You will be docked in the center of town.
South African passport holders do not require visas or vaccinations for Mozambique. Foreign passport holders will need to obtain a visa at a cost of US $25. This can be obtained on board and does not have to be prearranged. (SADAC passport holders do not require a visa for Mozambique). The following passport holders are not required to pay the Visa Charge for Mozambique: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.)
Map of Inhambane.
Cruise Schedule for Inhambane.
Inhambane northeast of Maputo is filled with the typical sights of a tropical paradise, from swaying palm trees and great beaches – blended with a lively mix of culture and history stretching back to the 11th century.
Inhambane (pronounced in-yam-ban) is in the Jangamo District of Inhambane Province, Mozambique. It is a sleepy historic town some 485 km north of Maputo. It has some great colonial architecture and is considered by many to be one of the prettiest towns in Mozambique. It is situated on a peninsula overlooking a bay.
Canoeing and Dhow trips are a wonderful and relaxing activity for all to enjoy.
Visit the central market, the center of town.
The currency of Mozambique is the Metical (plural: Meticais, pronounced 'meta-caysh', abbreviation: Mts.). Prices are often given verbally with the thousands dropped, e.g., Mts 150,000 would be 'one hundred fifty'. In all towns you will find cash dispensers (ATMs) which accept all major credit-cards.
Official language Portuguese. Most educated Mozambicans speak English.
Most businesses and shops are open between 14h00 and 18h00 on Mondays and 08h30 and 13h00 and 15h00 and 18h30 on other weekdays and Saturday. Shops and businesses are closed on Sundays.
01 January - New Year's Day
03 February - Heroes Day
07 April - Women's Day
01 May - Workers Day
25 May - Africa Day
25 June - Independence Day
07 September - Victory Day
25 September - Armed Forces Day
19 October - Samora Machel Day
10 November - Maputo Day (In Maputo only)
25 December - Family Day (Christmas Day)
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