14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique holiday planner
Make it your trip
— 4 nights
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Tofo
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Maputo — 4 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: admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Maputo attractions planner.

Tampa, USA to Maputo is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tampa to Maputo. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in November, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Mozambique Island.
Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Mozambique Island — 2 nights

Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
On the 12th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Governor's Palace Museum and then steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

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You can fly from Maputo to Mozambique Island in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mozambique Island when traveling from Maputo in November, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Tofo.
Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks
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Tofo — 2 nights

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at Massagem Tropical and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo.

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Getting from Mozambique Island to Tofo by combination of car and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Mozambique Island in November, expect Tofo to be little chillier, temps between 84°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Vilanculos.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Spas
Side Trip
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Vilanculos — 3 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.
Go for a jaunt from Vilanculos to Bazaruto Archipelago to see Parque Nacional de Bazaruto about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax and rejuvenate at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA, and view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vilanculos holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Vilanculos are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Outdoors · Nature · Beaches · Parks
Side Trip
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Mozambique travel guide

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.