60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Nampula
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mozambique Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
3
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + foot + train + Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
Gurue
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Drive + train:  8​h
5
Gorongosa National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Manica
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Beira
— 3 nights
8
Maputo
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Xai-Xai
— 4 nights
Travel:  5​h
10
Inhaca Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
11
Tofo
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
12
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 4 nights
Travel:  3​h
13
Inhassoro
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Vilanculos
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Zurich

3
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. Nampula is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima and examine the collection at Musim.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nampula online trip builder .

Zurich, Switzerland to Nampula is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Central African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in March, expect Nampula to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. You will leave for Mozambique Island on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Nampula

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum ©
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.
Mozambique Island is known for adventure, historic sites, museums, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fort Sao Sebastian, stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, and see the interesting displays at Governor's Palace Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mozambique Island travel route site .

You can drive from Nampula to Mozambique Island in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Mozambique Island are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 31st (Sun), you'll travel to Quirimbas Archipelago.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

3
nights
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
Quirimbas Archipelago is known for nature, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Vamizi Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Quirimbas Archipelago travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Quirimbas Archipelago takes 7 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You'll set off for Gurue on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:
Highlights from your plan
Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

3
nights
Gurue

Gurue
Gurúè is a town located in the northern part of Mozambique, near the center of the province of Zambezia. Gurue is known for outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Mount Namuli.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gurue trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Quirimbas Archipelago to Gurue. You'll set off for Gorongosa National Park on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Gurue

Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

3
nights
Gorongosa National Park

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

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gorongosa National Park trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Gurue to Gorongosa National Park with the Route module. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Manica.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Wildlife Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa ©
Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa

4
nights
Manica

Manica ©
Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica. Manica is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ndzou Camp.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Manica travel itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Gorongosa National Park to Manica with the Route module. In April in Manica, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll set off for Beira on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Manica

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Ndzou Camp ©
Ndzou Camp

3
nights
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Beira is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Beira visit planning site .

You can drive from Manica to Beira in 4 hours. In April, Beira is somewhat warmer than Manica - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. You will leave for Maputo on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

6
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.
Maputo is known for museums, shopping, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, and admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Maputo trip builder website .

You can fly from Beira to Maputo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Beira in April, Maputo is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Walking tours

4
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: explore the activities along Bilene.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Xai-Xai vacation planner.

You can drive from Maputo to Xai-Xai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Maputo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Xai-Xai, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel to Inhaca Island.

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Outdoors Beaches Nature
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Bilene ©
Bilene

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 ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Inhaca Island trip itinerary site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Xai-Xai to Inhaca Island. In April, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You will leave for Tofo on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

5
nights
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, adventure, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Tofo trip maker tool .

Fly from Inhaca Island to Tofo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In May, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
Find places to stay May 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

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nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago
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: step off the mainland to explore Magaruque Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bazaruto Archipelago day trip planner .

Getting from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago by flight takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bazaruto Archipelago can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Inhassoro on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay May 8 — 12:

4
nights
Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Inhassoro is known for beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Inhassoro Beach.

Plan a Inhassoro trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhassoro. In May in Inhassoro, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will leave for Vilanculos on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Inhassoro

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

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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.
Vilanculos is known for wildlife, adventure, museums, spas, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, and explore the ancient world of Manyikeni.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Vilanculos road trip site .

Drive from Inhassoro to Vilanculos in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

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