5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Maputo
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Tofo
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Vilanculos
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Maputo — 2 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: browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, take in nature's colorful creations at Tunduru Botanical Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo trip itinerary planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in January, with highs in Maputo at 37°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Tofo.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, then soothe aching muscles at Massagem Tropical, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tofo trip builder app.

Getting from Maputo to Tofo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In February, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can fly to Vilanculos.
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Outdoors · Spas · Wildlife · Tours
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Vilanculos — 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vilanculos itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tofo to Vilanculos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Vilanculos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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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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