South African Tours and Safaris

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OVERVIEW

Gorongosa NP, unspoilt, less travelled and little known 4000km magnificent game reserve lying at the southern end of Africa’s Great Rift Valley. Tofo, with its wonderful and ever changing sand dunes emerald seas. Watching the world’s largest mammals the Southern Right and Humpback Whales, the Whale Shark large numbers of Mantray and the endangered Dugong. Witness the world’s largest variety of tropical fish. Enjoy the night stargazing or visiting any number of restaurants with that African beat.

  •  You’ll go to Mozambique Mozambique
  •  You’ll visit Gorongosa NP & Tofo (Beach)
  •  This tour starts and ends in Maputo – Getting there

Activities & Transportation

  •    Activities: game drives, evening/night game drives, walking safaris (with an armed guide) & beach time
  •  Game drives: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & minivan
  •  Getting around: minivan & air transfer
  •  A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included                                     
Extended Map

DAY BY DAY

Day 1

Beira to Gorongosa National Park

ou will be met by staff from Gorongosa, who will transfer you by road to the park, about 2 hours. Arriving at your lodge in Montebelo rest camp and getting refreshed enjoy a light lunch before going on a walking safari in the reserve, guided by well trained and experienced game rangers. The walking safari is approximately 3 hours. On your return enjoy cocktails under the African sky before dinner.

 

Main Destination:
      •  Gorongosa National Park
Accommodation:

      •  Montebelo Rest Camp
      •  Mid-range chalet located inside the park

Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included
  

Day 2

Gorongosa National Park

 

After breakfast you join your game ranger for a full day tour of Gorongosa. It is one of the few game reserves where it is unlikely that you will see anyone else, other than a large variety of game. The park also hosts lion. Returning back to camp later in the day, enjoy the sounds of the African night.

 

Main Destination:
     •  Gorongosa National Park
Accommodation:

     •  Montebelo Rest Camp
     •  Mid-range chalet located inside the park

Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included
 

Day 3

Gorongosa National Park

 

You will travel through diverse natural habitation see crocs, hippos, elephant, antelope and lion. See Mount Gorongosa, Lake Urema with its incredible bird life and the Great Rift. National Geographic describes it as one of the world’s 29 best places to visit in 2019. Savour your last night in the African bush.

 

Main Destination:
      •  Gorongosa National Park
Accommodation:

      •  Montebelo Rest Camp
      •  Mid-range chalet located inside the park

Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included
 

Day 4

Gorongosa to Beira to Inhambane to Tofo

Leaving Gorongosa early to catch the plane for a 35 minute flight to Imhambane where you will be met and take to Casa na Praia where you will staying for the next 3 nights. After checking in and enjoying refreshments, the staff will offer you the best advice where to book your snorkeling safari, boat trip or any of the water sport activities(optional) you would like to do. Casa na Praia is on the beach, closer to the sea than any other hotel in Tofo. Enjoy the evening in one of the vibrant restaurants.

 

Main Destination:
     •  Praia Do Tofo (Beach)
Accommodation:

     •  Casa Na Praia
     •  Mid-range hotel located in or near the park

Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included


Day 5

Praia Do Tofo

After breakfast on your veranda overlooking the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the activity you have chosen. Hopefully you will see Whale Sharks, Mantarays, Whales and you will be amazed at the kaleidoscope of tropical fish. Look out for the endangered Dugong, you will be thrilled and have lasting memories of this extraordinary experience. If you prefer just spend the day on the beach relaxing and exploring the coast. Dinner at Casa na Praia or join the fun in Tofo.

Main Destination:
     •  Praia Do Tofo (Beach)
Accommodation:

  Casa Na Praia
  Mid-range hotel located in or near the park

Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included
 

Day 6

Island Hopping

After breakfast should you not want to continue snorkelling or do any of the water sports. The hotel can arrange for you to go island hopping on a Dhow, the islands are all beautiful, surrounded by emerald seas with magnificent shaped sand dunes, some of the islands are uninhabited you will see sleepy villages and have lunch cooked for you on the Dhow or on shore. In the evening make arrangements to visit the Turtles laying eggs, this takes place between October and March. Five species of Turtles lay their eggs on the Mozambique coast. Visit Mangos Place on the beach for your last night in paradise.

 

Main Destination:
     •  Praia Do Tofo (Beach)
Accommodation:

     •  Casa Na Praia
     •  Mid-range hotel located in or near the park

Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 7

Inhambane to Maputo

After breakfast and a sad good bye, you will be transferred by road to Inhambane Airport for your flight to Maputo.

 

Main Destination:
     •  No major destination visited
Accommodation:

     •

  No accommodation (End of tour)

 

Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included