14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  33​h
1
Maputo
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Tofo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
3
Vilanculos
— 3 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: San Francisco

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.
Mercado Central de Maputo has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museu dos CFM and Fortress of Maputo. Escape the urban bustle at Inhaca Island and Praia da Costa do Sol. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Vila Algarve, buy something for everyone on your list at Maputo Shopping Center, view the masterpieces at CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano, and browse the exhibits of CCBM - Centro Cultural Brasil-Mocambique.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Maputo route builder .

San Francisco, USA to Maputo is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Maputo, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Maputo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Mercado Central de Maputo ©
Mercado Central de Maputo
Museu dos CFM ©
Museu dos CFM
Vila Algarve ©
Vila Algarve

3
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Marine Megafauna Foundation. We've included these beaches for you: Praia do Tofo and Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao and enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tofo attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Barra Beach, Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

3
nights
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 20th (Wed), kick back and relax at Inhassoro Beach. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then delve into the distant past at Manyikeni.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Vilanculos can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni

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