9 days in Mozambique Itinerary

9 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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9 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Mozambique Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
2
Inhassoro
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1 h
4
Tofo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Maputo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Sao Sebastian.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mozambique Island trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Mozambique Island is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. When traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Mozambique Island, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula

1
day
Inhassoro

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Inhassoro Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Inhassoro trip builder website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Inhassoro in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mozambique Island in June; daily highs in Inhassoro reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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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.
On the 25th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vilanculos trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Inhassoro to Vilanculos in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 26th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Bazaruto National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tofo trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Get some historical perspective at Paroquia Santo Antonio and Mesquita da Baixa. Get a sense of the local culture at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo and Fortaleza of Maputo. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Museu dos CFM, and don't miss a visit to Praca Independence Praça da Independência.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Maputo road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Maputo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Maputo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Casa Elefante ©
Casa Elefante
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo
Fortaleza of Maputo ©
Fortaleza of Maputo

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