5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Vilanculos
— 1 day
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Tofo
— 1 night
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Maputo
— 3 nights

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Vilanculos — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vilanculos, use our trip itinerary maker.

Maputo to Vilanculos is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In August in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Tofo.
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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Tofo — 1 night

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 2nd (Tue), kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tofo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilanculos to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Maputo.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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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.
Maputo is known for sightseeing, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, take an exotic tour of Tours Maputo, and take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Maputo trip planner.

Fly from Tofo to Maputo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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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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