12 days in Mozambique Itinerary

12 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique journey maker
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Fly
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Maputo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Inhaca Island
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Inhaca Island
Fly
4
Tofo
— 4 nights
Drive to Inhambane Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Maputo — 3 nights

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 in touch with nature at Tours Maputo and Mozambique Scuba. Step off the beaten path and head to Macaneta Beach and Fundacao Fernando Leite Couto. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jumma Masjid, browse the different shops at Maputo Shopping Center, get to know the fascinating history of Praca Independence Praça da Independência, and soothe aching muscles at In Motion.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo road trip planning tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Maputo is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Brussels in October, plan for much hotter days in Maputo, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Mozambique Island.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Mozambique Island — 2 nights

Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
On the 25th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, and then admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Mozambique Island road trip planning website.

You can fly from Maputo to Mozambique Island in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Maputo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mozambique Island, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inhaca Island.
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Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
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Inhaca Island

Subtropical Inhaca Island draws eco-tourists and biology researchers with its natural formations and abundant wildlife.
To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Inhaca Island trip app.

Getting from Mozambique Island to Inhaca Island by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mozambique Island in October; daily highs in Inhaca Island reach 33°C and lows reach 21°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Tofo.
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Nature · Parks
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Tofo — 4 nights

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Get outdoors at Marine Megafauna Foundation and Mozambique Experience. Discover out-of-the-way places like Massagem Tropical and Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Barra Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tofo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Inhaca Island to Tofo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In October in Tofo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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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.
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