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VESA’s humanitarian and conservation projects aim to provide direct action support to communities in parts of the world overlooked by traditional charities and aid organisations.

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Trip Extension

The Road to Mozambique • 7 days

One of Africa’s hidden gems, with stunning beaches, excellent diving and magical offshore islands, Mozambique is sure to catch your imagination.

Mozambique, situated on the tropical Indian Ocean is one of our planet’s hidden secrets and is a marine and beach lovers’ paradise. From the warm turquoise water, friendly people, the stunning landscape to the laid-back vibe, Mozambique is a country that you'll never forget.

Day 1 Arrive in Mozambique

Arrive into Tofo in Mozambique in the morning after an overnight bus trip from Swaziland. Check out the sights, sounds and history of Mozambique on a tour of Tofo. Walk the beach, climb a coconut tree and then enjoy a traditional lunch in the local market and then enjoy cocktails as we watch the sun set into the Indian Ocean.

Accommodation:

Tofo Beach Backpackers

Meals included:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 Ocean Adventure

The ocean adventure of a lifetime. We will set out in the morning and go in search of the Whale Sharks that call Tofo home. You will snorkel or dive with Manta Rays, Loggerhead, Leatherback turtles and more! That evening we will celebrate our day with a traditional beach barbecue of fresh fish, crays and calamari. Enjoy some local nightlife.

Accommodation:

Tofo Beach Backpackers

Meals included:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 Sail to Tongula Island

Sail by dhow to Tongula Island. Snorkel in search of seahorses and climb coconut trees. Lunch is served on the island.

Accommodation:

Tofo Beach Backpackers

Meals included:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 Travel to Bilene

Drive from Tofo to Bilene via the pristine Lagoa De Bilene where we will lunch at the local beach market.

Accommodation:

Bed and Breakfast, Bilene

Meals included:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 Trek up to Turtle Bay

Enjoy some beach snorkelling and then a trek up to Turtle Bay where we will enjoy a lunch of the traditional Fish Braai (BBQ) on the beach.

Accommodation:

Bed and Breakfast, Bilene

Meals included:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 Cruise over the lagoon

Free morning and then late afternoon cruise over the lagoon to watch a beautiful sunset while enjoying cocktails.

Accommodation:

Bed and Breakfast, Bilene

Day 7 Travel home

Depart for Johannesburg and your trip home.

What’s included?

Accommodation

7 nights accommodation as described

Transport

Transport from Swaziland to Mozambique and return to Johannesburg

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner each day and drinking water where required

Documentation

Mozambiquan visa

Activities

Activities and tours in the area

Costs

To secure your place with VESA a non-refundable deposit is payable immediately after you have received notification of your acceptance to participate in the program. The balance or final payment of the program costs is due 45 days before departure.

Non-refundable deposit* USD$350
Final payment** USD$1545
Africa Unearthed 2020 Total: USD$1895
Non-refundable deposit* CAD$350
Final payment** CAD$1945
Africa Unearthed 2020 Total: CAD$2295
Non-refundable deposit* GBP£200
Final payment** GBP£1199
Africa Unearthed 2020 Total: GBP£1399
Non-refundable deposit* EUR€250
Final payment** EUR€1325
Africa Unearthed 2020 Total: EUR€1575
Non-refundable deposit* USD$200
Final payment** USD$699
Road to Mozambique extension 2020 Total: USD$899
Non-refundable deposit* CAD$200
Final payment** CAD$799
Road to Mozambique extension 2020 Total: CAD$999
Non-refundable deposit* GBP£100
Final payment** GBP£510
Road to Mozambique extension 2020 Total: GBP£610
Non-refundable deposit* EUR€150
Final payment** EUR€549
Road to Mozambique extension 2020 Total: EUR€699
Non-refundable deposit* AUD$350
Final payment** AUD$1945
Africa Unearthed 2019-2020 Total: AUD$2295
Non-refundable deposit* NZD$400
Final payment** NZD$1995
Africa Unearthed 2019-2020 Total: NZD$2395
Non-refundable deposit* AUD$200
Final payment** AUD$799
Road to Mozambique extension 2019-2020 Total: AUD$999
Non-refundable deposit* NZD$250
Final payment** NZD$799
Road to Mozambique extension 2019-2020 Total: NZD$1049
* The non-refundable deposit must be paid immediately after you have received notification of your acceptance to participate in the program. ** The final payment of the program costs is due 45 days before departure. * The non-refundable deposit must be paid immediately after you have received notification of your acceptance to participate in the program. ** The final payment of the program costs is due 45 days before departure.

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