The Dhow Bar on the beach at andBeyond Benguerra Island.

Bush and Beach: South Africa and Mozambique for 2022-2023

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

South Africa, Mozambique

Places Visited

Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Benguerra Island

Suggested Duration

10 Days

From the brilliant bushveld of South Africa’s renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve to the breathtaking beaches of Mozambique’s beloved Benguerra Island, this tailored 10-day luxe bush and beach vacation shows off the spellbinding sensations sweeping Africa’s captivating coastal castaways and island escapes. Discover fascinating indigenous game, soak up the luxuries of seaside living, and embrace the beauty of untamed Africa during this tour.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Venture across the Greater Kruger’s luxuriant bushveld alongside knowledgeable rangers on privately guided safari tours in Sabi Sands Game Reserve, sharing unreal African scenery, encounters with the Big Five, nocturnal sightings, and much more
  • Follow your experienced and armed tracker on a guided bushwalk through Sabi Sands’ untamed wilderness, following the footsteps of animals and letting the sights and sounds usher you to incredible game sightings
  • Wallow in the spectacular wilderness scenes from a comfortable spa bed set against the immaculate bushveld backdrop and treat yourself to a vitalizing therapy while watching the animals come and go
  • Embrace the spellbinding sapphire seascape scenes composing Mozambique’s coastline and the Bazaruto Archipelago as you hover across the Indian Ocean within a private helicopter
  • Swim across the crystal clear seas hugging Benguerra Island’s coastline and relish exceptional snorkeling over the colorful coral reefs plastering the shallow seafloor circling its sandy beaches
  • Sail the glassy sea aboard a traditional dhow, a wooden sailing vessel, captained by a local fisherman who will share stories about their Mozambican heritage while you capture the phenomenal seascape scenes
  • Relish island drives across Benguerra’s unspoiled landscapes, treasuring scenes of the colossal sandy dunes and tranquil lakes as well as learning more about the local people during a visit to a traditional village
  • Cherish moments exploring Benguerra and savoring the surreal activities on offer around the island, including fishing on the open sea, horseback riding through the green, and romantic castaway picnics set far from other souls

Starting Price

$7,995 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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