10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

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10 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Start: George
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Vilanculos
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Tofo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Maputo
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: George

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 27th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then explore the ancient world of Manyikeni.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vilanculos trip app .

George, South Africa to Vilanculos is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from George in August, with highs in Vilanculos at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

3
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, adventure, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Barra Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tofo trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Tofo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto, Barra Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

4
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, browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca Independence Pra├ža da Independ├¬ncia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Maputo travel route planner .

Fly from Tofo to Maputo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Maputo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Nature Shopping
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Walking tours

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