• Ibo Island sandpit Beach
  • Quirimbas archipelago holidays

Nkwichi – Ibo Island Lodge Package

Mozambique combination holiday package that combines Nkwichi Lodge on Lake Malawi and Ibo Island Lodge in the Quirimba’s Archipelago.

Nkwichi Lodge makes the most of its prime location on the unspoiled shores of Lake Malawi. Here you will discover a different side of Africa, steeped in tranquillity and gentle pursuits. You can take it easy at Nkwichi, swimming, snorkelling or fishing from a traditional dugout canoe, or simply lounging on your private sandbank beach.

Ibo Island Lodge boasts three beautifully restored colonial mansions. Enjoy the pristine sandbank, snorkelling, diving and a thousand years of history.

  • Nkwichi means ‘squeaky’ in the local dialect and is named after its powder soft sand which squeaks as you walk
  • Set on the untouched shores of the Mozambique side of the lake
  • Visit the ‘Great Boabab’ whose circumference is over 22m and is estimated to be over 2000 years old.
  • A Lakeshore Experience


Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1

Guests fly into Pemba*

Meet & greet service in Pemba

Air transfer from Pemba to Ibo Island

Overnight at Ibo Island Lodge (Stay includes: Return air transfers; Accommodation in a garden facing or historical room; All meals; Guided historical Tour; Daily transfer to a private sandbank beach; Medical evac)

Day 2, 3, 4

Overnight at Ibo Island Lodge

Day 5

Air transfer from Ibo Island to Pemba

Fly LAM from Pemba Airport to Nampula Airport *

Overnight at Hotel Jardin Milenio (Stay includes: Accommodation and Breakfast)

Day 6

Fly LAM from Nampula Airport to Lichinga Airport *

Road transfer from Lichinga to Cobue

Boat transfer from Cobue to Nkwichi Lodge

Overnight at Nkwichi Lodge (Stay Includes: Return transfers; Accommodation; All meals (inc tea and coffee); Laundry; Non-motorized activities; Government taxes; US$10pppn Manda Wilderness Community fee)

Day 7, 8, 9

Overnight at Nkwichi Lodge

Day 10

Boat transfer from Nkwichi to Cobue

Road transfer from Cobue to Lichinga

Fly from Lichinga via Maputo to Johannesburg with LAM *




07 Jan 2021 – 31 Jul 2021

01 Sep 2021 – 10 Dec 2021

ZAR 51 030Per Person Sharing


01 – 31 August 2021

11 Dec 2021 – 06 Jan 2022

ZAR 52 630Per Person Sharing

Single supplement at Ibo Island Lodge –ZAR 6 000 Annual Season / ZAR 7 000 Peak Season
Single supplement at Nkwichi – ZAR 7 800
**Additional seat on all transfers will be added when travelling alone

Rates are subject to US$ currency fluctuations 

*Regional flights are not included in the package price
Specific flight schedules & prices are available on request


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