Mozambique Explorer - 9 days
Day 1: Pemba - The Niassa Reserve
Transfer by light aircraft from Pemba Airport to the Niassa Game reserve. Arrive and transfer in an open game vehicle to Lugenda Bush Camp. Stay in east-African style en-suite spacious tents set on solid structures along the river bank. Each tent has its own deck and spectacular wide angle views of the Lugenda River. Overnight.
Day 2: The Niassa Reserve – Game Drives
Breakfast. Enjoy both morning and afternoon game drives into the bush in open 4 x 4 vehicles. Overnight.
Day 3: The Niassa Reserve
Take guided walks into the bush early mornings or late afternoons to explore the smaller flora and fauna. and really absorb the sights, sounds and many hidden delights of the Niassa bush. Breakfast. Overnight.
Day 4: The Niassa Reserve – Pemba - Quirimba Archipelago
Breakfast. Transfer to the airstrip for your light aircraft transfer to Pemba for your flight to Ibo Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago. The Quirimbas Archipelago is a beautiful string of islands, often fringed by gorgeous beaches, in the far north. The Quirimbas National Park protects a large part of the archipelago's southern side. Overnight.
Day 5: Quirimba Archipelago
Breakfast. Day at Leisure. Included in your stay is an historical tour of this wonderful island, maybe take advantage of this today. Overnight.
Day 6: Quirimba Archipelago – Day tour of Ibo Island
Breakfast. Day to explore Ibo on your own - take a boat trip to a sand bank and have a picnic, relax and swim. Overnight.
Day 7: Ibo Island – Guludo Beach Lodge
Breakfast. Transfer by boat across to Guludo Beach Lodge set on a golden beach on the mainland. This wonderful lodge is a true responsible tourism project, involving and empowering the local community. Stay in beautiful adobe bandas (thatched huts) right on the beach. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.
Day 8: Guludo Beach Lodge – Quirimba Archipelago
Breakfast. Today, enjoy non motorized activities, dhow cruises, bush walks, village walks or just relax. Overnight.
Day 9: Quirimba Archipelago Pemba - Johannesburg
Breakfast. Transfer by road to Pemba airport (approx. 3 hrs), passing through villages and the Quirimba National Park.