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11 Day Kruger National Park & Mozambique Dive Tour


4 Dives Included in the Tour
Highlights: 
 Panoramic Route, Shangaan Village, Gods Window, Cheetah centre, Sunset Drive & Walking Safari, Bilene Turtles, Barra & Tofo Diving, Ocean Safari

Full Itinerary
 
Day 1: Panoramic route - Blyde River Canyon (South Africa)
Departing early from Johannesburg & Pretoria we head off the plateau towards Mozambique to the town of Nelspruit to meet up with fellow travelers and to enjoy a leisurely breakfast.
From here we head north to our first stop, The Big Swing in Graskop, for those adventurous travelers who need a bit of an adrenaline rush.
Lunch will be in Graskop, after which we will head off towards the Panorama region for some stunning views.
Leaving the beauty of the 3rd largest canyon in the world we make our way through the mountains to our overnight stop, Shangaan Village.  Here you will be introduced to the local culture and enjoy a typical African dinner by the campfire.
Meals:  Dinner
Budget tour:  Camping
Accommodated tour:  Chalets
Camp:  Timbavati Lodge

Day 2: Shangaan Village - Kruger National Park
Today starts off with a 2 hour tour to the Cheetah research centre in Kapama where you will be able to get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures and learn a bit more about them before heading off to the Kruger National Park.  Once through the gates of the Kruger we will be on the lookout for wildlife en route to our campsite.  After setting up camp you will have a chance to relax for a couple of hours before heading out on an evening Sunset drive with your experienced Kruger guide.  This drive lasts between 3 and 3.5 hours, which gives you the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife.
On your return your guide will have dinner ready for you.
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget tour:  Camping
Accommodated tour:  Chalets
Camp:  Skukuza Camp

Day 3: Kruger National Park
Starting the day early we will go on a morning game drive and hopefully spot loads of animals and birdlife in their natural habitat. Returning to camp we will have a nice hearty breakfast before moving on to our next camp inside the Kruger Park.  This drive takes us through most of the southern part of this beautiful park.
Your guide will stop off for lunch at the main campsite of the Kruger Park, after which we will move on to our next camp.
A second optional sunset game drive can be arranged should you want to do another one.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget tour:  Camping
Accommodated tour:  Chalets
Camp:  Crocodile Camp

Day 4: South Africa - Mozambique (Bilene)
Our morning starts off with a 2 to 3 hour walking safari with an experienced Kruger National Park guide who will be able to point out the finer details of the local flora and fauna in detail.
Once out of the park we will make our way to the borders of South Africa and Mozambique. After the border procedures the road takes us towards the coast and then past the capital Maputo, then north to beautiful Bilene, a small town surrounded by inland lakes.
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget tour:  Camping
Accommodated tour:  Lodge

Day 5: Bilene
After an early morning swim in the clear waters of the inland lake that stretches for 27 kilometres, breakfast is served, after which you can relax on the beach at our campsite.  The rest of the day you can familiarise yourself with the local fisherman and maybe even go searching for prawns with them.  This is an excellent time to immerse yourself in their culture and get to know how the locals live.  There is a local market where you can find an assortment of curios, and a walk through the town is a must. 
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget tour:  Camping
Accommodated tour:  Lodge

Days 6, 7: Bilene - Barra Reef
Leaving Bilene the road takes us north through this awesome tropical country.  There will be stops along the road for you to enjoy some of the views and also to do some shopping. Once through Inhambane we will make our way down to the Barra Reef area for your diving.  Dives: 2 (Day 7).
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget tour:  Beach Chalets
Accommodated tour:  Beach Chalets

Days 8, 9:  Tofo Beach
A short drive from Barra takes us to Tofo, where your guide will organize an Ocean Safari for you on this day.  You will swim amongst Whale Sharks, Manta Rays and, at certain times of the year, even Turtles.  2 dives will be organized for you for Day 9.
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Budget tour:  Backpackers
Accommodated tour:  Chalets

Day 10: Marloth Park (South Africa)
After time spent on the pristine beaches, our journey takes us back to South Africa, bypassing Maputo, the capital city of Mozambique.  Once across the border, it is just a short drive to Marloth Park, where we will spend the night.
Marloth Park is a wildlife sanctuary close to the Kruger National Park, where you are very likely to see animals such as warthog and impala in the streets and gardens.
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget tour:  Camping
Accommodated tour:  Lodge

Day 11: Return to Johannesburg & Pretoria
Leaving Marloth Park after breakfast we make our way back to Johannesburg and Pretoria, where the tour ends.
Meals:  Breakfast
 
 
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