28 days in Mozambique Itinerary

28 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Maputo
— 10 nights
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Mozambique Island
— 4 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Ponta do Ouro
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Ponta do Ouro
— 3 nights
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Tofo
— 3 nights
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Vilanculos
— 5 nights
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Maputo — 10 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 sightseeing, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Maputo sightseeing planning site.

Exeter, UK to Maputo is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Maputo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Mozambique Island.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Mozambique Island — 4 nights

Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Get out of town with these interesting Mozambique Island side-trips: Nacala (Cathedral of Nacala & Mesquita Central de Nacala). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, see the interesting displays at Governor's Palace Museum, and stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

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You can fly from Maputo to Mozambique Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Maputo in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Mozambique Island. You'll set off for Ponta do Ouro on the 17th (Tue).
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Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks
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Ponta do Ouro — 3 nights

Ponta do Ouro is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta do Ouro tour planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Ponta do Ouro takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to Tofo.
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Tofo — 3 nights

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Tofo is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tofo trip site.

Getting from Ponta do Ouro to Tofo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. May in Tofo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Vilanculos.
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Vilanculos — 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vilanculos: Inhassoro Beach (in Inhassoro) and Parque Nacional de Bazaruto (in Bazaruto Archipelago). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and delve into the distant past at Manyikeni.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vilanculos trip planner.

You can fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In May in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Mozambique travel guide

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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.
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