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Mafalala Walking Tour

Av Kenneth Kaunda, Maputo 1170, Mozambique
+258 21 495 514
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The real maputo

Nery took us on a great tour told us about the culture and the history he had great information. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A must do in Maputo

The other reviews describe what this area is all about, so I won't repeat these. All I will say is... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
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Av Kenneth Kaunda, Maputo 1170, Mozambique
+258 21 495 514
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nery took us on a great tour told us about the culture and the history he had great information. It was a wonderful experience people were welcoming. You see what a community is like, we went to the school and were welcomed with lots of...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The other reviews describe what this area is all about, so I won't repeat these. All I will say is that this tour is a must do if you want to see an area and its people that have seen and been through so much...More

Thank EasygoingOz
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you have no interest in history or how poorer Mozambicans lived and live, and just want a nice beach, prawns, and a cold beer, then give this a miss because you won't enjoy it. And stop reading :) But for the rest of us,...More

Thank Martin Z
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This tour arranged by the local NGO Iverca is essential for getting an understanding of the cultural-historical context from which the independent Republic of Mozambique rose. OK, you can probably read up on the facts in some book, but getting the story fleshed out by...More

Thank Mohnomishe
Reviewed 15 December 2016

On November 19, I did this guided tour of Mafalala, with Ivan Laranjeira, of IVERCA NGO tours. Mafalala is the poor neighborhood of Maputo, the "caniço", as shanty towns are called here. But, in spite of its modesty, is full of history. Many famous Mozambicans...More

1  Thank zec62
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A non-governmental organization is holding walking tours in parts of Mafalala, a shanty district of Maputo, just 20 minutes by car from the centre of the city. You will learn how people from different parts of Mozambique gathered in this district with the dream of...More

Thank OttawaEric
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Maputo suburb of Mafalala was once the area black Mozambicans were banished to by the Portuguese colonialists and today it still retains so much character and history that it's a fascinating place to visit. Nery was my guide on a fabulous three-hour walking tour...More

1  Thank SueSydney
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I have just come back from the tour with my very informative and friendly guide Nery, it has been a great experience. I felt like I have been given access to a very significant part of today's Maputo history and heritage, seeing where the black...More

1  Thank NiccoloD
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A great tour around some iconic places of Mafalala together with an amazing guide that told us all the stories about the bairro and the people that lived there. An incredible experience. Totally recommended :)

Thank Ana R
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Walking around Mafalala, our guide Ivan recounted the history of Maputo from early colonial days to the present. Mafalala is home to many of the country's poets, musicians, politicians, and writers. There is much more to Mozambique than beautiful beaches and game parks Ivan unlocks...More

Thank T_Chris_M
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Hi, I will be in Maputo and would love to do this tour on Tuesday May 17th, but am traveling solo. Is it possible to reserve a spot for one person?
13 May 2016|
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Response from antonvd2016 | Reviewed this property |
I would assume so. Otherwise, if you are flexible on when you want to do the tour, why don't you phone them and ask when they have a bigger group and then join in ? This kind of thing is usually more fun with a couple of... More
Hi, Are you available for a walking tour on Sunday 31st January? We are travelling on the Sun Princess. There are 2 of us.
16 November 2015|
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Response from sidokolero | Property representative |
We are available for a tour on those dates. please reach us through our website
Hi, are you available for a walking tour on Saturday 10 October 2015? When does it start. I am staying at the Polana.
7 October 2015|
Response from sidokolero | Property representative |
Yes, we are available Sir! We look forward to see and host you Kind regards Ivan Laranjeira