14 day Kruger and Mozambique Overland

From R 19450

DURATION:

14 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

JOHANNESBURG

ENDING POINT:

JOHANNESBURG

TOUR TYPE:

Overland Tour

TOUR CODE:

ANOMO14

14 day Mozambique Overland Tour

The perfect way to experience the beautiful beaches of Mozambique and also get in some great wildlife sightings in Kruger National Park.

Starting in South Africa and heading straight to the famous Kruger National park in search of the big 5 before heading down to Swaziland. From Swaziland you will make your over to Mozambique’s capital of Maputo, where you will start heading North up to the Inhambane are and Vilanculos. Both famous for their white sandy beaches and amazing snorkeling. Finally making your way back into South Africa and heading back to Joburg where your tour ends.

This adventure overland and African budget safari combination is the perfect way to experience the best of both worlds.

14 day Kruger and Mozambique Overland

Day 1 – Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

Leaving the city of Johannesburg behind us we make our way east through the coalfields of Mpumalanga. Our journey today follows in the
footsteps of the old trade-routes to the Lowveld and the Kruger National Park. This afternoon there will be an opportunity to join an optional
sundowner drive. Booking is essential and your guide can assist on departure this morning.

Accommodation Nkambeni Reserve http://www.nkambeni.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Johannesburg to Kruger National Park
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activity: Sundowner Drive (Subject to Availability)

Day 2 – Kruger National Park

Rising early this morning we enter the Kruger National Park to enjoy a full-day of game viewing. The abundance of wildlife presents us with
opportunities for excellent sightings, while the Kruger is also home to the famed members of Africa’s Big-5. The game drive offers the excitement of experiencing the park from an open-sided 4×4 vehicle.

Accommodation Nkambeni Reserve http://www.nkambeni.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Kruger Park Full-Day Game Drive in 4×4 Vehicles

Day 3 – Panorama Route

We set out a little later today and travel the short distance to the Panorama Route. Strung along the escarpment that divides the central plateau and low-lying bushveld of the Kruger, the sights of the Panorama Route offer us a day of scenic delights. We will visit the highlights of Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and God’s Window before returning to camp in the late afternoon. This evening there is a second opportunity for the optional Sundowner Drive.

Accommodation Nkambeni Reserve http://www.nkambeni.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Panorama Route – Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels and God’s Window
Optional Activity: Sundowner Drive (Subject to Availability)

Day 4 – Maputo, Mozambique

With the beaches of the Indian Ocean beckoning we enter Mozambique and make our first stop in Maputo, the capital city offers a vibrant and eclectic mix of cultures. Maputo offers interesting and varied architecture and no visit to the city would be complete without a browse through a market. Tonight we eat out and get a chance to experience the night-life of this intriguing city.

Accommodation Afrin Prestige Hotel http://www.maputo.afrin-hotels.com/hotel-overview.html
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Kruger National Park to Maputo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Maputo Walking Tour
Border Post: Mozambique: Lebombo, Tel: +258 2155 0010, Open: 06h00-18h00
South Africa: Komatipoort, Tel: +27 (013) 793-7201, Open: 06h00-18h00

Day 5 – Inhambane – Barra Beach

Setting out for the Inhambane District we travel the northern road along the coast. While it is a long day on the road there is much to see as we pass the many villages and plantations of coconuts, cashews and sugar cane. Our journey will bring us to the palm lined beaches for two days of relaxation and ocean fun.

Accommodation Bay View Lodge http://www.bayviewlodgemoz.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Two per room with shared ablutions (Group House)
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Maputo to Inhambane
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Inhambane

With two days of beach time we have an opportunity to relax and enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the more adventurous can sign up for a variety of optional activities. While the beaches at Barra are safe for swimming, the reefs on this stretch of coast offer excellent opportunities for diving or snorkelling.

Accommodation Bay View Lodge http://www.bayviewlodgemoz.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Two per room with shared ablutions (Group House)
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activities: Ocean Safaris, Quad Biking, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling and more

Day 7 – Inhambane

Today we make the short drive to Tofo to spend the day enjoying yet another of Mozambique’s iconic beach destination. With safe swimming, a charming market and a number of popular beach bars, Tofo is perfect for a day’s outing. A second day not only ensures that you have the opportunity to make the most of the activities on offer; it also allows us some flexibility to adapt to the weather.

Accommodation Bay View Lodge http://www.bayviewlodgemoz.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Two per room with shared ablutions (Group House)
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Visit to Tofo
Optional Activity: Ocean Safaris, Quad Biking, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling and more

Day 8 – Vilanculos

This morning we make a stop in Inhambane where you will have the opportunity to explore the market and the historic streets of this former slave trading port. This 11th century city is surrounded by magnificent beaches and numerous coconut palms. This city was also well known as a major centre for ivory trade, as well as for whaling. Imhambane is located on a bay and you will have the chance to rest and have a drink at one of the many sidewalk cafes. After spending time in Inhambane, we travel north to our next stop at Vilanculos.

Accommodation Golden Sands Apartments http://www.solresortsonline.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: (Group House) Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Inhambane to Vilanculos
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Explore Inhambane on foot (self-guided walk)

Day 9 – Bazaruto Excursion

We board a traditional dhow this morning and set sail to the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago, one of the largest Marine reserves in Southern Africa. We spend the day exploring the islands, snorkelling and enjoying the beaches of this island paradise. Be sure to keep your sunblock handy as today is filled with sun, sea, sand and exploration. We return in the afternoon and enjoy a well-earned night of rest.

Accommodation Golden Sands Apartments http://www.solresortsonline.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: (Group House) Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Bazaruto Island day excursion (full day)

Day 10 – Xai Xai District

Well rested we set course for the Xai-Xai district, arriving in the late afternoon we have time for a walk on the beach or a sundowner to bid farewell to the Indian Ocean and the pristine beaches of Mozambique.

Accommodation Sunset Beach Lodge http://www.sunsetbeachlodge.com/
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Vilanculos to Xai Xai District
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 – Hlane Game Reserve, Eswatini

We set out early this morning as we journey via Maputo and cross the border into Eswatini (previously known as Swaziland).

Accommodation Hlane game reserve http://www.biggameparks.org/hlane
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Xai Xai to Eswatini
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Border Post: Mozambique: Namaacha, Tel: not available, Open: 07h00-20h00
Swaziland: Lomahasha, Tel: +268 323 6026, Open: 07h00-20h00

Day 12 Eswatini

Our stay in Eswatini presents us with an opportunity to enjoy a morning game drive in Hlane Game Reserve, after which we depart Hlane and head to another great reserve of Swaziland, Mlilwane.

Accommodation Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary http://biggameparks.org/properties/mlilwane-wildlife-sanctuary-2
Accommodated: Two per hut with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Hlane Game Reserve to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Rhino Game Drive in Hlane Game Reserve

Day 13 – Eswatini

An interwoven network of 9 trails traverse Mlilwane and this morning you will have the opportunity to explore these trails with your guide. After enjoying lunch the afternoon will be spent at leisure. Mlilwane offers an array of activities and adventures in the Ezulwini Valley.

Accommodation Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary http://biggameparks.org/properties/mlilwane-wildlife-sanctuary-2
Accommodated: Two per hut with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Morning walk with guide

Day 14 – Johannesburg

Our final road trip takes us back to Johannesburg as we reflect on the wildlife and beaches that have filled our days. We arrive at Belvedere Estate in the late afternoon and all travellers are invited to join us for a traditional meal tonight. This can be booked with your guide on the day before arrival. Many great tales are shared and tonight is for celebrating the many wonders of African travel.

Accommodation: Post tour accommodation can be booked through your agent.

Route: Mlilwane to Johannesburg
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Optional Activity: Traditional meal at Belvedere Estate

Camping – R19450 excl Activity Package

Camping Single Supplement – R1350

Camping Activity Package – R2250

Accommodated – R24650 excl Activity Package

Accommodated Single Supplement - R3450

Accommodated Activity Package – R2550

Includes:

All meals as per itinerary which are prepared and served at the truck / accommodation / qualified crew / filtered water / transport in the truck / included highlights as per the itinerary / entrance fees to National Parks.

Excludes:

Items of a personal nature (snacks, alcohol, soft drinks, tips) / entrance fees (associated with optional activities) / souvenirs

Please note that maps shown are a rough guide. Exact locations and routes might differ slightly to what is shown. Please refer to the tour itinerary for a more precise route.

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14 day Kruger and Mozambique Overland

R19,450.00

The perfect way to experience the beautiful beaches of Mozambique and also get in some great wildlife sightings in Kruger National Park.

Starting in South Africa and heading straight to the famous Kruger National park in search of the big 5 before heading down to Swaziland. From Swaziland you will make your over to Mozambique’s capital of Maputo, where you will start heading North up to the Inhambane are and Vilanculos. Both famous for their white sandy beaches and amazing snorkeling. Finally making your way back into South Africa and heading back to Joburg where your tour ends.

This adventure overland and African budget safari combination is the perfect way to experience the best of both worlds.

Description

Day 1 – Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

Leaving the city of Johannesburg behind us we make our way east through the coalfields of Mpumalanga. Our journey today follows in the
footsteps of the old trade-routes to the Lowveld and the Kruger National Park. This afternoon there will be an opportunity to join an optional
sundowner drive. Booking is essential and your guide can assist on departure this morning.

Accommodation Nkambeni Reserve http://www.nkambeni.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Johannesburg to Kruger National Park
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activity: Sundowner Drive (Subject to Availability)

Day 2 – Kruger National Park

Rising early this morning we enter the Kruger National Park to enjoy a full-day of game viewing. The abundance of wildlife presents us with
opportunities for excellent sightings, while the Kruger is also home to the famed members of Africa’s Big-5. The game drive offers the excitement of experiencing the park from an open-sided 4×4 vehicle.

Accommodation Nkambeni Reserve http://www.nkambeni.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Kruger Park Full-Day Game Drive in 4×4 Vehicles

Day 3 – Panorama Route

We set out a little later today and travel the short distance to the Panorama Route. Strung along the escarpment that divides the central plateau and low-lying bushveld of the Kruger, the sights of the Panorama Route offer us a day of scenic delights. We will visit the highlights of Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and God’s Window before returning to camp in the late afternoon. This evening there is a second opportunity for the optional Sundowner Drive.

Accommodation Nkambeni Reserve http://www.nkambeni.com
Accommodated: Permanent tent with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Panorama Route – Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels and God’s Window
Optional Activity: Sundowner Drive (Subject to Availability)

Day 4 – Maputo, Mozambique

With the beaches of the Indian Ocean beckoning we enter Mozambique and make our first stop in Maputo, the capital city offers a vibrant and eclectic mix of cultures. Maputo offers interesting and varied architecture and no visit to the city would be complete without a browse through a market. Tonight we eat out and get a chance to experience the night-life of this intriguing city.

Accommodation Afrin Prestige Hotel http://www.maputo.afrin-hotels.com/hotel-overview.html
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Kruger National Park to Maputo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Maputo Walking Tour
Border Post: Mozambique: Lebombo, Tel: +258 2155 0010, Open: 06h00-18h00
South Africa: Komatipoort, Tel: +27 (013) 793-7201, Open: 06h00-18h00

Day 5 – Inhambane – Barra Beach

Setting out for the Inhambane District we travel the northern road along the coast. While it is a long day on the road there is much to see as we pass the many villages and plantations of coconuts, cashews and sugar cane. Our journey will bring us to the palm lined beaches for two days of relaxation and ocean fun.

Accommodation Bay View Lodge http://www.bayviewlodgemoz.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Two per room with shared ablutions (Group House)
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Maputo to Inhambane
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Inhambane

With two days of beach time we have an opportunity to relax and enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the more adventurous can sign up for a variety of optional activities. While the beaches at Barra are safe for swimming, the reefs on this stretch of coast offer excellent opportunities for diving or snorkelling.

Accommodation Bay View Lodge http://www.bayviewlodgemoz.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Two per room with shared ablutions (Group House)
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activities: Ocean Safaris, Quad Biking, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling and more

Day 7 – Inhambane

Today we make the short drive to Tofo to spend the day enjoying yet another of Mozambique’s iconic beach destination. With safe swimming, a charming market and a number of popular beach bars, Tofo is perfect for a day’s outing. A second day not only ensures that you have the opportunity to make the most of the activities on offer; it also allows us some flexibility to adapt to the weather.

Accommodation Bay View Lodge http://www.bayviewlodgemoz.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Two per room with shared ablutions (Group House)
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Visit to Tofo
Optional Activity: Ocean Safaris, Quad Biking, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling and more

Day 8 – Vilanculos

This morning we make a stop in Inhambane where you will have the opportunity to explore the market and the historic streets of this former slave trading port. This 11th century city is surrounded by magnificent beaches and numerous coconut palms. This city was also well known as a major centre for ivory trade, as well as for whaling. Imhambane is located on a bay and you will have the chance to rest and have a drink at one of the many sidewalk cafes. After spending time in Inhambane, we travel north to our next stop at Vilanculos.

Accommodation Golden Sands Apartments http://www.solresortsonline.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: (Group House) Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Inhambane to Vilanculos
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Explore Inhambane on foot (self-guided walk)

Day 9 – Bazaruto Excursion

We board a traditional dhow this morning and set sail to the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago, one of the largest Marine reserves in Southern Africa. We spend the day exploring the islands, snorkelling and enjoying the beaches of this island paradise. Be sure to keep your sunblock handy as today is filled with sun, sea, sand and exploration. We return in the afternoon and enjoy a well-earned night of rest.

Accommodation Golden Sands Apartments http://www.solresortsonline.com
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: (Group House) Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Bazaruto Island day excursion (full day)

Day 10 – Xai Xai District

Well rested we set course for the Xai-Xai district, arriving in the late afternoon we have time for a walk on the beach or a sundowner to bid farewell to the Indian Ocean and the pristine beaches of Mozambique.

Accommodation Sunset Beach Lodge http://www.sunsetbeachlodge.com/
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Vilanculos to Xai Xai District
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 – Hlane Game Reserve, Eswatini

We set out early this morning as we journey via Maputo and cross the border into Eswatini (previously known as Swaziland).

Accommodation Hlane game reserve http://www.biggameparks.org/hlane
Accommodated: Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Xai Xai to Eswatini
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Border Post: Mozambique: Namaacha, Tel: not available, Open: 07h00-20h00
Swaziland: Lomahasha, Tel: +268 323 6026, Open: 07h00-20h00

Day 12 Eswatini

Our stay in Eswatini presents us with an opportunity to enjoy a morning game drive in Hlane Game Reserve, after which we depart Hlane and head to another great reserve of Swaziland, Mlilwane.

Accommodation Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary http://biggameparks.org/properties/mlilwane-wildlife-sanctuary-2
Accommodated: Two per hut with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Hlane Game Reserve to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Rhino Game Drive in Hlane Game Reserve

Day 13 – Eswatini

An interwoven network of 9 trails traverse Mlilwane and this morning you will have the opportunity to explore these trails with your guide. After enjoying lunch the afternoon will be spent at leisure. Mlilwane offers an array of activities and adventures in the Ezulwini Valley.

Accommodation Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary http://biggameparks.org/properties/mlilwane-wildlife-sanctuary-2
Accommodated: Two per hut with en-suite bathroom
Camping: Campsite with shared ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Morning walk with guide

Day 14 – Johannesburg

Our final road trip takes us back to Johannesburg as we reflect on the wildlife and beaches that have filled our days. We arrive at Belvedere Estate in the late afternoon and all travellers are invited to join us for a traditional meal tonight. This can be booked with your guide on the day before arrival. Many great tales are shared and tonight is for celebrating the many wonders of African travel.

Accommodation: Post tour accommodation can be booked through your agent.

Route: Mlilwane to Johannesburg
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Optional Activity: Traditional meal at Belvedere Estate

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