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Cultural Mozambique – A Historical Journey in the Footsteps of Vasco da Gama

8 days from £2,995 per person

This fascinating holiday takes you on a journey into the historical world heritage site of Ilha de Mozambique in the north of Mozambique. Ilha de Mozambique was once Mozambique’s capital city for many centuries and it is steeped in history and culture. The trip begins with an international flight into Johannesburg, South Africa where there is a connecting flight to Nampula airport. From Nampula, a short 10-minute private road transfer takes you to Coral Lodge 15:41. This charming and privately owned and run lodge provides the perfect base from which to explore the area as well as partake in the many activities available including snorkelling, canoeing, windsurfing, whale watching and marvelling at the fascinating city and villages nearby on organised village visits. 

On your last day, you will be transferred back to Nampula airport in time to connect with the scheduled South African Airlink flight back to Johannesburg for your ongoing arrangements or perhaps indulge a little more by adding on another week’s safari in either Botswana or South Africa.


Itinerary details

8 days from £2,995 per person

  • Day 1 - Coral Lodge - Ilha De Mozambique
    Meet and greet at Nampula airport followed by a private road transfer to Coral Lodge. Dinner and overnight at Coral Lodge in a Lagoon Villa on a full board & activities basis.
  • Day 2 - Coral Lodge - Ilha De Mozambique
    Dinner and overnight at Coral Lodge in a Lagoon Villa on a full board & activities basis.
  • Day 3 - Coral Lodge - Ilha De Mozambique
    Dinner and overnight at Coral Lodge in a Lagoon Villa on a full board & activities basis.
  • Day 4 - Coral Lodge - Ilha De Mozambique
    Dinner and overnight at Coral Lodge in a Lagoon Villa on a full board & activities basis.
  • Day 5 - Coral Lodge - Ilha De Mozambique
    Dinner and overnight at Coral Lodge in a Lagoon Villa on a full board & activities basis.
  • Day 6 - Coral Lodge - Ilha De Mozambique
    Dinner and overnight at Coral Lodge in a Lagoon Villa on a full board & activities basis.
  • Day 7 - Coral Lodge - Ilha De Mozambique
    Dinner and overnight at Coral Lodge in a Lagoon Villa on a full board & activities basis.
  • Day 8 - In transit.
    Private road transfer from Coral Lodge to Nampula airport in time for your ongoing scheduled flight to Johannesburg.
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