Chief Experience Officer (CEO)/driver throughout, local guides.
You will visit
12 to 100 years old
Want to tell a better travel story at your next dinner party? Tell ‘em about the time you went to southeast Africa. Nature is front-and-centre on this 13-day trip across three countries, with plenty of time devoted to the region’s amazing national parks and spotless beaches. Wander around the Portuguese-influenced cities of Mozambique, take a traditional dhow safari boat around Bazaruto National Park, track the "big five" in Kruger National Park, and drive the legendary Panorama Route to Johannesburg. Your stories are improving already.
Day 1 — Johannesburg
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 — Johannesburg/Eswatini
Cross the border to Eswatini and stop at the local markets to find authentic Swazi crafts.
Day 3 — Eswatini/Maputo
Enjoy an early morning guided walk in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, before departing for Mozambique.
Day 4 — Maputo/Inhambane
Head to Inhambane as a base for exploring Praia do Tofo. Enjoy a short orientation drive around town before continuing to the beach.
Day 5 — Inhambane
Enjoy free time to laze on the white-sand beach, go swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving and take plenty of time to enjoy the laid back atmosphere.
Day 6 — Inhambane/Vilanculos
A full travel day north ends in Vilanculos, the perfect spot for more beach time.
Day 7 — Vilanculos
Enjoy a traditional dhow (boat) safari through Bazaruto National Park and beach camping on the mainland.
Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
Day 8 — Vilanculos
Head to Bazaruto Island to hike the sand dunes. Visit Two Mile Reef for another excellent snorkelling opportunity. Enjoy lunch on the island before heading back to mainland Vilanculos for a night in town.
Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
Day 9 — Vilanculos/Xai-Xai
Head to the lodge outside Xai-Xai. Take a walk on the beach, enjoy a local beer at the restaurant, or just relax and take in the beautiful scenery.
Day 10 — Xai-Xai
Visit Xai-Xai town to visit the markets, shops, and restaurants on the Limpopo River. Opt to spend free time in the afternoon on the beach.
Day 11 — Xai-Xai/Hazyview
Cross back into South Africa and drive through the famous Kruger National Park, to our safari camp just outside the gates.
Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
Day 12 — Kruger National Park
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Kruger Park (in our vehicle). Experience a traditional dinner and local dancing in the evening.
Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
Day 13 — Hazyview/Johannesburg
Travel from the Kruger area back to Johannesburg Airport, where the tour ends on arrival.