10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique journey planner

Make it your trip
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Maputo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Gorongosa National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Tofo
— 3 nights
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Maputo

— 3 nights

City of Acacias

Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mesquita da Baixa and Vila Algarve. Paroquia Santo Antonio and Praca Independence Praça da Independência will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with Mozambique Scuba, get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, examine the collection at Museu dos CFM, and take in nature's colorful creations at Tunduru Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maputo online sightseeing planner.

Nairobi, Kenya to Maputo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time (EAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in December, with highs in Maputo at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Gorongosa National Park

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gorongosa National Park road trip planning website.

You can fly from Maputo to Gorongosa National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Tofo

— 3 nights
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia do Tofo and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marine Megafauna Foundation and Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tofo trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Gorongosa National Park to Tofo with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mozambique travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Islands
Still relatively unvisited by international tourists, Mozambique boasts plenty of natural and cultural charms that could easy make it into a major vacation destination. The beaches of the south come in all shapes and sizes, while the less-visited north offers island archipelagos and untouched coral reefs. The colonial architecture of the main urban areas complements the colorful African heritage that still holds sway here, with the region's art, cuisine, and music ensuring each trip to Mozambique allows the visitor to appreciate the country's distinct culture and vast landscape.