Maiombe Forest: Situated in the North region of the Cabinda province, bordering Congo-Brazzaville and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and occupying a vast territory of over 290 thousand hectares- split up among the municipalities of BucoZaco (Inhuca and Necuto communes) and Belize (communes of Miconge and Luali) – it possesses dense vegetation with abundant leafage sitting at 50m from the ground, from which we’d like to highlight Rosewood and NguloMazi among others.
The fauna is made up of large animals, like elephants, rhinoceros, African buffalos and several primates such as gorillas, chimpanzees, small monkeys, sloths and several types of rodents and rare birds like the grey parrot and parakeets.
The Nzenzo Cavesare a recently rediscovered site. Their virgin, and completely preserved beauty was uncovered by the Provincial Government of Uíge, through the Provincial Direction of Hospitality and Tourism.
Currently under development is the Turi-Uíge project, aimed towards discovering, surveying and make good use of the existing touristic spots, propelling the Nzenzo Caves upwards in the tourism sector.
LagoaCarumbo(Carumbo Pond): The waters of the River Luxiko run slowly over the pond providing a pleasant scenery to those who wish to visit it. The legend goes that on a cold night a very old lady, named Carumbo, who was passing by the village where the lake stands today, asking for refuge to stay the night, and was refused by all except for one villager. In the morning the old lady advised he leave the place, for she had cursed it and would transform it into a pond – and as such it was named after her.
Morro do Môco(Môco Hill) is Angola’s highest point. Located in the province of Huambo, in the municipality of Londuimbali, and standing at 2 620m of elevation, it is home to 85 hectares of mountain forest, Angola’s most endangered habitat.
In it, live several rare species like the Swierstra’s Francolin. From a sustainable tourism viewpoint it presents a challenge to rappel and canyoning.
The Kalandula Falls are Angola’s postcard location. Situated in the Lucala River, the most important tributary of the River Cuanza, they are Africa’s second tallest falls, with a width of over 410 m and 105 m tall.
About 80 km away from the City of Malanje, province capital, and 420 km away from Luanda, aside from having an unmatched scenery, they are also propitious to baths.
The Chiumbe River Falls are located near the municipality of Dala, next to the bridge that connects the South Lunda Province to Moxico. No one is left unimpressed by they of this magnificent river that crated a scenery of rare beauty.