14 Day Swaziland, Mozambique & Kruger Np



14 Day Swaziland, Mozambique and Kruger National Park

Accommodated Tour

Full Itinerary

Highlights: Swaziland, Hlane National Park, Umphakatsi Cultural Village, Barra Beach, Ocean Safari, Turtles in Bilene, Kruger National Park, Panoramic Route, God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon and Bourke’s Luck Pot Holes.

Countries Visited:  Swaziland, Mozambique & South Africa

Day 1: South Africa-Swaziland

Departing early from Johannesburg, we head towards the incredible Lubombo mountains, to overnight either in Hlane Royal National Park, or Mlawula Nature Reserve.

Encompassing an area of 22,000 hectares, Hlane Royal National Park is home to lion, elephant, white rhino, giraffe and many other species; including the most concentrated population of nesting white backed vultures in Africa. The word Hlane means “wilderness” in the local language siSwati, and the rugged natural surrounds are beautiful and unique.

Mlawula Nature Reserve covers an area of 16,500 hectares. With the beautiful Lubombo mountain range running along its boundary, the reserve is a sight to behold. Because of its combination of low-lying ranges and mountain escarpment, Mlawula contains a great diversity of flora and fauna – including 350 of the 500 species of birds found in the entire nation of Swaziland.

Meals: Dinner

Budget tour: Camping

Accommodated tour: Twin / double en-suite rooms.

Day 2: Swaziland

The Umphakatsi, or Chief Village, is an authentic homestead that models the traditional way of life. The residents will share their culture and traditions, demonstrating age old practices.

This rich and colourful culture is transmitted verbally from one generation to the next. You may be given the opportunity to participate in a dance that forms part of marriage and other significant ceremonies; such as the Umhlanga (Reed Dance) and Lusekwane (cutting of sickle bush for the King’s Royal Kraal).

In the evening you have the option of a guided sunset game drive in an open safari vehicle in Hlane Royal National Park.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Budget tour: Camping

Accommodated tour: Twin / double en-suite rooms.

Day 3 Swaziland-Mozambique

Departing early from Swaziland we make our way to the border between Swaziland and Mozambique. Once through the border we make our way past the Capital Maputo and then north to the small town of Bilene. Arriving late afternoon.

Bilene is situated 85km north of Maputo and offer a wide range of things to do. You may even have time for a swim in the tropical waters of the inland lakes the town is situated on.

Your guide will also inform you about the half day tour for the next day.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Budget tour: Camping

Accommodated tour: Twin / double en-suite rooms.

Day 4 Bilene Mozambique

Today is a day for leisure and relaxing. After breakfast you will meet your local Mozambique guide and then board a ferry boat to take you across the inland lake to the beach, from here it’s a walk along the beach and then to a viewpoint where you have the opportunity to see the Harks bill and green turtles that live in the area. Once done obverving the turtles and the views over the ocean its back to the boat along the beach.

You will have ample time for swimming and if you a keep divers there are seahorses in parts of the estuary.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Budget Tour: Camping

Accommodated Tour: Lodge.

Day 5 Tofo beach-Mozambique

Leaving early morning we make our way north once more through the coconut and Cashew nut plantations.

Your guide will stop along the way in the town of Inhambane for you to do some shopping and then once in Tofo you have the rest of the day to explore the town and also the beaches of this busy coastal town.

For divers. You guide will introduce you to the dive centre. Here you can check out what they have on offer.(Own Cost)

For non-divers, this is probably the best place to start a scuba dive course and also enjoy some surfing lessons.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Budget Tour: Camping

Accommodated Tour: Lodge.

Day 6, 7 & 8 Tofo- Mozambique

These are day for you to enjoy the beaches and the activities they offer in Tofo. There are also activities besides scuba diving and surfing. Village walks, horse riding and quad bike tours are also on offer in Tofo.

For divers there are awesome dives to go on while in Tofo and the dive centre has year of experience in the area and can inform you on where they will be diving for the next few days

For the enthusiast that would like to do the full open water dive course or try scuba diving they have that all on offer for you

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Budget Tour: Camping

Accommodated Tour: Lodge.

Day 8, 9  Barra Beach

After a late morning we make our way over to Barra beach for the next 2 days. Barra has beautiful beaches and also overs you tours out into the estuary that devides the two town Inhambae and Maxice.

Island tours and sunset cruises can also be booked through your guide if you wish to enjoy the local knowledge and experience this amazing part of Mozambique

Your guide will also book you on an Ocean Safari for the next day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Budget Tour: Camping (White sands Camp)

Accommodated Tour: Lodge.

Day 10 Macaneta-Mozambique

Leaving Barra behind us we make our way south through the country too our next peace of Paradise, Macaneta Beach.

With the Nkomati River and the Indian Ocean as its borders, Macaneta is the jewel in the crown of the Maputo province, and for centuries has fulfilled the role of weekend getaway and holiday destination for locals and even former colonialists.  Macaneta offers pristine beaches, whale watching, game fishing and it is also home to the delicate breeding grounds of the giant leatherback turtle.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Budget Tour: Camping

Accommodated Tour: Beach Chalet.

Day 11 Mozambique-Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

Leaving Macaneta Beach  we make our way to the border of Mozambique bypassing the capital Maputo. Once across the border its an short drive to the entrance of the Kruger National Park. From the gate we do a short game drive before arriving at the camp with in the Kruger NP.

The Kruger National Park is home to 147 mammal (including the Big 5), 114 reptile, & 502 bird species.

Once inside the Kruger we will be on the lookout for wildlife en route to our camp. 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 National Park 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

Day 12 Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

Starting the day early your guide will have a packed breakfast ready for you before you head out on a full day’s open vehicle game drive with an experienced Kruger park guide. Your game drive will take you through the southern parts of the park and remember to take your camera along. Wildlife is on the top of our list today and you may come across the Big 5 Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Leopard and Lion. Your game drive guide will drop you back in your camp around 15H30. Should you wish to do more game drives there is the opportunity to do a late night game drive

Meals: Packed Breakfast, Dinner

Budget tour: Camping

Accommodated tour: Chalets

Day 13 Blyde River-South Africa

This morning there is the opportunity for you to do a walking safari(Own Cost) Please ask you guide about it and he will help you book it. Leaving after breakfast we make our way up through the park.

Once we exit the park the road take you up to God’s window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the Blyde river canyon.

Its a short drive to your overnight stop Blyde river resort

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Budget Tour: Camping

Accommodated Tour: Chalet.

Day 14 Johannesburg

 After a late start to the day you enjoy a restaurant breakfast before departing for Johannesburg. The drive takes you through the high veld. Your guide will stop along the way for you to have lunch.

You arrive back in Johannesburg late afternoon and you guide will drop you of at your hotel or the airport on your request

Meals: Breakfast.

What’s included in the price:


  • Transport
  • Services of a driver/guide
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as per itinerary


What’s NOT included in the price:


  • Flights, visas (if required), personal travel insurance (compulsory when travelling with Bluechilli)
  • Meals & drinks not specified in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities