3 days in Maputo Province & Pemba Itinerary

3 days in Maputo Province & Pemba Itinerary

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3 days in Maputo Province & Pemba Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Maputo
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Pemba
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): browse the exhibits of CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca Independence Praça da Independência, then admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House). Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, then take an in-depth tour of National Money Museum, and finally head off the coast to Inhaca Island.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Maputo attractions site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, expect Maputo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Pemba.

Things to do in Maputo

Museums Nature Parks
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©

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night
Pemba

Pemba ©
Once named Porto Amelia after the Queen of Portugal, today Pemba retains much of the former Portuguese colonial influence.
On the 4th (Sun), stop by Moussa sacko and then kick back and relax at Wimbe Beach.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pemba trip itinerary tool .

Fly from Maputo to Pemba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Maputo in August, Pemba is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pemba

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Wimbe Beach ©
Wimbe Beach

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