Situated on the east coast of Africa, this tropical paradise is blessed with 2,500 kilometres of spectacular coastline. To compliment this there is the incredible wildlife of Gorongosa National Park for you to enjoy, the perfect combination of beach and safari. Explore Maputo which offers an exotic kaleidoscope of art, music and delicious local food. Immerse yourself in the fascinating local culture, marvelling at the impressive colonial architecture and interacting with the fabulously friendly local inhabitants.
Safaris in remote locations and white sandy beaches, the perfect combination.
At a Glance
|Price||Dates||N°· of nights||N°· of pax||Holiday type||Weather||Price includes|
|From £3,550 per person based on twin share||Your choice||9 nights in country and 2 nights of air travel||2 – 4 people||Tailor-made holiday||A temperature range of 14 – 32 C||Flights from UK, all transfers, accommodation, meals where stated, park fees and backup service.|
Days 1 - 3
Montebelo Gorongosa Lodge – safaris
Having received recent international acclaim for its successful ongoing rehabilitation and restoration projects, Gorongosa National park is regaining its status as one of the best natural parks in the world. A large nature reserve, it is one of Mozambique’s most popular eco-tourism destinations and has been proclaimed as one of the most “biodiverse” places on earth with its rich wildlife population.
Accommodation: garden room bungalows decorated in natural colours, with mosquito nets and air-conditioning for those hot summer months. Wake up to the sound of the wild.
Days 4 – 5
Montebelo Girassol – explore Maputo
Explore the Mozambican capital of Maputo. The city has been heavily influenced by travellers and traders from Africa, Asia, and Europe, making it diverse and lively. There are many turn-of-the-century buildings in downtown jacaranda-lined streets, which nestle with an expansive Municipal Market. Sample famous prawns in peri-peri sauce, a spicy concoction made from an especially hot African chili pepper.
Accommodation: en-suite rooms with a balcony and good facilities, all part of this friendly and welcoming hotel.
Days 6 – 9
Casa Rex – beach paradise in Vilanculos
Casa Rex offers panoramic views over the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and the Bazaruto Archipelago islands. Small and intimate, the lodge is the ideal base from which to explore the area. Vilanculos is often referred to as the gateway to the beautiful Bazaruto Archipelago, a group of 6 islands well known for their white-sand beaches. Enjoy a day trip to Margarugue Island in a traditional dhow sailing vessel.
Accommodation: rooms are sea facing with easy beach access, incredible ocean views and a cool breeze filtering through.