31 days in Mozambique Itinerary

31 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Nampula
— 2 nights
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Mozambique Island
— 3 nights
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Beira
— 3 nights
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Vilanculos
— 3 nights
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Inhassoro
— 3 nights
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Bazaruto Archipelago
— 3 nights
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Tofo
— 3 nights
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Xai-Xai
— 2 nights
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Maputo
— 7 nights

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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. Get a sense of the local culture at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima and Musim. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nampula tour itinerary planner.

Maputo to Nampula is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. August in Nampula sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll set off for Mozambique Island on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Nampula

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum ©
Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima ©
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima

3
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao and Governor's Palace Museum. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mozambique Island trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Nampula to Mozambique Island takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mozambique Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 6th (Thu), you'll travel to Beira.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula

3
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Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and Beira Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Beira trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Beira in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mozambique Island in August, expect nights in Beira to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. On the 9th (Sun), you're off to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
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Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

3
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Machilla Magic and Manyikeni. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Scuba & Snorkeling.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vilanculos trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Beira to Vilanculos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni

3
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Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Inhassoro is known for beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Inhassoro Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inhassoro travel route app.

Getting from Vilanculos to Inhassoro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

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Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional de Bazaruto and Two Mile Reef.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bazaruto Archipelago day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inhassoro to Bazaruto Archipelago. In August in Bazaruto Archipelago, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

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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 Marine Megafauna Foundation. Relax by the water at Praia do Tofo and Barra Beach. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tofo online journey planner.

You can fly from Bazaruto Archipelago to Tofo in 3.5 hours. In August in Tofo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

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Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai
Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the activities along Bilene.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Xai-Xai day trip tool.

Drive from Tofo to Xai-Xai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Xai-Xai can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Maputo on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

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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 outdoors at Inhaca Island and Praia da Costa do Sol. Let the collections at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo and Fortaleza of Maputo capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House).

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Maputo road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Xai-Xai to Maputo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo
Fortaleza of Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo

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