26 days in Mozambique Itinerary

26 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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26 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  25 h
1
Maputo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Xai-Xai
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Tofo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
Travel:  3 h
5
Inhassoro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Vilanculos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Beira
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
8
Tete
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
10
Nampula
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Berlin

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.
Appreciate the collections at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo and Museu dos CFM. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Vila Algarve. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, steep yourself in history at Matola Raid Memorial, and admire the striking features of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House).

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Berlin, Germany to Maputo is an approximately 25- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Maputo. In Juli in Maputo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo
Fortaleza of Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo

2
nights
Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai
Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the activities along Bilene.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Xai-Xai trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Maputo to Xai-Xai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in Juli, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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2
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 16th (Thu): stroll through Barra Beach and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tofo online route planner.

You can drive from Xai-Xai to Tofo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. In Juli, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach
Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao ©

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 18th (Sat): kick back and relax at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bazaruto Archipelago day trip app.

You can fly from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago in 2 hours. In Juli in Bazaruto Archipelago, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

2
nights
Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. On the 20th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Inhassoro Beach.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Inhassoro trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhassoro. In Juli, daily temperatures in Inhassoro can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 21st (Tue), you're off to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Machilla Magic and Manyikeni. There's more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vilanculos itinerary site.

Getting from Inhassoro to Vilanculos by car takes about 1.5 hours. In Juli, daily temperatures in Vilanculos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beira.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni
Safaris

2
nights
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. On the 25th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral and then visit a coastal fixture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Beira road trip planner.

Getting from Vilanculos to Beira by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Vilanculos in Juli, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Beira, with lows of 20°C. On the 26th (Sun), you're off to Tete.

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
Tete

Tete ©
Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Sao Joao Baptista. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Jose de Boroma.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tete trip planner.

Getting from Beira to Tete by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Beira, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tete, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Tete

Historic Sites
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Catedral Sao Joao Baptista ©
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista

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 29th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, and then admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mozambique Island trip planner.

Getting from Tete to Mozambique Island by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In Juli in Mozambique Island, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll set off for Nampula on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Mozambique Island

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

3
nights
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 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musim, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima, and then see the interesting displays at Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nampula day trip app.

Drive from Mozambique Island to Nampula in 3 hours. In Juli, daytime highs in Nampula are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nampula

Museums Historic Sites
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Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum ©
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima ©
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima

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