5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Tofo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Maputo
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
End: Durban

1
night
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 3rd (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Machilla Magic and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos trip tool .

Durban, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

2
nights
Tofo

Tofo ©
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 5th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bazaruto National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In June in Tofo, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
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Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), then get to know the fascinating history of Praca Independence Praça da Independência, and finally hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Maputo trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Tofo to Maputo by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

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