15 days in Mozambique Itinerary

15 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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15 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Vereeniging
Drive:  7 h
1
Maputo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Xai-Xai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Tofo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
Travel:  3 h
5
Vilanculos
— 4 nights
Drive:  15 h 45 min
End: Vereeniging

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Xefina Pequena and CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, examine the collection at National Money Museum, take in the exciting artwork at CCBM - Centro Cultural Brasil-Mocambique, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Costa do Sol.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Maputo trip itinerary maker site .

Vereeniging, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Maputo when traveling from Vereeniging in December, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Praia da Costa do Sol ©
Praia da Costa do Sol

2
nights
Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai
Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Xai-Xai is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Bilene.

Make your Xai-Xai itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Maputo to Xai-Xai in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. In December, daily temperatures in Xai-Xai can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will leave for Tofo on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Nature Beaches Outdoors
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2
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia do Tofo and Barra Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marine Megafauna Foundation and Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. There's more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tofo trip planner.

Getting from Xai-Xai to Tofo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. In December, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Barra Beach
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

2
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. Keep things going the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago trip planner.

You can fly from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Bazaruto Archipelago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Nature Beaches
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Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Inhassoro Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vilanculos trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bazaruto Archipelago to Vilanculos. December in Vilanculos sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Fishing Charters & Tours

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