Northern Mozambique Island Hopping

The breathtaking Quirimbas archipelago in Cabo Delgado Province, Northern Mozambique is a captivating chain of 27 islands. These idyllic islands stretch from the city of Pemba in the south to the town of Palms in the north with pristine white sandy beaches along the entire Indian Ocean coastline. The islands are set in stunning azure waters so enjoy island hopping between Londo Lodge and Vamizi Island to explore these wild and pristine archipelagoes.

Day 1: Arrival at Londo Lodge

On arrival into Johannesburg you will fly north to Pemba where you will connect with your speedboat to Londo Lodge.

You will have the remainder of the day at leisure to explore the surroundings or just relax.

 

Stay: Londo Lodge

Day 2: Relaxing at Londo Lodge

Activities at Londo Lodge are a mixture between those on the land and in the sea, allowing you to explore all that this region has to offer. Spend your days relaxing by the pool, snorkelling the sparkling clear waters, discover the spiritual virgin baobab bush which is home to plenty of small game on foot and take in the uplifting birdsong as you walk. Dinner is served at the lodge, a culinary treat of fresh grilled local fish and prawns, crayfish and crab.

Stay: Londo Lodge

Day 3: Diving at Londo Lodge

Enjoy a dive trip from the PADI centre to some of the richest coral reefs in the world and discover over 350 species of reef fish. Alternatively, enjoy some time waterskiing or deep sea fishing or a boat trip to see the mangroves. If you would prefer to stay on dry land make the most of the relaxing massages at the Cliff Edge Spa with breathtaking views over the bay. The papaya and ginger body scrubs are highly recommended.

Stay: Londo Lodge

Day 4: Day at leisure at Londo Lodge

Another day to relax at the lodge or to make the most of all the fantastic activities on offer.

Stay: Londo Lodge

day 5: From Londo Lodge to Vamizi Island

Today you will be taken back by boat to Pemba. On arrival into Pemba you will be flown to Vamizi, one of the northernmost islands of the Quirimbas. Be sure to look out for whales and dolphins in the turquoise Indian Ocean as you fly overhead. On arrival into Vamizi, you have time to relax and familarise yourself with this private island.

Stay: &Beyond Vamizi Island

day 6-7: Exploring Vamizi Island

Take advantage of the excellent diving and snorkelling in the turquoise waters and relax on the white beaches. Days at Vamizi can roll into one as you relax and switch off like never before.

The next day you have the option of a delicious seafood picnic on one of the remote beaches, set up camp for the day on the beach and enjoy total privacy and exclusion. In the evening you have the opportunity to enjoy a local dhow boat trip to watch the sunset.

Stay: &Beyond Vamizi Island

Day 8: Relaxing at Vamizi Lodge

A stay at Vamizi would not be complete without treating yourself to a beauty treatment, which have been uniquely created for Vamizi using local recipes borrowed from the local ladies of the island as well as some inventions of their own such as minerals ground from Vamizi rocks, local seaweed masks and sea salt scrubs.

Stay: &Beyond Vamizi Island

Day 9 - 10: From Vamizi Island to Johannesburg

A last day to make the most of the peace and tranquility of Vamizi and all that there is on offer before being flown back to Pemba in time to catch your connecting flight to Johannesburg.

Itinerary

Duration Description Overnight
Day 1: Arrival at Londo Lodge Londo Lodge
Day 2: Relaxing at Londo Lodge Londo Lodge
Day 3: Diving at Londo Lodge Londo Lodge
Day 4: Day at leisure at Londo Lodge Londo Lodge
day 5: From Londo Lodge to Vamizi Island &Beyond Vamizi Island
day 6-7: Exploring Vamizi Island &Beyond Vamizi Island
Day 8: Relaxing at Vamizi Lodge &Beyond Vamizi Island
Day 9 - 10: From Vamizi Island to Johannesburg

Inclusions

Included

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Transfers
  • 24 hour emergency contact
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide

Not Included

  • International and domestic airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa fees and/or visa authorization
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Other expenses not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Travel insurance (please note that travel insurance is mandatory for all Lightfoot Travel holidays)

Map

1: Londo Lodge, Londo 2: Vamizi, Vamizi Island

Price available upon request

Notes on our prices

  • This price guide provides you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your holiday.
  • Prices are generally based on two people travelling together (unless stated otherwise) on a shared room basis.
  • Prices can fluctuate depending on season, standard of accommodation, excursions selected (private versus shared) etc.
  • This basic structure works very nicely, but don’t forget that Lightfoot Travel can provide a range of experiences and we tailor-make each itinerary based on your travel requirements. Get in touch to start planning your perfect trip with your own travel consultant.