25 days in Mozambique Itinerary

25 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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25 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Heviz
Travel:  66​h
1
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Maputo
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Inhaca Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Tofo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
6
Vilanculos
— 5 nights
Drive:  72​h
End: Heviz

1
day
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
On the 19th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Vamizi Island.

Plan my day in Quirimbas Archipelago using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Heviz, Hungary to Quirimbas Archipelago is an approximately 66-hour travel. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Central African Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Heviz in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Quirimbas Archipelago: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
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Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

2
nights
Mozambique Island

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Mozambique Island is known for adventure, historic sites, museums, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fort Sao Sebastian, stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, and see the interesting displays at Governor's Palace Museum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mozambique Island trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Quirimbas Archipelago to Mozambique Island takes 7 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Mozambique Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off toMaputo.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

5
nights
Maputo

Maputo ©
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 museums, shopping, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Maputo trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Maputo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mozambique Island in May, Maputo is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Inhaca Island.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay May 22 — 27:
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Walking tours

2
nights
Inhaca Island

Inhaca Island ©
Subtropical Inhaca Island draws eco-tourists and biology researchers with its natural formations and abundant wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Inhaca Island itinerary planning site .

Getting from Maputo to Inhaca Island by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Inhaca Island, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will leave for Tofo on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Nature Parks
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Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

3
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Bazaruto National Park. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tofo tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Inhaca Island to Tofo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In May in Tofo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto, Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

5
nights
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.
Step out of Vilanculos to go to Inhassoro and see Inhassoro Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Plan my trip to Vilanculos with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Tofo in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vilanculos: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

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