4 days in Mozambique Itinerary

4 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca Independence Praça da Independência, and then admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Maputo trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in September since evenings lows in Maputo dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Museums Historic Sites
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Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Praca Independence Praça da Independência ©
Praca Independence Praça da Independência

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nights
Tofo

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 27th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Maputo to Tofo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
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Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

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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 29th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Manyikeni and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vilanculos driving holiday website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Vilanculos are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Manyikeni ©
Manyikeni

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