23 days in Mozambique Itinerary

23 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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23 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  23​h
1
Nampula
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Beira
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Tofo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
6
Vilanculos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Maputo
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
8
Manica
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h
9
Tete
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Barcelona

1
night
Nampula

Nampula ©
Nampula is the capital city of Nampula Province in northeastern Mozambique.It has a population of 471,717 (2007 census), making it the third largest city in Mozambique after Maputo and Beira. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima, and then examine the collection at Musim.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nampula trip itinerary website .

Barcelona, Spain to Nampula is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Barcelona to Nampula, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Nampula is much hotter than Barcelona - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. You will leave for Quirimbas Archipelago on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Nampula

Museums Historic Sites
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2
nights
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Vamizi Island.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Quirimbas Archipelago travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nampula to Quirimbas Archipelago takes 4.5 hours. November in Quirimbas Archipelago sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will leave for Beira on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
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Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

1
night
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral and then enjoy the sea views from Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Beira sightseeing planner .

Getting from Quirimbas Archipelago to Beira by flight takes about 5.5 hours. When traveling from Quirimbas Archipelago in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Beira: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 7th (Thu), you're off toBazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
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Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

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 8th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Magaruque Island. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bazaruto Archipelago using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Beira to Bazaruto Archipelago takes 4.5 hours. In November in Bazaruto Archipelago, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and then stroll through Barra Beach. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo.

Plan trip to Tofo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Bazaruto Archipelago to Tofo in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tofo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach
Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Inhassoro Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Manyikeni and Machilla Magic. There's more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Start your trip to Vilanculos by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by combination of car and flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museu dos CFM and Vila Algarve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Matola Raid Memorial and Cemetery St. Francis Xavier. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mesquita da Baixa, take an in-depth tour of National Money Museum, head off the coast to Xefina Pequena, and examine the collection at Fisheries Museum (Museu das Pescas).

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maputo online route planner .

You can fly from Vilanculos to Maputo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In November in Maputo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Manica.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
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Vila Algarve ©
Vila Algarve
Museu dos CFM ©
Museu dos CFM
Mesquita da Baixa ©
Mesquita da Baixa

2
nights
Manica

Manica ©
Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ndzou Camp.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Manica trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Maputo to Manica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Manica are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll set off for Tete on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Manica

Parks Wildlife
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Ndzou Camp ©
Ndzou Camp

1
night
Tete

Tete ©
Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Sao Joao Baptista and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Jose de Boroma.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Tete trip planning site .

You can take a bus from Manica to Tete in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Manica in November, expect Tete to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 28°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tete

Historic Sites
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Catedral Sao Joao Baptista ©
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista

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