Discover Mozambique Camping Trip

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Discover Mozambique Camping Trip

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Length of trip:

14 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 1200 to $ 3000

Best travel dates to go:

Any time.


Detailed Description of this trip:

The highlights of the tour includes sightseeing in Johannesburg, Hlane Royal National Park, Praia do Tofo, Vilankulo, Bazaruto Archipelago (optional), Inhambane, Maputo, Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes.



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - 2 - Swaziland

    Swaziland – Hlane Royal National Park.
    Bus

    We depart Johannesburg and travel through scenic Mpumalanga until we reach the border to the Kingdom of Swaziland.

    National Parks

    Crossing the border we arrive at Hlane Royal National Park which is home to lion, elephant, white rhino and diverse birdlife. The 30,000 hectares Nature Reserve has a wide variety of optional activities available.

    Optional Activities:
    Adventure

    Hiking, Mountain Biking, Game Drives, Lion Tour.

  • Day 3 - 4 - Mozambique

    Moçambique – Praia do Tofo.
    Bus

    Today we will leave Swaziland behind us and cross into Moçambique. We will be travelling north alongside the ocean and experience the beautiful vistas of the Moçambique coast.

    Camping

    In the late afternoon we arrive at our camp for the next two nights.

    Adventure

    There are many optional activities offered such as fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling.

    Beach

    There is time to relax on the beautiful beach.

    Optional Activities:
    Scuba Diving

    Snorkeling, Fishing, Scuba Diving.

  • Day 5 - 7 - Bazaruto Island

    Vilankulo - Bazaruto Archipelago.
    Bus

    We depart Praia do Tofo and drive north to Vilankulo.

    Snorkeling

    There is an opportunity to cross by dhow or speedboat to the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago where we relax 'island style', snorkeling or soaking up the sun.

    Sightseeing

    Should you decide not to go to the islands then Vilankulo offers many interesting sights. Those who went to the islands will arrive back in Vilankulo fairly late and so we spend the night here before returning to the Inhambane area the next day.

    Optional Activities:
    Sightseeing

    Bazaruto Excursion.

  • Day 8 - 9 - Inhambane

    Sightseeing

    Driving south through beautiful coconut plantations, we pass through the old European settlement of Inhambane, haunted by the memories of the old slave trade along the coast.

    Beach

    In the early afternoon we arrive at our campsite, right on the beach, for the next two days. We will have a full day to partake in the various optional activities.

    Optional Activities:
    Adventure

    Scuba Diving, Horse Riding, Quad Biking, Snorkeling, Fishing, Boat Cruise.

  • Day 10 - Maputo

    Bus

    From Inhambane we drive further south to the bustling capital of Moçambique, Maputo.

    Sightseeing

    We arrive in the capital, previously known as Lourenzo Marques in the afternoon where we will have time to explore and experience this truly African city. Maputo is still a poverty stricken city but is slowly recreating some of its former glory, after the war in the 1970´s and 1980´s. Highlights worth visiting are the Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceiao, and the Central Railway Station.

  • Day 11 - 12 - South Africa

    South Africa – Kruger National Park.
    Safari

    Today we return to South Africa to the world famous Kruger National Park, where we will do our best to see Africa’s Big 5, lion, rhino, elephant, leopard and buffalo. The Kruger National Park is the most famous nature conservation area in the world. It is about 36,800 square kilometers in size. Two nights are spent in this magnificent area enjoying African wildlife. Informative dawn game walks and night drives in the park (accompanied by a ranger) are offered as optional.

    Optional Activities:
    Adventure

    Night Drive and Dawn Game Walks.

  • Day 13 - South Africa

    Panorama Route Cheetah Breeding Centre.
    Safari

    We leave Kruger behind us and visit a Cheetah breeding centre, where we take part in an educational tour on wildlife rehabilitation. We will be traveling the Panorama Route through some spectacular scenery. Blyde River Canyon, the 3rd largest canyon in the world, offers breathtaking view points, including God’s Window and three Rondavels. The Bourke’s Luck Potholes are the fascinating results of erosion caused by the Treur River.

    Camping

    The camp for the night is in the heart of the Panorama Route.

  • Day 14 - Johannesburg

    Bus

    We leave the greater Kruger Park region and head back towards Johannesburg.

    Food and Dining

    Although the tour ends, most groups will arrange dinner together this evening in one of Johannesburg’s many excellent restaurants. Optional Activities: Evening meal at local restaurant.

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