7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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7 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Maputo
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tofo
— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): view the masterpieces at CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, then make a trip to Praca Independence Praça da Independência, and finally step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Maputo trip itinerary planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, Maputo is a bit warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow 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 ©

2
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 28th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo holiday maker tool .

You can fly from Maputo to Tofo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

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.
On the 30th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by combination of car and flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive. October in Vilanculos sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

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