Safari camps and where to stay in Gorongosa National Park

Wondering where to stay in Gorongosa Mozambique? No problem, this piece of paradise offers prime Mozambique safari lodges and accommodation for nature lovers in the heart of Sofala Province.

Gorongosa National Park Accommodation and Mozambique Safari Lodges

Did you know that a Gorongosa Park safari is probably one of the most magical places on Earth, a wildlife sanctuary that rates well above countless game reserves in Africa? A tasteful bush lodge and safari camps add value to your game viewing experience. Read all about the great deals and packages to our selection of Gorongosa National Park accommodation options.

Gorongosa is a paradise offering diverse game viewing, awe-inspiring wildlife, healthy ecosystems and breath-taking landscapes. Such natural beauty provides an escape for tourists, research data for scientists and conservationists, livelihoods for communities, and refuges for nature lovers. Gorongosa is the future of conservation models for the planet. 

Mozambique Travel believes that a Gorongosa safari is THE ultimate safari holiday you want to book in east Africa. We can tailor-make your special safari deal to the lodge and camps residing here, deep in the real bushveld of Africa. Focus on the trending Wild Camp fast becoming the best value new safari destination in Mozambique. If you fancy a little more luxury then Muzimu five star tented camp is a must for Gorongosa Mozambique. And if budget dictates a cosy self-catering unit at Montebelo Gorongosa you wont be disappointed. You also have the option to pitch your own tent at Chitengo Camp close by, but please note there’s no self drive game viewing on your Gorongosa safari and you must use registered vehicles and guides. These are easily arranged at the activity center at Chitengo under the ever efficient Carol, Test the head guide and their teams.

No more wondering where to stay when you choose a bush-beach break in Mozambique. The ultimate safari-ocean vacation dream trip to Africa this summer begins with a Gorongosa safari holiday like no other combined with an idyllic island escape to the fantastical Bazaruto Archipelago. Note the park only opens April 15 and closes towards the end of December. These dates are not fixed and dependent on the rainfall at the time.

Wild Camp Gorongosa

Wild Camp Gorongosa

A prime tented safari camp in the heart of Gorongosa where immersion in nature is the theme, and bush walks take safari enthusiasts closer to big game in their natural habitats. Off the grid solar power and dining under the stars.
Muzimu Lodge Gorongosa

Muzimu Lodge Gorongosa

A brand-new remote bush lodge deep in the Gorongosa bush, boasting six raised luxury canvas tents with private timber decks, designed in true East African style. Muzimu means “Guardian Spirit” and guests are treated like gold in this stylish safari destination.
Montebelo Gorongosa Lodge and Safari

Montebelo Gorongosa Lodge and Safari

Find Montebelo Lodge in the alluring Gorongosa wildlife sanctuary in Sofala Province, a recently restored wild destination for nature lovers. Delightful villas, cabins and bungalows in a pretty garden around a central restaurant, bar and swimming pool.

Great deals and Gorongosa safari packages to the camps and lodges within this incredible national park in Mozambique. Find this park north of Beira with its landmark Mount Gorongosa reaching 1800 m into the sky, the vital watershed for the game and their habitats. You can see our blogs on Gorongosa here.

Gorongosa Wild Camp

Wild Camp is fast becoming the go to new safari camp in Southern and East Africa. Wild Camp Gorongosa is understated and fantastically simple the camp offers only 6 tents and caters for 12 guests. Tents have comfortable beds, are en suite, have solar powered lighting and USB charging points. Gaze out from your tent verandah over floodplains teaming with game. Two game activities, all meals and a selection of drinks are included. Expect bush dinners round a roaring fire where you discuss the days sightings and adventures with friends and family.

Experienced safari guides will take you on game drives and game walks to a variety of habitats with a corresponding variation in large and small mammals, birds, reptiles and insects. The wildlife sightings are exceptional and you will not be disappointed.

Muzimu Five Star Safari Lodge

Muzimu is a brand new and beautiful exclusive five-star lodge under canvas for the ultimate Gorongosa safari and is located on the banks of the Mussicadzi River. It’s an untouched and exceptionally beautiful piece of untouched wilderness with great eco diversity and a number of distinct landscapes nearby. The hosting is intimate and the setting very private.

There are only six well appointed luxury tents with all the mod cons including air conditioning. The Mizumu Safari Lodge experience is fully inclusive and the professional team of guides and hosts will take great care of you.

Montebelo Gorongosa Lodge Safari Accommodation 

Montebelo Gorongosa Lodge & Safari has always been an integral part of the park. It was the first accommodation set up there and carries with it a whole lot of history and happy memories. There is a wide range of Gorongosa safari accommodation for more budget orientated travellers and self-catering is an option for those who prefer. There’s also a great restaurant serving local Mozambican specialities, a huge pool and many shaded nooks to chill during the heat of the day. Enjoy the resident warthogs and vervet monkeys who are always present in the gardens.

Getting to Gorongosa National Park

  • Self-drive for you safari to Gorongosa Mozambique into Chitengo if you are on a Mozambican adventure but be prepared for some really bad roads from whichever direction you approach the park.
  • Please note Gorongosa National Park does not permit self-drive game viewing as all activities are conducted by qualified guides and game rangers.
  • Fly into Beira or Chimoio and let Mozambique Travel arrange a light air or road transfer as part of your safari package to Gorongosa. From Beira the average travel time is 4.5 hours and from Chimoio it is 3 hours. 
  • There is the option to charter a plane or buy a seat with on a scheduled flight for your Gorongosa safari. Its a quick and scenic 35-minute flight, and by far the best way to get to the park.
  • There are a number of flights to Beira and Chimoio for your safari to Gorongosa. Our complete Mozambique fight schedules can be viewed on this link..