3 days in Mozambique Itinerary

3 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique attractions planner

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Maputo
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Tofo
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Vilanculos
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Maputo

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, then admire the striking features of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and then admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in April, expect Maputo to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Museums

Tofo

— 1 night
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 30th (Sat), stroll through Praia do Tofo and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Tofo road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Tofo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to fly to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Vilanculos

— 1 night
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.
On the 1st (Sun), view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your 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.