Maputo Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 611

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Day 1: Maputo

Welcome to Mozambique. Arrive at Maputo where we will be there to transfer you from the airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.

Day 2: Maputo

Maputo, the lush capital of Mozambique, formerly the Portuguese city of Lourenco Marques, sits on the shore of the Indian Ocean. Founded as a port town by the Portuguese, the city is dotted with areas of interest including Casa do Ferro designed by Alexandre Eiffel (of Eiffel Tower fame). Today embark on a guided city tour of Maputo. Stops include the Fortress, Central Market, Museum of Natural History, Railway Station and the curios market(open on Saturdays and Sundays). You will also pass by the city hall and the Steel House. There is time to do curio shopping en route.

Day 3: Maputo - Vilanculos

Today depart Maputo, taking a short flight to Vilanculos and on arrival, check into hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Days 4-5: Vilanculos

Free days to relax.

Days 6-8: Vilanculos - Quirimbas Islands & N.P.

Travel back to Beira airport for your flight north to Pembla. A short 30 minute air hop over the southern islands of the Quirimbas Archipelago and National Park with its mangrove fringed coastline takes you to Ibo Island, your home for the following days. The magnificent Quirimbas Archipelago in Cabo Delgado Province, Northern Mozambique, is a captivating chain of 32 coral islands. These tropical islands offer some of the richest coral reefs in the world and provide habitat for an abundant array of marine life.

Day 9: Quirimbas Islands & N.P.

After breakfast, it is time to leave this tropical paradise, return transfer to the airport and onward flight to Pemba airport to catch your onward flight.

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