6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  27 h
1
Maputo
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tofo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h
3
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly:  28 h
End: Santiago

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Praca Independence Praça da Independência, get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, then get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Maputo trip planning tool .

Santiago, Chile to Maputo is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Chile Time to Central African Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Museums
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Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
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 2nd (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tofo journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Maputo to Tofo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July in Tofo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow 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

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 3rd (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vilanculos online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Vilanculos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

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