6 days in Maputo & Inhambane Province Itinerary

6 days in Maputo & Inhambane Province Itinerary

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6 days in Maputo & Inhambane Province Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  21​h
1
Maputo
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Tofo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h
3
Vilanculos
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Ferro (The Iron House), admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, then hunt for treasures at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, then get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Money Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maputo trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Maputo is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Maputo due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in August: highs in Maputo hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

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Walking tours
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©

1
night
Tofo

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tofo trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Tofo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

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

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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 12th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Vilanculos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

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