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
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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: browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Maputo trip itinerary tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, Maputo is somewhat warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, then kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tofo driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Tofo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to 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.
On the 15th (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get interesting insight from Tours.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Vilanculos using our trip 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 15th (Fri) 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.