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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Maputo trip maker .

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) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 14:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through Praia do Tofo and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tofo trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Maputo to Tofo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Tofo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
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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), stroll through Inhassoro Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inhassoro travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Tofo to Inhassoro in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:

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): view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Inhassoro to Vilanculos takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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