6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Gurue
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
2
Maputo
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tofo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h
4
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
Gurue

Gurue
Gurúè is a town located in the northern part of Mozambique, near the center of the province of Zambezia. Mount Namuli has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): head outdoors with Mount Namuli.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gurue trip simple and quick.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Gurue is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Gurue

Outdoors
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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 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and then head off the coast to Inhaca Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, then get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, then get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca Independence Praça da Independência.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Maputo tour planning tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Gurue to Maputo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and flight; or drive. September in Maputo sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Museums Nature
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
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 21st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, then stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tofo trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Maputo to Tofo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Barra Beach
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

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 22nd (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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