MODERNO TROPICAL AND AFRICAN REVOLUTIONARIES

LUANDA – HUAMBO – BENGUELA – LOBITO – NAMIBE – TOMBUA


This tour is offered on a regular monthly basis from May to September. Let us know your desired departure month by clicking on the learn-more button below: we will match your preferences with the next relevant scheduled group departure. If you are still unsure about your desired departure date, then simply tell us a period or a season of the year and we will provide you a range of scheduled group departures: just pick up yours! 

Our scheduled group departures don't suit your plans? If you are travelling with more than 4 friends, you can set your own departure date: we will arrange a bespoke tour just for you for the same price per person advertised below. If you are travelling solo or with less than four companions, we will then organise a slightly more expensive tailored tour according to your time schedule and specific geographical preferences.


ITINERARY

Please note: this tour has a strong focus on architecture. If you are more into natural attractions (i.e. waterfalls) and/or natural wonders (gorges, lakes and gentle slopes alike), we can easily design a bespoke itinerary according to your own specific preferences. Get in touch for more details on our tailored routes in Angola

DAY 1/2/3 - Luanda

  • Our guide will meet you at Luanda International Airport and drive you to our hotel of choice (exact hotel name and address will be communicated well in advance per email).

  • Introductory briefing about the region, the route and the set of rules to observe while travelling in Angola.

  • After a couple of lazy hours at our beach hotel to recover from the jet-lag and the redeye flight behind us, we'll spend the following two-and-half days touring Luanda, the ever-changing groovy capital of the country.

  • Highlights of our stay in and around Luanda will include: Kilamba Sambizanga memorials monuments Karl Marx Beach and its vast plethora of modernist gems, socialist monumentalism and picturesque musseques (working-class hoods).

  • Meals and overnights in Luanda.

DAY 4/5/6 - Cuanza Sul & Benguela Provinces

  • We’ll leave Luanda early in the morning and head down south for the colonial port of Lobito.

  • Before making our farewell to the capital, we’ll visit the essential Slavery Museum

  • We’ll drive along a scenic road running along the wild and wide Atlantic coast

  • Major stops en route will include Miradouro da Lua Caboledo (surf) Port Amboim (fish market)

  • Sumbe Bairro E-15


  • We’ll arrive in Lobito in the evening (possibly in the night) and then devote the following two days to the architectonic

  • Restinga

  • Catumbela Benguela Bai­a Farta Baia Azul Dombe Grande

  • Dinners and overnights in Lobito.

DAY 7/8 - Huambo Province

  • From Lobito we’ll head for the vast interior of the country: the Huambo Province is up next!

  • Caála

  • Nova Lisboa (New Lisbon)

  • Dinners and overnights in Huambo.

DAY 9 - Huíla Province

Caluquembe

Cacula

  • Tundavala Gap

  • Chibia

  • Dinner and overnight in Lubango.

DAY 10/11 - Namibe Province

  • We’ll spend three days in the province

  • Humpata

  • Leba Pass

  • Mangueiras

  • Caraculo

  • Tombua

  • Rocha

  • Colinas

  • Fish Factory Settlement

  • Baía dos Tigres

  • Dinners and overnights in Namibe.

Day 12 - Flight back home or transfer to further destinations

  • After enjoying a last Angola breakfast together we'll take care of your transfer to the airport/train station of choice.

  • For those flying out: transfer to Namibe Regional Airport for your flight back home via Luanda International Airport.

  • For those wishing to take the bus to reach further destinations: transfer to the local bus station.

  • End of the tour.


3 to 8  participants: 3990 € per person


The price includes: double/twin room accommodation (breakfast included; single supplement: 18 euro/night), private transport in the region (car or minivan), entrance fees to the attractions listed in the itinerary, guiding and translation service.

The price does not include: international flights and any other flight not explicitly included in the tour price and itinerary, meals, drinks and tips, transport to and from the airport of arrival/departure (35 euros/ride), visas if required, entrance fees to attractions not listed in the itinerary, insurance.

The route of this tour has been carefully designed after several research trips in the region. It is, however, always possible to slightly modify the itinerary according to the needs and the suggestions of the participants. Our motto is flexibility


where the heck am i travelling to?  

BELOW you can see the different tour stages marked on a map of the region you are going to explore with us

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POSSIBLE TOUR COMBINATIONS FOR THIS ITINERARY INCLUDE

Red Africa and/or Centrafrique