8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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8 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  24 h
1
Vilanculos
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h
2
Tofo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Maputo
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h
End: Amsterdam

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.
When in Vilanculos, make a side trip to see Inhassoro Beach in Inhassoro, approximately Inhassoro away. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos online trip itinerary maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Vilanculos is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Central African Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in May, with highs in Vilanculos at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Inhassoro Beach
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Tofo

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 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Do a combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, then admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, and finally admire the striking features of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, don't miss a visit to Praca Independence Praça da Independência, then get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and finally hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Maputo trip planning app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Maputo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Maputo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Casa de Ferro (The Iron House) ©
Casa de Ferro (The Iron House)

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