Day 1: Johannesburg
Arrive at any time.
There are no planned activities until the evening welcome meeting.
Day 2: Johannesburg/Eswatini
Cross the border to Eswatini and stop at the local markets to find authentic Swazi crafts.
Visit the mountainous Kingdom of Eswatini. Ruled by King Mswati III, Eswatini is one of three monarchies in Africa.
Spend some time exploring the local markets, where you can find traditional Swazi candles, handmade baskets, carvings, and jewellery.
Day 3: Eswatini/Maputo
Enjoy an early morning guided walk in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, before departing for Mozambique.
Cross the border and continue to the capital city, Maputo. Take a short orientation walk with your CEO when you arrive in the afternoon.
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.
Stop at the market in Maputo, before heading north to Praia do Tofo. It's easy to see what makes Mozambique so captivating, as we watch the beautiful coastal scenery slide by.
In Tofo, opt to swim, snorkel, dive, or relax.
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.
Continue to Vilanculos, our jumping-off point to explore stunning Bazaruto National Park, one of southern Africa's largest marine parks. Enjoy the Indian Ocean's sparkling clear waters and the abundance of marine life.
Day 7: Vilanculos
Enjoy a traditional dhow (boat) safari through Bazaruto National Park and beach camping on the mainland.
The itinerary for the dhow excursion through the archipelago is flexible based on weather and other conditions. The plan is to depart for Magaruque Island with opportunities to snorkel and explore the island's sandy beaches.
Enjoy lunch and relax before setting sail for the beach camp back on the mainland.
Includes: 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.
Includes: 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.
Travel to a lodge about 30km (18.6 mi) outside Xai-Xai. Arrive in the late afternoon and take some time to relax in the area.
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.
Visit the market and shops in the centre of the town and opt to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before returning to the resort for an afternoon of relaxing 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.
Includes: 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.
Opt to upgrade to an open 4x4 vehicle for the wildlife safari drive.
Includes: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 13: Hazyview/Johannesburg
Travel from the Kruger area back to Johannesburg Airport, where the tour ends on arrival.
Onward travel can be booked in the evening. We recommend booking a post night to further explore Johannesburg and the apartheid and Mandela sights of nearby Soweto Township.