Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa

Dam in Cahora Bassa Dam

The dam, including the impressive underground turbine rooms, can be visited by advance arrangement only. Contact Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa in Songo – look for the HCB office in the substação (substation) and ask for Relações Públicas (Public Relations), or ask at one of the hotels. There’s no charge for a visit, and permits are no longer necessary to enter Songo. However, you’ll need to get a letter of approval from HCB; allow at least 24 hours.