60 days in Kilimanjaro Region, Mozambique & Cape Town Itinerary

60 days in Kilimanjaro Region, Mozambique & Cape Town Itinerary

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Moshi, Tanzania
— 7 nights
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Marangu, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 4 nights
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Maputo, Mozambique
— 8 nights
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Inhaca, Mozambique
— 1 night
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Tofo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Drive to Vilankulo Airport, Fly to Cape Town
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— 32 nights
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Moshi, Tanzania

— 7 nights
Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Make the 3rd (Thu) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Make the 6th (Sun) a stimulating day with a coffee and tea tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get outside with Outdoor Activities, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Moshi trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Moshi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Moshi due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Marangu.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 8:

Marangu, Tanzania

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Ndoro Waterfall and then see the interesting displays at Chagga Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marangu trip planner.

You can drive from Moshi to Marangu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Marangu

Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 9:

Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

— 4 nights
On the 10th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro. Make the 11th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kilimanjaro National Park online trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Marangu to Kilimanjaro National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:

Mozambique Island, Mozambique

— 2 nights
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao and then explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Mozambique Island route builder website.

Explore your travel options from Kilimanjaro National Park to Mozambique Island with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Central Africa Time is minus 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Mozambique Island are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly to Maputo.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:

Maputo, Mozambique

— 8 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: get close to the beloved marine mammals with Mozambique Scuba, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, head off the coast to Xefina Pequena, and admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maputo trip planning app.

You can fly from Mozambique Island to Maputo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Mozambique Island in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Maputo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Inhaca.

Things to do in Maputo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 23:

Inhaca, Mozambique

— 1 night
On the 24th (Thu), head off the coast to Portuguese Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Inhaca driving holiday website.

Traveling by ferry from Maputo to Inhaca takes 3 hours. February in Inhaca sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Tofo.

Things to do in Inhaca

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 24:
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Tofo, Mozambique

— 2 nights
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 25th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo and then stroll through Barra Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tofo trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Inhaca to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In February in Tofo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 26:

Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

— 2 nights

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Inhassoro Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago road trip planner.

Fly from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago in 3 hours. February in Bazaruto Archipelago sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

Cape Town, South Africa

— 32 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get out of town with these interesting Cape Town side-trips: Grotto Beach (in Hermanus), Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens (in Betty's Bay) and Stellenbosch (Lanzerac Wine Estate, Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Cape Point, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, and look for all kinds of wild species at Platteklip Gorge.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Cape Town road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bazaruto Archipelago to Cape Town. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cape Town when traveling from Bazaruto Archipelago in February, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Apr 1:

Kilimanjaro Region travel guide

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Mountains · Safaris · Hot Springs
Gaze upon the snow-clad top of Africa in the Kilimanjaro Region, taking its name from the continent's spectacular 5,896 m (19,344 ft) mountain of the same name. A hub of mountaineering tourism, the Kilimanjaro Region's capital Moshi is a clean, bustling center that enjoys prosperity from the local coffee industry, and boasts an attractive blend of Asian and African cultures. Those considering tackling the main attraction of the Kilimanjaro Region will need to do some serious planning, as the trek is for experienced hikers only. Non-trekkers can explore the national park's rainforests and wildlife, including buffaloes, leopards, elephants, and more.

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.