Responsible Tourism

Nkwichi is an integral part of the Manda Wilderness Project, an initiative designed by Nkwichi’s investors to bring the communities of the area together and help them use their environment and resources sustainably, making sure it brings the concrete benefits they need.

Perhaps the best way to describe the Manda Wilderness Project, and its goals, is to imagine an African three-legged pot, which needs three equally-strong legs to stand. The legs of the Project are:

  1. Tourism (Nkwichi Lodge)A high quality, low-impact lodge, attracting tourists to the area, training local staff and raising awareness both nationally and internationally.
  2. Conservation: Preservation of a unspoilt corner of Africa.
  3. Community Development: Practical help for the people of Northern Mozambique, who suffered 25 years of war and generations of neglect.

Supporting Our Community

We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travellers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination.

If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and bring supplies for an initiative in need, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families.

Please click here to see what supplies are needed for our projects.


A Sky Full of Stars

With no light pollution for many miles around, Nkwichi’s beach is perfect for stargazing. Gazing at the stars while sitting around a campfire inevitably leads to everybody sharing stories. This is a story that was told that I can not help but sharing with you.

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Thanks so much to all the staff for creating the most romantic holiday ever.

Matthew & Sarah, South Africa, April 2015