26 days in Mozambique Itinerary

26 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Mozambique Island
— 3 nights
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Gorongosa National Park
— 1 night
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Inhaca Island
— 2 nights
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Inhassoro
— 2 nights
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Vilanculos
— 3 nights
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Tofo
— 3 nights
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Xai-Xai
— 3 nights
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Maputo
— 7 nights

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Mesquita Central de Nacala in Nacala (about 1h 35 min away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Governor's Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, and stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mozambique Island itinerary maker app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Mozambique Island is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in January, expect Mozambique Island to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

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Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gorongosa National Park visit site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Gorongosa National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Inhaca Island.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

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

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Inhaca Island

Inhaca Island ©
Subtropical Inhaca Island draws eco-tourists and biology researchers with its natural formations and abundant wildlife.
On the 12th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Inhaca Island trip app.

Fly from Gorongosa National Park to Inhaca Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Inhaca Island can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Nature · Parks
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Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

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Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Inhassoro Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inhassoro visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Inhaca Island to Inhassoro takes 5 hours. In January in Inhassoro, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and explore the ancient world of Manyikeni.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vilanculos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inhassoro to Vilanculos takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

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

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Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Parque Nacional de Bazaruto will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia do Tofo and Barra Beach. There's more to do: stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tofo trip planner.

Getting from Vilanculos to Tofo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

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Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai
Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Xai-Xai is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Bilene.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Xai-Xai trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Tofo to Xai-Xai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Xai-Xai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for Maputo on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Nature · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Maputo

Maputo ©

City of Acacias

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.
Get in touch with nature at Inhaca Island and Praia da Costa do Sol. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House).

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maputo holiday builder app.

You can drive from Xai-Xai to Maputo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Praia da Costa do Sol ©
Praia da Costa do Sol

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