the Republic of South Africa, with local languages differing from region to region. The following languages are accommodated by Mozambique Experience safari tours: English, Spanish, German, Catalan, Portuguese. Italian, Turkish and Azeri.

airports

Johannesburg is the main hub for international flights into South Africa. We recommend our clients to take a national flight to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport. Maputo International Airport, in Mozambique, is also an option, as it is only 2 hours away  from the nearest gate to the Park. Please, contact our guides prior to book your flights to make sure there is plenty of time between the arrival time and the closing of the gates.

malaria prevention

The Kruger National Park is a malaria zone, although the risk is usually relatively low, especially in dry season when water is scarce. Most mosquitoes do not carry malaria, so being bitten does not mean one will contract the illness, however, we highly recommend you take prevention.

electricity & internet

220-240 volts.  Special South African adapters can be purchased in the Park. Wi-Fi is available at Skukuza Rest Camp within the Kruger National Park and in most of the accommodations outside the Park.

When you do your online research, you get a lot of different information for all the W questions on traveling to Mozambique & South Africa. However, they’re not always reliable. So, our team, that actually are local. For a detailed version of how to get yourself ready on our blog, just click here

 

If you are combining your Experiences with South Africa and Mozambique, remember that the first mentioned is always a little cooler, so make sure to pack accordingly.

General packing list

First step is to choose your preferred main luggage, such as a duffel bag, travel backpack or suitcases, as there are a few things to consider, depending on your destination and awaiting adventure.

 

Second step is to organize your stuff in front of you before packing, so you are able to remove and add without a big hassle.

Let's get the basic clothing together..

T-Shirt

Jeans/ Pants

Sleepwear

Dresses/ Skirts

Jumper/ Sweater

Shoes & Socks

Underwear

Sunglasses/ Hats

Shorts

Long Sleeve

Jackets/ Coats

Socks

Flip Flops

Swimsuits

Now we will take care of the toiletries.and make sure to pack the liquid utensils in a separate bag or change from original packaging to travel friendly containers and seal those to prevent unfortunate accidents. On that note, you do need malaria prevention before, while and after your travels to avoid getting infected with the virus.

Toothbrush & paste

Floss & cotton swab

Deodorant

Repellent

Tampon & pads

Dresses/ Skirts

Medications & vitamins

Lotion & Cremes

Brush & Comb

First Aid & band-aids

Shaving utensils

Pins & hair ties

Shampoo & Conditioner

Face & body wash

Mirror

Make-up 

Travel blow dryer

Last but not least, the essentials for every traveler..

Passport & Visa

Flip Flops

Jackets/ Coats

Sealable bags

Waterbottle

Cameras 

Chargers & Batteries

Driver's license

Swimsuits

Backpack/ purse

Insurances

Snacks

Pillow and Blanket

Vaccination cards

Debit/ Credit card

Emergency info

Earplugs & mask

Journal & pen

Long Sleeve

Adapters

Cash & wallet

Books & Kindle

Medications

Laptop/ Tablet

Diving packing list

Now that airlines have drastically reduced passengers baggage allowance, the weight and size of your diving equipment are important factors to consider. Experienced divers know the value of diving with their own gear, their function and comfort.

 

If you’re planning on going more often on diving trips, an investment in quality travel equipment is worthwhile. Here’s the recommended packing list for divers, additional to the GENERAL packing list.

Let's get the basic clothing together..

Flip Flops

Quick to dry short

Quick to dry shirt

Sunglasses/ Hats

Light jacket

Beanie

Long Sleeve

Rash vest

Sunglasses & hats

Last but not least, the essentials for every scuba traveler..

Travel BCD

Mask & snorkel

Dive torch

Fins & boots

SMB's

Gloves

Anti fog spray

Mesh bag

Travel fins 

Travel regulator

Wetsuit 

Safari packing list

First time visitors thinking of Africa almost always have some hesitation. Almost everyone wants to try out an african safari, but universal presumptions and stereotypes can be off-putting. Questions about safety and living conditions start to occur. However, simpler doesn’t mean less comfortable.

 

While the rest of the world is trying to be more organic and ecological, these concepts have always been fundamental to the African continent. Solar panels providing the power and hot water, building made out of the environmental material, hand carved wooden furniture and perfectly crafted thatched roofs.

 

Imagine having dinner beneath the seemingly millions of stars above you, a giraffe saying good morning while you have your breakfast, opening your door or curtains to a migration of Buffalo or wildebeests. With evocative landscapes provided, African safari can be as luxurious as anywhere on the planet.


After getting you excited for you upcoming safari with us, let’s start packing! Because operate with a range of mid to high range class accommodations, you don’t need to worry about unnecessary gear for tents.


Here’s the recommended packing list for a safari traveler, additional to the GENERAL packing list.

Let's get the basic clothing together..
Please dress in neutral colors: khaki, light brown/ green and avoid bright colors & white for improved game viewing.

Long sleeves

Sweaters/ Hoods

Short sleeves

Hiking/ walking shoes

Trousers

Warm sleepwear

Safari hat

Safari jacket/ vest