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Santorini mozambique outdoor living area with pool 2400

Zimbabwe and Mozambique Holiday

Inspirational safari & beach holiday to Mozambique and Zimbabwe

This unique safari and beach vacation explores 2 areas of extraordinary natural beauty, Vilanculos in Mozambique and Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe. Both remain largely undiscovered.  Spend an unforgettable 4 nights at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge and 4 nights at Santorini Mozambique. Gonarezhou in Zimbabwe is one of Africa's last remaining pristine wildernesses which you can enjoy on exhilarating game drives or excursions to the epic Chilojo Cliffs.

End the day enjoying sundowners on the Save River, sharing stories around the campfire. In Mozambique, go whale watching, sand boarding down the red cliffs of Vilanculos, paddling right in front of the villa, kayaking, snorkeling, and fishing. There is a spa at the resort to unwind in after all the activity.  

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Johannesburg OR Tambo International
  • 4 nights - Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge, Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 4 nights - Santorini Mozambique, Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
  • Ends - Transfer to Vilanculos for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Mozambique, Zimbabwe
  • Nights Icon 8 Nights
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Safari Icon Safari

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Johannesburg OR Tambo International

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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Johannesburg Airport and connect onto a light aircraft flight to Buffalo Range Airport. You will be met by a guide and taken to the lodge in the Gonarezhou National Park.

  • 4 nights

Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge
All Inclusive | Luxury Room
Zimbabwe

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Day 5 - 9

Today you will be transferred to Mahenye Airstrip for a light aircraft flight to Vilanculos in Mozambique. You will then be met and driven to your lodge.

  • 4 nights

Santorini Mozambique
All Inclusive | Villa
Mozambique

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Day 9

Return to Vilanculous Airport where you will catch a flight to Johannesburg and connect with your international flight home.

We've got you covered

Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person or per family sharing basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

Our trips offer countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkelling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Water Sports
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Wild Dog
    Wild Dog
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Whale Shark
    Whale Shark
  • Sable
    Sable
  • Manta Ray
    Manta Ray
  • Loggerhead Turtle
    Loggerhead Turtle
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Leatherback Turtle
    Leatherback Turtle
  • Kudu
    Kudu
  • Impala
    Impala
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Dugong
    Dugong
  • Coral
    Coral
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
Sample Itineraries

TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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