48 days in Mozambique Itinerary

48 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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1
Maputo
— 4 nights
2
Xai-Xai
— 3 nights
3
Tofo
— 4 nights
4
Vilanculos
— 4 nights
5
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 4 nights
6
Inhaca Island
— 4 nights
7
Gorongosa National Park
— 4 nights
8
Quelimane
— 2 nights
9
Nampula
— 4 nights
10
Mozambique Island
— 4 nights
11
Pemba
— 4 nights
12
Beira
— 2 nights

4
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.
Let the collections at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo and Museu dos CFM capture your imagination. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Paroquia Santo Antonio will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, explore the world behind art at National Art Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and don't miss a visit to Praca Independence Praça da Independência.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maputo online travel planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Maputo is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Auckland to Maputo due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Auckland, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Maputo, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo
Fortaleza of Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo

3
nights
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bilene.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Xai-Xai driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Maputo to Xai-Xai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Xai-Xai, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Outdoors Parks Nature
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4
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Relax by the water at Praia do Tofo and Barra Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Marine Megafauna Foundation. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tofo journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Xai-Xai to Tofo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In June, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Vilanculos on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Machilla Magic and Manyikeni. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Inhassoro Beach. There's more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos vacation builder site.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Tofo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Vilanculos, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bazaruto Archipelago online visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vilanculos to Bazaruto Archipelago. June in Bazaruto Archipelago sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 4th (Thu), you'll travel to Inhaca Island.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Outdoors Nature
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4
nights
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 other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Inhaca Island travel route planning website.

You can fly from Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhaca Island in 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Inhaca Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Gorongosa National Park on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Parks Nature
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Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

4
nights
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gorongosa National Park trip planner.

Fly from Inhaca Island to Gorongosa National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 12th (Fri), you're off to Quelimane.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

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

2
nights
Quelimane

Quelimane ©
Quelimane is a seaport in Mozambique. Quelimane is known for beaches and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Zalala Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at Quelimane Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Quelimane trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Gorongosa National Park to Quelimane takes 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Nampula on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Quelimane

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Zalala Beach ©
Zalala Beach
Quelimane Cathedral ©
Quelimane Cathedral

4
nights
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima and Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum. There's more to do: examine the collection at Musim.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nampula, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Quelimane to Nampula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Mozambique Island on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Nampula

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
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Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum ©
Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima ©
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao and Governor's Palace Museum. It doesn't end there: stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mozambique Island online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Nampula to Mozambique Island by car takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to Pemba.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

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

4
nights
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 look for gifts at Moussa sacko.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pemba vacation app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Pemba in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Beira on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Pemba

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Wimbe Beach ©
Wimbe Beach

2
nights
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. On the 28th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Beira Cathedral and then visit a coastal fixture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck.

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

You can fly from Pemba to Beira in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. When traveling from Pemba in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Beira: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
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Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

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