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Itinerary: Mozambique Safari

Mozambique Safari

Lugenda Wilderness Camp, part of the undiscovered Niassa Reserve in Northern Mozambique. Luxury camp but untamed Africa for those wanting a truely African safari experience at its best.

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Mozambique Safari

Contact us for 2014 packages - Niassa Reserve is now closed for the rainy season and should reopen again in May 2014.

Lugenda Wilderness Camp is situated in Niassa Game Reserve, 42 0000 square kilometers of really untamed wildeness, in Northern Mozambique.

The camp is overlooks the banks of the Lugenda River beneath towering fig trees. This destination will really make you feel as if you are in the middle of undiscovered Africa. Few people get to visit this area as the reserve is only open for a few months a year, due to the rains making it inaccessible at certain times of the year.

Although Lugenda Wilderness Camp is in a remote area of Mozambique, the camp offers luxury tented accommodation and good, fresh food. The East African style tents have an en-suite bathroom with bath & shower, ceiling fans, hair dryer, safe,international plug points, as well as a deck. All tents are fully mosquito-screened. In the main area there is a lounge, dining room and swimming pool.

The camp offer game drives & guided walks with qualified guides. Lugenda is also a birders paradise, as well has being the haven for a variety of animals such as elephant, buffalo, lion, hippo, zebra, wild dogs and so much more.

It is necessary to spend your first night in Pemba at the lovely Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa with its Arabian influence, due to an early morning transfer to Lugenda.

ITINERARY

Monday
Arrive at Pemba Airport, either from Johannesburg with LAM/AIRLINK, from Maputo with LAM or from Dar es Salaam. International fight/flight from Maputo not inlcuded in the package price.
Transfer to Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa.
Includes - Breakfast, return transfers from Pemba Airport (approximately 10 min drive), bottled water & tea/coffee in room, non-motorised watersports/equipment & emergency medical evacuation.

Tuesday
Depart from Pemba to Lugenda Wilderness Camp by light aircraft. Here you will spend 4 nights in luxury tented accommodation at Lugenda.
Includes- All meals, soft drinks, bottled water, house wine, local beer and selected house spirits, tea/coffee, scheduled safari activities with professional guides and medical evacuation.

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday
Lugenda Wilderness Camp - enjoying the African bush at it's best.
Includes - All meals, soft drinks, bottled water, house wine, local beer and selected house spirits, tea/coffee, scheduled safari activities with professional guides and medical evacuation.

Saturday
Depart from Lugenda Wilderness Camp to Pemba Airport & depart to Johannesburg/Maputo or other destinations such at Medjumbe Private Island.

What to Pack
Long trousers for evenings, long sleeve shirts for evenings (note that formal attire is NOT necessary, sun block, peak caps/hat, comfortable walking shoes, camera chargers & adaptors, swimming costumes, binoculars/cameras, a torch is always handy. Medication you may need (limited medical assistance available).

Bath towels & hair dryers are provided, as well as standard hotel amenities. Plugs are South African 3 round pin plugs.

Important Information
Luggage is limited to 15kg, including hand luggage, for the light aircraft transfers.
Currency in Mozambique is Meticais but SA Rands, US Dollars are accepted as a form of payment. Visa & Mastercards are accepted but NOT Amex, Diners or travellers cheques.
Everyone EXCEPT SADC passport holders require a tourist visa when travelling in Mozambique.
Mozambique is a malaria area so please get the correct advice before travelling.

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