Waterfall in Gurúè


A popular destination for longer hikes is the cascata (waterfall) in the hills north of town. To get here, head first to the UP4 tea factory (also known as Chá Sambique), which you can see in the distance to the no…
Notable Building in Beira

Casa Infante de Sagres

Worth a look are the surrounding Ponta Gêa area, with some charming old houses; Praça do Metical; and the area around the port, where the streets are lined with faded colonial-era buildings. One to watch for is the …
Park in Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park was gazetted in 1960 and was one of southern Africa’s premier wildlife parks. It was renowned for its large prides of lions, as well as for its elephants, hippos, buffaloes and rhinos. Howeve…
Dam in Cahora Bassa Dam

Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa

Landmark in Beira

Palácio do Governador

Cathedral in Quelimane

New Cathedral

Cathedral in Quelimane

Old Cathedral

Mosque in Quelimane


Beach in Beira

Makuti Beach

Makuti Beach is one of the better places in town to relax, though it can’t compare with the coastline further south or north. The water is moderately clean, currents strong (ask locally where swimming is possible) a…
Museum in Manica

Geology Museum

Near the town entrance, in a red-roofed colonial-era house, is a Geology Museum.