22 days in Mozambique Itinerary

22 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Bazaruto Archipelago
— 1 night
2
Tofo
— 2 nights
3
Vilanculos
— 2 nights
4
Maputo
— 3 nights
5
Xai-Xai
— 2 nights
6
Inhaca Island
— 1 night
7
Quelimane
— 2 nights
8
Gorongosa National Park
— 1 night
9
Pemba
— 2 nights

1
night
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago trip builder website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bazaruto Archipelago is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Bazaruto Archipelago is 1 hour. In March, Bazaruto Archipelago is warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will leave for Tofo on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Nature Beaches
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nights
Tofo

Tofo ©
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 26th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and then stroll through Barra Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tofo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bazaruto Archipelago to Tofo takes 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 28th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then explore the ancient world of Manyikeni.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vilanculos online tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni

3
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Maputo day trip planning app.

You can fly from Vilanculos to Maputo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Nature Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo

2
nights
Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai
Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Bilene.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Xai-Xai trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Maputo to Xai-Xai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Maputo in April, expect nights in Xai-Xai to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to Inhaca Island.

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Nature Beaches Parks
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Inhaca Island

Inhaca Island ©
Subtropical Inhaca Island draws eco-tourists and biology researchers with its natural formations and abundant wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Inhaca Island vacation planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Xai-Xai to Inhaca Island. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Quelimane.

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Nature Parks
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Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

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nights
Quelimane

Quelimane ©
Quelimane is a seaport in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Zalala Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Quelimane Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Quelimane trip planner.

Getting from Inhaca Island to Quelimane by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Quelimane

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Zalala Beach ©
Zalala Beach
Quelimane Cathedral ©
Quelimane Cathedral

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Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
On the 8th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

Plan a Gorongosa National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Quelimane to Gorongosa National Park takes 8 hours. You'll set off for Pemba on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
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Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa ©
Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa

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nights
Pemba

Pemba ©
Once named Porto Amelia after the Queen of Portugal, today Pemba retains much of the former Portuguese colonial influence.
On the 10th (Wed), look for gifts at Moussa sacko and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wimbe Beach.

Plan my day in Pemba using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Gorongosa National Park to Pemba takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and bus. April in Pemba sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for home on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Pemba

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Wimbe Beach ©
Wimbe Beach

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