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Adventure Truck trip: ‘Discover Mozambique’

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Combine the best of 3 African countries (South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique) in this fantastically beautiful and adventurous journey. You go on safari in the most beautiful game parks in search of wildlife, enjoy white beaches and an azure blue sea where you can snorkel, dive or relax and get to know the locals.

You will visit the Hlane Royal National Park, the world famous Kruger National Park, Bazaruto Archipelago and the particularly beautiful landscapes of the Panorama route to reveal a few highlights.
During this trip you can choose to stay in double domed tents or in double rooms with private bathroom. You will find more information in the itinerary. During this tour it is expected that you will help to set up the tents if you opt for the camping trip, packing the truck and preparing meals. A flexible attitude is required.

 

Specifications

7166
From€ 1224/ per person
14days
Eswatini (Swaziland), Mozambique, South Africa
Maputo, Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Johannesburg
  • During the camping trip: 7 nights in a double dome tent, 5 nights in a group house with shared bathroom and 1 night in a double room with private bathroom
  • During the accommodated trip: 13 nights in a double room with private bathroom
  • Transport by adventure truck
  • Meals: 13x breakfast, 7x lunch and 12x dinner prepared in the truck by the tour guide
  • Guidance by qualified guide
  • Activities as mentioned (included activities)
  • Entrance fees and conservation fees (for the included activities)
  • Flights and visa
  • Transfers
  • Stay overnight in Johannesburg before and after the journey
  • Optional activities: see list, price on request (and associated entrance fees and conservation fees)
  • Personal expenses and fees
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Towel
  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Activity package: ZAR 3,600 per person (the package consists of a Full day 4x4 game drive in the Kruger Park and a Full day Bazaruto Island trip). The travel schedule assumes that the participants book this package
Adventure truck
Full board including activities
Camping, Lodge, Hotel
Budget
Children up to 7 years old are not allowed. Children from 8 to 12 years on request. In total, a maximum of 2 children between the ages of 13 and 15 can go on a tour. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the Okavango Delta
We advise you to arrive one day before the start of the tour and to book your return flight one day after the trip. You can book these overnight stays with us before or after the trip.
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Travel schedule -

The travel schedule as described below is based on the program including activity package. If you do not book an activity package, the travel schedule will therefore deviate from the schedule described below. We recommend that you purchase the activity package prior to your trip (when booking) to avoid disappointment on the spot. If you book the activities in advance, you are assured of participation.

This trip will visit the following provinces and countries: Swaziland, Mozambique, Gauteng and Mpumalanga.

Travel schedule

b= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner

Day 1: Krugerpark (D)
At 07:00 in the morning you leave from Belvedere Estate in Johannesburg towards the Kruger Park. Get to know the South African landscape and stop en route for lunch (for your own account). As soon as you enter the Kruger National Park by truck, the search for wild animals can begin! In the afternoon you can optionally participate in a Sundowner Drive. Your guide can assist you in the morning with booking this activity.

Camping trip: Nkambeni Reserve or similar (tent)
Accommodated trip: Nkambeni Reserve or similar (permanent double tent with private bathroom)
Optional activity: Sundowner Drive (if available)

Day 2: Kruger National Park (B, D)
An early start to the day today! With an area of almost 20,000 km², the Kruger Park is the largest game park in South Africa. Your travel guide will take you all day to spot as much wildlife as possible. Kruger National Park is among other things the habitat of the Big Five (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard). From the adventure truck with its large windows you have a beautiful view of the landscape. Travelers who have booked the Activity Package will enter the park today with an open 4×4 safari vehicle. In this way you can better sense the smells and sounds of the bush. In the evening there is an option to make another Sundowner game drive.

Camping trip: Nkambeni Reserve or similar (tent)
Accommodation trip: Nkambeni Reserve or similar (permanent double tent with own bathroom)
Included activity: full day game-drive in the adventure truck
Activity Package: full day 4×4 safarivehicle game-drive in the Kruger National Park
optional activity: Sundowner game drive (if available)

Day 3: Krugerpark, Panorama Route (B, D)
Early birds can optionally participate in a fantastic bush walk through the park with an expert guide. It is an exciting experience to spot wildlife on foot. During the walk you will also learn a lot about the plants, trees and learn to recognize the footsteps of the various animals, among other things. A little later in the morning, the entire group leaves for the Panorama Route, just outside Kruger Park. Here you will visit the Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels and God’s Window. A day on which you should certainly not forget your camera to shoot beautiful pictures of the breathtaking scenery.

Camping trip: Nkambeni Reserve or similar(tent)
Accommodated trip: Nkambeni Reserve or similar (permanent double tent with private bathroom)
Optional activities: Morning Bush Walk (if available)
Included activity: Visit Panorama Route (Bourke’s Potholes, Three Rondavels, God’s Window)

Day 4: Swaziland – Hlane Royal National Park (B, L, D)
While searching for members of the Big Five, you drive today to the southern exit of the Kruger Park. Have your passport ready because you are entering the kingdom of Swaziland. Today’s destination is the Hlane Royal National Park. Hlane was originally the private hunting ground of the royal family of Swaziland, but is now managed by Big Game Parks.

Camping trip: Hlane Royal NP, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary or Mbuluzi Game Reserve (tent)
Accommodated trip: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary or Mbuluzi Game Reserve (double room with private bathroom)
Included activity: Game drive from the truck as you drive through the Kruger Park towards Swaziland

Day 5: Hlane Royal National Park (B, L, D)
This morning you can optionally make a game drive with an experienced guide, in particular the ‘Rhino Game Drive’ is recommended. A visit to Swaziland is not complete without getting to know the people and their interesting culture. This afternoon you will be invited by the Chief to visit his village and find out more about the Swazis.

Camping trip: Hlane Royal NP , Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary or Mbuluzi Game Reserve (tent)
Accommodation trip: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary or Mbuluzi Game Reserve (double room with own bathroom )
Included activity: Umphakatsi Cultural Experience
Optionelal activity: Rhino Game-Drive Hlane

Day 6: Maputo (B)
You leave Swaziland and cross the border to Mozambique, a country known for its azure blue Indian Ocean, beautiful beaches and excellent diving and snorkeling opportunities. You stop in the capital Maputo where you can first check in at the hotel and then have a nice lunch in a local restaurant (own account). Maputo has an interesting mix of cultures and the architecture also has many different faces. The guide can give you more information during a guided walk through the city. Of course you also visit a local market where you may be able to buy some souvenirs. In the evening you will dine at a local restaurant (for your own account) and you will have the opportunity to discover the nightlife of this city.

Camping & Accommodated trip: Southern Sun Hotel Maputo, or equivalent (double room with private bathroom)
Optional activity: Lunch and dinner in Maputo
Included activity: Walking tour through Maputo

 

Day 7: Inhambane – Barra Beach (B, L, D)
Today you have a long drive to the Inhambane District. You drive north along the coast and on the way you will see many small villages and plantations where coconuts and cashews are grown. The long drive is definitely worth it when you arrive at the beautiful palm-lined Barra Beach. You will stay here for three nights so that you have enough time to relax and participate in optional activities. Tonight you can enjoy a delicious traditional dinner.

Camping trip: Bay View Lodge, or similar (group house, shared bathroom)
Accommodation trip: Bay View Lodge, or similar (double room with own bathroom)
Included activity: Traditional dinner
 

Dag 8: Inhambane (B, L, D)
With two full days you have plenty of opportunity to relax and enjoy the warm water of the Indian Ocean. The beaches of Barra are safe for swimming. You can also participate in various optional activities. For example, you can go snorkeling, diving or take a quad bike safari.

Camping trip: Bay View Lodge, or similar (group house, shared bathroom)
Accommodation trip: Bay View Lodge, or similar (double room with private bathroom)
Optional activity: Snorkeling, diving, quad biking, Ocean Safari

Day 9: Inhambane – Tofo (B, D)
Today a short drive to another very famous beach in Mozambique: Tofo. Here too you can safely swim and snorkel or visit a cozy beach bar or the market.

Camping trip: Bay View Lodge, or similar (group house, shared bathroom)
Accommodation trip: Bay View Lodge, or similar (double room with bathroom)

included activity: visit Tofo
Optionel activity: Snorkeling, diving, quad biking, Ocean Safari

Day 10: Vilanculos (B, L, D)
This morning a stop is made in Inhambane where you can take a walk through the historic streets. This used to be a place where slaves were traded. Here you will also visit a cozy African market. Adventurous travelers can sail to the other side of the bay with a traditional sailboat, a ‘Dhow’. This trip is a real ‘local experience’. However, you can also drive the truck to Maxixe where the Dhow ferries moor. Today’s final destination is Vilanculos.

Camping trip: Golden Sands Apartments, or similar (group house with shared bathroom)
Accommodation trip: Golden Sands Apartments, or similar (double room with own bathroom)
Included activity: Visit Inhambane by foot, sailing trip with traditional Dhow

Day 11: Bazaruto Archipelago National Park Excursion (B, L, D)
Today the Bazaruto excursion is on the program (part of the activity package). You sail with the traditional sailing boat (Dhow) to the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago and have the entire day to snorkel, swim and relax. The Bazaruto is one of Southern Africa’s largest marine reserves, a protected area where underwater life is spectacular. Snorkeling is the best way to discover this area.

Camping trip: Golden Sands Apartments, or similar (group house with shared bathroom)
Accommodation trip: Golden Sands Apartments, or similar (double room with private bathroom)
Activity Package: Full day Bazaruto Day Excursion

Day 12: Xai Xai District (B, L, D)
After you have been able to relax in the last few days, today is a long drive again. In the afternoon you will arrive in the Xai Xai District and you can take a nice walk on the beach to stretch your legs or enjoy the sunset with a sundowner.

Camping trip: Sunset Beach Lodge, or similar (tent)
Accommodated trip: Sunset Beach Lodge, or similar (double room with private bathroom)

Day 13: Malelane (B, D)
Whoever gets up early today can enjoy the beautiful sunrise one last time. Then you travel via Maputo to South Africa where you will spend the night near the town of Malelane.

Camping trip: Paradise Creek, or similar (tent)
Accommodated trip: Paradise Creek, or similar (double room with private bathroom)

Day 14: Johannesburg (B)
After breakfast you will drive back to Johannesburg today where the journey ends at Belvedere Estate. If you wish, you and your fellow travelers can enjoy a traditional South African braai (bbq) here and / or stay overnight to end the trip (not included).

You take a transfer to the airport and fly back to the Netherlands (transfer and flight not included) or continue your holiday in South Africa. Ask us about the possibilities.

Optional activity: traditional Zuid-Afrikaanse braai in the Belvedere Estate

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