Pemba is a major port and fishing town set along Mozambique’s sandy north coast. As well as having beautiful sandy beaches and a long history stretching back 800 years, when it emerged as a trading post for Arab seafarers, it serves as the gateway to the Quirimbas Archipelago.
The climate around Pemba is generally tropically humid with the average temperature ranging from 21.5 - 32 degrees Celsius. The hot rainy season usually runs from December to April, whilst the dry season between May and September is ideal for tourism activities, boasting an average temperature of 28 degrees with cooler nights.
Need Help choosing a safari?
Find out more about types of safaris, accommodation and destinations in Africa.
Choose a Destination