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IBO ISLAND MOBILE ISLAND HOPPING SAFARIS

7 NIGHTS PACKAGE

  • 3 Nights at Ibo Island Lodge
  • 4 Nights at Mobile Island Safari

Ibo Island Lodge complimentary activities include: Guided historical Tour; Daily transfer to a private sandbank beach.

Mobile Island Hopping Safari complimentary activities include: Island Tours; Use of kayak; Non participation Mobile camp.

DAYS 1: PEMBA TO IBO ISLAND: A beautiful light aircraft flight over the islands and turquoise waters transfers you from Pemba International Airport to Ibo Island Lodge. Probably¬†the most compelling attraction in the Quirimbas, Ibo’s 200-year-old ghost town and 16th Century forts make for a fascinating journey to an era long forgotten. The Ibo Island guided Experience (included) provides a chance to interact with the amazingly friendly local people and observe their unique island culture and heritage and a way of life that has not changed for hundreds of years. Wander around the mysterious ruins amongst forts and ancient trade buildings with many fascinating stories just waiting to be told.

Ibo Island lodge has spectacular views over the waterfront and tidal bay and accommodates guests in beautifully simple yet elegant rooms. Historic colonial mansions with high ceilings have been stylishly renovated to accommodate the lodge with various verandas, tropical gardens and a spectacular roof top restaurant that provides the ideal venue to watch the sun go down. The emphasis at Ibo Island Lodge is a mix between guided activities and relaxation and a base from which to explore fascinating Ibo Island. Lunch and Dinner. All drinks to clients own expense.

DAY 2: IBO ISLAND TO MATEMO: Depart Ibo Island for your exploration north into the Quirimbas Archipelago! Sail into the clearest of blue water with pristine corals below to explore under snorkel. Turquoise clear waters and beautiful scenery awaits you en route, in the afternoon, take a tour through this fishing village getting to know the ways of these fisher folk as interpreted by your

knowledgeable guide. We will stop on the southern tip of Matemo Island and explore this part of the island. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. All drinks to clients own expense.

DAY 3: DAY TRIP TO ULUMBWA ESTUARY: The Ulumbwa river mouth beckons and it is here where fascinating rural fishing villages dot the shore. Your chance to camp in the open Mozambique bush south of Ulumbwa. Enjoy an early morning sail up the Ulumbwa estuary viewing a variety of birds & mangroves that thrive in this area. Returning to our camp at Matemo. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. All drinks to clients own expense.

DAYS 4 & 5: MOGUNDULA ISLAND

In our opinion Mogundula Island is one of the best islands in the archipelago which is why we spend 2 nights here giving you a fantastic base from which to explore. Known by the locals as the island with the sacred lake it provides us with beautiful bird watching, pristine swimming off the sandbank beach and excellent snorkelling. Our mobile camp is set under the shade of trees and you usually have this magical uninhabited island to yourself! Overnight camp and exploring on Mogundula Island and surrounds. Day trip by dhow to the Pangane Peninsula or similar and/or Macaloe Island from camp. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. All drinks to clients own expense.

DAY 6 & 7: MOGUNDULA TO IBO ISLAND: Ibo Island lodge has spectacular views over the waterfront and tidal bay and accommodates guests in beautifully simple yet elegant rooms. Historic colonial mansions with high ceilings have been stylishly renovated to accommodate the lodge with various verandas, tropical gardens and a spectacular roof top restaurant that provides the ideal venue to watch the sun go down. The emphasis at Ibo Island Lodge is a mix between guided activities and relaxation and a base from which to explore fascinating Ibo Island. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. All drinks to clients own expense.

DAY 8: IBO ISLAND TO DEPART PEMBA: A beautiful light aircraft flight over the islands and turquoise waters transfers you to Pemba International Airport from Ibo Island Lodge.