5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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5 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maputo route planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Maputo when traveling from Johannesburg in December, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping
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nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 14th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and then stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Tofo online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

1
night
Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. On the 16th (Mon), kick back and relax at Inhassoro Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Inhassoro itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Tofo to Inhassoro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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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 17th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vilanculos online trip maker .

You can drive from Inhassoro to Vilanculos in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Vilanculos are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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