29 days in Mozambique Itinerary

29 days in Mozambique Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mozambique holiday maker

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Pemba
— 3 nights
Fly to Nampula, Drive to Mozambique Island
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Mozambique Island
— 3 nights
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island
— 2 nights
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Ponta do Ouro
— 2 nights
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Maputo
— 10 nights
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Tofo
— 3 nights
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Vilanculos
— 5 nights
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Pemba

— 3 nights
Once named Porto Amelia after the Queen of Portugal, today Pemba retains much of the former Portuguese colonial influence.
Pemba is known for beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Wimbe Beach and stop by Moussa sacko.

To find maps and more tourist information, read our Pemba online sightseeing planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Pemba is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Pemba, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Pemba is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. You'll set off for Mozambique Island on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Pemba

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Mozambique Island

— 3 nights
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Mozambique Island is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum, and stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mozambique Island online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Pemba to Mozambique Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 6th (Fri), you're off to Inhaca.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island

— 2 nights
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Portuguese Island.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Inhaca trip planner.

You can fly from Mozambique Island to Inhaca in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Mozambique Island in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Inhaca, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ponta do Ouro.

Things to do in Inhaca

Parks · Nature
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Ponta do Ouro

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta do Ouro trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inhaca to Ponta do Ouro. On the 10th (Tue), you're off to Maputo.

Things to do in Ponta do Ouro

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Maputo

— 10 nights

City of Acacias

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, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Inhaca Island, get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Maputo planner.

You can drive from Ponta do Ouro to Maputo in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Maputo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to fly to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Tofo

— 3 nights
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, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tofo planning app.

You can fly from Maputo to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Vilanculos

— 5 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vilanculos: Inhassoro Beach (in Inhassoro) and Parque Nacional de Bazaruto (in Bazaruto Archipelago). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic, work off some steam at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:

Mozambique travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Islands
Still relatively unvisited by international tourists, Mozambique boasts plenty of natural and cultural charms that could easy make it into a major vacation destination. The beaches of the south come in all shapes and sizes, while the less-visited north offers island archipelagos and untouched coral reefs. The colonial architecture of the main urban areas complements the colorful African heritage that still holds sway here, with the region's art, cuisine, and music ensuring each trip to Mozambique allows the visitor to appreciate the country's distinct culture and vast landscape.