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8-day-escape-to-Mozambique-comfort group safari

Acquaintance tour through the southern part of Mozambique with a visit to the capital Maputo, the white beaches of Barra Beach, walk through the historic town of Inhambane, the beautiful beaches of Vilanculos and a day trip by traditional dhow (Arab sailboat) to the Bazaruto Islands where can be snorkeled in the marine park.

8 DAYS “ESCAPE TO MOZAMBIQUE” COMFORT GROUP SAFARI


PROGRAM

GUARANTEED DEPARTURE FROM 4 PERSONS

Day 1 Maputo
Welcome by a representative of the Safari Company and a transfer to the Southern Sun Maputo hotel in the center of Maputo. Depending on the arrival time in Maputo, the rest of the day is for free use. Overnight at Southern Sun Maputo hotel in a double room. (hotel) (breakfast)

Activity: Explore Maputo on your own
Overnight: Southern Sun Maputo hotel in a double room with ensuite bathroom
For more information see: www.tsogosunhotels.com/hotels/maputo/

Day 2 Maputo - Praia de Barra (Inhambane district)
After breakfast leave Maputo and drive north to the Inhambane district. Although it is a long day, it will certainly not be a boring day. On the way to Barra Beach, the trip takes place along numerous villages, coconut, cashew nuts and sugarcane plantations, so that a colorful image of the colorful landscape is already underway. Of course, a stop is made at a local village or stall where the legs can be stretched and where a look can be taken in the colorful stalls. Arrival at Praia de Barra's sandy beach sandy beach and rest of the afternoon for free use. In the evening a traditional Mozambican dinner. Overnight at the Bay View Lodge (hotel) (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Activity included: Traditional Mozambican dinner
Overnight: Bay View Lodge in a double room with bathroom
Distance: about 495 km // 7½ hours drive
For more information see: www.bayviewlodgemoz.com

Day 3 Praia de Barra
Day spent free to laze, swim and snorkel in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Overnight at the Bay View Lodge (hotel) (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Optional Activities: Ocean safari looking for dolphins and whales, quad biking, scuba diving, snorkel excursion
Overnight: Bay View Lodge in a double room with bathroom

Day 4 Praia de Barra
This morning a visit to Tofo Beach, a beach known for the whale sharks and the manta's swimming here on the coast. The village of Tofo has a cozy atmosphere with nice bars and small restaurants. Overnight at the Bay View Lodge (hotel) (breakfast and dinner)

Activity included: visit Tofo
Optional Activities: Ocean safari looking for dolphins and whales, quad biking, scuba diving, snorkel excursion
Overnight: Bay View Lodge in a double room with bathroom
Distance: about 15 km // ½ hour drive

Day 5 Praia de Barra - Inhambane - Vilanculos
Departure from Praia de Barra and drive to the village of Vilanculos. On the way to Vilanculos, visit the town of Inhambane, one of the first settlements in Mozambique with a rich history in trade slaves and spices. There is an opportunity to explore Inhambane on foot on your own occasion. A visit can be made to the local
market and the historic streets around the city center. After the visit to the center of Inhambane by traditional dhow ferry across the bay to the town of Maxixe. Here the truck is waiting and is leaving for Vilanculos. Arrival in Vilanculos and rest of the day for free spending. Overnight in the Golden Sands Apartments. (apartment) (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Activity included: Inhambane walk on own occasion, Dhow ferry to Mixixe
Overnight: Golden Sands apartment in a double room with bathroom
Distance: about 250 km / 3 hours drive
For more information see: www.solresortsonline.com

Day 6 Vilanculos
Full day dhow excursion to the Bazaruto Archipelago, one of the largest marine reserves in southern Africa. All day time to snorkel, swim and enjoy the white beaches of the many islands. Arrival in Vilanculos at the end of the day. Overnight in the Golden Sands Apartments. (apartment) (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Activity included: full day dhow excursion Bazaruto islands
Overnight: Golden Sands apartment in a double room with bathroom


Day 7 Vilanculos - Xai-Xai
After breakfast depart from Vilanculos and drive south to the village of Xai-Xai. Arrival at the end of the afternoon and on time for a beach walk and a sundowner before the sun sets. Overnight at Sunset Beach Lodge in a double room. (lodge) (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Overnight: Sunset Beach Lodge in a double with ensuite bathroom
Distance: about 495 km // about 5½ hours drive
For more information see: www.sunsetbeachlodge.com

Day 8 Xai-Xai - Maputo
Today the last day of this trip. For early birds there is another possibility to take a beach walk or last dive. After breakfast leave Xai-Xai and drive to Maputo where the trip ends on arrival. At the Southern Sun Maputo hotel. (breakfast)

Travel Code: AOL 512


PRICE

PRICE 8 DAYS "ESCAPE TO MOZAMBIQUE" COMFORT GROUPSAFARI:

  • €. 1190, - per person (valid from 01-01-18 until 31-12-19)

This price is based on two travelers. For single travelers surcharge of €. 235, - per person for a single room

Prices for departure after 31-12-19 are not yet available at this time.
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to info@AfrikaOnline.nl


Flight:
The mentioned travel price is excluding International flights. However, we can offer you flights from all airlines affiliated with IATA BSP. On request we can give you a quote for different companies. Flight fare indication for this trip: South African Airways flight from Johannesburg from EUR 210, - per person including airport tax for Johannesburg OR Tambo - Maputo - Johannesburg OR Tambo

Extension of the trip:
If your preference is for a longer or shorter stay then that is possible. You can extend the trip with a number of days Maputo or a beachfront stay on Inhaca Island A journey of "custom" to your personal wishes can of course also. If you pass your wishes to us, we would like to make a nice quote for you.

Departure dates 2018:
November: 03, 14, 24
December: 05, 15, 26

Departure dates 2019:
January: 16, 30
February: 13, 27
March: 13, 27
April: 10, 24
May: 08, 22
June: 05, 19
July: 03, 17, 31
August: 14, 28
September: 11, 25
October: 09, 23
November: 06, 20
December: 04, 18

Departure dates 2020:
January: 01

Fat printed data: On this date the tour will be conducted with a German-speaking translator which may mean that a larger number of German-speaking travelers will travel. The language of the voyage during the trip is still in English and the crew is also English-speaking.

Underlined data: On these dates, the journey is guaranteed regardless of the number of participants


INCL/EXCL

Travel price inclusive:
• Overnight stays as described
• Transfer airport - hotel visa versa
• Overnight stays as described or equivalent
• Excursions as mentioned
• Transportation while traveling in a safari adventure truck
• Meals as in the description
• Guidance of a professional English speaking guide and driver
• Digital information booklet

Travel price excluding:
• Flee
• Airport taxes
• €. 15, - reservation fee per person
• Any fuel surcharge
• Vaccination costs and visa costs Mozambique
• Cancellation / Travel Insurance (can be concluded at AfrikaOnline)
• Tips
• Optional excursions
• Alcoholic and fresh drinks
• Expenses of a personal nature
• Optional game drives, excursions or other activities
• Everything not mentioned is included


TRAVEL INFO

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Number of participants:
Our comfort safaris are carried out in small groups to offer as good and flexible as possible. Small groups hold in; more time for the traveler, less waiting times and a cozy, personal atmosphere during the trip. The average age of this tour is 37, but ages range from 8 to 70 years. Guaranteed departure from 4 persons / max 20 participants. More personal attention, faster and more flexible.

Language:
Because the participants from the above trip come from different countries during the trip, English is spoken by the guide (with the exception of the departure dates indicated in bold, during these trips a German-speaking translator travels. The trip is accompanied by 1 certified English speaking guide and English speaking driver for optimal knowledge, information and individual attention.

Green seat:
What is Green seat? By booking a Green Seat, you help us travel greener. You travel easily greener by first choosing the greenest means of transport and then compensating for the CO2 emissions of your journey. By compensating for the CO2 emissions of your journey, your households in developing countries have access to renewable energy and a chance of job, training and planting bushes, a plant that absorbs a lot of carbon dioxide. This reduces CO2 and improves living conditions of local families. Thus, we will ensure that we can continue to travel and enjoy the world. You can easily book GreenSeat CO2 Compensation while booking your trip. This makes it extremely easy to travel greener and support GreenSeat's activities. For €. 6.50 p.p. for a 5-10 day trip, you can make your country arrangement carbon neutral. After receiving payment, you will receive an e-certificate with all details about the project you have supported with this amount and contact details if you wish more information.

Visa:
If you travel to Mozambique, a visa is required. If you own a Dutch passport, it must be valid for at least 3 months, and there must be at least 1 blank page in the passport. If you are in possession of a nationality other than the Dutch, then check with the Consulate of the countries concerned. AfrikaOnline did not provide a visa. For information, visit the Visum Service website: www.visum.nl. If you do not have a valid passport and / or travel documents during the trip then the consequences for the person in question are for your own account. (subject to change). If you are traveling to or under South Africa with children under 18, then you must be in possession of a copy of the birth certificate. If you are traveling as a single parent or just a minor with your minor, you must also have a parent's consent form. Contact Afrika Online for detailed information.

Transport:
Transportation during the trip is a special safari truck with 20/24 seats. Comfortable travel and excellent for playing game drives. Large windows so everyone has a good view. Imperial and trailer for luggage.

Travel - Cancellation Insurance:
Cancellation of a trip and cancellation insurance is mandatory. If the insurance is not terminated via AfrikaOnline, the policy numbers of the two insurance policies must be communicated in writing to AfrikaOnline within 2 weeks of booking.

Participation:
From 8 years (depending on the trip), no maximum age. However, at least 1 adult must travel for every child under the age of 16. For travelers over the age of 65, a health certificate will be asked for questions from the GP. During the trip, walks are made that require a certain endurance. The walks are rated as easy to middle class walks and are optional at all times. In all trips, participation is required when setting up camp and cooking services.

Overnight stays:
In simple hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, bungalows, chalets and permanent tented camps. On request a double bed or two twin beds and usually with private bathroom with shower and toilet.

Meals:
During the trip, good and healthy meals are prepared by the guide at the safari truck. These meals will mostly consist of local products. To get an idea of ​​how the meals will look like: breakfast will consist of cornflakes with milk, toast with jam and a regular English breakfast with eggs and bacon, fruit juice, coffee and tea. Lunch will mostly consist of cheese, cold meats, salads and bread (jes) (picnic style). Dinner will be the most extensive with regular bbq, stir-fry dishes and the typical South African potjie (all in one cooking pot dish, delicious !!!!) prepared above the campfire. If there are special diets (due to vegetarian preference and / or allergies) please inform them when booking the trip so that you can take it in advance. Coffee and tea are also served during dinner. Other beverages are exclusive and must be purchased. This trip includes 7x breakfast, 6x lunch and 6x dinner

Health conditions:
Anyone with good health can participate in this trip.

Luggage:
Travel bag (with space in the car is best to take luggage in a travel bag or backpack) with up to 15 kg pp For daytime in the car it is easy to have a small backpack for the usual stuff like sunscreen cream , bottles of water, sunglasses etc.

Reservation:
Agent reserves the right to modify a program if the agent deems it necessary due to certain conditions, force majeure or unforeseen circumstances. Should it happen, the agent will not be responsible for replacement accommodation other than camping and there will be no compensation for airline tickets or the like. Agent requests a compensation form to be signed upon arrival and departure of the trip. If this form is not signed, the passenger can be refused on the trip.

www.AfrikaOnline.nl – AfrikaOnline - Tel: 010 5225011

Price subject to interim adjustments, errors or mistakes does not bind AfrikaOnline


Starting at € 1190 p.p.
incl. overnachtingen, maaltijden, luchthaven transfer, gids en vervoer, reiscode: AOL 512

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