7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Maputo
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Tofo
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Vilanculos
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Maputo — 3 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: hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, stop by Daqui! Produtos Regionais, and learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Maputo vacation builder website.

Cairo, Egypt to Maputo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in May: high temperatures in Maputo hover around 33°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Tofo.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · 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 27th (Fri): stroll through Praia do Tofo and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tofo trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Maputo to Tofo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. May in Tofo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can fly to Vilanculos.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Vilanculos — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vilanculos travel planning website.

You can fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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