30 days in Mozambique Itinerary

30 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique trip planner

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Fly
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Pemba
— 3 nights
Fly to Nampula, Drive to Mozambique Island
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Mozambique Island
— 4 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Ponta do Ouro
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Ponta do Ouro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maputo
— 10 nights
Ferry
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tofo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Vilanculos
— 5 nights
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Pemba

— 3 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wimbe Beach and stop by Moussa sacko.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pemba trip itinerary site.

Paris, France to Pemba is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Pemba, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Pemba is warmer than Paris - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Pemba

Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Mozambique Island

— 4 nights
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mozambique Island: Nacala (Cathedral of Nacala & Mesquita Central de Nacala). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum, and stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mozambique Island vacation maker app.

Do a combination of flight and car from Pemba to Mozambique Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Mozambique Island, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Ponta do Ouro.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Ponta do Ouro

— 2 nights
On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Ponta do Ouro online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Ponta do Ouro takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Maputo.

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Maputo

— 10 nights

City of Acacias

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 shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, take in nature's colorful creations at Tunduru Botanical Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ponta do Ouro to Maputo in 2.5 hours. December in Maputo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Inhaca.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

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Inhaca, Inhaca Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): head off the coast to Portuguese Island.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Inhaca travel route builder app.

Getting from Maputo to Inhaca by ferry takes about 3 hours. December in Inhaca sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. You will leave for Tofo on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Inhaca

Parks · Nature
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Tofo

— 3 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Barra Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tofo trip maker tool.

You can fly from Inhaca to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. December in Tofo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Vilanculos side-trips: Inhassoro Beach (in Inhassoro) and Parque Nacional de Bazaruto (in Bazaruto Archipelago). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stay fit while traveling at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA, take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vilanculos travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Vilanculos sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Mozambique travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Islands
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.