6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  4​h
1
Maputo
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Matola
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Tofo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h
4
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo and Fortaleza of Maputo. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, and admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station.

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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 March, with highs in Maputo at 37°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Matola.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo

1
night
Matola

Matola
Matola is the largest suburb of the Mozambique capital, Maputo, and adjacent to it to the west. On the 28th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Matola Raid Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Matola road trip planning tool .

Matola is just a short distance from Maputo. In March in Matola, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Matola

Historic Sites
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1
night
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 29th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tofo attractions planner.

Getting from Matola to Tofo by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

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

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 30th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos visit planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Vilanculos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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