Day 22: Palapye / Martinsdrift to Johannesburg, South Africa
After another 6.00 am departure, you enter into South Africa. Covering the next 450 – 550km on sealed roads you should get to Johannesburg as early as possible. Take the time to enjoy one of the many local restaurants. No meals included.
Day 23: Hlane Royal National Park, Swaziland
Leaving Johannesburg early, you travel through the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa to Swaziland. After crossing the border you enter Hlane Royal National Park, a huge nature reserve, home to Lion, Elephant and White Rhino. You can enjoy optional activities, such as hiking, mountian biking, game drives or a Lion tour. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 24: Maputo, Mozambique
At over 30000 hectares, Hlane is the largest protected area in Swaziland. Originally the private hunting area of the Swazi Royal family the area is now held in trust and managed by Big Game Parks. As the Lions are housed in a fenced enclosure it is possible to hike inside the national park. After a day’s exploring there is an included display of traditional Swazi dancing following dinner. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Days 25: Praia do Tofo, Mozambique
Today, you cross into Mozambique. Travelling north you can’t help but be captivated by the beautiful coastal scenery before arriving in Praia Do Tofo and your campsite for the next two nights. Whether you just want to relax on the white sandy Mozambique beaches or take on some of Africa’s most amazing diving and snorkelling spots, there’s plenty on offer in Tofo. Optional activities, such as snorkelling and scuba diving are on offer. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 26: Praia do Tofo, Mozambique
In season Tofo is one of the world’s best sites for the viewing of the world’s largest fish, the Whale Shark. This entire day is free so that you can go snorkelling and scuba diving in Mozambique or just relax on the beautiful white sandy beach. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 27: Vilanculos, Mozambique
The Bazaruto Archipelago is a wonderful destination in Mozambique. The sea-life at this protected area is spectacular and snorkelling at one of the coral reefs is one of the best ways to enjoy it. On the way to Vilanculos you will be stopping at a local craft market for a little souvenir shopping. Optional activities you can choose are snorkelling and horse riding. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 28: Bazaruto Archipelago National Park Excursion, Mozambique
The Bazaruto Archipelago excursion in Mozambique is done on the traditional sailing vessel of the African East Coast, the Dhow. You sail out to the islands and have the opportunity to snorkel, swim and relax over these 2 days. The Bazaruto Archipelago is one of Southern Africa’s largest marine parks. You will overnight at a free camp on the beach in your tents. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.