6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Vilanculos
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Tofo
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Maputo
— 3 nights
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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 3rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then shop like a local with Machilla Magic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): soothe aching muscles at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos holiday tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vilanculos when traveling from Johannesburg in January, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Spas

Tofo

— 1 night
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo itinerary planning site.

Fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.
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, get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and admire the natural beauty at Tunduru Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Maputo tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Maputo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

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.