This exciting trip explores a lesser visited, but fascinating stretch of Mozambique's coastline; start your holiday with 4 nights at Nuarro Mozambique, followed by two nights on the magical Ilha do Moçambique at the quirky Terraco Das Quintandes.
From Nampula you will be transferred in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle for your four hour trip to the beautiful Nuarro Mozambique. Set on an untouched beach and nestled between rural Mozambican villages, Nuarro is a fantastic eco-lodge. Run entirely off solar with a minimal carbon footprint, this lodge also supports numerous social projects in the surrounding areas. But not only that, it also has a superb beach with some fantastic snorkelling and diving – some of the best Mozambique has to offer!
After breakfast a private vehicle will take you the three hour transfer to Ilha do Moçambique. During Portuguese rule this island was vital for trade between Asia and Europe, and the dilapidated yet beautiful stone town which dates from around 1507 when the Portguese first founded a navel base, still stands today. Your base for your night here is the charming Terraco das Quitandas. During your day here you may wish to take pick up a guide at the Governor's Residence, which is now a charming museum and take a tour of the imposing Fort São Sebastião. You can also stop to look at the Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte which dates from 1522, or the beautiful old hospital.
Depart mid-morning after a leisurely breakfast for your road transfer back to Nampula Airport. Here you will check in for your flight on South African Airways, via Nairobi and back to London.
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