Flight tickets from Durban to Nampula

Nampula is a province of Mozambique located in the northern part of the country. It is the third most populous province in the nation and home to some of the nation's most important tourist attractions. From safaris to cultural experiences, Nampula has something to offer everyone. This text will explore the main points of interest that make Nampula an attractive tourist destination.

Getting to Know Nampula

Nampula is the third largest city in Mozambique and the capital of Nampula Province. The population of Nampula is estimated to be around 670,000 people. The city lies in the northern part of the country in the same time zone as the capital, Maputo. The official language of Nampula is Portuguese, however many locals also speak Makonde, Macua, Sena, and Ndau. English is not widely spoken, but some locals understand basic English. The currency used in Nampula is the Mozambican Metical (MZN). Nampula is an important cultural, religious, and commercial center for the northern region of Mozambique. After decades of civil war the city is in a period of revitalization. Critically acclaimed movies, concerts and art exhibitions have recently been hosted in Nampula drawing both locals and tourists to this vibrant city.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Nampula, Mozambique, is tropical with distinct wet and dry seasons. It typically experiences hot, humid weather all year round, with a short dry season between May and September. The average temperature in Nampula is 24°C (75.2°F) and the annual rainfall averages around 874mm. November to April are the wettest months, while May to October is the driest. Summer temperatures in Nampula can reach 37°C (98.6°F), and winter lows can dip to 16°C (60.8°F). Winters are usually mild and for most of the year days are sunny, with occasional afternoon showers. Humidity levels can be quite high, so it is best to avoid the early afternoon sun during the summer months.

Touring Nampula: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Nampula: Alberto Delgado Airport (APL) and Nacala Airport (MNC). To get from Alberto Delgado Airport (APL) to downtown Nampula, there are various taxi companies who offer efficient services for the 30km drive. The average fare for the journey is about 30 USD. It is possible to change money at Nampula Airport, however the exchange rates offered may not be as good as those in the city.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Nampula

  1. Nampula is located in the northern region of Mozambique, and is known for its rich history and vibrant culture
  2. The province is known to be home to some of the oldest and most important archaeological sites in the country
  3. The region is best known for its drumming and dancing, as well as traditional forms of art including pottery and basket weaving. It is also home to some of Mozambique's most vibrant villages and markets

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