CBT – Crested Barbet Tour

Departure date, 10 days and 9 nights: 29th July – 07th August 08th August – 17th August 19th August – 28th August (optional Kruger’s extension)  The tour starts from Maputo, the capital, situated in the extreme South of Mozambique, a very charming city where tradition and progress are mixed. It continues to the North, destination Vilankulo, Bazaruto Archipelago. Contact: info@lagoapoelela.com for info and price

1st Day – MAPUTO

City tour. Overnight in Guest house


400 km Transfer, around 6/7 hours trip with pit stop. This new Resort is located on the eastern shores of Lake Poelela, from which the Resort takes its name. It’s surrounded by extensive plantations of coconut palms. It offers accommodation in two and four beds chalets on the beach, with private bathroom for each room, shower and hot water. All the chalets are built with indigenous materials with full respect of  the surrounding nature. Moreover, they are all very spacious and comfortable. Each room has furnishings and fine finishes. The decorations evoke the typical African warm earth colours, resulting as the natural complement of the idyllic scenery of white sand and turquoise waters of the lake. Sliding French doors with large windows give access to a lovely terrace overlooking the lagoon. 4WD is required to reach Lagoa Poelela Resort. Overnight HB al Lagoa Poelela Resort.


300 km transfer to Vilankulo, around  4/5 hours trip with pit spot. Vilankulos is the mail door for Bazaruto Arcipelago, we’ll cross the Tropico of Capricorno! Overnight B&B a Vilankulos.

4th & 5th Days – VILANKULO

Dhow Safari tour at Magaruque island, Bazaruto Archipelago. After breakfas we’ll board “dhow” traditional sailing boat of fishermen, to the arcipelago islands for a wonderful day off on white beaches or for an amazing snorkelling on the reef.  second day tour with raft on Bazaruto e Benguera islands. Overnights B&B a Vilankulos.

6th & 7th Days – LAGOA POELELA

Faraway from busy tourism site, Lake Poelela offers sundry activities like: swimming, diving, ocean safary, horse riding, angling, kayaking bird watching and romantic sunset cruises. The great variety of birds make this place a paradise for bird watchers. Since much of the territory of Mozambique is not yet mapped, you may be lucky enough to record a new sighting. It is not uncommon to contemplate the sunset in the company of kingfisher and the lilac-breasted roller diving at Zavora, one of the best spot for Manta Ray. Overnight at Lagoa Poelela Resort.


Tour at Tofo Bay. After breakfast, we leave for a relaxing day in Praia Tofo. The long beach offers the opportunity to relax in the sun, long walks by the sea and swim in this stretch is protected ocean. You will experience the unforgettable adventure Ocean Safari to the whale shark research, the largest living mammal, harmless to humans. A swim the side of gentle giant of the ocean is unique and memorable experience. We will also visit the town of Inhambane regional capital. Overnight at Lagoa Poelela Resort.


10th Day MAPUTO


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