16 days in Mozambique Itinerary

16 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique trip planner
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Vilanculos
— 3 nights
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Inhassoro
— 2 nights
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Tofo
— 2 nights
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Ponta do Ouro
— 2 nights
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Maputo
— 6 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.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic, and relax and rejuvenate at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Vilanculos is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, Vilanculos is much hotter than Zurich - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inhassoro.
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Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Beaches
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Inhassoro — 2 nights

Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Inhassoro Beach.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Inhassoro trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Vilanculos to Inhassoro takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 16th (Wed), you're off 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, and then soothe aching muscles at Massagem Tropical. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tofo day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Inhassoro to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Ponta do Ouro.
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Ponta do Ouro — 2 nights

Keep things going the next day: stop by Magenta Moon Boutique and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ponta do Ouro online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Ponta do Ouro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Maputo.
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mozambique Scuba and Tours Maputo. Step out of the city life by going to Inhaca Island and Praia da Costa do Sol. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, take in the exciting artwork at Fundacao Fernando Leite Couto, examine the collection at Museu dos CFM, and take in nature's colorful creations at Tunduru Botanical Gardens.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Maputo trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ponta do Ouro to Maputo takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to 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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