6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Tofo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Maputo
— 3 nights
End: Johannesburg

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Machilla Magic and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos online journey planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vilanculos, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

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

1
night
Tofo

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 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tofo online travel planner .

Getting from Vilanculos to Tofo by combination of flight and car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo

3
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, hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, and admire the striking features of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House).

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Traveling by flight from Tofo to Maputo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Tours Historic Sites
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©

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