Flight tickets from Mpumalanga to Beira

Beira is a port city in the heart of central Mozambique, at the mouth of the Pungwe River. This region has been a vibrant center for trade for centuries, thanks to its deepwater harbor and easy access to the Indian Ocean. With its long and vibrant history, Beira has become one of the most sought-after destinations in Mozambique, offering visitors a unique blend of African and Portuguese cultures, stunning landscapes, and an abundance of activities to enjoy. In this text, we'll explore the many facets of Beira and discover why this unique city is worth visiting.

Getting to Know Beira

Beira is the second largest city in Mozambique, located in the Sofala province. With a population of approximately 600,000 people, Beira is Mozambique’s third-largest city by population. The time zone in Beira is Central African Time (UTC+2). The official language of Beira is Portuguese and the local languages spoken are Cokwe, Chokwe, Tonga, Maconde and Xirima. The currency used in Beira is the Metical, with the US Dollar also widely accepted.

Climate and Weather

Beira, a city in central Mozambique, has a tropical climate which is hot and humid all year round. The temperature ranges between 25–35 °C (77–95 °F) and there is very little variation throughout the year. The hottest months are December and January, while the coldest months are June and July. Rainfall is abundant reaching up to 2000 mm (78 inches) annually. The wet season is from October to March when the highest rainfall is observed and the dry season is from April to September. The most extreme weather conditions can sometimes be found in Beira. In 2000, cyclone Eline wreaked havoc in Beira leaving millions of people homeless. Such extreme weather conditions occur once in every few years. In general, Beira has a pleasant climate making it a desirable tourist destination. Visitors from all over the world can plan a holiday in Beira and enjoy the wonderful weather conditions found here.

Touring Beira: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Beira, the Beira Airport (BEW) and the Machanga Airport (FXMG). From the main airport (BEW) to downtown Beira, there are usually airport shuttle services that cost between USD $5 to USD $20, depending on the time of the trip and the type of service. Alternatively, you can take a taxi from BEW to downtown Beira for USD $20. You can also change money at Beira airport.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Beira

  1. Beira is an ancient port city located in central Mozambique with a long, rich history dating back many centuries.
  2. The city was an important hub for the Arabian and East African slave trade and is home to a diverse range of cultures and religions.
  3. Visitors to Beira can enjoy the city's vibrant music, arts and food as well as explore its breathtaking beaches and nearby nature reserves

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