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Itinerary: Mozambique & Zimbabwe Explorer (Southbound)

Mozambique & Zimbabwe Explorer (Southbound)

'Big 5' Game viewing experiences in Zimbabwe's and South Africa's premier National Parks 'Hwange' and 'Kruger'.Wander around the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, walk with the Rhino's at Matobo NP and take the coastal road in Mozambique.

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Mozambique & Zimbabwe Explorer (Southbound)

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Daily Highlights * covered by Optional Adventure Pass

01 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
*02 Hwange NP, game drive BLD
03 Bulawayo BLD
*04 Matobo National Park, game drive/walk, Bulawayo BLD
05 Masvingo, Great Zimbabwe Ruins BLD
06 Bandula area, Mozambique BLD
07 Vilanculos BLD
08 Vilanculos - Magaruque Island Dhow Safari BLD
09 - 10 Inhambane, Tofo B x 2 L x 2 D x 2
11 Bilene, Mozambique BLD
12 Hazyview, Greater Kruger area, South Africa BLD
13 Kruger National Park, game drives BLD
14 Pretoria B

Day 01—05
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe - Hwange National Park - Bulawayo - Matobo National Park - Great Zimbabwe Ruins
Your first day of this tour in Zimbabwe is a day at leisure. Why not try one of the many optional activities around Victoria Falls, including white water rafting, canoeing, bungy jumping, horse riding or a scenic flight over the Falls to name but a few. We also visit the ‘Falls’ themselves. From Victoria Falls, we drive the short distance to Zimbabwe’s premier game-viewing area – Hwange National Park, where an afternoon game drive is on offer to see the large herds of elephant that the park is so famous for and perhaps see rare species like African wild dogs or brown hyena. It's then off to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second-largest city. We head into the Matobo National Park, where we game drive and track on foot to see ancient rock paintings and the last significant population of the endangered white rhino in Zimbabwe. Our last stop in Zimbabwe is at Masvingo, to view the magnificent Zimbabwe Ruins, an important archaeological site and formal trading centre.

Day 06—14
Bandula area, Vilanculos, Tofo, Inhambane, Bilene, Mozambique - Kruger National Park, Pretoria, South Africa
We cross the border into tropical Mozambique and head north to enjoy a few days relaxing at the rustic resorts Vilanculos, Tofu, Inhambane and Bilene. These feature sandy beaches fringed with palm trees, a balmy climate and the azure and the warm Indian Ocean alive with marine life. A Dhow Safari – Magaruque Island snorkelling trip is included and many optional activities are on offer. Alternatively, simply relax in a hammock, take a long walk on the near-deserted bleached-white sand or feast on a seafood lunch.

Our final stretch takes us into South Africa and the spectacular Greater Kruger area and the Kruger National Park for a full day open 4x4 game drive. Home to the ‘Big 5’, this is southern Africa’s largest and best-known reserve where exciting animal sightings are almost guaranteed. We depart early on day 14 to the vibrant Pretoria, where our exciting tour ends.

PLUS optional Adventure Pass US$ 230.00.
Adventure Pass to be paid in the currency listed on the website (usually US dollars in clean, un-torn post-2008 edition notes) directly to your Tour Leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour, or pre-paid by arrangement.

The Optional Adventure pass covers the following:
Matobo NP - Game Drive/Rhino Walk
Hwange National Park - Game Drive

Optional Activities & Excursions:
Victoria Falls Bungy Jump US$ 160
Whitewater rafting US$180
Helicopter/Microlight flights US$ 185
Livingstone Game Walk US$ 95
Whale Shark Ocean Safari - US$ 50
Snorkelling Mozambique - US$ 30
Scuba Diving - US$ 70 - 165
Horse Riding - US$ 30
Surf Lessons - US$ 20 (2 hours)
Upgrade to a full day Matobo excursion- US$ 55
Kruger National Park, night game drive - US$ 60

Included in Price:
Fully equipped safari vehicle, camping and cooking equipment, all road tolls and vehicle taxes, all ground transportation, sleeping mattress, meals as indicated and services of two crew.

Not Included:
Adventure Pass excursions, visas, travel insurance, flights, departure taxes, airport transfers, sleeping bag, optional activities, tips, drinks and items of a personal nature.

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