8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique trip planner

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Maputo
— 3 nights
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Tofo
— 1 night
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Vilanculos
— 3 nights
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Maputo

— 3 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 sightseeing, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Maputo trip planner.

Abuja, Nigeria to Maputo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Abuja to Maputo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abuja in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Maputo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums
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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 11th (Mon): kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Tofo day trip planning app.

Getting from Maputo to Tofo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then shop like a local with Machilla Magic. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos day trip planning tool.

Fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Vilanculos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping
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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.