10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Maputo
— 3 nights
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Tofo
— 2 nights
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Inhassoro
— 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bushfind - Day Tours and National Art Museum. There's much more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with Mozambique Scuba, 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 browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo tour itinerary maker tool.

Windhoek, Namibia to Maputo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Windhoek to Maputo. In June, Maputo is a bit warmer than Windhoek - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:

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 8th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then trot along with Cavalheiros Do Tofo, and then kick back and relax at Barra Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tofo planner.

Getting from Maputo to Tofo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:

Inhassoro

— 1 night
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Inhassoro Beach.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Inhassoro visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Inhassoro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Tofo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Inhassoro, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

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 some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, see Loka Adventure, and take a pleasant ride with Mozambique Horse Safari.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos travel site.

You can drive from Inhassoro to Vilanculos in 1.5 hours. In June in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

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.