Mozambique offers travellers a irresistible array of scenic attractions, from palm-fringed beaches lining sweeping bays, to pristine coral reefs and high inland plateaux. This magnificent geography is accompanied by an astonishing variety of habitats, ranging from coastal mangrove swamps to dune forests and palm and baobab savannas, providing exciting opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife viewing. But it is Mozambique's unexplored stretches of coastline that make this a true tropical paradise. Washed by the warm Indian Ocean, the coral reefs along this coastline are among the richest in the world and are home to a bewildering variety of tropical fish while gamefish abound in the deeper waters. The abundant marine life and excellent visibility make these waters a top drawcard for scuba divers, snorkellers and anglers from around the world. To help you make the most of your trip, this guide gives detailed descriptions of the activities on offer in Mozambique, with symbols highlighting the most important activities and sightseeing options. This title also proposes self-drive routes with clear indications of the distance of the trip, road conditions and potential pit stops.
Sections devoted to many aspects of the country -- including climate, geography, economy and history -- will ensure that you arrive prepared for Mozambique!