14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

14 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Maputo
— 6 nights
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Tofo
— 2 nights
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Vilanculos
— 3 nights
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Maputo — 6 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, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo, and admire the striking features of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House).

To find reviews and other tourist information, go to the Maputo trip builder tool.

Denver, USA to Maputo is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in December, things will get much warmer in Maputo: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to fly to Tofo.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation and then stroll through Praia do Tofo. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then soothe aching muscles at Massagem Tropical, and then kick back and relax at Barra Beach.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Tofo online itinerary planner.

Fly from Maputo to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Tofo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Vilanculos.
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Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Parque Nacional de Bazaruto in Bazaruto Archipelago (about 54 minutes away). There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, shop like a local with Machilla Magic, stay fit while traveling at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos and other tourist information, read Vilanculos trip maker website.

You can fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Vilanculos are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can 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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