Driving by land across Africa can be a rewarding travelling experience and we are here to help you on your journey.
Things to know about driving in Mozambique:
- Seat belts are mandatory for all passengers
- Use of a mobile phone is not permitted while driving
- Speed limits are strictly enforced and police speed checks are common.
- Insurance certificate of the vehicle is mandatory
- You must carry a Temporary Import Permit for your foreign vehicle. You will get this at the border crossing.
- All vehicles must be equipped with 2 warning hazard triangles and a reflective jacket
- You must carry an international drivers license
- It is safest to drive during daylight – between 6am and 6pm.
- In Mozambique, cars drive on the left side of the road
Note: There are many Fuel stations en route throughout central Mozambique, except for the road from Vilanculos to Inchope. The distance is approximately 400km with limited fuel stations.