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MozambiqueToast to the Coast of Mozambique!

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A delicious beach, islands and sporty proposal for the travelers who will be visiting Mozambique for the first time. Incorporating elements of gastronomy, fishing and aerial views from seaplane,  this very lush trip will not disappoint, and probably have you wanting to come back. 
Trip highlights
  • Seaside
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Sailing activities
    Sailing activities
  • Beach
  • Relax

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Day 1: Welcome to Mozambique

Upon arrival at Vilanculos Airport, you will take a short 15 min Helicopter flight to Benguerra Island. (Weather permitting) . Overnight at Azura Benguerra Island Lodge, in a Beach Villa, inclusive of all meals & main beach dinners, Local beers, spirits, selection of house wines, soft drinks, tea & coffee, water, Sunset cocktail of the day served to Sala, Mozambican host service, WiFi access in the public areas and in rooms, A Land Rover island drive, A sunset dhow cruise, Try Scuba session in pool, Use of snorkelling equipment,  Use of kayaks and paddleboards, EVAC medical insurance. 

Azura Benguerra Island Lodge (Bazaruto Island)

Days 2 to 4: Bazaruto archipelago

Enjoy relaxing days on the beach. Azura Benguerra Resort is the first luxury eco-boutique retreat in Mozambique. The emphasis throughout the accommodation is on excellent service, architecture in harmony with nature and community up-lifting. Azura Benguerra 
Island has just been granted Carbon Neutral Status, another first in Mozambique accommodation. The food is in the centre of Azura lodge on Benguerra Island Mozambique. The exclusive dishes of one of the best international chefs will not disappoint you, as will the vast wine cellar, with excellent wines directly from the owner’s castle in the Loire Valley in France! Local fresh Mozambican produce, most of which is homemade and locally grown, is 
composed with a contemporary style and touch. The refined restaurant has a beautiful unobstructed view; Gheko Deck offers informal dining in the sand, the Star Bar and a wine cellar also serving as a restaurant! 

The weekly highlight is the 7 course tasting dinner where the chef showcases his favourite creations. There is also a champagne brunch, candlelit dinners on the beach and picnics. Guests can also have private dinners at their villa. Most activities at Azura Benguerra lodge are located in and around the sea. Water sports centre offers adventures such as the Padi 5 Star dive centre with top of the range Scubapro equipment for the best scuba diving, as well as snorkelling, sailing, big game fishing and kayaking. Island drives and cultural excursions can also be arranged. Swim with dolphins, follow whales during their migration or go out with the dugong protection team in search of the shy and threatened mammal.

​A traditionally carved 10 meter dhow is moored offshore and available to guests at all times. View all the optional activity options and rates here for what you can do around Benguerra Island. For those who want to stay ashore, they can explore the island, climb the sand dunes or visit the island’s lakes. Discover complete privacy in your luxurious beach villa where you and your better half can feel alone in paradise! 

Bazaruto Archipelago
Azura Benguerra Island Lodge (Bazaruto Island)

Day 5: Bazaruto archipelago - Nampula

After Breakfast, depart on a short Helicopter flight from Azura Benguerra Island Lodge to Vilanculos Airport. Fly from Vilanculos to Nampula Airport *booked directly by client.  Road transfer from Nampula Airport to Grand Plaza Hotel. Overnight at Grand Plaza Nampula Hotel in a Standard room, inclusive of Breakfast.

Grand Plaza Nampula Hotel (Nampula)

Day 6: Nampula - Ilha de Mozambique

Breakfast in the morning, and road transfer from Grand Plaza Nampula Hotel to Villa Sands - Ilha de Mozambique. Overnight at Villa Sands in an Ocean view room, inclusive of Breakfast. 
A beautiful boutique hotel located on the western beach of Mozambique Island. Enjoy fresh seafood prepared in a variety of ways or why not a divine drink at the sunset terrace? With its perfect oceanfront location a hand-carved boat is available for all guests! Visit nearby islands where the snorkelling and diving are mesmerising, with vast schools of  colourful fish flashing past, coral reefs and ancient shipwrecks waiting to be discovered. 

Nampula, Island of Mozambique
Villa Sands ()

Day 7: Ilha de Mozambique

Day at leisure. 
Overnight at Villa Sands in an Ocean view room, inclusive of Breakfast. 

Island of Mozambique
Villa Sands ()

Day 8: Ilha de Mozambique- Pemba, Quirimbas Archipelago

Breakfast in the morning, before departure by road transfer from Villa Sands in Ilha de Mozambique to Pemba. Helicopter transfer from Pemba to Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort. 
Overnight at Anantara Medjumbe Private Island.

Island of Mozambique
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort (Medjumbe)

Days 9 to 12: Quirimbas archipelago

The island may feel like a desert island and you may search for a shipwreck lying near the shore but it is actually a little piece of luxury. The accommodation alone takes you into a dream world far away from your life at home. Experience views that keep you at your chalet for hours where you can cool off in the private plunge pool or outdoor shower on Medjumbe. A complete overhaul of the interiors and exteriors of heavenly villas welcomes all guests to a new experience of glamour on the beach.  

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort (Medjumbe)

Day 13: Quirimbas archipelago - Maputo

Helicopter flight from Anantara Medjumbe Private Island to Pemba Airport. (Weather permitting) . Flight to Maputo Airport * booked directly by client  Road transfer from Maputo Airport to Polana Serena Hotel. Overnight at Polana Serena Hotel, in a Deluxe room, inclusive of Breakfast.  The Polana Serena Hotel is The Grande Dame of Maputo.

, Maputo
Polana Serena Hotel (Maputo)

Day 14: Maputo

Breakfast in the morning, then you will depart with a local English speaking guide for the City tour of Maputo. 

​Maputo is the Capital city of Mozambique, which used to be a Portuguese colony. Places of interest include the Maputo  CFM Train Station (3rd most beautiful train station in the world) Tunduru Botanical Gardens, Samora Machel 
Independent Square, The Fortress, Lemon Squeezer Church and the Craft Market. Overnight at Polana Serena Hotel, in a Deluxe room, inclusive of Breakfast. 

Polana Serena Hotel (Maputo)

Day 15: Departure

After Breakfast, depart on a road transfer to Maputo Airport.


VilanculosBazaruto ArchipelagoNampulaNampulaIsland of MozambiqueMaputo

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $11,600 / 15 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax
Price per person$11,600

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