Lake Malawi and Quirimbas Archipelago Package Combination

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Kaya MawaDay 1:    Your holiday starts on touch down at Lilongwe International Airport where you are met and transferred by light aircraft to the magnificent Likoma Island for the first 5 nights of your dream holiday.

Your stay at Kaya Mawa will be on a full board basis, leaving you with just the stress of deciding on how best to enjoy this little island paradise on Lake Malawi.

Kaya Mawa is majestically poised at the head of a crescent-shaped bay on the island, shrouded by mango trees and ancient baobabs. With a fantastic golden beach separating it from the crystal clear turquoise waters of Lake Malawi, this Malawi holiday accommodation promises a remarkably enchanting stay found nowhere else. With just 11 rooms and small houses scattered about, you can be assured of secluded bliss during your stay. Enjoy the tasteful interiors of your room and the relaxed ambience of the wonderful communal areas. In addition to having excellent facilities, the lodge boasts a team of attentive staff who are extremely friendly and always ready to make your stay memorable.

Enjoy a host of exciting activities on both land and water, taking advantage of the lodge’s PADI dive center for some phenomenal diving and snorkeling in the placid waters of the lake. Lake Malawi is renowned for its cichlid species numbering as many as a thousand, with most being endemic to its waters. Kayaking and fishing are also available for those who love to stay on water. There is plenty to keep landlubbers occupied, including cycling, island tours as well as massages and beauty treatments.

(Stay Includes: Accommodation, all meals, transfers and non-motorized activities) 

Nkwichi Lodge Star Bed At NightDay 6:    Day break sees you on a boat transfer to Nkwichi Lodge on the Mozambican shores of Lake Malawi where you will spend 2 nights on full board basis. A real nature lover’s playground, Nkwichi Lodge offers a uniquely authentic taste of untouched Africa in one of the wildest and spectacular settings. All your fantasies imaginable are played out in this romantic place where 8 secluded beaches await your discovery.

Set within the Manda Wilderness Conservation Area, this stunning lodge is the ideal retreat for families, small groups and couples seeking privacy and comfort, away from the hustle and bustle. This Mozambique holiday accommodation has 6 exclusively designed chalets tucked away in the tree line as well as 2 self-contained private houses for families, groups or even couples who wish to spend their holiday in absolute isolation. The 6 chalets ingeniously incorporate the surrounding trees and boulders into their design, with bath tubs carved out of natural rock and showers hung from overhanging branches. Both the 2-bedroom Makolo House and the Songea House and Chalet come complete a with private chef plus guest service team as well as lake access and private beach.

The opportunity to spend the night under the canopy of stars in the unique open-air star bed is one experience you cannot afford to miss. Enjoy nature at its best on hikes and guided walks in the reserve. you can also enjoy snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of Lake Niassa as well as dhow sailing and bush barbecues / braais.

(Stay Includes: accommodation, all meals (including tea & coffee), laundry, non-motorised activities, US$5 community bed-night levy, government taxes and return transfers)

Pemba Beach Hotel Spa outside SalaDay 8:    Bid farewell to lakeside living with an early morning transfer by boat to Cobue where you depart by road to Lichinga (drive time approx. 4hrs). From Lichinga you will fly to Nampula where you will do a private charter flight to Pemba. On arrival in Pemba, you will be met by an Ibo Island representative who will lead you to a light aircraft for the scenic air transfer to Ibo Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago where you will spend 2 nights cocooned in luxury at Ibo Island Lodge.

You will stay on full board, in one of 14 tastefully furnished rooms that are housed in 3 beautifully restored buildings that are over a hundred years old. While no two rooms are the same, each is decorated with handcrafted furniture made by the locals plus the most comfortable king size 4-poster beds draped in luxury cotton and silk linen. Savor the explosive flavors of seafood delicacies on the rooftop terrace where some of the most spectacular sunsets are captured. Escape the heat of the African sun with a dip in one of the 2 swimming pools or find a spot in the garden for some quiet meditation. Your stay at Ibo Island Lodge will see you enjoying a variety of watersports including snorkeling, diving and fishing. The highlight of your stay are the daily transfers to Ibo’s best kept secret – the sandbank beach! There is so much you can get up to on the island and a visit to the local silversmiths is a definite must.

(Stay Includes: Accommodation in a sea facing room; All meals; Guided historical Tour; Daily transfer to a private sandbank beach; Use of Kayaks, Medical evacuation)

Day 10: On this day, your adventure of a lifetime begins on board a motorized dhow with a knowledgeable pro guide, experienced skipper and crew on tow. Enjoy 3 nights of exploring the Quirimbas National Park, hopping from one uninhabited island to the next and sleeping under the blanket of stars. The Mobile Island Hopping Dhow Safari can combine with a kayak safari where, weather permitting, you can paddle off your support vessel. You can also snorkel and fish on this exciting expedition in the marine life rich waters of the Indian Ocean. Observe prolific red listed birds in the mangrove forest on wide coastal river mouths. While you explore the island or relax with your toes in the sand, the crew will set up camp and prepare seafood dishes over an open fire.

(Stay Includes: Accommodation in tents, all meals, non-participation camp, all linen and sleeping gear, non motorized activities)

Azura Quilalea Kaskazi VillaDay 13: Your roughing it out days end with your dhow touching the shores of Azura Quilalea in the morning. Here, the promise of barefoot luxury is fulfilled in a luxury sea facing villa. Indulge your fantasies in one of 9 sumptuously appointed villas that are kitted to a tee with all the mod cons and a personal butler-host service for a pampered stay. Azura Quilalea can be booked sorely for exclusive use, should you wish to own your own slice of paradise during your holiday in Mozambique!

(Stay Includes: Accommodation in sea facing villas, All meals including main beach dinners, local beers & spirits, selection of house wines, soft drinks, tea & coffee, water, sunset cocktail of the day,  Mozambican butler/host service, Wifi in public areas, use of snorkeling equipment, use of kayaks, baobab walking trails and EVAC Medical Insurance from Pemba)

Day 20: In the afternoon you will be transferred back to Pemba by helicopter. On arrival in Pemba check in for your outgoing flight back to Johannesburg.

Flight out from Pemba* (booked directly by agent)

Available Activities

Snorkelling, whale watching (seasonal), dhow sailing trips, sea kayaking, picnic trips to isolated beaches, mountain biking and village trip

STANDARD SEASON:

RACK PRICE PER PERSON SHARING: US$14 100

IMPORTANT NOTES PERTAINING TO THIS PACKAGE

  • Rates are quoted per person sharing in US dollars (US$)
  • The above quote does not include flights. Details on all flight schedules and flight quotes are available on request.
  • Assistance with all flight bookings can be offered
  • Package is subject to booking terms & conditions