60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

60 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Nampula
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Mozambique Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
3
Quirimbas Archipelago
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Train + Drive:  11 h 15 min
4
Gurue
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Drive + Train:  8 h
5
Gorongosa National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Manica
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Beira
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
8
Maputo
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Xai-Xai
— 4 nights
Travel:  5 h
10
Inhaca Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
11
Tofo
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
12
Bazaruto Archipelago
— 4 nights
Travel:  3 h
13
Inhassoro
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
14
Vilanculos
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Zurich

3
nights
Nampula

Nampula ©
Nampula is the capital city of Nampula Province in northeastern Mozambique.It has a population of 471,717 (2007 census), making it the third largest city in Mozambique after Maputo and Beira. Nampula is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima and examine the collection at Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nampula road trip site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Nampula is an approximately 22- hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Nampula due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in March; daily highs in Nampula reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. On the 27th (Wed), you're off to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Nampula

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:
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Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum ©
Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima ©
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Fatima

4
nights
Mozambique Island

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Mozambique Island is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, and explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Mozambique Island trip planner.

You can drive from Nampula to Mozambique Island in 3 hours. March in Mozambique Island sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 31st (Sun), you're off to Quirimbas Archipelago.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:
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Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum

3
nights
Quirimbas Archipelago

Quirimbas Archipelago ©
Quirimbas Archipelago is known for nature, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Vamizi Island.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Quirimbas Archipelago trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Quirimbas Archipelago takes 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You'll set off for Gurue on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Quirimbas Archipelago

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:
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Vamizi Island ©
Vamizi Island

3
nights
Gurue

Gurue
Gurúè is a town located in the northern part of Mozambique, near the center of the province of Zambezia. Gurue is known for outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Mount Namuli.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gurue trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and car from Quirimbas Archipelago to Gurue in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll set off for Gorongosa National Park on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Gurue

Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

3
nights
Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park ©
Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gorongosa National Park trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and train from Gurue to Gorongosa National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. You will leave for Manica on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Gorongosa National Park

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa ©
Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa

4
nights
Manica

Manica ©
Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica. Manica is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ndzou Camp.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Manica road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Gorongosa National Park to Manica with the Route module. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Beira.

Things to do in Manica

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
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Ndzou Camp ©
Ndzou Camp

3
nights
Beira

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Beira is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck and pause for some serene contemplation at Beira Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Beira day trip planner.

You can drive from Manica to Beira in 4 hours. Traveling from Manica in April, expect Beira to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Maputo.

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

6
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.
Maputo is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maputo Elephant Reserve (Reserva Especial de Maputo), and get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Maputo online trip maker.

Fly from Beira to Maputo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Beira in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Maputo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Xai-Xai.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

4
nights
Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai
Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Xai-Xai is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Bilene.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Xai-Xai road trip website.

Getting from Maputo to Xai-Xai by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Maputo in April, plan for slightly colder days in Xai-Xai, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. You'll set off for Inhaca Island on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Xai-Xai

Beaches Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:

4
nights
Inhaca Island

Inhaca Island ©
Subtropical Inhaca Island draws eco-tourists and biology researchers with its natural formations and abundant wildlife.
Inhaca Island is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Portuguese Island.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Inhaca Island trip itinerary maker site.

Explore your travel options from Xai-Xai to Inhaca Island with the Route module. April in Inhaca Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will leave for Tofo on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Inhaca Island

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Portuguese Island ©
Portuguese Island

5
nights
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Tofo is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tofo driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Inhaca Island to Tofo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In May, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will leave for Bazaruto Archipelago on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
Find places to stay May 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

4
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto Archipelago
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bazaruto Archipelago trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bazaruto Archipelago are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll set off for Inhassoro on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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4
nights
Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Inhassoro is known for beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Inhassoro Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Inhassoro online itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhassoro with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Inhassoro can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will leave for Vilanculos on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Inhassoro

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

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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.
Vilanculos is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, delve into the distant past at Manyikeni, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vilanculos holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Inhassoro to Vilanculos takes 1.5 hours. May in Vilanculos sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 20th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Fishing Charters & Tours

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