16 days in Mozambique Itinerary

16 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique trip itinerary planner

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Maputo
— 5 nights
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Ponta do Ouro
— 1 night
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island
— 2 nights
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Tofo
— 2 nights
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Vilanculos
— 4 nights
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Maputo

— 5 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.
Maputo is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, don't miss a visit to Praca Independence Praça da Independência, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and fulfill a lifelong dream with Mozambique Scuba.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo travel app.

Bucharest, Romania to Maputo is an approximately 23-hour flight. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Bucharest in January; daily highs in Maputo reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ponta do Ouro.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks
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Ponta do Ouro

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta do Ouro trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Maputo to Ponta do Ouro in 2.5 hours. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inhaca.

Things to do in Ponta do Ouro

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inhaca travel route planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ponta do Ouro to Inhaca. January in Inhaca sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll set off for Tofo on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Inhaca

Parks · Nature
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Tofo

— 2 nights
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Barra Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tofo trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Inhaca to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. February in Tofo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can fly to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Vilanculos

— 4 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.
Explore Vilanculos' surroundings by going to Parque Nacional de Bazaruto (in Bazaruto Archipelago) and Inhassoro Beach (in Inhassoro). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, and soothe aching muscles at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vilanculos trip builder website.

Fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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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.