23 days in Mozambique & Windhoek Itinerary

23 days in Mozambique & Windhoek Itinerary

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Vilanculos, Mozambique
— 3 nights
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Tofo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Inhaca, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Maputo, Mozambique
— 6 nights
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Windhoek, Namibia
— 7 nights
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Vilanculos, Mozambique — 3 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.
Step out of Vilanculos with an excursion to Parque Nacional de Bazaruto in Bazaruto Archipelago--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, soothe aching muscles at Bahia Mar Wellness & SPA, take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Vilanculos is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Vilanculos. In February, Vilanculos is warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Tofo.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo, then soothe aching muscles at Massagem Tropical, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tofo trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Inhaca.
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Inhaca, Mozambique — 2 nights

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): head off the coast to Portuguese Island.

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You can fly from Tofo to Inhaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Maputo.
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Maputo, Mozambique — 6 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 sightseeing, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, get engrossed in the history at Fortaleza of Maputo, get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, and view the masterpieces at Fundacao Fernando Leite Couto.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Maputo trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Inhaca to Maputo takes 3 hours. In February in Maputo, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Mozambique Island.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao and then get engrossed in the history at Governor's Palace Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mozambique Island trip website.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Mozambique Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Mozambique Island are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Windhoek.
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Windhoek, Namibia — 7 nights

Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Spend the 28th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, and play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Windhoek takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mozambique Island to Windhoek, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mozambique Island in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Windhoek, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Mozambique travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Flea Markets
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.
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