17 days in Mozambique Itinerary

17 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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17 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Vilanculos
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Tofo
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Maputo
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
5
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: London

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.
When in Vilanculos, make a side trip to see Inhassoro Beach in Inhassoro, approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic, explore the ancient world of Manyikeni, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vilanculos trip planner .

London, UK to Vilanculos is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Vilanculos due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in November; daily highs in Vilanculos reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
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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.
Tofo is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and stroll through Barra Beach.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Maputo.

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

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.
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, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Maputo trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Tofo to Maputo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Maputo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mozambique Island.

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
Walking tours

2
nights
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 27th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum and then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mozambique Island trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Maputo to Mozambique Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Maputo in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mozambique Island, with lows of 28°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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

2
nights
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): head off the coast to Vamizi Island.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Quirimbas Archipelago itinerary app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Quirimbas Archipelago in 7 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Quirimbas Archipelago can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
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Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

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