10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Fly to Nampula, Drive to Mozambique Island
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Nacala, Fly to Livingstone, Drive to Victoria Falls


Maputo — 2 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Fundacao Fernando Leite Couto. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, stop by Daqui! Produtos Regionais, take in nature's colorful creations at Tunduru Botanical Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Maputo visit planning tool.

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe to Maputo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Victoria Falls in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Maputo: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Tofo.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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 24th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then soothe aching muscles at Massagem Tropical. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Barra Beach and then have unforgettable encounters with Mozambique Experience.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tofo online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Tofo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can fly to Vilanculos.
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trips

Vilanculos — 3 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 the city life by going to Parque Nacional de Bazaruto and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and get a taste of the local shopping with Machilla Magic.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vilanculos tour planner.

Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daily temperatures in Vilanculos can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mozambique Island.
Outdoors · Beaches · Nature · Parks
Side Trip

Mozambique Island — 2 nights

Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao and then admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mozambique Island trip itinerary website.

Getting from Vilanculos to Mozambique Island by combination of flight and car takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Vilanculos, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mozambique Island, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites

Mozambique travel guide

Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Flea Markets
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.