14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vilanculos
— 1 night
2
Tofo
— 1 night
3
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 1 night
4
Maputo
— 3 nights
5
Gorongosa National Park
— 1 night
6
Mozambique Island
— 1 night
7
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 1 night
8
Pemba
— 2 nights

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): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Vilanculos trip planner.

London, UK to Vilanculos is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in November, with highs in Vilanculos at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
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 26th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

Fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Tofo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 26:
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Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
On the 27th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Two Mile Reef.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bazaruto Archipelago trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago takes 3.5 hours. In November in Bazaruto Archipelago, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
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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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, make a trip to Praca Independence Praça da Independência, and get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Maputo tour planning tool.

You can fly from Bazaruto Archipelago to Maputo in 3.5 hours. November in Maputo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Casa de Ferro (The Iron House) ©
Casa de Ferro (The Iron House)

1
night
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gorongosa National Park road trip planning website.

You can fly from Maputo to Gorongosa National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:
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Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa ©
Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum and then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mozambique Island route planning tool.

Getting from Gorongosa National Park to Mozambique Island by combination of flight and car takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and car. In December, daytime highs in Mozambique Island are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Quirimbas Archipelago.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:
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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), head off the coast to Vamizi Island.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Quirimbas Archipelago attractions app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Quirimbas Archipelago in 9 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pemba.

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
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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.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pemba trip itinerary builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Quirimbas Archipelago to Pemba. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pemba

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
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Wimbe Beach ©
Wimbe Beach

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