The eastern edge of Africa stands at the crossroads of African, Asian, European and Middle Eastern cultures. Take a journey along the coastline of Madagascar, Mozambique and Tanzania over 20 exotic nights, where enchanting Malagasy and Creole culture emanate from colourful street-side markets, wild landscapes rise above sparkling seas, lush rainforests hide native lemurs and ancient ruins hold rich history. From the comfort of Coral Geographer, explore remote lands that only hardy traders in search of ancient spices ventured to long ago.
Explore the ruins of the medieval sultanate of Kilwa Kisiwani, a 14th century city of grand proportions. Visit the Southern Hemisphere’s oldest building, the Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte, and walk the historic streets of the Island of Mozambique. Explore Madagascar’s extraordinary landscapes at a number of National Parks, and spot birds, lemurs and other endemic wildlife. Spot wildlife on forest walks at Kirindy Reserve, the best place to see the elusive fossa. Walk down the striking Avenue of the Baobabs, and marvel as you gaze up at the towering bottle-shaped trees. Meet the semi-nomadic Vezo people at Andavadoaka and Bel Sur Mer, who make their living from the sea. Be enthralled by Zulu cultural demonstrations of dancing and drumming at Shakaland before arriving into Durban.