Highlights: South Africa and Mozambique – God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon, Kruger National Park, Open Vehicle Sunset Game Drive, Greater Limpopo Park, Diving Tofo & Diving Zavora
Day 1: Panoramic Route (South Africa)
Get an early breakfast, then drive using the Panoramic Route, have a stop at God’s Window and the Blyde River Canyon, for some stunning views. Then proceed to Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre in Kapama. This center focuses on the conservation of rare and vulnerable endangered animals like the cheetah. At this center, you will have a two hour tour which will provides the opportunity to view Cheetah, African Wild Dog, Ground Hornbills etc. in their natural habitat. If time allows, you can also experience the Shangaan Traditional Dance. Dinner and overnight at the recommended hotel/lodge. (Timbavati Safari Lodge) Full board.
Day 2: Kruger National Park
An early breakfast and then go for the full day game drive. Take picnic lunch box with you and enough drinking water. The Kruger National Park is home to 502 bird, 114 reptile and 147 mammal species including the Big Five which is the elephant, lion, buffalo, rhino and leopard. Dinner and overnight at the recommended hotel/lodge. Full board.
Day 3: Greater Limpopo National Park (Mozambique)
After your breakfast, you may have a short game drive before heading to Mozambique and proceed to the Massingir Dam where you will spend the night giving you the chance to view the dam. Campfire in the night before going to bed. Dinner and overnight at the recommended hotel/lodge. Full board.
Day 4: Massingir to Tofo Beach (Inhambane Province)
Early morning breakfast and depart Limpopo Park and head north to Mozambique driving along the coast line through the coconut plantations, have a stop at Inhambane for lunch. After your lunch, proceed to Tofo. Dinner and overnight at the recommended hotel/lodge. Full board.
Days 5, 6 and 7: Tofo (Diving)
When in Tofo, you have enough time for diving. After your breakfast, go to the dive school and get ready for the day. You will enjoy some of the best diving in the world when in Tofo. You may also have a chance here to come across the Mantas, Whale Sharks and Turtles in this area. The best time for the Humpback Whales in this area is in June, July, August & September. Dinner and overnight at the recommended hotel/lodge. Full board.
Day 8: Zavora Beach
After breakfast, you will depart Tofo and head to Zavora. En-route, go via Inhambane to visit the local market and your guide will show you around the town before reaching the beach. Relax in the afternoon or go for a walk at the beach. Dinner and overnight at the recommended hotel/lodge. Full board.
Days 9, 10, 11: Zavora Beach (Diving)
Enjoy diving in Zavora. After your breakfast, go to the dive school and get ready for the day. The Dive School is on the beach so you can enjoy the view of the ocean from the school. Meals are served in their restaurant whilst we are here. Dinner and overnight at the recommended hotel/lodge. Full board.
Days 12, 13: Bilene
In the morning, have breakfast before heading to Bilene. In the afternoon, relax on the beach at the campsites around. Later in the afternoon, the guide will arrange a boat trip to the inland lake and the beaches of the Indian Ocean. Or you can preferably have a guided village walk along the beach where you may be lucky and see Hawksbill and Green Turtles which reside in this area. You can as well visit the curio shops nearby for souvenirs. Dinner and overnight at the recommended hotel/lodge. Full board basis.
Day 14: Mozambique – South Africa
After your breakfast, you will depart Mozambique and drive back to South Africa to catch your flight back home. If time allows, for shopping.
What’s included in the package:
• Kruger National Park open vehicle sunset game drive
• 6 Dives in Tofo
• 6 Dives in Zavora
• Bilene boat trip & guided walk to see the turtles
• Restaurant meals