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Parque Nacional Da Gorongosa

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A great African experience; highly recommend

This is probably not for everyone, but worth it for those who want a slightly different safari... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
nyctravelr
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Experiences of a lifetime at the Gorongosa NP!

Lioness chasing a prey, wild dogs going for a kill, elephants charging, lions fighting and many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joao F
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is probably not for everyone, but worth it for those who want a slightly different safari experience. Access is not easy: either over pretty hellish Mozambican roads or via charter plane (Safari Air) from Beira or Chitenga airports. There is only 1 lodging option:...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lioness chasing a prey, wild dogs going for a kill, elephants charging, lions fighting and many more experiences that one never forgets!

Thank Joao F
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The road from Inchope to the Park turn off is indescribably bad-allow around 1.5-2 hours for this 40km stretch unless you are driving something very robust-and you are too. It’s a relief to get off the tar and onto the dirt road leading to the...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It was an encounter with the rural africa.. The typical african jungle.. With elephants, deer, lion around you.. It was an amazing experience to be at that place. And lucky to see the lion near you.. Good place to be.. Must once in a lifetime...More

1  Thank Varun1388
Reviewed 10 April 2018

PN Gorongosa, and parks such as Zambia's Luangwa, offer the game viewing experience of Kruger or Serengeti but with a far less sanitised and crowded ambience. Make the effort to get here, and you will have experienced Africa.

1  Thank Irlantilainen
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Not a bad place to visit once you already are in Mozambique. If you are not coming from Beira or Chimoio, it is a long and strenuous drive - road conditions are quite bad in certain areas along the way. Gorongosa is still far from...More

1  Thank ViktorMH
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Please see my review of Gorongosa Montebello Lodge. The highlight of my stay was viewing the many arms of the restoration project. The philosophy of the Restoration Project is that to restore the Park to its pre civil war splendor, not only the animals must...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

During our 4-week African adventure, we spent a week at Gorongosa National Park. This was our second trip to East Africa. We’ve stayed in quite a few lodges in Botswana, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zimbabwe and we’ve spent about ten weeks on safaris watching and photographing...More

3  Thank Bill V
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Not to compare with others but at a good start. Game drives are a lot of fun and each one, the morning and the afternoon, have their own attractions.

1  Thank Ralf_Wilhelm
Reviewed 1 September 2017

You'll read in guides that the wildlife in this park is not what it used to be and that may be true, but life is bouncing back and Mozambique and the Carr Foundation are doing an amazing job. They need tourist support. You'll see lots...More

1  Thank yulcdg
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Lucía S
25 January 2018|
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Response from Varun1388 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 4x4 is a good option.. Beacause the outside road is not good for small cars.. Better rent it outside.. And inside the safari ride is different that will be provided by the team there.. There is nothing more to worry... More
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I Agree on above reply from Robinshar
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