8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Maputo
— 2 nights
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Manica
— 1 night
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Inhassoro
— 1 night
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Tofo
— 3 nights
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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): shop like a local with CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano, examine the collection at Museu dos CFM, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mesquita da Baixa, then buy something for everyone on your list at Maputo Shopping Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Money Museum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo route planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Maputo: highs are around 37°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Manica.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Manica

Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ndzou Camp.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Manica trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Maputo to Manica by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, train, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Maputo in January: high temperatures in Manica hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Manica

Wildlife · Parks
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Inhassoro

Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Inhassoro Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Inhassoro route planning website.

Getting from Manica to Inhassoro by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Manica in January since evenings lows in Inhassoro dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Barra Beach and Praia do Tofo. Step out of the city life by going to Marine Megafauna Foundation and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tofo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Inhassoro to Tofo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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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.