16 days in Mozambique Itinerary

16 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Tete
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Mozambique Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Beira
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Vilanculos
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h
5
Tofo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
7
Maputo
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Lisbon

1
day
Tete

Tete
Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Jose de Boroma.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Tete is an approximately 22- hour flight. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Lisbon in March: high temperatures in Tete hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Tete

Historic Sites
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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.
On the 12th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, and then admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mozambique Island trip builder app.

Getting from Tete to Mozambique Island by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In March, daily temperatures in Mozambique Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You will leave for Beira on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula

1
night
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. On the 14th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral and then visit a coastal fixture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Beira trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Beira in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. March in Beira sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
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Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Inhassoro Beach in Inhassoro (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Vilanculos online journey planner.

Getting from Beira to Vilanculos by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In March in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao and then kick back and relax at Barra Beach.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tofo journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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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 20th (Fri): stroll through Two Mile Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bazaruto Archipelago journey app.

Getting from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago by flight takes about 2 hours. In March in Bazaruto Archipelago, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museu dos CFM and CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano. Get a sense of the local culture at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo and Paroquia Santo Antonio. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, examine the collection at Fisheries Museum (Museu das Pescas), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca Independence Praça da Independência.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Maputo day trip planning app.

You can fly from Bazaruto Archipelago to Maputo in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and bus. March in Maputo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Maputo

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Museu dos CFM ©
Museu dos CFM
Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio

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