39 days in Mozambique Itinerary

39 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Start: Nampula
1
Nampula
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Mozambique Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
3
Pemba
— 1 night
Travel:  6 h 15 min
4
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Tete
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Gorongosa National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Manica
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Beira
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
9
Vilanculos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Inhassoro
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h
11
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
12
Tofo
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
13
Xai-Xai
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
14
Maputo
— 7 nights
End: Maputo

1
night
Nampula

Nampula ©
Nampula is the capital city of Nampula Province in northeastern Mozambique.It has a population of 471,717 (2007 census), making it the third largest city in Mozambique after Maputo and Beira. Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Sat), examine the collection at Musim, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima, and then examine the collection at Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nampula day trip planning tool.

Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Nampula

Museums Historic Sites
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Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum ©
Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima ©
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ilha Blue. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao and Governor's Palace Museum. The adventure continues: stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mozambique Island trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Nampula to Mozambique Island takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Mozambique Island can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. You will leave for Pemba on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Wildlife Museums Adventure
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Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula
Ilha Blue ©
Ilha Blue
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

1
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Pemba

Pemba ©
Once named Porto Amelia after the Queen of Portugal, today Pemba retains much of the former Portuguese colonial influence.
You've now added Wimbe Beach to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stop by Moussa sacko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Wimbe Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pemba attractions website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Pemba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Pemba are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Quirimbas Archipelago.

Things to do in Pemba

Shopping Outdoors Parks
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Wimbe Beach ©
Wimbe Beach

3
nights
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dive Quirimbas.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Quirimbas Archipelago trip itinerary builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Pemba to Quirimbas Archipelago with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Quirimbas Archipelago are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Tete.

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dive Quirimbas ©
Dive Quirimbas
Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

3
nights
Tete

Tete ©
Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Sao Joao Baptista and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Jose de Boroma.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tete trip planning site.

Getting from Quirimbas Archipelago to Tete by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In May, daytime highs in Tete are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gorongosa National Park.

Things to do in Tete

Historic Sites
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Catedral Sao Joao Baptista ©
Catedral Sao Joao Baptista

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nights
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
You've now added Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa to your itinerary. On the 14th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gorongosa National Park holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Tete to Gorongosa National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Manica.

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa ©
Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa

2
nights
Manica

Manica ©
Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica. Manica is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ndzou Camp.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Manica trip itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gorongosa National Park to Manica. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 56°F. You'll set off for Beira on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Manica

Wildlife Parks
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Ndzou Camp ©
Ndzou Camp

3
nights
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. You've now added Beira Railway Station to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and Beira Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Beira tour itinerary app.

Getting from Manica to Beira by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Manica in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Beira, with lows around 68°F. You'll set off for Vilanculos on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites Tours
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Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral
Beira Railway Station ©
Beira Railway Station

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kayaking & Canoeing, Mozambique Horse Safari and Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA. Do some cultural sightseeing at Machilla Magic and Manyikeni.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos trip planner.

Fly from Beira to Vilanculos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 64°F at night. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Mozambique Horse Safari ©
Mozambique Horse Safari
Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA ©
Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA

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night
Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Inhassoro Beach.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Inhassoro trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Vilanculos to Inhassoro in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Inhassoro are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): stroll through Two Mile Reef.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago trip itinerary builder site.

Explore your travel options from Inhassoro to Bazaruto Archipelago with the Route module. In May in Bazaruto Archipelago, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

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

3
nights
Tofo

Tofo ©
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
The Surf Shack has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Marine Megafauna Foundation and Barra Beach. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tofo trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bazaruto Archipelago to Tofo by flight takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 64°F. You will leave for Xai-Xai on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
The Surf Shack ©
The Surf Shack
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

1
night
Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai
Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Bilene has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Mon), explore the activities along Bilene.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Xai-Xai road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tofo to Xai-Xai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In May in Xai-Xai, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Maputo.

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Nature Outdoors Parks
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mercado Central de Maputo as well as Maputo Free Walking Tour. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mesquita da Baixa and Museu dos CFM. Vila Algarve and Paroquia Santo Antonio will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, stroll around Maputo Elephant Reserve (Reserva Especial de Maputo), and admire the masterpieces at National Art Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Maputo trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Xai-Xai to Maputo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Maputo, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Mesquita da Baixa ©
Mesquita da Baixa
Museu dos CFM ©
Museu dos CFM

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