10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique tour itinerary planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Maputo
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Pemba
— 1 night
Fly to Nampula, Drive to Mozambique Island
3
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Inhaca Island
4
Inhaca Island
Fly
5
Tofo
— 1 night
Fly
6
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly

S M T W T F S
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24

Maputo — 2 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Xefina Pequena and Fisheries Museum (Museu das Pescas). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Money Museum, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, and take in nature's colorful creations at Louis Tregardt Memorial Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maputo road trip planning site.

Oslo, Norway to Maputo is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Oslo in September, you will find days in Maputo are much hotter (83°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Pemba.
more
Parks · Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites

Pemba — 1 night

Once named Porto Amelia after the Queen of Portugal, today Pemba retains much of the former Portuguese colonial influence.
On the 17th (Sat), kick back and relax at Wimbe Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pemba trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Pemba takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Pemba are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Mozambique Island.
more
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your 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.
On the 18th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mozambique Island holiday planner.

Getting from Pemba to Mozambique Island by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in Mozambique Island can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inhaca Island.
more
Museums
Highlights from your trip

Inhaca Island

Subtropical Inhaca Island draws eco-tourists and biology researchers with its natural formations and abundant wildlife.
To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inhaca Island sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Inhaca Island in 7 hours. Traveling from Mozambique Island in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 64°F in Inhaca Island. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to Tofo.
more
Parks · Nature

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 20th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Beach and then kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Tofo trip app.

You can fly from Inhaca Island to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In September in Tofo, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Vilanculos.
more
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trip
Highlights from your trip

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 21st (Wed), take a memorable tour with Tours and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Vilanculos road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
more
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Mozambique travel guide

4.1
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.
more