6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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6 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  2​h
1
Maputo
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tofo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
3
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Durban

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.
Maputo is known for shopping, museums, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, admire the striking features of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), and hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Maputo tour itinerary planner .

Durban, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Tours Historic Sites
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Walking tours

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 20th (Fri): stroll through Praia do Tofo and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo trip builder app .

Fly from Maputo to Tofo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilanculos tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing

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