30 days in Mozambique Itinerary

30 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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30 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Maputo
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Xai-Xai
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Tofo
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
Travel:  3 h
4
Inhassoro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Vilanculos
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
6
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
7
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
8
Gorongosa National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Manica
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
10
Inhaca, Inhaca Island
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h
11
Maputo
— 7 nights
End: Maputo

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Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai
Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the activities along Bilene.

To plan Xai-Xai vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Maputo to Xai-Xai is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car. In June in Xai-Xai, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tofo.

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Nature Beaches Outdoors
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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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Praia do Tofo. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tofo route maker website.

Traveling by car from Xai-Xai to Tofo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Two Mile Reef.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bazaruto Archipelago fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago takes 2 hours. Traveling from Tofo in June, expect nights in Bazaruto Archipelago to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Nature 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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Inhassoro Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Inhassoro planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhassoro. In June in Inhassoro, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Beaches Outdoors 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 outdoors at Safaris and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic and delve into the distant past at Manyikeni.

Discover how to plan a Vilanculos trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Inhassoro to Vilanculos in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Quirimbas Archipelago.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni

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nights
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
On the 12th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Vamizi Island.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Quirimbas Archipelago tour planner.

Getting from Vilanculos to Quirimbas Archipelago by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Vilanculos in June; daily highs in Quirimbas Archipelago reach 33°C and lows reach 25°C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
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Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

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.
Mozambique Island is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, and get engrossed in the history at Governor's Palace Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mozambique Island trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Quirimbas Archipelago to Mozambique Island in 7.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Mozambique Island are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

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

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Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Gorongosa National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Gorongosa National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Manica.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

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

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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 (Fri): stroll through Ndzou Camp.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Manica trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Gorongosa National Park to Manica with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 20th (Sat), you're off to Inhaca.

Things to do in Manica

Wildlife Parks
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Ndzou Camp ©
Ndzou Camp

3
nights
Inhaca, Inhaca Island

Inhaca ©
Inhaca is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inhaca trip maker tool.

Getting from Manica to Inhaca by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. Traveling from Manica in June, expect nights in Inhaca to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to Maputo.

Things to do in Inhaca

Nature Parks
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Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Inhaca Island and Xefina Pequena. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, and examine the collection at Museu dos CFM.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maputo vacation maker site.

Ride a ferry from Inhaca to Maputo in 2 hours. June in Maputo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Praia da Costa do Sol ©
Praia da Costa do Sol

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