8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique travel route 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

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: browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and take in nature's colorful creations at Tunduru Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Maputo day trip planning site.

Cairo, Egypt to Maputo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in May; daily highs in Maputo reach 33°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly to Tofo.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tofo journey planner.

Fly from Maputo to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Vilanculos.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks
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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.
On the 27th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then relax and rejuvenate at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Machilla Magic and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos online vacation planner.

Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. May in Vilanculos sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas
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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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