Private Zambezi Province Zany Private Cultural Central Tours
The Zambezi river runs through Central Mozambique, and the area is known as the Zambezia Province, guided tours are available in cities like Manica, Tete and Sofala are located in the province. While this region is not high on the tourist spectrum and is mostly visited by guided tours of the Zambezi River, this province has a lot to offer if you take the time to stop and visit.
There are many highlights in this region like Gorongosa National Park, Mount Binga which is the highest peak in Mozambique, Gurúè for hiking, birdwatching and fabulous fishing. If you visit with an open mind, you will see the real and original Mozambique good and bad.
Places like Quelimane and Beira may not seem too exciting, but if you want to have a relaxing sun and beach holiday, this province is ideal for you.
Guided Gorongosa National Park for Private trekking tours in the Zambezi Province
Gorongosa National Park was famous for hunting in the 1920's, and many American movie stars like John Wayne would holiday there to hunt game and take safari tours. It had come back from the brink of destruction when it was decimated by the 1975 war of independence to become one of Mozambique’s favorite and first National Parks.
There are many private guided tour of the Park, and its success is primarily due to its sustainability in conservation. This beautiful wild park is full of protected species and ideally located along the Zambezi so visitors can mix some safari tour excursions with a little beach holiday fun.
Travel Tips for Zambezi Province
The Province of Zambezia has a semi-tropical climate that allows holidaymakers to visit all year round. Temperatures are cooler and easier to manage from May to November a perfect time to book private guided tours of the hotspots. While the rainy season is usually from December to April the downpours can be heavy but thankfully they are short, and the sun always shines quickly afterward. Sightseeing tours to the National Parks are readily available.
Private sightseeing tours to The Zambezi Provence can be expensive as there are additional costs involved in traveling around and the many accommodations you will need. Accommodation for two people can run on an average to $100.00 per day. Eating can vary but budget about $40.00 per person for a relatively nice restaurant. Check with your tour guide for a couple of different recommendations on restaurants and Park Tours.
Research Mozambique before traveling to this region of the world and book any reserve, Island or guided tours before you arrive in the country. Try to compare prices and take your time booking as there is a lot of tours on offer so make sure the one you book ticks all the boxes. Check your documents when traveling to Africa, make sure your passports and visas are valid and have the exact dates for arrival and departure time.
The climate in The Province of Zambezia is semi-tropical, the summers here are nice and mild but humid and there can be rain with little thunderstorms. The temperatures can hit 27 degrees Celsius, but surprisingly Spring is hotter with temperatures averaging about 30 degrees Celsius. January has the most rain and the driest months are June and July with temperatures averaging about 10 degrees Celsius.