15 days in Mozambique Itinerary

15 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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15 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Vilanculos
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Tofo
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Inhassoro
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Manica
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
5
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Maputo
— 5 nights
End: Johannesburg

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's more to do: browse the exhibits of Machilla Magic and explore the ancient world of Manyikeni.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Vilanculos trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Vilanculos: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

3
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Step out of the city life by going to Marine Megafauna Foundation and Barra Beach. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tofo holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Tofo, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Inhassoro.

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

1
night
Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Inhassoro Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Inhassoro trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Tofo to Inhassoro in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Tofo in June, expect nights in Inhassoro to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Manica.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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1
night
Manica

Manica ©
Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica. On the 2nd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ndzou Camp.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Manica tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Inhassoro to Manica takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Inhassoro in July, Manica is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Quirimbas Archipelago.

Things to do in Manica

Wildlife Parks
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Ndzou Camp ©
Ndzou Camp

1
night
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
On the 3rd (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Vamizi Island.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Quirimbas Archipelago online trip builder .

Do a combination of car and flight from Manica to Quirimbas Archipelago in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manica in July: high temperatures in Quirimbas Archipelago hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toMaputo.

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
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Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museu dos CFM and Vila Algarve. Get in touch with nature at Inhaca Island and Xefina Pequena. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Maputo road trip tool .

Getting from Quirimbas Archipelago to Maputo by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Traveling from Quirimbas Archipelago in July, Maputo is slightly colder at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

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