5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique 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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then shop like a local with Machilla Magic. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vilanculos trip itinerary maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Vilanculos, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to fly to Tofo.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

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 2nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, then kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo travel route builder site.

You can fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In November, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can fly to Maputo.
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Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · 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): learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, admire the natural beauty at Tunduru Botanical Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, then admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, and finally admire the striking features 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 look for gifts at Daqui! Produtos Regionais.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Maputo trip planning app.

Getting from Tofo to Maputo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: 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) so you can 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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