23 days in Mozambique Itinerary

23 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Tete
— 1 night
2
Maputo
— 6 nights
3
Vilanculos
— 3 nights
4
Tofo
— 3 nights
5
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
6
Mozambique Island
— 1 night
7
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 1 day
8
Beira
— 1 night

1
night
Tete

Tete ©
Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Sao Joao Baptista and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Jose de Boroma.

To see photos and other tourist information, read Tete online trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tete is an approximately 21-hour flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in April: high temperatures in Tete hover around 37°C and lows are around 27°C. You will leave for Maputo on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Tete

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista ©
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museu dos CFM and Vila Algarve. Take a break from the city and head to Inhaca Island and Maputo Elephant Reserve (Reserva Especial de Maputo). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mesquita da Baixa, examine the collection at National Money Museum, explore the world behind art at National Art Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Geology.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read our Maputo trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Tete to Maputo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Maputo when traveling from Tete in April, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Museu dos CFM ©
Museu dos CFM
Mesquita da Baixa ©
Mesquita da Baixa

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 out of the city life by going to Inhassoro Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Do some cultural sightseeing at Machilla Magic and Manyikeni. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vilanculos trip planning app.

You can fly from Maputo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Maputo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Vilanculos, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni

3
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marine Megafauna Foundation and Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Praia do Tofo. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Barra Beach.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tofo travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Vilanculos to Tofo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

2
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bazaruto Archipelago itinerary builder.

Getting from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

1
night
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 18th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum and then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mozambique Island trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Bazaruto Archipelago to Mozambique Island takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Bazaruto Archipelago in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mozambique Island, with lows around 28°C. You'll set off for Quirimbas Archipelago on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

1
day
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): head off the coast to Vamizi Island.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Quirimbas Archipelago online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Quirimbas Archipelago in 9 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Beira.

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

1
night
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral and then enjoy the sea views from Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Beira trip planner.

Fly from Quirimbas Archipelago to Beira in 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

Similar plans

21 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM NORWAY July, culture, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA August, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM UGANDA July, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 20 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM UGANDA May, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA November, culture, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Mozambique BY A USER FROM INDIA July, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Mozambique & Polokwane BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM INDIA July, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, outdoors, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Mozambique BY A USER FROM POLAND June, outdoors, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, outdoors Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans