Fly To Tete, Mozambique

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Book cheap flights from South Africa to Tete, Mozambique with Travelstart and save on airline tickets. Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique, and the largest city on the Zambezi River. Embroiled in ancient legends of the Baobab or “Embondeiro” tree, which can reach a girth of 8 metres and grow up to 15 metres high, Tete is a contrast of naturally beautiful landscapes and the amazing feat of engineering and technology that is the hydroelectric Cahora Bassa Dam, the fifth largest dam in the world. The perimeters of the reservoir offer a wide range of wildlife that may be observed, such as buffalo, crocodile, elephant, hippopotamus, impala, kudu, lion, monkey, and various birdlife, amongst others. 

About Tete Flights

  • A flight between South Africa and Tete takes approximately 1h52m and covers a distance of 1246 km as the crow flies.
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Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details

  • South African passport holders do not require a visa for Tete and Mozambique for stays of up to 30 days. Make sure your passport is valid for 6 months after you return from your trip and that you have 3 blank pages available for entry stamps.
  • The South African High Commission to Mozambique is in Maputo. Avenida Eduardo Mondlane 41, Caixa Postal 1120, Maputo. Tel: + 258 21 49 1614.

See and do

Tete is the hottest province in the country, and as such, the watersports at the campsite at the Cahora Bassa Dam are very popular. Other accommodations in the area offer boat explorations of the dam, fly-fishing and kayaking. It is also famous for being a party city and offers a good selection of bars and nightclubs. 
The Nhau dancers perform extremely agile dances, holding a large and scary wooden mask, to the sound of strong drumbeats. These are often initiation rituals.
You can find some wonderful souvenirs in Artes Maconde, such as an excellent selection of high-quality Mozambican carvings and other crafts from around the country. You can also buy some of the Makonde carvings from the carvers themselves in Alto-Gingone near the large mango tree opposite the airport, at a very reasonable price.
Public transport is available and not too bad, and there are various buses that do runs up and down the coast. 

Tete Matunda Airport – TET

Tete Matunda Airport (code TET) is also known as Chingozi Airport or just plain Tete Airport. 
Forex: There is no foreign exchange offered at the airport. The South African Rand and the United States Dollar are the most acceptable foreign currency to carry and can be exchanged in commercial banks in the city.
Airport Hotels: Accommodation near Tete Matunda Airport includes Hotel Nharinga Inn, Park Inn Radisson, Hotel Zambeze Tete Business, and Hotel Nhungue.
Car Hire: Car Hire companies at Tete Matunda Airport include Sixt Car Rental Tete and Car Premium Lda Tete.
Airport Hub: Tete Matunda Airport is a hub for LAM Mozambique Airlines; Kaya Airlines, South African Airlines and Chang’an Airlines also fly to and from this airport.

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