Overview

A brand-new island-bush-beach holiday combo package takes aspirant explorers to Mozambique on a quest to discover cultural and historical relics, an authentic wilderness and an entertaining beach resort! This 7-night escapade shares 2 days in ancient Ilha de Mozambique at the luxury Villa Sands, 3 nights in the heart of magical Gorongosa National Park at marvellous Montebelo Lodge and Safari, then a final 4 nights on Vilankulo beach at the popular Vilanculos Beach Lodge. It’s a diverse special package holiday embracing the charms of a classic Mozambique lifestyle, game viewing and ocean activities.

Your week away includes airport transfers, most meals and activities, and plenty of time for relaxation and pleasure. Ilha de Mozambique is easy to get to from Nacala in Nampula Province and perfect for walking and biking tours. Gorongosa is a hop and a skip away to the south in Sofala Province where wildlife walks and game drives blow minds and win hearts. Then experience the ultimate beach and ocean holiday at Vilanculos with its dazzling white beaches, island hopping safaris and scuba diving adventures. 

2 nights Ilha de Mozambique – 3 nights Montebelo Gorongosa – 4 nights Vilanculos Beach Lodge

Highlights

  • See the oldest building in the southern hemisphere on Ilha de Mozambique, the Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte, built way back in the 1400s.  
  • Wander around the impressive Fort of São Sebastião (St Sebastian) then buy intricate silver jewellery handcrafted by local artisans. 
  • Experience one of the most magical places on Earth, a wildlife sanctuary bursting with life, when you walk in the Gorongosa bushveld.
  • See rangers handling critically endangered pangolins and hear about their ongoing rescues along with wild dog and lion conservation.
  • Enjoy as many outdoor activities as you can at Vilanculos Beach Lodge from canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding and snorkelling to racket-ball, swing-ball, volleyball, football and dhow sunset cruises.
  • Wander around the vibey local Vilankulo market and buy fresh produce and tuck into delicious Mozambican Portuguese prawns from genuine street traders.

Inclusions

Villa Sands

  • Luxury half-board villa accommodation and return road transfers from Nampula to Ila de Mozambique.
  • Exciting cultural and environmental activities on the 3 km long island.

Montebelo Gorongosa Lodge

  • Premium bungalow accommodation and return light aircraft transfers from Beira Airport to Chitengo Gorongosa.
  • Daily breakfast and conservation fees at Montebelo Gorongosa Lodge & safari 

Vilanculos Beach Lodge

  • Luxury bungalow accommodation and return road transfers from Vilanculos Airport to Vilanculos Beach Lodge.
  • Daily breakfast and a range of thrilling activities.