13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Start: Quelimane
1
Quelimane
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h
2
Tete
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Mozambique Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h
4
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Beira
— 1 night
Train:  5 h 30 min
6
Gorongosa National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Maputo
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
8
Tofo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
9
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Harare

few
hours
Quelimane

Quelimane ©
Quelimane is a seaport in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Quelimane Cathedral and then kick back and relax at Zalala Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Quelimane trip planner.

Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Tete.

Things to do in Quelimane

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Zalala Beach ©
Zalala Beach
Quelimane Cathedral ©
Quelimane Cathedral

1
night
Tete

Tete ©
Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Sao Joao Baptista and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Jose de Boroma.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tete trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Quelimane to Tete takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Tete

Historic Sites
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Catedral Sao Joao Baptista ©
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista

1
night
Mozambique Island

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mozambique Island vacation planning tool.

You can fly from Tete to Mozambique Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Mozambique Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Quirimbas Archipelago.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum

1
night
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
You've now added Vamizi Island to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): head off the coast to Vamizi Island.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Quirimbas Archipelago trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Mozambique Island to Quirimbas Archipelago by combination of car and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly. In June, daytime highs in Quirimbas Archipelago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Beira.

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

1
night
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and then pause for some serene contemplation at Beira Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Beira trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Quirimbas Archipelago to Beira in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Quirimbas Archipelago in June, expect Beira to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 20°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
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Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck

2
nights
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gorongosa National Park day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Beira to Gorongosa National Park in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa ©
Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa

3
nights
Maputo

Maputo ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, and admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Maputo itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Gorongosa National Park to Maputo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Maputo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

2
nights
Tofo

Tofo ©
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 8th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo, and then kick back and relax at Barra Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tofo travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Tofo are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Barra Beach, Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

1
night
Vilanculos

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 10th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Machilla Magic, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then delve into the distant past at Manyikeni.

Make your Vilanculos itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Tofo in June, plan for little chillier days in Vilanculos, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni

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