4 days in Mozambique Itinerary

4 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique journey planner
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Vilanculos
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Tofo
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Maputo
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vilanculos trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vilanculos, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Tofo.
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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · 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 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

You can fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. October in Tofo sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Maputo.
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Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Maputo — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, and finally stop by Daqui! Produtos Regionais.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Maputo road trip app.

You can fly from Tofo to Maputo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Shopping

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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