60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Nampula
— 5 nights
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Mozambique Island
— 5 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Beira
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Beira
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gorongosa National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Maputo
— 10 nights
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island
— 5 nights
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Xai-Xai
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tofo
— 5 nights
Fly
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Vilanculos
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ponta do Ouro
— 5 nights
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Pemba
— 5 nights
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Nampula — 5 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: see the interesting displays at Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nampula trip builder app.

Rajkot, India to Nampula is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Rajkot to Nampula due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rajkot in April, you will find days in Nampula are cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Mozambique Island.
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Museums

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mozambique Island: Nacala (Cathedral of Nacala & Mesquita Central de Nacala). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, and see the interesting displays at Governor's Palace Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mozambique Island trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nampula to Mozambique Island in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll set off for Beira on the 11th (Mon).
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Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trip

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: visit a coastal fixture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Beira trip builder site.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Beira in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. In April in Beira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will leave for Gorongosa National Park on the 15th (Fri).
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Historic Sites

Gorongosa National Park — 4 nights

Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gorongosa National Park trip builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Beira to Gorongosa National Park. You'll set off for Maputo on the 19th (Tue).
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Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Maputo — 10 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: step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, 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, and get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Maputo road trip planner.

You can fly from Gorongosa National Park to Maputo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Maputo sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Inhaca.
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Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Inhaca, Inhaca Island — 5 nights

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

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inhaca trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Maputo to Inhaca takes 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Inhaca are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for Xai-Xai on the 4th (Wed).
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Nature · Parks
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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.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Xai-Xai day trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Inhaca to Xai-Xai takes 5.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Xai-Xai can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Tofo on the 9th (Mon).
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Beaches · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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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, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tofo travel route planner.

Drive from Xai-Xai to Tofo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In May, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Vilanculos.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trip

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). The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the ancient world of Manyikeni, view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic, and soothe aching muscles at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vilanculos journey website.

Fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Ponta do Ouro.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Ponta do Ouro — 5 nights

Ponta do Ouro is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ponta do Ouro tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Vilanculos to Ponta do Ouro by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. You will leave for Pemba on the 24th (Tue).
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Pemba — 5 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Wimbe Beach and look for gifts at Moussa sacko.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pemba trip builder site.

Fly from Ponta do Ouro to Pemba in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to home.
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Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
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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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