13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique tour planner

Make it your trip
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Maputo
— 4 nights
Fly
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Manica
— 1 night
Drive
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Inhassoro
— 1 day
Drive
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Bazaruto Archipelago
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vilanculos
— 3 nights
Fly
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Tofo
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Maputo

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mozambique Scuba and Museu dos CFM. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Maputo travel website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, Maputo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to fly to Manica.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:

Manica

— 1 night
Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Ndzou Camp.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Manica online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Manica takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, train, and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Maputo in September since evenings lows in Manica dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Manica

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
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Inhassoro

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

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Inhassoro day trip website.

Getting from Manica to Inhassoro by car takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Manica in September, you will find days in Inhassoro are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are a bit warmer (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

Bazaruto Archipelago

— 3 nights

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Two Mile Reef.

To plan Bazaruto Archipelago vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Inhassoro to Bazaruto Archipelago with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Bazaruto Archipelago can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. It doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA and take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vilanculos trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bazaruto Archipelago to Vilanculos. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Tofo

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 13th (Mon): meet some fierce fish with Mozambique Experience.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tofo day trip planning site.

Fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Tofo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tofo

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

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.