Three African Countries Tour – Bush And Beach!
(No children under 6 years)
An adventurous combination of a Private Game Reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Mozambique and one of its superb beaches.
This spectacular tour can be described as a three and four star experience and is ideally suited to families, friends and small groups travelling together. The first 4 nights are spent at Manyatta Rock Camp in the Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve. The Lodge is simplistically decorated in an African style and includes en suite air-conditioned rooms, a pool with a view, boma area and outside lounge/ dining area.
Day 1,2 – Arrival & Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve
Arrive at the KMIA airport and be met by a Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve guide. You will be transferred to Manyatta Rock Camp and introduced to the manager on duty at this special setting. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon followed by an afternoon game drive and good hearty South African cuisine.
An early morning game drive, an afternoon game drive and a night drive in open 4 x 4 safari vehicle conducted in the Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve are in store for your safari on day 2.
Day 3 – The best of Kruger National Park
On day 3 we explore the Kruger National Park. Departure for a full day Kruger National Park tour in an open 4 x 4 vehicle.
Day 4 – Swaziland
This is a full day tour and departs from Manyatta Rock Camp at sunrise and stops over for lunch at Ngwenya centre. A stunning scenic drive over the Maguga dam wall and a visit to the Nsangwini Rock art where one can learn more about the origins of the Swazi people from the Bushmen paintings dramatically perched above the scenic Komati River.
At the Ngwenya centre, the logal Ngewnya candle and glass factories are very interesting and offer a local shopping experience. These are locally owned and run enterprises and offer an opportunity to watch highly skilled glass blowers at work. The local curio markets have an array of tasteful African curios at wholesale prices to the public and are visited as part of the tour. A live performing Traditional local dancing and singing presentation will conducted after dinner on this evening.
Day 5, 6 and 7 – Mozambique, Maputu and a superb beach experience.
After an early breakfast guests are accompanied by their Kwa Madwala guide and head for the Mozambique border and Macaneta Island. Enjoy the unspoilt beaches and rural environment this special destination has to offer. This tour is conducted in a 4 x 4 vehicle as roads are not suitable in summer for normally equipped vehicles.
On the afternoon of departure on day 7 a city tour of the capital of Mozambique is conducted. The tour visits the old fashioned railway station, local museums, as well as the oldest church “The squeezed lemon”. A scenic drive along the coast and magnificent harbour will also take you to the local fisherman’s market – an interesting place to say the least. This is the place where Vasco Da Gama landed in 1498 on his way to India. The tour offers historical sites, cultural and scenic beauty.
Day 8 – Elephant Back Safari
An Elephant Back Safari and interaction experience. This is an emotional moving and touching experience and is one of the highlights Kwa Madwala has to offer. Enjoy these two gentle giants!