River Ocean Explorer

11Tour Length
  • 15 days / 14 nights
11Tour Highlights
  • Walking safaris
  • Unspoiled wilderness
  • Beach paradise
  • Canoe safaris
  • Water-based activities
11Destinations
  • Zambia
  • Mozambique
11Itinerary

Day 1-5

Lower Zambezi National Park | Zambezi Grande

Fly in to Lusaka International Airport and immediately catch you domestic flight to Lower Zambezi National Park‘s nearby airstrip, Royal. Meet and greet with transfers to Zambezi Grande. Stay for the first 4 nights at Zambezi Grande. Set on the edge of the beautiful Lower Zambezi National Park and the Zambezi River at the tail end of the Great Rift Valley. Zambezi Grande is a haven that offers guests unbelievably opportunities to experience spectacular wildlife through a range of activities, from game drives to walking safaris, from canoe safaris to boat safaris. Luxuriate in their bush spa between activities to capture ultimate mindful serenity.

Day 5-9

South Luangwa National Park | Chikunto Safari Lodge

Today you will be transferred back to Royal Airstrip for your flight back to Lusaka where you will catch an onward flight to Mfuwe by the South Luangwa National Park a.k.a The Valley of Leopards. Stay for 4 nights at the gorgeous Chikunto Safari Lodge situated along the mighty Luangwa River. You will find Chikunto Safari Lodge nestled among Fever trees and Baobabs in an unspoiled and quiet part of the park. Experiences and activities include safari game drives, boating safaris and walking safaris, plus visits to the local villages, Project Luangwa charity, Conservation South Luangwa charity and Tribal Textiles shop.

Day 9-11

Ilha de Mozambique | Villa Sands

Today you have a long journey ahead of you as you are transferred back to Mfuwe Airport. You will catch a small plane to Lilongwe International Airport in Malawi where you will connect with a flight to Nampula International Airport in Mozambique. From here you will be transferred to Villa Sands in Ilha de Mozambique! Stay for 2 nights. Villa Sands is a beautiful boutique hotel located on the western beach of Mozambique Island. Enjoy freshly caught langoustine lobsters, prawns, and fish prepared in a variety of ways. Enjoy the freedom of the ocean by taking trips with the hotel’s boat. Visit nearby islands with its white coral beaches, or swim in the crystal clear waters of the mangroves. You can also take trips with Ilha Blue Island Safaris, who offer boat trips, kayaking, snorkeling, whale watching, bicycle tours etc.

Day 11-15

Nuarro | Nuarro Lodge

Guided road transfers to Nuarro Lodge, stay for the last 4 nights of your tour. Backed by the wild Mozambican bush, fringed with old and established baobab trees to the back; and fronted by the calm and aquamarine bay of Nanatha, the lodge is peppered along a more than 2km-long, powdery-white beach in the middle. The wide variety of activities available at Nuarro Lodge will keep guests of all ages as active or relaxed as they choose! For the more active, there are all the marine excursions, which include diving, snorkeling, whale watching, dhow sailing, kayaking, board paddling and sunset cruises, just to name a few. Land lovers can enjoy a picnic on a private beach of their choice, a leisurely stroll to the nearby village, bird watching, an adventurous mountain bike road to the lighthouse, or enjoy a bush drive!

Day 15

End of tour

Today you will be transferred back to Nampula Airport for your onward flight.

11Tour Price
  • From US$8,040 per person

Based on 2 pax sharing in low season (2023)
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