13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Tete
— 1 night
2
Beira
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h
4
Inhassoro
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Tofo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Maputo
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Cape Town

1
night
Tete

Tete ©
Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Sao Joao Baptista and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Jose de Boroma.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Tete trip itinerary builder .

Cape Town, South Africa to Tete is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in December: high temperatures in Tete hover around 38°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Beira.

Things to do in Tete

Historic Sites
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Catedral Sao Joao Baptista ©
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista

2
nights
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral and then visit a coastal fixture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Beira trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Tete to Beira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Beira

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

2
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Magaruque Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago planning site .

Traveling by flight from Beira to Bazaruto Archipelago takes 4.5 hours. In December in Bazaruto Archipelago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Wildlife Parks
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Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

1
night
Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Inhassoro Beach.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inhassoro day trip app .

Explore your travel options from Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhassoro with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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2
nights
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 (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tofo online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Inhassoro to Tofo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Tofo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Museu dos CFM and Mesquita da Baixa. Get a sense of the local culture at National Money Museum and National Art Museum. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Matola Raid Memorial, step off the mainland to explore Xefina Pequena, get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and admire the engineering at Barragem dos Pequenos Libombos.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Maputo online road trip planner .

Getting from Tofo to Maputo by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In December in Maputo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
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Vila Algarve ©
Vila Algarve
Museu dos CFM ©
Museu dos CFM
Mesquita da Baixa ©
Mesquita da Baixa

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