57 days in Mozambique Itinerary

57 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Gorongosa National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Maputo
— 9 nights
Drive
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Ponta do Ouro
— 4 nights
Drive
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Xai-Xai
— 5 nights
Bus
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island
— 5 nights
Fly
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Tofo
— 5 nights
Fly
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Vilanculos
— 5 nights
Fly
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Beira
— 4 nights
Fly
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Nampula
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mozambique Island
— 5 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Pemba
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Pemba
— 6 nights
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Gorongosa National Park — 4 nights

Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gorongosa National Park online tour builder.

Paris, France to Gorongosa National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Gorongosa National Park due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Maputo on the 12th (Wed).
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Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Maputo — 9 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.
Maputo is known for sightseeing, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, admire the striking features of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maputo day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Gorongosa National Park to Maputo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Ponta do Ouro.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Ponta do Ouro — 4 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 find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ponta do Ouro online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Maputo to Ponta do Ouro in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Xai-Xai on the 25th (Tue).
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Xai-Xai — 5 nights

Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Xai-Xai is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Bilene.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Xai-Xai day trip planner.

You can drive from Ponta do Ouro to Xai-Xai in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, train, and bus. In January in Xai-Xai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel to Inhaca.
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island — 5 nights

Inhaca is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Inhaca road trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Xai-Xai to Inhaca takes 5.5 hours. In January in Inhaca, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will leave for Tofo on the 4th (Fri).
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Tofo — 5 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, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and kick back and relax at Barra Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Inhaca to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll set off for Vilanculos on the 9th (Wed).
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vilanculos: Parque Nacional de Bazaruto (in Bazaruto Archipelago) and Inhassoro Beach (in Inhassoro). There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and soothe aching muscles at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can fly to Beira.
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Beira — 4 nights

Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Beira is known for historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and pause for some serene contemplation at Beira Cathedral.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Beira online travel route planner.

Fly from Vilanculos to Beira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Beira are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 18th (Fri), you're off to Nampula.
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Historic Sites

Nampula — 4 nights

Nampula is the capital city of Nampula Province in northeastern Mozambique.It has a population of 471,717 (2007 census), making it the third largest city in Mozambique after Maputo and Beira. Nampula is known for historic sites and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima and examine the collection at Musim.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nampula driving holiday app.

You can fly from Beira to Nampula in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Nampula sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel to Mozambique Island.
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Museums · Historic Sites

Mozambique Island — 5 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). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, and stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

Plan my day in Mozambique Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Nampula to Mozambique Island takes 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Mozambique Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel to Pemba.
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Side Trip

Pemba — 6 nights

Once named Porto Amelia after the Queen of Portugal, today Pemba retains much of the former Portuguese colonial influence.
Pemba is known for beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Wimbe Beach and look for gifts at Moussa sacko.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pemba trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Pemba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Pemba can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel back home.
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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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