7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique visit planner
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Vilanculos
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Tofo
— 1 night
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Bazaruto Island
— 1 night
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Ponta do Ouro
— 1 day
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Maputo
— 3 nights
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Vilanculos

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Vilanculos, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to fly to Tofo.
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Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tofo tour builder.

Fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Bazaruto Island.
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Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Wildlife
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Bazaruto Island — 1 night

A sandy landmass within a national park, Bazaruto Island possesses a lush tropical climate and features dunes, forest, and savannah, plus lakes and wetlands.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the vivid underwater world at Two Mile Reef.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bazaruto Island online visit planner.

Getting from Tofo to Bazaruto Island by flight takes about 3 hours. In November in Bazaruto Island, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Ponta do Ouro.
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Ponta do Ouro — 1 day

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ponta do Ouro travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Bazaruto Island to Ponta do Ouro takes 3.5 hours. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to Maputo.
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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: admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo, browse the different shops at Maputo Shopping Center, and learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Maputo tour planner.

Getting from Ponta do Ouro to Maputo by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can fly 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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