5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Maputo
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Tofo
— 1 night
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Vilanculos
— 1 night
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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: step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, and learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Maputo trip itinerary maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in December since evenings lows in Maputo dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, then stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tofo trip planner.

Getting from Maputo to Tofo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In December in Tofo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Vilanculos holiday planner.

You can fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, daily temperatures in Vilanculos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Mozambique travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Flea Markets
Still relatively unvisited by international tourists, Mozambique boasts plenty of natural and cultural charms that could easy make it into a major vacation destination. The beaches of the south come in all shapes and sizes, while the less-visited north offers island archipelagos and untouched coral reefs. The colonial architecture of the main urban areas complements the colorful African heritage that still holds sway here, with the region's art, cuisine, and music ensuring each trip to Mozambique allows the visitor to appreciate the country's distinct culture and vast landscape.