13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

13 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Vilanculos
— 3 nights
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Tofo
— 2 nights
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Ponta do Ouro
— 2 nights
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island
— 1 night
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Maputo
— 4 nights
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Vilanculos — 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vilanculos: Inhassoro Beach (in Inhassoro) and Parque Nacional de Bazaruto (in Bazaruto Archipelago). Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, shop like a local with Machilla Magic, and relax and rejuvenate at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vilanculos trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cape Town in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vilanculos, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to fly to Tofo.
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Tofo — 2 nights

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 9th (Thu), kick back and relax at Barra Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at Massagem Tropical and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tofo trip builder site.

You can fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Ponta do Ouro.
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Ponta do Ouro — 2 nights

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at Magenta Moon Boutique and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponta do Ouro trip planning website.

Fly from Tofo to Ponta do Ouro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inhaca.
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island — 1 night

On the 13th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Inhaca online itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Ponta do Ouro to Inhaca with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Maputo.
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Maputo — 4 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.
Maputo is known for sightseeing, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, and browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Maputo online visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Inhaca to Maputo in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Maputo can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Mozambique travel guide

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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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