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From Maputo: Day Trip to Ponta do Ouro

1. From Maputo: Day Trip to Ponta do Ouro

The full-day trip begins with pick-up at your accommodation in Maputo. As you leave the city and head towards the coast, you’ll pass through wildlife areas and get the chance to spot elephants, wildebeest, zebras, and a wide variety of bird species. Once you get close to the Ponta do Ouro area, the roads start to turn into beach sand. Enjoy the impression of being on a tropical island as you drive through the jungle. Located close to the border with South Africa, the area of Ponta do Ouro is famous for its beaches, dolphins, and off-shore diving and fishing. Explore the area, walk along the beautiful beaches, and treat yourself to some freshly caught seafood. After lunch, consider bar hopping along the seafront and interacting with the friendly owners. Later in the afternoon, jump back in the vehicle and relax as you’re driven back to Maputo.

Maputo: City Walking Tour

2. Maputo: City Walking Tour

Enjoy a pickup from your accommodation and set off into the heart of Maputo with your guide teaching about the history and culture along the way. On the tour you will be taken to EIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica where you will see the talent of the people who will be displaying their handmade arts and crafts there.  Head towards Casa de Ferro (The Iron House) and see the prefabricated building that was imported from Belgium in 1892 to house the governor-general.  From there you will head to the Botanical Gardens for a walk through true beautiful nature. Take in the scents and colors before heading to Praia da Costa do Sol which is surrounded by pristine beaches, swaying coconut trees, and fantastic coral reefs.  After some shopping nearby head to the Centro Cultural Brasil-Moçambique. At the heart of Maputo's Baixa, you will notice the Brazilian flag at the top of a yellow building. This is CCBM - Centro Cultural Brasil-Moçambique, inaugurated in 1989 and an active cultural center. It has an auditorium (Auditório Vinícius de Moraes), a library (Biblioteca João Guimarães Rosa), two art galleries (Cândido Portinari and Djanira), Portuguese classes for foreigners and a small café.

Vilanculos: Local Cuisine Foodie Tour

3. Vilanculos: Local Cuisine Foodie Tour

This is a perfect program to get to know Mozambique while you learn the history, culture and gastronomy of the region accompanied by native guides who knows the town upside down. In this tour we take our guests to have an insight of the real life of the local community and participate on their daily activities, you will feel like a true local after this experience. we will take you to the roots of Vilanculos so you can appreciate how the community really live. Visit a "sangoma" Traditional healer who plays a very important role in the community. From there you will be taken to a traditional settlement and learn to cook and then try the local cuisine as well as some traditional beer. e then head off the the fishing community and see how the locals catch and trade fish. Seafood is a very big part of the local diet. We won't forget to stop at the famous beach bar made out of an old boat so that you can quench your thirst with some local beer before we head off to see the local fields and help the community harvest some fresh produce. The tours ends with the last stop being the marketplace, see how the locals trade and get their everyday items. Try out some local foods before we head back to the meeting point where the tour concludes.

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What people are saying about Mozambique

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4.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

The guide and driver very nice But it's a lot of travel for a short time on site It would be better to plan 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Also warn that on weekdays there are no diving activities to see dolphins etc.