7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique trip itinerary planner

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Vilanculos
— 1 night
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Tofo
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then soothe aching muscles at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vilanculos route builder website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vilanculos, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Tofo

— 2 nights
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 23rd (Tue), have unforgettable encounters with Mozambique Experience and then stroll through Barra Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation and then stroll through Praia do Tofo.

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Traveling by flight from Vilanculos to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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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.
Maputo is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Geology, and hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Maputo route builder.

You can fly from Tofo to Maputo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Maputo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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.