36 days in Mozambique Itinerary

36 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Maputo
— 5 nights
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Xai-Xai
— 3 nights
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Inhaca Island
— 3 nights
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Bazaruto Archipelago
— 3 nights
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Tofo
— 3 nights
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Vilanculos
— 4 nights
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Beira
— 3 nights
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Nampula
— 3 nights
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Mozambique Island
— 3 nights
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Pemba
— 4 nights

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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.
Maputo is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maputo Elephant Reserve (Reserva Especial de Maputo), hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, and step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Maputo sightseeing planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Maputo is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in November, things will get warmer in Maputo: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
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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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.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Xai-Xai trip itinerary site.

Drive from Maputo to Xai-Xai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Xai-Xai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 12th (Tue), you're off to Inhaca Island.

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:

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Inhaca Island

Inhaca Island ©
Subtropical Inhaca Island draws eco-tourists and biology researchers with its natural formations and abundant wildlife.
Inhaca Island is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Portuguese Island.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Inhaca Island route builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Xai-Xai to Inhaca Island. In November, daily temperatures in Inhaca Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for Bazaruto Archipelago on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

3
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Bazaruto Archipelago is known for nature and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bazaruto Archipelago day trip tool.

You can fly from Inhaca Island to Bazaruto Archipelago in 4.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Bazaruto Archipelago can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will leave for Tofo on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

3
nights
Tofo

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tofo trip planner.

Getting from Bazaruto Archipelago to Tofo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Inhassoro Beach in Inhassoro (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the ancient world of Manyikeni, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and shop like a local with Machilla Magic.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Vilanculos vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. November in Vilanculos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Beira.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Beira is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit a coastal fixture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and pause for some serene contemplation at Beira Cathedral.

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

Traveling by flight from Vilanculos to Beira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 28th (Thu), you're off to Nampula.

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

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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. Nampula is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima and examine the collection at Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nampula holiday maker.

You can fly from Beira to Nampula in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Beira, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nampula, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 24°C. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Nampula

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum ©
Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima ©
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima

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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.
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, admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mozambique Island online itinerary maker.

Getting from Nampula to Mozambique Island by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C. You'll set off for Pemba on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum

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Pemba

Pemba ©
Once named Porto Amelia after the Queen of Portugal, today Pemba retains much of the former Portuguese colonial influence.
Pemba is known for beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Wimbe Beach and stop by Moussa sacko.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pemba route planner.

Getting from Mozambique Island to Pemba by combination of car and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daily temperatures in Pemba can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Pemba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Wimbe Beach ©
Wimbe Beach

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