6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Gurue
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
2
Maputo
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tofo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h
4
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
Gurue

Gurue
Gurúè is a town located in the northern part of Mozambique, near the center of the province of Zambezia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Namuli. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get outside with Mount Namuli.

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gurue vacation planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Gurue is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Gurue

Outdoors
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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, then admire the striking features of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and then step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, then get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, then take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo, and finally make a trip to Praca Independence Praça da Independência.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Maputo attractions planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Gurue to Maputo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Maputo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Nature Museums
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Casa de Ferro (The Iron House) ©
Casa de Ferro (The Iron House)

1
night
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 21st (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Beach, stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tofo travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Maputo to Tofo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Tofo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

1
night
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 22nd (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vilanculos itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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