Mozambique and Zimbabwe Explorer

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Group Size: Max. 12

Trip code: NMZE

Duration: 14 days

Explore 3 African countries
Camping in stunning African landscapes
Game drives, beach breaks and more

Spend two weeks journeying through Mozambique and Zimbabwe and discover spectacular white-sand beaches and stunning National Parks. See wildlife on game drives, soak up the sun on beautiful coastlines, and camp under beautiful African skies. You’ll also get cultural with a tribal evening and time spent in towns where Arabic and African cultures blend. This is a fantastic overland adventure that reveals the beauty of this enchanting continent!

This trip also runs in reverse, from Victoria Falls to Pretoria. Select the travel direction you prefer in the booking section to see start dates.

Trip highlights

  • Soak up the sun on perfect white-sand beaches in Mozambique
  • Get cultural with a Shangaan tribesmen evening
  • See wonderful wildlife in Kruger National Park
  • Feel the rush of the mighty Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • Book the optional Adventure Pass for epic game drives in Matobo and Hwange!
Further trip information

Please note: This tour also runs in reverse, starting in Victoria Falls and ending in Pretoria. All the same inclusions and exclusions apply. Select the travel direction you prefer in the booking section to see start dates. Please speak to a travel advisor for more information.

Optional Adventure Pass: If you wish you can book an optional Adventure Pass for this trip, which includes awesome extra activities and excursions, for a price of USD190. Please contact our travel advisors for more details. The Adventure Pass entitles you to awesome game drives in Matobo and Hwange National Parks.

Day 1: Pretoria - Hazyview, South Africa. Journey down to Hazyview, a charming town on the borders of Kruger National Park. Tonight, enjoy a cultural evening of singing and dancing around the fire with local Shangaan tribesmen. Dinner included.

Day 2: Kruger NP, South Africa. Enjoy a full day’s game drive in this incredible National Park. Driving in an open-topped 4x4 vehicle, you’ll spot diverse wildlife such as lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe and possibly leopard, and up to 500 species of bird! Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 3: Kruger NP - Praia do Bilene, Mozambique. Drive across the border to Praia do Bilene on the tropical coast. Arrive and settle into your accommodation: tents on a beautiful beach beside a colourful coral reef. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 4-5: Xai Xai - Inhambane/Tofo, Mozambique. Follow the dramatic coastal road to the small seaside town of Tofo. Enjoy the slower pace of life here as you soak up the sun and splash about in the warm waters. You may even spot whale sharks and manta rays off the golden coast! Breakfasts, lunches and dinners included.

Day 6: Inhambane - Vilanculos, Mozambique. Drive along the scenic coastline to Vilanculos, which is named after a local tribe’s chief: Gamala Vilankulo Mukoke. Spend the evening relaxing on the white sand beach or enjoying the buzz of the town’s awesome nightlife. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 7: Vilanculos, Mozambique. Climb aboard a traditional sailing boat, known as a Dhow, and cruise across to Magaruque Island. Spend the day snorkelling, swimming and exploring the island’s 19thCentury ruins, before enjoying a delicious included seafood lunch. Enjoy an afternoon of chilling out on the sugary beaches. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 8: Vilanculos - Bandula, Mozambique. Drive northwest from the coast towards the Zimbabwean border, passing across forested plains and meandering rivers. Spend the night in Bandula, an hour away from the border. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 9: Masvingo, Zimbabwe. Hop across the border and head south towards the Masvingo region, where the stone ruins of Great Zimbabwe are located, the largest ruins in sub-Saharan Africa! You will camp close to the monument, allowing plenty of time to explore with a local guide. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 10: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Journey to Bulawayo, a gorgeous tree-lined colonial city. Camp on the outskirts of the city among beautiful trees and fishponds. Explore the local handicraft stalls and perhaps pick up a souvenir. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 11: Bulawayo - Matobo NP, Zimbabwe. Explore beautiful Matobo National Park, where you can spot some incredible wildlife. If you have booked the Adventure Pass you will go on a guided game walk, seeking out Black and White Rhino in their natural habitat. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 12: Matobo - Hwange NP, Zimbabwe. Journey on to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe’s world-famous wildlife reserve. If you have booked the Adventure Pass, you will enjoy a guided game drive through the area, keeping your eyes peeled for wildlife! Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 13: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Discover the mighty Victoria Falls, a giant sheet of water plummeting to the earth below. Sometimes the spray from the falls can be seen from up to 20 or 30 kilometres away! Spend the rest of the day enjoying the activities on offer in the area. You could go white water rafting down the Zambezi River, or even do a bungee jump at the falls!  Celebrate your final night with the rest of your group before settling into camp for the night. Breakfast included.

Day 14: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Your tour ends today. Why not stick around and get involved with some of the incredible adventure activities on offer here, including bungee jumping, gorge swinging, jet boating, and white-water rafting! Breakfast included.

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