7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique travel route planner

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Vilanculos
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Tofo
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Maputo
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Vilanculos

— 2 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.
Step out of Vilanculos with an excursion to Parque Nacional de Bazaruto in Bazaruto Archipelago--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax and rejuvenate at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA, and take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vilanculos trip builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vilanculos, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Beaches

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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 23rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tofo online itinerary builder.

Getting from Vilanculos to Tofo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. December in Tofo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House).

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Maputo online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Maputo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

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.