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Montebelo Gorongosa & safaris
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Montebelo Gorongosa & safaris

The Girassol Gorongosa Lodge & Safari is located in the Sofala province, in the central area of Mozambique, at the south limit area of the Great African Rift Valley, within the 4000 km2 area of the Gorongosa National Park. It features bungalows and garden rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool, a gift shop, children area, multi-functional meeting room with a capacity up to 90 people, a vast network of trails for safaris, as well as walking areas and gardens.

The lodge is open from April to late December.


The lodge has 15 bungalows and 18 double rooms (individual or connecting rooms). All  are equipped with mosquito netting, private bathroom, air conditioning, fridge, tea and coffee facilities and safe. The rooms are located at a quiet and cozy area.


Activities center, Internet access, spa, restaurant and bar, swimming pool and gift shop.


Safari game drive with a qualified guide departs at 6:30 am and 15:00 daily. Enjoy a magnificent three-hour safari in a jeep, on 150 kilometers of trails.
Maximum 10 persons per car. For security reasons children under 10 years are not allowed in open air jeep. Closed cars are available on request.

Walk and boat ride to the Wine Community
Walk to the river Pungue, then cross the river by boat toward the Wine vllage to experiment local life.

Bué Maria Sundown
Enjoy a safari 21 km off the access of trails, passing through the sanctuary, where you can see wildlife in its natural habitat. With the ruins of the old cotton factory  as a background, you can hear the story of Maria Bué and admire the magnificent African sunset.

Walk to the Mount Gorongosa waterfalls
This six-hour trip ncludes travel to the mountain and a one hour walk to see the spectacular waterfall of Morumbodzi. Walk, swim, relax and enjoy! The fee includes a meal lunch box, transportation and guide.
Maximum 4 persons per car.

Kayaking, walking safaris and flying camp safaris. Light aircraft and helicopter scenic flights.


A comfortable and affordable lodge located at the national park head quarter. It is mainly run by the local community and offers a friendly service. Monkeys, wild pigs and an array of birds have elected home in the large garden.

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Hotel facilities

  • King size bed
  • Air conditionning
  • Complimentary water in the room
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Twin beds
  • Internet access
  • Visa credit card accepted
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mosquito net
  • Hair dryer
  • Swimming pool

Price terms and conditions

Rates per room and per night including breakfast

• Bungalow premium single $140
• Bungalow premium double $170
• Villas (2 rooms maximum 4 persons) $275 and 310

Children under 12 years old stay for free on an extra bed, sharing the room with their parents (maximum 1 child).

The rates exclude:
• Gorongosa Park entrance fee on arrival $20 per person per day
• Transfers from Beira and Vilankulos (please inquire)
• Activities and safaris