Ibo Island Lodge And Nkwichi Lodge

Nkwichi Lodge


Step back in time at the majestically restored Ibo Island Lodge. Explore an island of intrigue with a fascinating, history and ancient cultures. Once Mozambique’s mighty slave trading centre, Ibo Island, has remained all but forgotten to the outside world for over a century. Nominated for World Heritage status, Ibo is the most unique island you will ever visit! Idyllic sandbank beach, ancient history & culture, water sports, birding, mangrove forests, guided experiences, sumptuous seafood, romance, luxury, and tranquility…Welcome to the Ibo Island Experience!

Nkwichi, a paradise hidden on the pristine Mozambican shores of Lake Malawi. More than a lodge, Nkwichi is a complete experience offering a unique taste of Africa with exquisite lakeside scenery and unparalleled tranquility. With 8 secluded beaches set on 4 km of Rift Valley coastline, Nkwichi is the perfect setting to discover a lost world; a fresh-water oasis and an Africa untouched.



Note that both properties season dates are different so a quote will be necessary as this is a guideline only.

ITINERARY: 9 nights Ibo Island Lodge and Nkwichi Lodge

Day 1:

Flight from Johannesburg to Vilanculos with SA Airlink or LAM. On arrival in Pemba you will be met by an Ibo Island Lodge representative who will escort you to the waiting room for your light aircraft transfer to the lodge.

Day 1-4:

Accommodation at Ibo Island Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 5:

After breakfast guests will enjoy a twenty-minute scenic flight from Ibo Island Lodge to Pemba.  Once in Pemba they will check in for the flight to Nampula. On arrival in Nampula guests will be met by a hotel representative and transferred to Hotel Jardin Milenio for their overnight stay.

 Day 6:

In the early morning guests will be transferred back to the Airport for a short flight to Lichinga.  Once in Lichinga guests will do a road transfer to Cobue and onto a boat transfer to Nkwichi Lodge

Day 6-9:

Accommodation at Nkwichi Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 10:

Guests will do a boat and road transfer to Lichinga in the early morning. Guests fly from Lichinga to Nampula connect with a flight to Johannesburg.

What’s included?

Ibo Island Lodge: Accommodation in a garden facing room; All meals; Guided historical Tour; Daily transfer to a private sandbank beach; Use of Kayaks, Medical evacuation and Return transfers.

Nkwichi Lodge: accommodation, all meals (including tea & coffee), laundry, non-motorised activities, government taxes and return transfers.

What Activities are there?

Kayaking, historical and cultural tours, daily trips to the sandbank, snorkeling, diving and stargazing