second largest city in Mozambique and is an important commercial
centre. It has a large port used for import and export from Mozambique
and neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi. It is a compact city and at
one time a popular holiday resort. Nowadays, only the
its former glory can be seen. However there
are signs that
it is gradually being redeveloped for
tourism. Most of the city
can be explored on foot.
By Plane - Daily
flights from Maputo. Two flights a week go direct from Johannesburg
(Wednesday and Friday), all others are via Maputo. It is an important
hub for internal flights around Mozambique.
Hotels will make airport
By Road -The
Beira Corridor connecting Zimbabwe to Beira is a good tar road.
The road from here to the north is in extremely bad condition. The
road south to Maputo is accessible by normal car although it
is in poor condition in places until you reach Villanculos.