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African Paradise: 13-Day Vacation in South Africa & Mozambique

From the white sand beaches and majestic mountains of Cape Town, which is rated by Travel & Leisure as the World’s 4th Best City, to the exciting safaris in MalaMala Game Reserve, this premier luxury vacation will leave us feeling exhilarated. We finish this vacation with three nights at one of Africa's most fabulous tropical getaways, Benguerra Lodge located in the Bazaruto Archipelago. If you are looking for an outstanding vacation, one that offers an African paradise, this is the trip to consider.


Day 1: En Route

Depart from home; en route to Cape Town, South Africa.

Day 2: Cape Town

Today we arrive in Cape Town, South Africa where we are met by our Lark Tours guide. We transfer to the Cape Grace Hotel located in the exclusive Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Cape Grace Hotel (dinner)

Day 3: Cape Town

Today embark on a private tour of the magnificent Cape Peninsula, also known as the Cape of Good Hope. This all-day tour includes stops at Duiker Island to watch the seal colony, at Boulders Beach where the endemic African Penguins live, and at Cape Point.
Cape Grace Hotel (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Cape Town

We begin the day by visiting the top of Table Mountain, where the views overlooking the city and the Atlantic Ocean are fabulous. We then briefly tour the City Bowl on our way to the Cape Winelands, where we visit vineyards and taste famous South African wines.
Cape Grace Hotel (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 5: Cape Town/MalaMala Game Reserve

We transfer to MalaMala Game Reserve, located in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park. That afternoon we embark on a thrilling safari.
MalaMala Game Reserve (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 6 & 7: MalaMala Game Reserve

We spend the next two days on safari in search of all the magnificent wildlife Africa has to offer, from herds of elephants, to lions on the hunt, to elusive leopards, and everything in between. When we're not on safari, we spend time relaxing, enjoying MalaMala's fine cuisine, and soaking in the African surroundings.
MalaMala Game Reserve (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 8: MalaMala Game Reserve/Benguerra Island

After one last safari we transfer to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport and board our flight to Benguerra Lodge via Vilanculos, Mozambique. Benguerra Lodge is located on Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago off the coast of Mozambique, and is considered to be one of Africa's premier tropical island getaways.
Benguerra Lodge (breakfast, dinner)

Day 9: Benguerra Island

We set off on a new kind of safari - of the underwater variety! We spend the day snorkeling in Bazaruto's pristine coral reefs.
Benguerra Lodge (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 10 & 11: Benguerra Island

For the next two days we can choose from a number of activities including a tour of the island, deep see fishing, or dhow cruising.
Benguerra Lodge (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 12: Benguerra Lodge/Johannesburg

Transfer to Johannesburg; we board our international flight home.

Day 13: En Route

We arrive back home and share all our fabulous stories and photos with friends and family


Trip Departs: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Departures on other days of the week are possible as well, with a necessary layover in Johannesburg, which is not currently factored into the price
Trip Length: 13 days
Highlights: Cape Town, MalaMala Game Reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park, Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique


Low Season (Jan 11 - Jan 31; April 1 - June 30; Oct 1 - Dec 15)

............. From $8,749

Single Supplement

............. From $2,795

High Season (Feb 1 - March 31; July 1 - Sept 30)

............. From $7,895

Single Supplement

............. From $2,450

Peak Season (Dec 15 - Jan 10)

(Please contact us for pricing and availability)


International flights to Cape Town and from Johannesburg are not included. Necessary flights within Africa (Cape Town to MalaMala to Vilanculos; Vilanculos to Johannesburg) are not included. The only flight that is included is the return flight from Vilanculos to Benguerra Lodge.


All meals, entrance fees and participations costs for all activities, sightseeing, etc, accommodations, ground transportation, conservation and park fees, taxes, and expert guides, all as outlined in the itinerary. Prices also include comprehensive travel insurance, return flight from Vilanculos to Benguerra Lodge, and complimentary flight arrangements upon request.


Flights (except return flight from Vilanculos to Benguerra Lodge), alcohol, gratuities, passport/visa fees, Vilanculos Airport departure tax, and personal purchases.


It is an additional charge added to the trip price for travelers requesting single occupancy accommodations.


Here are some links with important information regarding this trip.

Flight Information
Travel Insurance (travel insurance sample - policy details will vary)


South Africa Details
Country Information
Health Information
Country Conditions
Weather Conditions

Mozambique Details
Country Information
Health Information
Country Conditions
Weather Conditions


At Lark Tours we specialize in private travel in Africa. We offer vacation itineraries designed to perfectly fit the interests, preferences, and schedule of you and your group. The many vacations, safaris, and short trips featured on our website are meant to spark ideas and showcase some of our capabilities. These trips can be booked as is, modified, or we can build you a completely customized vacation from scratch. We do all this at absolutely no extra cost.

You can begin the process by calling or emailing us today. We will discuss your plans, offer suggestions, and begin creating your dream vacation. Whether you are traveling as a couple, a family, a group of friends, an organization, or some combination thereof, we are sure that you will be delighted at what we can offer you.

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