20 days in Mozambique Itinerary

20 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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20 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Entebbe
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Manica
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Gorongosa National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Inhaca Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Tofo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
7
Vilanculos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
8
Maputo
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Entebbe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fort Sao Sebastian. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula and then explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Mozambique Island trip itinerary maker .

Entebbe, Uganda to Mozambique Island is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Central African Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Entebbe, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mozambique Island, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. You'll set off for Manica on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

1
day
Manica

Manica ©
Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ndzou Camp.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manica travel route planning website .

Getting from Mozambique Island to Manica by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mozambique Island in June, things will get a bit cooler in Manica: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Manica

Parks Wildlife
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Ndzou Camp ©
Ndzou Camp

2
nights
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To see ratings and tourist information, refer to the Gorongosa National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Manica to Gorongosa National Park with the Route module. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Inhaca Island.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa ©
Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa

2
nights
Inhaca Island

Inhaca Island ©
Subtropical Inhaca Island draws eco-tourists and biology researchers with its natural formations and abundant wildlife.
On the 4th (Tue), head off the coast to Portuguese Island.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inhaca Island sightseeing website .

You can fly from Gorongosa National Park to Inhaca Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Inhaca Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Bazaruto Archipelago on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Parks Nature
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Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

2
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the vivid underwater world at Two Mile Reef. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magaruque Island.

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

You can fly from Inhaca Island to Bazaruto Archipelago in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Inhaca Island in June, you will find days in Bazaruto Archipelago are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Wildlife
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Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

2
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tofo attractions site .

You can fly from Bazaruto Archipelago to Tofo in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

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.
Vilanculos is known for wildlife, adventure, museums, spas, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the ancient world of Manyikeni, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos holiday builder website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Tofo in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vilanculos: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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 museums, shopping, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find out how to plan a trip to Maputo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Vilanculos to Maputo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Vilanculos in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Maputo, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Nature Shopping
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

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