14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  21​h
1
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Tofo
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
4
Maputo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Gorongosa National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
6
Mozambique Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
7
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 1 night
Travel:  6​h
8
Pemba
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Machilla Magic and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vilanculos trip planning tool .

London, UK to Vilanculos is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Vilanculos is 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Vilanculos hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
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 26th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo

1
night
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bazaruto Archipelago trip app .

Fly from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago in 2 hours. In November in Bazaruto Archipelago, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Wildlife Parks
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Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

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, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, and get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Maputo trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Bazaruto Archipelago to Maputo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©

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night
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gorongosa National Park day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Gorongosa National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum and then steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mozambique Island trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Gorongosa National Park to Mozambique Island in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car. In December in Mozambique Island, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Quirimbas Archipelago.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

1
night
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
On the 4th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Vamizi Island.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Quirimbas Archipelago trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Quirimbas Archipelago takes 7 hours. In December in Quirimbas Archipelago, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pemba.

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
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Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

2
nights
Pemba

Pemba ©
Once named Porto Amelia after the Queen of Portugal, today Pemba retains much of the former Portuguese colonial influence.
On the 5th (Thu), stop by Moussa sacko and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wimbe Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pemba online day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Quirimbas Archipelago to Pemba. In December, daytime highs in Pemba are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pemba

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Wimbe Beach ©
Wimbe Beach

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