5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

5 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 — 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 31st (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vilanculos holiday planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, Vilanculos is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Tofo.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas

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 2nd (Wed), stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tofo trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vilanculos to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Tofo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Maputo.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, admire the natural beauty at Tunduru Botanical Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo, then admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House). On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, and then stop by Daqui! Produtos Regionais.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Maputo journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Maputo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Maputo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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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