Day 1: Maputo, Mozambique
Arrive in Maputo.
Day 2: Maputo
Take Enjoy a half-day tour of Maputo including the Maputo Museum of Natural History, Railway Station, the Fortress, and Central Market. Spend the afternoon at leisure.
Day 3: Ilha de Mozambique
Fly to Nampula and transfer to Ilha de Mozambique, the country’s first capital, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the fascinating mix of African, Arabic, and European culture and history.
Day 4: Ilha de Mozambique
Take a tour of Ilha de Mozambique including churches, mosques, colonial buildings, an imposing fort, and Portuguese houses dating back to the sixteenth century. Visit Fortaleza São Sebastião, the oldest non-indigenous building in the southern hemisphere.
Day 5: Pemba
Embark on a scenic drive to Pemba town with stops for photo opportunities along the way. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore Pemba on your own.
Day 6: Ibo Island
Fly to Ibo Island, in the unspoiled Quirimbas Archipelago. Spend two days relaxing in palm and coral fringed paradise. Enjoy opportunities to snorkel, SCUBA dive, kayak, swim, and explore.
Day 7: Ibo Island
Spend a second day relaxing on Ibo Island. Take a guided historical tour of the island, and enjoy time on a private beach.
Day 8: Ibo Island / Pemba / Depart for Home
Return to Pemba and depart for home.