Fly & Drive Mozambique Holiday Package
This 10 Day Fly & Drive Mozambique Holiday Package offers you a great self-drive itinerary to discover the beautiful coastline of Mozambique. Stay in comfortable beach lodge and guesthouses along the way where you will explore warm hospitality. Discover the wonder of the amazing marine life that lives off the coastline on diving excursions.
Go for long walks on sandy white beaches and sip on refreshing tropical cocktails. Cruise along the coastline in a traditional boat called a dhow and take in the sights. Explore the beautiful tropical islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago. Enjoy a horseback ride along the beach or learn about Mozambique’s vibrant local culture while on a tour to a local village.
The drive takes you along the scenic coastline and there will be opportunities to take wonderful photographs of the scenery. During your Mozambique holiday experience the warmth and friendliness of the people. Enjoy excellent service and savour tasty Mozambican meals based on local seafood.
Day 1: Johannesburg - Maputo
On the first day of your Fly & Drive Mozambique Holiday Package you will catch an international flight from Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Maputo. After landing and clearing immigration, collect a rental car and drive through Maputo to the hotel, perhaps stopping off to explore the city on the way.
See the sights and shop for supplies for the road, before enjoying the vibrant nightlife. Savour delicious international style meals at the hotel restaurant.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for own account)
Day 2: Maputo - Inhambane- Praia do Tofo
After breakfast in the morning you will travel north of Maputo along the coastline of Mozambique to Praia do Tofo which is situated south of Inhambane. The road is in good condition and passes through a scenic landscape dotted with many picturesque local villages. Take along some snacks for the road or stop at a restaurant along the way for lunch.
That afternoon arrive at the comfortable guesthouse where you will stay. It is situated right on the coast and the rooms have wonderful sea views. Have a leisurely stroll along the beach to stretch your legs or perhaps have a dip in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Explore the village and savour a delicious dinner at one of the local restaurants which serve tasty Mozambican inspired food.
Day 3 & 4: Praia do Tofo
Spend the next two days exploring the area. Head out on scuba diving expeditions to some of the best diving spots in Mozambique. Tofo is one of the best places in the world to go swimming with Mantas and see Whale Sharks. Turtles are often seen, and Humpback whales are commonly seen in the winter months.
Land lubbers can spend some time relaxing on the beach, working on their tan or set out to explore the region by quad bike during their Mozambique holiday. Gentle horseback rides along the beach are also popular. There are some hiking trails that provide the opportunity to see scenic vistas.
Day 5: Praia do Tofo - Vilanculos
After breakfast check out and travel from Praia do Tofo to Vilanculos. The road is tarred and in good condition. The route passes through some scenic countryside with many majestic baobabs. You will stay at a very comfortable beach lodge for the next 3 nights. It has a wonderful view over the bay of Vilanculos. Settle into your Mozambique accommodation and have a swim in the pool or head down to the beautiful beach.
In the evening sip on a refreshing tropical cocktail and watch the spectacular sunset before heading to the hotel restaurant for dinner. It is one of the best restaurants in Vilanculos and serves delicious food based on local seafood.
Day 6 – 8: Vilanculos
Spend the next few days enjoying water sports, swimming and snorkelling on the beautiful reefs nearby. Enjoy many activities during your Mozambique holiday - explore along the coastline while on a tranquil sunset cruise in a traditional boat called a dhow. Go on a boat cruise out to one of the renowned, beautiful islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago.
Relax on pristine sandy white beaches shaded by Palm trees or be pampered with an invigorating spa treatment. Feeling adventurous? Try deep sea fishing for game fish such as Tuna, Wahoo and Marlin. Learn about the vibrant mix of cultures in Mozambique while on a trip to a local village and purchase a memento of your Mozambique holiday at the craft market.
Day 9: Vilanculos - Bilene
Have a last stroll down the beach before breakfast, and then pack up and drive back south down the coast to Bilene. The region is noted for its calm clear lagoon which is ideal for swimming or snorkelling. Set out to explore the bay on a canoeing excursion, perhaps squeeze in a wind surfing lesson or go sailing. Alternately, just relax on the near sandy white beach.
Day 10: Bilene – Maputo
Have one last swim in the warm Indian Ocean or a walk along the beach before savouring a delicious breakfast. Then drive back to Maputo where you will drop off the rental car at the airport. Catch a flight to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo international Airport.
Price list for Fly & Drive Vilancoulos Holiday Package
Package Price Per Person Sharing
Classic Fly & Drive Mozambique Holiday Package
This itinerary can be personalised to suit your requirements
This 10 Day Fly & Drive Mozambique Holiday Package is based on 2 people sharing twin/double rooms. It is on a bed and breakfast basis. The package can be taken from Durban and Cape Town as well.
Car rental costs will be deducted for guests making use of their own vehicle. Please contact a Siyabona Destination Specialist for more details.
Rates are valid for 2012 / 2013 but may vary depending on the season and daily currency exchange rate.
- Return flight from/to Johannesburg to Maputo
- 10 days car rental from/to Maputo Airport
- Car insurance, unlimited mileage
- 1 night accommodation in a hotel in Maputo
- 3 nights accommodation in Inhambane
- 4 nights accommodation in Vilanculos
- 1 night accommodation in Bilene
- All meals as per itinerary
- Personal travel insurance
- Entrance fees to National Park
- Flight & airport tax per passenger
- Any personal expenses and gratuities
- Car rental contract fee, fuel, additional driver fee and excess
- All beverages