IN GORONGOSA
NATIONAL PARK

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ABOUT GORONGOSA
NATIONAL PARK

With an environmental quality of growing profusely, the Gorongosa National Park is considered one of the best natural parks after rehabilitation from the Civil War from 1977 to 1992. Thought to be one of the most special and unique parks on earth, once again, scientists think it to be be a major hotspot for biodiversity.

 

Many travelers and tourists interests state it to be a place that must be saved for the future and generations to come. The Gorongosa National park therefore depend on the vital role of every guest for the role in the wildlife conservation effort.

Trying to help the park to return to its rightful place of being on of the greatest places in Africa, the park works with a 21sth Century conservation models, where balancing the needs of wildlife and people are on a scale while protecting and saving the wilderness.

The park offers the old Lion House, the viewpoint of hippos, the limestone cliffs of Chiringoma, the lake Urema floodplains, cascades of Murombozi River in the Serra da Gorongosa, the Vinho community and the setting of the sun in Bué Maria. The Gorongosa National Park remains closed between mid-December until the end of March due to the rainy season. Some roads may remain closed after reopening until they’re considered safe to drive on.

GAME DRIVE

Our own Safari guides with years of experience wilt take you in our specifically designed safari vehicle through the diversity of habitat, wildlife and the parks outstanding birdlife. The Gate hours are as follows: March - July: 06:00 a.m. to 06:00  p.m., August - September: 05:30 a.m. to 06:00  p.m., October - December: 05:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

You will, together with our guides, you will explore the mystical fever tree and palm forests, look over great flood plains and for resident wildlife. A striking variety of antelope, countless primates and a abundant birdlife are guaranteed to be encountered. With the skills of our guides and a lucky strike, you might be able to spot lions, large elephant herd, hippopotamus and giant crocodiles.

 

Children under 12 years are not permitted on open game drive vehicles. These are the rules of the National Park and no exceptions can be made.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations offers in bungalows and villas and a set of varied services, including a vast network restaurants, swimming pools, shops, walking areas and other activities, are all within the nature reserve of the National Park.

 

For the parks functioning as a very privileged area for nature lovers, our accommodation committed to preserving ecological integrity while participating and contributing to the local communities.

SAFARI VEHICLE

You’ll be logging in fair amount of road time, so having a comfortable and reliable 4x4 vehicle is crucial to a safe and enjoyable journey. Our specifically designed and remodeled safari vehicle is always professionally maintained, undergoing rigorous pre and post-trip inspection, giving us confidence, each journey will be a safe and pleasurable ride.

 

With access to a fleet of game-viewing quality CAR NAME, we never have issues accommodating our group’s various overland needs as well as providing unique, with windows particularly designed for, photographing opportunities during your safari or on the transfers within.

WHAT TO BRING

A list of the recommended material to bring for a land safari: Please note, early hours experience low temperatures.

 

  • Proper clothing and comfortable shoes (in case of walking safari)

  • Binoculars

  • Camera

  • Flashlight

  • Cash (South African Rands, US Dollar)

  • South African adaptors (can be purchased in Kruger) to charge batteries

  • Mosquito prophylaxis

  • Sun Block (cream, sunglasses, hats..)

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POSSIBLE SIGHTINGS

Elephant, Lion, Painted Wolf, Crocodile, Hippo, Pangolin, Antelopes (Sable, Waterbuck, Greater kudu, Nyala, Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest, Eland, Blue wildebeest, Impala, Bushbuck, Reedbuck, Oribi, Duiker, ) , Bird (African Fish Eagle, Green Headed Oriole, Weaver, Grey Crowned Crane, Lilac Breasted Roller)

Following the initiative of a previous group, we encourage each of you to reserve 1kg of your luggage for donation material (clothes, books, school supplies, sports equipment, medicines). It's not mandatory! But it is very satisfying to go to a local village one day and donate it to the people.