17 days in Mozambique Itinerary

17 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique route builder

Make it your trip
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Maputo
— 5 nights
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Ponta do Ouro
— 2 nights
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Tofo
— 3 nights
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Vilanculos
— 4 nights
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Maputo

— 5 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.
Maputo is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca Independence Praça da Independência, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Maputo road trip planning website.

Seoul, South Korea to Maputo is an approximately 34-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Seoul to Maputo due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seoul in September, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Maputo: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ponta do Ouro.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Ponta do Ouro

— 2 nights
On the 9th (Thu), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

You can plan Ponta do Ouro trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Maputo to Ponta do Ouro takes 2.5 hours. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Tofo.

Things to do in Ponta do Ouro

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Tofo

— 3 nights
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Tofo is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Praia do Tofo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and kick back and relax at Barra Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tofo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Ponta do Ouro to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Vilanculos

— 4 nights
Tourism in Vilanculos, a small town on the coast of Mozambique, owes much to its convenient location as a base for exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago, a national park.
Take a break from Vilanculos with a short trip to Parque Nacional de Bazaruto in Bazaruto Archipelago, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and soothe aching muscles at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vilanculos route builder tool.

Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Beaches · Nature · Parks

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.