Discover Mozambique Camping Trip
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Approximate price of this trip per person:
from $ 1200 to $ 3000
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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.
This Trip is Recommended for:
Hiking, Adventure, Sightseeing, Safari, Camping, Gods Window, Sightseeing Tour, Adventure Travel, Kruger National Park, Fishing, Johannesburg, Blyde River Canyon, Riding, Maputo, Hlane Royal National Park, Praia Do Tofo, Vilankulo, Bazaruto Archipelago (Optional), Inhambane, Bourke’S Luck Potholes,
Day 1 - 2 - Swaziland
Swaziland – Hlane Royal National Park.
We depart Johannesburg and travel through scenic Mpumalanga until we reach the border to the Kingdom of Swaziland.
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:
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Game Drives, Lion Tour.
Day 3 - 4 - Mozambique
Moçambique – Praia do Tofo.
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.
In the late afternoon we arrive at our camp for the next two nights.
There are many optional activities offered such as fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling.
There is time to relax on the beautiful beach.Optional Activities:
Snorkeling, Fishing, Scuba Diving.
Day 5 - 7 - Bazaruto Island
Vilankulo - Bazaruto Archipelago.
We depart Praia do Tofo and drive north to Vilankulo.
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.
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:
Day 8 - 9 - Inhambane
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.
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:
Scuba Diving, Horse Riding, Quad Biking, Snorkeling, Fishing, Boat Cruise.
Day 10 - Maputo
From Inhambane we drive further south to the bustling capital of Moçambique, Maputo.
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.
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:
Night Drive and Dawn Game Walks.
Day 13 - South Africa
Panorama Route Cheetah Breeding Centre.
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.
The camp for the night is in the heart of the Panorama Route.
Day 14 - Johannesburg
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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