6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Maputo
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tofo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h
3
Vilanculos
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Cape Town

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, then admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House).

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maputo online driving holiday planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, Maputo is somewhat warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo

1
night
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 7th (Thu): kick back and relax at Barra Beach, stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tofo vacation maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Maputo to Tofo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Tofo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours and then get a taste of the local shopping with Machilla Magic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos trip planner.

Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by combination of car and flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

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