To truly experience the region, why not take a road trip and discover the villages, towns and cities in the area of Lichinga.
Mozambique is home to some significant cathedrals and other holy sites, great places to get a feel for Lichinga's spiritual side.
A great way to enjoy the unique natural environment around Lichinga is to join for a quad biking or hiking tour.
Local food is an integral element of any place and a great way to get a feel for a place. You'll notice that banana and coconut milk are commonly used elements in typical local meals. Follow the lead of the locals and order pao (bread rolls) or peri peri chicken. Ananás com gengibre (pineapple with ginger), a good way to finish your meal. Enjoy a Manica while you are here. It is one of the region's most common beers.
Learning some of the language is the simplest way to break down cultural walls, so be sure to learn a handful of common Portuguese words and phrases before your trip. "Você é bem-vindo" ("You're welcome") is handy. "Queres dançar comigo? " translates to "Would you like to dance with me?"
When your time is up in Lichinga, spend the last of your meticais on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond Adeus (farewell).