60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  23​h
1
Nampula
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mozambique Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Beira
— 4 nights
4
Quelimane
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + train:  6​h 30​min
5
Gorongosa National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Manica
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Maputo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Xai-Xai
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Tofo
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
10
Vilanculos
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Inhassoro
— 4 nights
Travel:  3​h
12
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
13
Inhaca Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
14
Tete
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

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. Get a sense of the local culture at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima and Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Musim.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nampula trip itinerary planner.

Valletta, Malta to Nampula is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Nampula due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Valletta in May, expect Nampula to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 22°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toMozambique Island.

Things to do in Nampula

Museums Historic Sites
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Governor's Palace Museum and Fort Sao Sebastian. There's still lots to do: stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mozambique Island online vacation planner .

Drive from Nampula to Mozambique Island in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off toBeira.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

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

4
nights
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and Beira Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Beira trip planner .

Getting from Mozambique Island to Beira by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Mozambique Island in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Beira, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. You'll set off for Quelimane on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Beira

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

4
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zalala Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at Quelimane Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Quelimane planning site .

You can fly from Beira to Quelimane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Quelimane can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 16th (Thu), you're off toGorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Quelimane

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

3
nights
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gorongosa National Park route planner .

Explore your travel options from Quelimane to Gorongosa National Park with the Route module. You'll set off for Manica on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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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 other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Manica tour planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gorongosa National Park to Manica. In May in Manica, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will leave for Maputo on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Manica

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay May 20 — 24:
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Ndzou Camp ©
Ndzou Camp

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 National Art Museum capture your imagination. Paroquia Santo Antonio and Praca Independence Praça da Independência will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mesquita da Baixa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Manica to Maputo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manica in May; daily highs in Maputo reach 33°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Maputo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo
Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio

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: take advantage of the amenities at Bilene.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Xai-Xai road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Maputo to Xai-Xai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll set off for Tofo on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Nature Beaches Outdoors
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Bilene ©
Bilene

5
nights
Tofo

Tofo ©
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing 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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tofo online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Xai-Xai to Tofo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In June in Tofo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), you're off toVilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:
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Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Scuba & Snorkeling
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

5
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Machilla Magic and Manyikeni. There's more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

You can plan Vilanculos trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by combination of car and flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In June in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will leave for Inhassoro on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 11:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Inhassoro Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inhassoro day trip planning site .

You can drive from Vilanculos to Inhassoro in 1.5 hours. In June in Inhassoro, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), you're off toBazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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4
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 reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bazaruto Archipelago trip itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inhassoro to Bazaruto Archipelago. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Inhaca Island.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Wildlife
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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: step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Inhaca Island day trip planner .

You can fly from Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhaca Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bazaruto Archipelago in June: highs in Inhaca Island hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. You will leave for Tete on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:
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Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

4
nights
Tete

Tete ©
Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja de Sao Jose de Boroma and Catedral Sao Joao Baptista.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tete trip planner.

Fly from Inhaca Island to Tete in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Inhaca Island in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tete, with lows of 22°C. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tete

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista ©
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista

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