7 days in Mozambique & Cape Town Itinerary

7 days in Mozambique & Cape Town Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Maputo, Mozambique
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Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique
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Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
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Tofo, Mozambique
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa

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Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Signal Hill, then go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Irma Stern Museum and then get great views at Cape Point.

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If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Cape Town International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Maputo.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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Maputo, Mozambique

— 1 night

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.
On the 5th (Sun), examine the collection at Museu dos CFM, then get close to the beloved marine mammals with Mozambique Scuba, and then admire the natural beauty at Tunduru Botanical Gardens.

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Getting from Cape Town to Maputo by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in September, things will get a bit warmer in Maputo: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Maputo

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
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Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

— 1 night
To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gorongosa National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Maputo to Gorongosa National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

— 1 night

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago visit app.

You can fly from Gorongosa National Park to Bazaruto Archipelago in 9.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bazaruto Archipelago are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Tofo.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Tofo, Mozambique

— 1 night
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 8th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tofo trip planning website.

Fly from Bazaruto Archipelago to Tofo in 3 hours. September in Tofo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Cape Town.

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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Cape Town, South Africa

— 1 night

Mother City

On the 9th (Thu), kick back and relax at Fish Hoek Beach, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town day trip planner.

Fly from Tofo to Cape Town in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Tofo in September, things will get little chillier in Cape Town: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches
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Mozambique travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Islands
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.