Beach in Mozambique 2 - Mozambique - On The Go Tours
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ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Beginning in Johannesburg, discover the amazing Kruger National Park before continuing to the stunning beaches of Mozambique on this 14 day Accommodated Overland tour. Exploring a number of beaches in Mozambique we'll then head for Hlane Royal National Park in Swaziland before returning to Johannesburg where the tour ends.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Vilanculos - discover the gateway to the Bazaruto Archipelago
Hlane Royal National Park - go wild on a game drive in Swaziland
Blyde River Canyon - marvel at the world's third biggest canyon
Inhambane - relax on Mozambique's beautiful beaches and reefs
Kruger National Park - day and nighttime game drives in South Africa's most famous game reserve
Johannesburg - extend your stay to explore the city

Included

Arrival transfer from Johannesburg Airport on day 1
A fully equipped overland truck for transportation and game drives
Services of three-person crew (leader, driver, cook)
Park entry and game drives - Kruger NP (South Africa) and Hlane Royal National Park (Swaziland)
13 nights hotel and tented camp accommodation
Dhow Excursion in Vilanculos (Mozambique)
13 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 9 dinners
All road taxes and tolls

Not Included

International flights and visas
Optional activities - Check our Trip Notes for optional activities available on this tour
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture

Itinerary

Day 1

Johannesburg

Welcome to South Africa, upon arrival you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for the night. There will be a welcome meeting held at 5pm this evening.
Overnight: Johannesburg

Day 2

Blyde River Canyon

Johannesburg - Blyde River Canyon. Departing Johannesburg this morning we head for one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa, the Panorama Route. Linking the Lowveld and the incredible Mpumalanga Drakensberg. One of the highlights of this region is Blyde River Canyon, home to an abundance of wildlife it is one of the largest canyons in the world, spanning 25 kilometers and with an average depth of 750 meters it's a truly breathtaking landscape.
Overnight: Graskop  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Kruger National Park

Blyde River Canyon - Kruger. Today we continue on the southern part of the Panorama Route towards the Lowveld. Look out over stunning vistas on the drive to our accommodation situated on the edge of the amazing Kruger National Park.

Covering over 19,000 square kilometres, Kruger National Park is one of the greatest wildlife destinations in the world, home to 146 mammal, 500 bird, 114 reptile, 33 amphibian and 49 fish species.
Overnight: Kruger National Park  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Game Drive in Kruger

Today we head into Kruger National Park to observe the abundance of animals in the area, hopefully we'll spot the Big 5 and many more. After a busy day exploring we'll head back to our accommodation to reminisce about the exciting day.
Overnight: Kruger National Park  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Xai Xai Beach

Kurger - Xai Xai (Mozambique). It's an early start this morning as we depart the Kruger area and head for the border between South Africa and Mozambique. The border crossing can often be a slow process so perhaps bring a good book or a pack of cards. After crossing the border we traverse through the country, reaching our accommodation at the beautiful Mozambique beach of Xai Xai.

Mozambique boasts some of the most marine rich coastlines in southern Africa make it a snorkeling and diving paradise. The white sand beaches also make it a fantastic place to kick back and relax whilst gazing out across the azure blue seas.
Overnight: Xai Xai  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 6-7

Inhambane Coastline

Xai Xai - Inhambane. Today we travel further along the scenic coastline to the Inhambane region. During the colonial period Inhambane was well known for being the centre of the Ivory and slave trade of the then Portuguese East Africa.

This afternoon we reach Praia de Zavora Bay, our home for the next two nights. This pristine stretch of coastline offers a number of sea side activities. Day 7 is at leisure, you may wish to spend your time relaxing on the beach, perhaps head into the water on a scuba diving trip to the famous Manta Reef (bookable locally) or go snorkeling with the marine life in this region, with a number of species being spotted regularly including Manta Rays, Whale Sharks and even Turtles .
Overnight: Inhambane  |  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2

Days 8-9

Beaches of Vilanculos

Inhambane - Vilanculos. Heading further north today we travel up the coast to Vilanculos. This beautiful little beach town is the gateway to the Bazaruto Archipelago which consists of 5 main islands. An idyllic part of the world, the islands offer pristine beaches, clear blue seas and dozens of colourful bird species. With 2 nights in Vilanculos there is plenty of opportunity for those who would like to involve themselves in any of the numerous optional activities offered.

On day 9 we embark on an exciting Dhow cruise, heading out and around 4 of the islands that make up the Bazaruto Archipelago. This traditional sailing ship will glide through the islands of Benguerra, Bazaruto, Magaruque and Santa Carolina passing palm trees and pristine reefs.
Overnight: Vilanculos  |  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 10

Bilene

Vilanculos - Bilene. Today we have a long day of driving ahead as we return to the south of Mozambique for our last night in the country before we cross into Swaziland tomorrow. Our stop for the night will be the charming village of Bilene.
Overnight: Bilene  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11

Crossing into Swaziland

Bilene - Hlane Royal National Park (Swaziland). Departing early this morning we head for border, crossing from Mozambique into Swaziland. The small kingdom covers an area smaller than that of Kruger National Park and boasts a population of around 1.4 million. We continue to Hlane Royal National Park, dominated by ancient hardwood vegetation and home to a plethora of animals including lion, elephant and white rhino.
Overnight: Lubombo Region   |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12

Hlane Royal National Park

This morning we head out in to Hlane Royal National Park for a game drive in search of the many number of animals that reside here. From giraffe to hippo and zebra to impala, you're sure to spot lots of many fascinating creatures in their natural habitat.
Overnight: Lubombo Region   |  Breakfast

Day 13

Return to Johannesburg

Hlane Royal National Park - Johannesburg (South Africa). Crossing back into South Africa today we head towards Johannesburg where our journey began. Upon arrival into Johannesburg the rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Johannesburg  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14

Johannesburg

Today marks the end of your amazing adventure through South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 4 persons. Prices shown above are per person travelling. Single travellers will be paired up in tents with another person of the same gender.

In Brief

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Starts
Johannesburg
Ends
Johannesburg
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Breakfast: 13, Lunch: 11, Dinner: 9
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