IBO HISTORY TOUR
Take a tour of Ibo’s historical landmarks with a local guide
The Ibo History Tour takes you on a journey through Ibo’s past, through its streets where time stands still, on a guided tour of 2 or more hours. The island’s rich and multi-cultural history comes alive as you discover what Ibo was like between the 18th and 20th century, visiting colonial buildings at the centre of Ibo’s historic trade industry, mosques, churches and forts.
Tour Guide: Raul or Junior
Duration: Minimum 2 hours
Meeting point: Praça dos Trabalhadores (next to Miti Miwiri)
Maximum group size: 8
Cost: 1.400 MTN for 1/2 people + 200 MTN each extra person
What to bring: water, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, money.
- Sāo Joāo Batista church
- Sāo Joāo Batista Fortaleza
- Santo António Fort
- Sāo José Fort
- The central Mosque
- Meet Joāo Batista, Ibo’s oldest resident
- The ruins of the Customs building
- Hindu and Portuguese cemeteries
Please note: on tours that visit the inhabited areas of the island, please respect the local culture and wear clothing that covers shoulders and knees.