According to a note from the Ministry of Telecommunications, Information Technologies and Social Communication, Angola interrupted the reception of tourist ships in 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic, but as of Wednesday the country will again “have this important segment of tourism”.
On Wednesday, the cruise ship MS ZAANDAM, which began its journey on October 10th in the United States of America, with around 1100 passengers on board, will call at the Port of Luanda.
The said ship departed, on the 23rd of this month, from Cape Town, South Africa, towards Luanda, passing through Namibia, at the ports of Luderitz and Walvis Bay, before arriving in the capital.
The note underlines that, in Luanda, around 600 tourists will take various tourist itineraries, organized by local tour operator companies, to visit the main landmarks of the city, including the Iron Palace, Museum of Anthropology, Museum of the Armed Forces, Mausoleum Dr. Agostinho Neto, Currency Museum, Handicraft Market, Miradouro da Lua, among others.
By April, six more ships are planned, calling at Luanda on the 14th of December, the 10th, 11th and 21st of March and the 20th of April.
On the Namibe/Lobito/Luanda route, the vessel SH Veja is expected to pass between March 31st and April 2nd, 2023, leaving Angola on April 3rd, departing from Luanda.