Overview

Enjoy a 14 day tour starting in Johannesburg, traveling through the Kruger National Park en route to Mozambique and Swaziland. This tour gives your the opportunity to experience the best of both worlds. From full day game viewing to diving the reefs of Tofo in Mozambique. You will have the opportunity to see the Sherwood Forest 25-30m deep and visiting the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. We end this tour back in Johannesburg.

From start to end this tour is sure to excite and amaze, board an adventure truck and experience Africa.

Pre & Post Tour Accommodation

Nomad can book accommodation before and after your tour.

Pre Tour Accommodation - Johannesburg

From R980
  Airport Transfer Available Belvedere Estate

Belvedere Estate is situated in the upmarket suburb of Midrand, with 15 en-suite, fully equipped, self-catering rooms, a sparkling swimming pool, braai boma, two lounges, dining area, snooker room, bar and friendly, welcoming staff. With a range of snacks, lunch and dining options, we welcome you as part of the Nomad … Read More

Post Tour Accommodation - Johannesburg

From R980
  Airport Transfer Available Belvedere Estate

Belvedere Estate is situated in the upmarket suburb of Midrand, with 15 en-suite, fully equipped, self-catering rooms, a sparkling swimming pool, braai boma, two lounges, dining area, snooker room, bar and friendly, welcoming staff. With a range of snacks, lunch and dining options, we welcome you as part of the Nomad … Read More

Itinerary

Our tours come with an "Optional Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don't book the package, the activities won't be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

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Day 01

Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

Leaving the city of Johannesburg behind us we make our way east through the coalfields of Mpumalanga. Our journey today follows in the footsteps of the old trade-routes to the Lowveld and the Kruger National Park. This afternoon there will be an opportunity to join an optional sundowner drive. Booking is essential and your guide can assist on departure this morning.

 

Day 02

Kruger National Park

Rising early this morning we enter the Kruger National Park to enjoy a full-day of game viewing. The abundance of wildlife presents us with opportunities for excellent sightings, while the Kruger is also home to the famed members of Africa’s Big-5. Our activity package offers the added excitement of experiencing the park from an open-sided 4×4 vehicle. This evening there is a second opportunity for the optional Sundowner Drive.

Day 03

Panorama Route

While those who elect to do the optional morning walk will have an earlier start, we set out a little later today and travel the short distance to the Panorama Route. Strung along the escarpment that divides the central plateau and low-lying bushveld of the Kruger, the sights of the Panorama Route offer us a day of scenic delights. We will visit the highlights of Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and God’s Window before returning to camp in the late afternoon.

Day 04

Maputo, Mozambique

With the beaches of the Indian Ocean beckoning we enter Mozambique and make our first stop in Maputo, the capital city offers a vibrant and eclectic mix of cultures. After checking in at our hotel, we explore the city sights on a walking tour with our guide. Maputo offers interesting and varied architecture and no visit to the city would be complete without a browse through a market. Tonight we eat out and get a chance to experience the night-life of this intriguing city.

Day 05

Inhambane – Praia Do Tofo

Setting out for the Inhambane District we travel the northern road along the coast. While it is a long day on the road there is much to see as we pass the many villages and plantations of coconuts, cashews and sugar cane. Our journey will bring us to the palm lined beaches where we will be based for our 4 days of diving.

Day 06

Diving Praia

The following four days will be spent diving the reefs of Tofo, home to the well known Whale Shark and Manta populations. Each morning we will depart early for a double dive trip, returning in time for lunch. The afternoons will be free for you to enjoy any one of the optional activities or just lazing on this truly beautiful beach.

Day 07

Diving Praia Do Tofo

The following three days will be spent diving the reefs of Tofo, home to the well known Whale Shark and Manta populations. Each morning we will depart early for a double dive trip, returning in time for lunch. The afternoons will be free for you to enjoy any one of the optional activities or just lazing on this truly beautiful beach.

Day 08

Diving Praia Do Tofo

The following two days will be spent diving the reefs of Tofo, home to the well known Whale Shark and Manta populations. Each morning we will depart early for a double dive trip, returning in time for lunch. The afternoons will be free for you to enjoy any one of the optional activities or just lazing on this truly beautiful beach.

Day 09

Diving Praia Do Tofo

Today will be spent diving the reefs of Tofo, home to the well known Whale Shark and Manta populations. Each morning we will depart early for a double dive trip, returning in time for lunch. The afternoons will be free for you to enjoy any one of the optional activities or just lazing on this truly beautiful beach.

Day 10

Xai Xai District

This morning we will transfer to a meeting point where we will rejoin our Nomad truck and set course for the Xai-Xai district, arriving in the late afternoon we have time for a walk on the beach or a sundowner to bid farewell to the Indian Ocean and the pristine beaches of Mozambique.

Day 11

Hlane Game Reserve, Swaziland

We set out early this morning as we journey via Maputo and cross the border into Swaziland.

Day 12

Swaziland

Our stay in Swaziland presents us with an opportunity to enjoy a morning game drive in Hlane Game Reserve, which is include for those guests who have purchased the activity package.  After our game drive, we depart Hlane and head to another great reserve of Swaziland, Mliwane.

Day 13

Swaziland

An interwoven network of 9 trails traverse Mlilwane and this morning you will have the opportunity to explore the trails with your guide.  After enjoying lunch back at camp, we spend our afternoon on a 2-hour guided walk through the Esajeni community, allowing us a glimpse of life on a day-to-day basis. This interactive experience could involve grinding maize, carrying water, building a wall or washing clothes in the stream.

Day 14

Johannesburg

Our final road trip takes us back to Johannesburg as we reflect on the wildlife and beaches that have filled our days. We arrive at Belvedere Estate in the late afternoon and all travellers are invited to join us for a traditional meal tonight. This can be booked with your guide on the day before arrival. Many great tales are shared and tonight is for celebrating the many wonders of African travel.

 

Activity Package

Listed below are activities and highlights that form part of an "Optional Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don't book the package, the activities won't be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

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