Project Description

Travel With a Purpose

Fly to UNESCO Word Heritage Site Ilha de Mocambique and be immersed in the historical sites. Have a private experience, cook a local meal with the chef, and learn about the local culture. Explore the mangroves and the all the ocean has to offer.

Highlights

  • Visit to Fort of São Sebastião
  • Trip the traditional fishing village of Cabaceira Pequena
  • Canoe through the mangroves
  • Cook with the chef
  • Private dining experience

Tour Information

Language: English
Transport: 4WD / Aircraft
Pax: 2-12 guests

Day 1
ARRIVAL
Guests arrive at Nampula Airport and are met by a representative from Moz Adventures who will transfer them to Feitoria Boutique Hotel (visas by own arrangement and own account).

Escape from stress to a place where simplicity still reigns, off the coast of Mozambique. With all the comforts of modern life, at the Feitoria Boutique Hotel, guests can get lost in the stunning natural beauty, peaceful and friendly life, and still echoed by the adventurers of the past.

Guests can enjoy their meals at the lodge restaurant (for own account).
Overnight at Feitoria Boutique Hotel – Breakfast.

Day 2
NAMPULA
After breakfast, guests are taken on a tour of Ilha de Mozambique, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tour will be hosted by Coral Lodge and is included in the rates of Coral Lodge.

Ilha de Mozambique was one of many Portuguese trading settlements and ports that were created along a stretch of south-east African coastline, which soon came to be called “Portuguese East Africa,” which now forms Mozambique. The famous Fort of São Sebastião that guards the island at the northern end of Stone Town, took 50 years to build and was completed by 1608.

Afterwards, guests return to the hotel.
Overnight at Feitoria Boutique Hotel – Breakfast.

Day 3
NAMPULA
After breakfast, guests can enjoy the rest of the morning at the pool or restaurant, after which they will be collected by a Coral Lodge representative by boat and transferred through to Coral Lodge (20-40 minutes).

The lodge is set on a breathtaking peninsula, with pristine beaches and a winding lagoon. Coral Lodge supports many of the local farmers from the nearby communities, and buy fresh produce on a daily basis, ensuring a healthy and organic dining experience. The chefs will take guests on a culinary journey filled with the freshest seafood and an excellent selection of local dishes and hearty meals.
Overnight at Coral Lodge – Lunch, dinner and breakfast.

Day 4
NAMPULA
After breakfast, guests can take a walk with one of the staff members to visit the traditional fishing village of Cabaceira Pequena, where the majority of the Coral Lodge family come from. Guests will be introduced to the locals and learn the history of the village. The village is populated by the Macua people, which is the main and most influential culture in Mozambique. The remote location of the village means the locals have lived in isolation for many centuries. On the return trip, guests can canoe through the mangroves that lie beyond the lodge.
Overnight at Coral Lodge – Lunch, dinner and breakfast.

Day 5-7
NAMPULA
Guests can spend the following days at leisure, taking part in some of the activities provided by the lodge. These include snorkelling in the lagoon in front of the lodge, exploring the clear waters. For those looking for more of a challenge, stand up paddleboarding and canoeing is also offered and is a great way for guests to explore the mangroves or to head out to the ocean and enjoy a birds-eye view of the sea life below.

On day 6, guests can take the opportunity to cook with the chef, learning about his favourite Mozambican dishes and how to cook them. On day 7, guests will enjoy a private dining experience on the beach, under the African stars.
Overnight at Coral Lodge – Lunch, dinner and breakfast.

Day 8
DEPARTURE
Guests enjoy a final breakfast at the lodge before they are transferred to Ilha de Mozambique by boat (20-40 minutes) and then board a2 – 2.5 hour road transfer to Nampula International Airport for their onward arrangements.

Includes

Accommodation: As specified
Meals: 7 breakfasts
Activities: As specified
Transfers: Arrival and departure airport transfers

Excludes

All international / domestic flights and taxes • Visas • Entrance and park fees • Travel and personal accident insurance • Personal expenses • Excursions / activities not specified • Gratuities

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