Nacala trip planner
Create a fully customized day by day
itinerary for free
itinerary for free
Nacala, also known as Cidade de Nacala or Nacala-Porto is a city on the northern coast of Mozambique. Located in the southwestern indentation of inner Fernao Veloso Bay, it is the deepest natural port on the east coast of Africa. Nacala serves as the terminal for the Nacala Railway, a rail link to the landlocked Malawi. South of Nacala is Mozambique Island, at one time the capital of Mozambique and now a World Heritage site.The Nacala Development Corridor, also called "Corredor de Desenvolvimento do Norte" ("CDN"), is an area that reaches westward from Nacala to Malawi and is home to about ten million people.HistoryNacala was founded as a little town and developed as a deep waters port and an industrial, agricultural and exporting centre during the last period of the Portuguese rule of the territory which ended in the mid-1970s. Among its major industries were cement, sisal and cashew. Other important employers were the seaport, its small modern hospital, and services (banking, insurance and administration).IndustryNacala is site of one of three cement works in Mozambique.TransportNacala is the terminal of the Nacala Railway that connects to the Central East African Railway of Malawi. The railway system was managed by the Railroad Development Corporation until September 2008 when it was sold to a group of Mozambican investors.Add Nacala and other destinations in Mozambique to your travel itinerary using our Mozambique online trip maker.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Nacala
- Get a personalized tripA full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
- Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
- Book itChoose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
- Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Nacala
Places to visit with Nacala
Recently planned trips to Nacala
1 day in Mozambique BY A USER FROM UGANDA Maputo Nacala 60 days in Asia & Africa BY A USER FROM INDIA Mumbai Nampula Nacala 10 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA Vilanculos Tofo Mozambique Island 13 days in Nacala BY A USER FROM MOZAMBIQUE Mesquita Central de Nacala Moz Adventures, Lda 18 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Maputo Nacala Gorongosa National Park 22 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL Maputo Bazaruto Island Beira