31 days in Mozambique Itinerary

31 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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31 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly:  33 h
1
Vilanculos
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h
2
Tofo
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
4
Mozambique Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
5
Gorongosa National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Maputo
— 6 nights
Fly:  32 h
End: Nassau, New Providence Island

4
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.
When in Vilanculos, make a side trip to see Inhassoro Beach in Inhassoro, approximately Inhassoro away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the ancient world of Manyikeni, take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vilanculos itinerary planning tool.

Nassau, Bahamas to Vilanculos is an approximately 33- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nassau to Vilanculos is 7 hours. When traveling from Nassau in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Vilanculos, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 17°C. You will leave for Tofo on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni

4
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Tofo is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, stroll through Praia do Tofo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo sightseeing planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

4
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. The adventure continues: explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Mozambique Island on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

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

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mozambique Island: Nacala (Cathedral of Nacala & Mesquita Central de Nacala). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, and get engrossed in the history at Governor's Palace Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mozambique Island trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Bazaruto Archipelago to Mozambique Island takes 8 hours. Traveling from Bazaruto Archipelago in July, things will get a bit warmer in Mozambique Island: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. You'll set off for Gorongosa National Park on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mesquita Central de Nacala
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Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula

3
nights
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Gorongosa National Park trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Gorongosa National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train. On the 24th (Fri), you're off to Maputo.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

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

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.
Maputo is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo, and get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Maputo trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Gorongosa National Park to Maputo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Maputo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Casa de Ferro (The Iron House) ©
Casa de Ferro (The Iron House)

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