Escape to Mozambique

Escape to Mozambique

An idyllic paradise awaits you on the beaches of Mozambique as we discover local cuisine, island lifestyle, magical underwater sea life and soak up the tropical sun. Leaving the craziness of Maputo behind us, we make our way up the Mozambiquan coastline to Inhambane. Passing through palm lined streets scattered with locals plying their wares, you’ll be captivated by the scenery before arriving in Inhambane. Relax on the beach, go horseriding or discover the underwater world on an ocean safari where you can snorkel with whale sharks or scuba dive and watch a manta ray cleaning station in action. Continuing up the coast we board a traditional dhow and sail across to the Bazaruto archipelago where you’ll eat fresh seafood on the beach, wiggle your toes in white sand dunes and snorkel in aquarium like conditions.

Highlights:

Praia do Tofo - one of the best destinations for divers to see Whale Sharks
Bazaruto Archipelago National Park - snorkelling in one of Southern Africa’s largest marine parks


Day 1. Maputo - Xai Xai
With the beaches of the Indian Ocean beckoning we enter Mozambique and make our first stop in Chidenguele, arriving in the late afternoon we have time for a walk on the beach or a sundowner say ‘Hello!’ to the Indian Ocean and the pristine beaches of Mozambique.-/L/D

Day 2. Vilanculos
This morning we travel north to our next stop, the costal town of Vilanculos, which is renowned for its idyllic white sandy beaches and azure waters. It's the gateway to the greater Bazaruto Archipelago, offering fantastic snorkelling, diving, and fishing opportunities. With vibrant local culture, diverse marine life, and picturesque dhow safaris, Vilanculos epitomizes tropical serenity and adventure. B/L/D

Day 3. Vilanculos – Magaruque Island Tour
We board a traditional dhow this morning and set sail to the island of Magaruque. We spend the day exploring the island, snorkelling and enjoying the beaches of this island paradise. Be sure to keep your sunblock handy as today is filled with sun, sea, sand and exploration. We return in the afternoon and enjoy a well-earned night of rest. B/L/D

Day 4. Inhambane – Barra Beach
Our journey takes us to the palm lined beaches of the Inhambane District for two days of relaxation and ocean fun. We travel back south along the coast, passing the many villages and plantations of coconuts, cashews and sugar cane. Inhambane is a historic city, steeped in Portuguese colonial charm. Known for its rustling palm trees and tranquil beaches, the city offers a delightful blend of African and colonial architecture. It's a gateway to diving hotspots like Tofo Beach, renowned for its whale shark and manta ray sightings.B/L/D

Day 5. Inhambane
With two days of beach time we have an opportunity to relax and enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the more adventurous can sign up for a variety of optional activities. While the beaches at Barra are safe for swimming, the reefs on this stretch of coast offer excellent opportunities for diving or snorkelling. B/L/D

Day 6. Inhambane

Today we make the short drive to Tofo to spend the day enjoying yet another of Mozambique’s iconic beach destination. With safe swimming, a charming market and a number of popular beach bars, Tofo is perfect for a day’s outing. A second day not only ensures that you have the opportunity to make the most of the activities on offer; it also allows us some flexibility to adapt to the weather. B/L/D

Day 7. Maputo
With the beaches of the Indian Ocean behind us, we enter Maputo, the capital city offers a vibrant and eclectic mix of cultures. Maputo offers interesting and varied architecture and no visit to the city would be complete without a browse through a market.  B/L/D

Day 8. Maputo
After breakfast, you will have your final farewells with your fellow travellers and your tour comes to an end. B/-/-

Vaccination: All of our clients are advised that they should take anti-malaria prophylactics when on safari. Yellow fever vaccination might be required depending on your nationality. Please, consult your doctor or travel clinic for the latest requirements. If you have entered a Yellow Fever infected area, you will be required to have a vaccination before entering into other countries.

Visa: Visa to Mozambique is required for citizens of the EU countries.


Price Includes:
7 nights in lodges in twin rooms with en-suite facilities
meals according to the itinerary
local registered English speaking guides
all transportation according to the itinerary

Not Included:
international flight tickets
airport transfers
insurance
tips and personal expenses
drinks and meals not mentioned in the program
all items of a personal nature
optional activities


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